2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport


2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
$28,315 (2-door)

Starting MSRP

$38,960 (2-door)
17 mpg city/25 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

17 mpg city/25 mpg highway
3.6L Pentastar® V6 with engine stop-start (ESS)

Standard Engine

3.6L Pentastar® V6 with engine stop-start (ESS)
Command-Trac® Part-Time 4WD System

4x4 System

4:1 Rock-Trac® Heavy-Duty Part-Time 4WD System
2,000 to 3,500 pounds

Maximum Towing

2,000 to 3,500 pounds

Wondering how an entry-level Jeep SUV will match up against a premium off-road trim level? All you need to do is read our Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon matchup to see how they measure up in terms of:

  • Pricing Options
  • Features
  • Performance and Efficiency 

Rubicon vs. Wrangler: Pricing Options

Most Forest Grove drivers will want to start with starting prices when comparing the Jeep Wrangler Sport vs. Rubicon. They’ll find the Wrangler Sport configuration comes in around $10,000 lower than the premium Rubicon.

Here’s how pricing measures up:

  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport Two-Door: Priced at $28,315 MSRP*
  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Two-Door: Priced at $38,960 MSRP*

Rubicon vs. Wrangler: Features

While the standard Wrangler provides a wide range of features, the Rubicon naturally brings several top-tier amenities of its own.

Highlights of the Wrangler Sport include:

  • 60/40 Folding Rear Seats
  • 5-Inch Uconnect® Infotainment System
  • Bluetooth®
  • Command-Trac Part-Time 4WD System

Highlights of the Wrangler Rubicon include:

  • 7-Inch Uconnect® Infotainment System
  • Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • 4:1 Rock-Trac HD Part-Time 4WD system
  • Dana Front and Rear Heavy-Duty Axles
  • Enhanced Off-Road Rock Rails

Rubicon vs. Wrangler: Performance and Efficiency

Jeep vehicles have a reputation for delivering indomitable performance, so you can expect both the Jeep Wrangler Sport and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon to deliver an exceptional drive whether you’re on the highway between Aloha and Beaverton or heading down backcountry trails.

Each model comes fitted as standard with a 285 hp, 260 lb-ft of torque 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine with a robust 2,000 to 3,500 lbs. of towing capacity.

Fuel efficiency ratings include:

  • Manual with ESS (2-Door): Up to an EPA-estimated 17 city mpg/25 highway mpg
  • Manual with ESS (4-Door): Up to an EPA-estimated 17 city mpg/23 highway mpg
  • Automatic with ESS (2-Door): Up to an EPA-estimated 18 city mpg/23 highway mpg
  • Automatic with ESS (4-Door): Up to an EPA-estimated 18 city mpg/22 highway mpg
  • Automatic with eTorque Mild-Hybrid Assist (4-Door Only): Up to an EPA-estimated 19 city mpg/22 highway mpg

Come Compare Jeep Wrangler Sport vs. Rubicon Models Yourself at Dick's Country Chrysler Jeep Dodge

While our Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon comparison can give you an indication of which model will best suit your lifestyle, nothing compares to experiencing them firsthand. Whether you want to find out more about current offers or arrange a couple of test drives, simply contact us today.

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