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2021 Jeep Wrangler Buyer’s Guide

Buyers seeking to purchase a new 2021 Jeep Wrangler have a wide range of 2021 Wrangler trims available with a stunning variety of options to customize each trim. Jeep is a brand known for its off-road capable Wrangler, which is considered one of the most capable off-road vehicles in the market. Perfect for trail riding and off-road adventuring, the 2021 Wrangler is made to traverse any terrain, ford water, and crawl rocks with four-wheel drive. Below, you can find general outlines of each available trim for 2021 to serve as your Jeep Wrangler buyer’s guide.

2021 Wrangler Trim Guide

The interior of a 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited shows a beach through the windshield.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport:

The entry-level trim for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler is the Sport, which starts at an MSRP of $28,475. Many buyers prefer this “basic” Jeep which still comes standard with hand-crack windows and unpowered accessories. With standard features like 17-inch black steel wheels, fog lights, Selec-Speed Control, skid plates to protect the transfer case and fuel tank, and tow hooks for extraction, this trim level still goes anywhere. The black zipperless soft top is also a favorite of a certain crowd of Wrangler fans who like the ability to easily ride in the open air without needing power or tools. For those who do like to stay connected, Bluetooth connectivity pairs with your smartphone, and the Uconnect 3 system is loaded into a five-inch touchscreen which also doubles as your ParkView backup camera. Options for the Sport include either a two or four-door body, beadlock-capable wheels, off-road lighting and bumpers, a winch, silver hood latches, and Sirius XM.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Willys Sport:

The Willys Sport is considered a sub-trim of the Sport and starts at an MSRP of $30,420. This Jeep looks sharp with its own class of 17-inch Moab black aluminum wheels fitted with 32-inch mud-terrain tires that can take you through the worst Mother Nature can deliver. Rubicon shocks and rock rails add to the rough and ready capability of the Willys Sport, which also gets fierce-looking gloss black exterior details to outline its beefy attitude. On the inside, the Willys Sport upgrades the infotainment to include the Uconnect 4 system with a seven-inch touchscreen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity make pairing your smartphone a snap. The option to make this Jeep either two- or four-door means you can customize its appearance to your preference and the remaining options are the same as the Sport.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport S:

The next trim level is the Sport S, which begins with an MSRP of $32,915. It comes with 17-inch tech silver aluminum wheels and upgraded LED headlights and fog lights for sharper night driving. On the interior, you can have a Uconnect 4C Nav system with built-in navigation and a larger 8.4-inch touchscreen. Along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you also get the upgraded Alpine audio system for more improved sound quality. Options for the Wrangler Sport S include the choice of either two or four-door body, plus the choice to add the full-time Selec-Trac 4×4 system, which can automatically shut off the four-wheel drive when you don’t need it, so you save fuel. The option to add a dual-pane panoramic sunroof opens up with this trim as well, plus all the same options of the Sport remain.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Islander:

This is a limited edition model, priced at an MSRP of $34,365. With bright 17-inch silver aluminum wheels, the Islander comes alive with color details that are lively and beachy and include the Islander logo hood decal. On the inside, the gray cloth interior is accented with surf blue stitching, and the instrument panel is painted ceramic white, which also shows up in interior accents. The Uconnect 4 system is accessed through a standard seven-inch touchscreen, which also features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. One stand-out option for the Islander trim is the white three-piece Freedom Top hardtop, along with the same exterior options as the Sport. Two exceptions are that it is only available as a four-door, and this limited edition has the option for the Sun and Sound package.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport Altitude:

The second limited edition Wrangler available is the Sport Altitude, which starts at an MSRP of $38,110. Intended for a little more back-country trail riding, the Altitude comes with larger 18-inch gloss black aluminum wheels, which match gloss black exterior detailing for a darker, more imposing appearance. On the interior, the instrument panel is painted with wizard black to match the all-black interior and is donned with a black three-piece Freedom Top hardtop. All the same options of the Sport exist here again, with the addition of a removable roof rack. Like the Islander, this Jeep is only available as a four-door.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Willys:

