Used SUV - 2009 Jeep Wrangler X in Reno, Nv

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    About This 2009 Jeep Wrangler X
    Vehicle Location:
    Reno, Nv
    Body Style:
    Two Door
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    Fuel Economy Estimates
    City MPG
    Miles Per Gallon
    Highway MPG
    Combined MPG: 17
    Estimated Monthly Fuel Cost: $138.97*
    *Based on $1.89 per gallon and 15k miles per year.
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    Seller's Description and Comments:

    Passionate enthusiasts wanted for this stunning and agile 2009 Jeep Wrangler X. Take pleasure in the buttery smooth shifting from the transmission paired with this high performance Gas V6 3.8L/231 engine. Boasting a breathtaking amount of torque, this vehicle deserves a passionate owner! It's outfitted with the following options: Vinyl seat trim, Variable intermittent windshield wipers, Transfer case skid plate, Traction control, Tire pressure monitoring warning lamp, Tinted windshield glass, Tilt steering column, Swing-away mirrors, Sunrider soft top feature, and Sport bar w/full padding. Pick up your friends and hit the road in this peppy and fun-loving Wrangler. Live a little - stop by Champion Chevrolet located at 800 Kietzke Ln, Reno, NV 89502 to make this car yours today! No haggle, no hassle.

    Located at Champion Chevrolet in Reno, Nv.  Call Champion Chevrolet today at 888-979-3521 Ext: 14118 for more information about this vehicle.

    Vehicle Options:

    • Fuel Consumption: City: 15 Mpg
    • Fuel Consumption: Highway: 19 Mpg
    • 4-wheel Abs Brakes
    • Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
    • Passenger Airbag
    • Manual Convertible Roof
    • Digital Audio Input
    • In-dash Single Cd Player
    • Mp3 Player
    • Am/fm Stereo
    • Total Number Of Speakers: 6
    • Braking Assist
    • Abs Traction Control
    • Stability Control With Anti-roll Control
    • Privacy Glass: Light
    • Silver Styled Steel Rims
    • Wheel Diameter: 16
    • Wheel Width: 7
    • Urethane Steering Wheel Trim
    • Urethane Shift Knob Trim
    • Trip Computer
    • Tachometer
    • Manufacturer's 0-60mph Acceleration Time (seconds): 7.7 S
    • Manual Driver Mirror Adjustment
    • Manual Passenger Mirror Adjustment
    • Convertible Occupant Rollover Protection
    • Vinyl Seat Upholstery
    • Bucket Front Seats
    • Rear Bench
    • Tumble Forward Rear Seats
    • Tilt-adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Power Steering
    • Suspension Class: Regular
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Max Cargo Capacity: 55 Cu.ft.
    • Vehicle Emissions: Ulev Ii
    • Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded
    • Fuel Capacity: 18.6 Gal.
    • Instrumentation: Low Fuel Level
    • Clock: In-radio Display
    • Coil Front Spring
    • Regular Front Stabilizer Bar
    • Non-independent Front Suspension Classification
    • Leading Link Front Suspension
    • Coil Rear Spring
    • Rear Stabilizer Bar: Regular
    • Rigid Axle Rear Suspension
    • Trailing Arm Rear Suspension
    • Front And Rear Suspension Stabilizer Bars
    • Variable Intermittent Front Wipers
    • Steel Spare Wheel Rim
    • Spare Tire Mount Location: Outside Rear
    • Body-colored Grille
    • Center Console: Partial With Storage
    • Automatic Locking Hubs
    • Curb Weight: 3
    • 760 Lbs.
    • Gross Vehicle Weight: 4
    • 602 Lbs.
    • Overall Length: 163.8
    • Overall Width: 73.7
    • Overall Height: 70.9
    • Wheelbase: 95.4
    • Front Head Room: 41.3
    • Rear Head Room: 40.3
    • Front Leg Room: 41.0
    • Rear Leg Room: 35.6
    • Front Shoulder Room: 55.8
    • Rear Shoulder Room: 61.6
    • Front Hip Room: 55.6
    • Rear Hip Room: 44.7
    • Two 12v Dc Power Outlets
    • Transmission Hill Holder
    • Seatbelt Pretensioners: Front
    • Door Reinforcement: Side-impact Door Beam
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • Cargo Tie Downs
    • Cupholders: Front And Rear
    • Door Pockets: Driver And Passenger
    • Tires: Width: 225 Mm
    • Tires: Profile: 75
    • Tires: Speed Rating: S
    • Diameter Of Tires: 16.0
    • Type Of Tires: At
    • Tires: Prefix: P
    • Rear Door Type: Conventional
    • Black Bumpers
    • Fixed Antenna
    • 2 Door
    • Driver Airbag

