More ponies have been added under the hood of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara.
The iconic adventure machine has gotten a bit of a upgrade. New for 2012, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is a 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 and a 5-speed automatic transmission. This improves the off-road ability of this rugged looking machine. The Wrangler has always been iconic with its one-of-a-kind design and the option of open air freedom.
The interior of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara is very luxurious despite the brawny exterior. Standard features include: six Infinity speakers with a 368 watt amplifier, 115v auxiliary power outlet, soft-touch finishes, sunroof, convenient centre stack and console, Automatic Temperature Control, heated front seats and, of course, an abundance of modern technology such as navigation, MP3 compatibility, touch screen, Bluetooth, Sirius and a hard drive to store over 6,000 songs.
The exterior of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara has the signature Jeep front grille and headlamps. Unique to the Sahara is a Black Jeep Freedom Top 3 piece modular hardtop, along with 18-inch aluminum wheels, power heated exterior mirrors and heavy duty suspension with gas charged shocks. Other innovative features that the Unlimited Sahara has to ensure owners fall in love with their new vehicle is under-hood insulation, side steps, automatic headlamps and body coloured fender flares.
The 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara has the benefit of a better engine option. With an upgrade in the lineup, you are getting more power and less fuel consumption. This Jeep also comes standard with four-wheel drive which includes high and low range transfer case gears.
- 3.6L Pentastar VVt V6: horsepower 285 and torque 260 lb-ft.
The 2012 fuel economy is impressive:
- 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6: city 13.83 (17) and highway 11.2 (21)
With the off-road capability of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara, there needs to be safety features in place that ensure the safety of its passengers. Standard safety features on the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara includes: brake assist, ignition disable, electronic stability, dual front impact airbags, ABS brakes, panic alarm, occupant sensing airbag, security system, 4 wheel disc brakes, traction control and integrated roll-over protection.
The 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara has a few awards under its belt: “Instant Classic Under $30,000” – Edmunds’ Inside Line 2010 Readers’ Most Wanted, “Best New Car for Off-Roaders” – Cars.com and “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” – 3.6L Pentastar™ VVT V6 – Ward’s Automotive. If the reasons listed above don’t have you running down to your nearest Jeep dealer, there may be nothing else out there to convince you.