The third limited edition Wrangler is the Willys, which begins at an MSRP of $35,410. Like its sibling in the Sport trim group, the Willys shares all the same equipment and appearance detailing, but it gains the Sport S trim features, including powered accessories.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara:

Jeep offers this as the third trim of the lineup, which starts at an MSRP of $39,070. The Sahara gains larger 18-inch polished wheels with gray spokes, body-color fender flares, and side steps. Here, off-roading takes a turn for the modern with the Sky One-Touch Power Top that electronically folds the cloth top for open-air driving, and the full-time Selec-Trac 4×4 system is standard equipment. A forward-facing off-road trail camera provides the driver with views of obstacles on the trail ahead. All the tech equipment of the Sport S is included in the Sahara, including the Uconnect 4C Nav system with the 8.4-inch touchscreen. The additional option to add the signature LED lighting group, or a 4G hotspot is new for this trim. The Sahara is only available as a four-door, but all the options available for the Sport can be added.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Freedom:

Based on the Sport trim, the Freedom edition is priced above the Sahara trim at an MSRP of $39,365 with upgraded equipment. Standard 17-inch satin carbon wheels fitted with all-terrain tires begin the upgrades, along with a winch-ready front bumper made of sturdy steel and fitted with black tow hooks. LED lighting brightens the exterior details, and on the interior black leather seats embossed with the “Oscar Mike” logo, tell your passengers everything they need to know for the ride ahead. This edition is available with either two or four doors and can be purchased with the same optional equipment as the Sport trim.

2021 Jeep Wrangler 80th Anniversary Edition:

Another limited edition Wrangler, this anniversary edition is based on the Sport S trim and starts at an MSRP of $36,415. With 18-inch granite crystal wheels and neutral gray exterior detailing, special badging on the exterior and interior shows off your love for the Jeep brand. Valley seats with diamond embossing and stitching are just one of the many attractive details that come standard with this edition that can be had in a two or four-door body and all the same optional equipment of the Sport trim.

A 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited drives over a bridge at sunset.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Altitude:

A limited edition based off of the Sahara, this model shares the features of that trim and starts at an MSRP of $42,365. 18-inch gloss black wheels differentiate this Wrangler, along with matching gloss black exterior details and a body-color Freedom Top hardtop. On the interior, black leather seats with black stitching continue the theme of the exterior details for this four-door Jeep. The option to swap the larger wheels for 17-inch wheels, along with adding a removable roof rack, are choices to consider and the optional equipment shared with the Sport trim.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon:

One of the most desirable of all Wrangler trims, the Rubicon starts at an MSRP of $39,120. Traversing over anything with 17-inch machined wheels, which sport black pockets fitted with 33-inch all-terrain tires, the Rubicon comes standard with the Roc-Trac 4:1 low transfer case. A raised 10.8-inch ground clearance is topped by high-clearance fender flares, and under the carriage boasts an electronic locking differential and sway bar disconnect, and the Off-Road Plus system to manage your off-roading adventures with ease. Have the Rubicon with either two or four doors, and add the same optional equipment as the Sport trim.

2021 Jeep Wrangler High Altitude:

Once again, this Wrangler is part of the Sahara trim grouping, and begins at an MSRP of $49,675. Sporting the largest wheels yet, the High Altitude rolls on 20-inch painted aluminum wheels and has a standard Freedom Top hardtop. A monochromatic exterior is counterbalanced by quilted black Nappa leather upholstery with caramel stitching on the interior. This model is only available as a four-door, but you can add the same optional equipment as the Sport.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392:

King of the Wrangler hill, the Rubicon 392 is the most capable off-road machine of the models. It has a starting price of $73,745 and can only be found as a four-door model. With this model, the 17-inch beadlock-capable wheels are standard, and an upgraded 6.4-liter V8 Hemi engine powers up any incline. Dual-mode exhaust and a high-performance hood with hydro-guide air induction give this Jeep the power it needs to take you anywhere you desire. Black leather seats with sport bolstering keep you and your passengers in place as you roll over obstacles in the wild. The Rubicon 392 can be found with a removable roof rack and any of the other options available on the Sport trim.