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    2009 Jeep Wrangler Review

    This car review is specific to this model, not the actual vehicle for sale.
    2009 Jeep Wrangler
    The quintessential off-road vehicle.


    Few vehicles are better off-road than a Jeep Wrangler. This is the one that started it all. Traceable to the original Jeep, the Wrangler is the very symbol of off-road capability.


    The Wrangler was redesigned for the 2007 model year. At the same time, the four-door Wrangler Unlimited was added to the lineup. The four-door doesn't change the character of the Wrangler but makes it easier to own and more practical for many. It's much more comfortable and convenient, offering more cargo and rear-seat passenger space.


    Still, the traditional two-door Wrangler has its charms. We enjoy all of them, including the entry models with skinny tires.


    The 2009 Wrangler has only minor changes over the previous year, including a couple of new colors and some minor interior storage features. Hill Start Assist, which makes it easier to get moving from rest while heading uphill, is standard equipment, and the optional Trailer Tow Group includes Trailer Sway control, which monitors vehicle movement relative to the driver's intended path and initiates the activation of the electronic stability control if the trailer begins to sway to an excessive degree.


    The Wrangler is available in a very wide range of models and trim levels and with an extensive array of optional equipment and features. This makes the possible number of combinations much more than we can cover here. To have the most complete information on the Wrangler that would best suit your purposes, you would do well to visit your local Jeep dealer.


    All Wranglers have a 3.8-liter V6 engine; there is no four-cylinder engine available. The standard six-speed manual fits the Wrangler's personality, but the optional four-speed automatic is more convenient. We can't imagine getting a Wrangler without the highly capable four-wheel-drive, a part-time system that includes low-range gearing, but there are two-wheel-drive Unlimited models available.


    The 2009 Jeep Wrangler and four-door Wrangler Unlimited are offered in Wrangler X, Sahara and Rubicon trim. In all versions, the 3.8-liter V6 engine develops 202 horsepower and 237 pound-feet of torque. Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS are standard. A four-speed automatic transmission is optional ($825).


    All two-door models come with four-wheel drive (4WD). The Unlimited X and Unlimited Sahara are available with rear-wheel drive (2WD) or 4WD. Rubicon models come standard with four-wheel drive.


    The Wrangler X ($20,460) comes with the basic soft top, vinyl upholstery, center console, theft deterrent system, folding rear seat, locking glove box, 12-volt auxiliary power outlet, tilt steering wheel, six-speaker AM/FM/CD stereo, skid plates to protect the transfer case and fuel tank, and P225/75R16 all-terrain tires on steel wheels. Options for the Wrangler X include air conditioning ($895), a Black Appearance Group ($620), a Chrome Edition Group ($920), and a 3.73:1 axle ratio ($50) instead of the standard ratio of 3.21.1. The Wrangler X S trim level ($23,445) adds P255/75R17 tires on alloy wheels, and its options include a limited-slip differential ($295), the Dual Top Group ($1,695), Sirius Satellite Radio ( $195), tubular side steps ($395), Infinity sound system ($395), front seat-mounted side airbags ($490), tinted windows ($300), the Power Convenience Group (power windows, power door locks, and remote keyless entry; $585), an AM/FM six-disc in-dash DVD/MP3 player ($350), and trailer towing ($320). Wrangler Sahara ($26,045) adds a height-adjustable driver's seat, front-seat map pockets, monotube shock absorbers, stain-repellant fabric, air conditioning, Infinity sound system, and P255/70 R18 tires on machined alloy rims. Options for the Sahara include remote start ($185), and the Uconnect navigation system ($1,275).


    Wrangler Rubicon ($28,565) is the model for serious off-roading. To the Sahara, it adds an electronic-disconnecting front anti-roll bar, the Rock-Trac heavy-duty transfer case, a heavy-duty front axle, Tru-Lok electronic locking front and rear differentials, a 4:10 axle ratio, rock rails and other equipment intended for the serious off-roader. The Rubicon is also available with the same options as the other models.


    The four-door Unlimited X has either 2WD ($22,815) or 4WD ($23,990). Standard equipment includes all that the two-door X offers, plus cloth upholstery, height-adjustable driver's seat, split-folding rear seat, Sunrider soft top, heavier-duty Dana 44 rear axle, 21.6-gallon fuel tank, and air conditioning. It offers all the options as the two-door X and two-door Sahara.


    The Unlimited Sahara 2WD ($27,520) and 4WD ($28,695) are equipped like the two-door Sahara, except power door locks, power windows and remote keyless entry are standard.


    The Unlimited Rubicon ($31,840) might be considered the ultimate family 4X4, and it will carry up to five people where any Land Rover or Hummer can go, for about half the price.


    Safety features that come standard include dual front airbags, tire-pressure monitor, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control with rollover mitigation. Seat-mounted front side airbags for torso protection are optional.


    The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most widely recognizable vehicles in the world. The latest generation looks quite similar to the previous version, which ended production with the 2006 model year. Most important, Wranglers have always had a distinct family resemblance to the original Jeep of World War II fame.


    Up front you'll find the classic round headlamps, Jeep's seven-slot grille, and a front bumper with integrated fog lamps. The upright fold-down windshield is slightly curved for better aerodynamics and reduced wind noise.


    Along the sides, all Wranglers have assist steps under the doors to make climbing in easier, and fender flares that are bolted on, so they can be easily taken off for repair or replacement.


    The standard soft top is relatively easy to remove and install. The Sunrider soft top slides back half way, like a huge sunroof over the front seats. The optional three-piece modular hardtop (Freedom Top) has two front panels that easily pop on and off like a T-top, and can be stored behind the rear seat. The third panel over the rear seat can be removed separately and stored in the garage. The Freedom Top yields a total of six open-air possibilities.


    Under the body, there's a boxed frame with seven crossmembers. Wide-spaced frame rails cradle the fuel tank between the wheels. Three skid plates protect the fuel tank, transfer case and automatic transmission oil pan.


    Wranglers have traditionally been known as cramped inside. The current Jeep Wrangler two-door is a lot roomier inside than pre-2007 models, thanks to its increased width. The comfortable high-back front seats offer more shoulder and hip room than previous-generation models, and the removable rear seat provides more shoulder, hip and leg room for each of the two passengers. There's also more space behind the rear seat, which folds to provide nearly twice the cargo capacity as before.


    The larger Unlimited offers more than 80 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seat folded flat. The headrests flip back, so they don't need to be removed, making it easy to switch between cargo and rear-seat-passenger modes. In the rear seat, the Unlimited offers 1.6 more inches of leg room and a whopping 12 inches more hip room than two-door models. That huge difference is because, in the two-door model, the rear passengers sit directly over the axle and between the wheel wells; in the Unlimited, the axle is located behind the passengers. That also greatly improves the ride for rear-seat riders in the Unlimited.


    The layout of the clean instrument panel is excellent, against a background of dull (neither flat nor gloss) plastic. The instruments, including the optional compass and temperature gauges, are easy to read, and the controls are simple. The solid square buttons look good and are easy to understand and operate. There's a nice four-spoke steering wheel, with a short cruise-control stalk that's out of the way on the right side. The materials are made of sturdy plastic that works well in the utilitarian Wrangler.


    The optional 368-watt Infinity sound system comes with seven speakers, including a subwoofer. That's a lot of speakers for a Jeep, but we think this is a good thing. It comes with Sirius satellite radio, good for keeping up with the news when out in the boonies. Located under the sound system controls are big climate-control knobs, with buttons for available power windows above that.


    Between the seats are the shift lever, a short four-wheel-drive lever, two cupholders, emergency brake handle, and a console that's wide and deep, if not long. The locking glove box is pretty big and there's a convenient grab handle above it. This is a Jeep, after all, so the grab handle will be used on bouncy roads – or where there are no roads at all.


    The modular Freedom Top for the Unlimited features sections that easily lift off and can be stored behind the rear seat. The larger section over the rear seat can also be removed but can't be stored in the vehicle; you'll have to leave it at home. We found storing the two roof panels eliminates most of the cargo space. Cargo space is not unlimited in the Unlimited. We couldn't fit four carry-on-sized bags behind the rear seat. And watch out for the rear glass on the Freedom Top; it rises on its own when opened, and will whack you on the chin (or forehead, or nose) if you forget to step back.


    Driving Impression
    If you've never owned or driven a Wrangler, you might think it's twitchy and choppy. But it's a relative thing. Compared to earlier versions, the current model feels like a luxury liner.


    Compared to the last-generation Wrangler, the wheelbase is longer and the front and rear tracks are wider, the chassis has been stiffened and the suspension redesigned. All these things yield significant improvements in the ride and handling, but still, on city streets, the Wrangler is pretty bouncy, and out on the freeway it can feel squiggly over pavement changes. On rougher surfaces the driver needs to pay attention to keep the Wrangler going in a straight line.


    That said, we drove the Wrangler at speeds up to 85 miles per hour on the open freeway and, when the pavement was smooth, it was stable and surprisingly quiet. If the road was even slightly rough, the ride would quickly deteriorate.


    However, it's important to note that our Sahara had the 18-inch wheels with on/off-road tires and high-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers. The Wrangler X uses 16-inch tires, also on/off-road, but the shocks are low-pressure, so that combination might offer a slightly smoother ride.


    The 3.8-liter V6 engine has overhead valves and makes 202 horsepower and 237 pound-feet of torque. Acceleration is good, but on those long uphill 75-mph grades between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, the automatic transmission kept kicking down out of the fourth-gear overdrive, until we turned the overdrive off. More torque at lower rpm might have prevented this. We didn't have the opportunity to test the standard six-speed manual transmission, but we're inclined to suggest it might be more compatible with the Jeep than this four-speed automatic.


    The Wrangler Unlimited would have been a different animal on this road. The ride is significantly smoother and the handling more stable, thanks to a wheelbase that's 20.6 inches longer. The Unlimited also weighs more, so the engine will work a bit harder. However, all 4WD Wranglers are EPA-rated at 15 city and 19 highway miles per gallon.


    When we drove the Unlimited around Lake Tahoe, there were a lot of other Jeeps on the road, and our four-door never failed to turn heads. At the view points, Jeep owners would ogle and marvel, and many of them expressed a strong interest in having a Jeep with four doors.


    We were also behind the wheel of an Unlimited with the six-speed manual transmission on the rugged Rubicon Trail, where its capability was downright dazzling. In low range and first gear on the most challenging sections, we drove without using our feet; merely steering over daunting obstacles and letting the vehicle do the rest. The two-door Wrangler should be even more capable.


    The only limitation with the Unlimited was its turning radius of 41.2 feet versus 34.9 feet with the two-door. Six feet is a big difference. In San Francisco, we used the two-door's tight turning radius to make a U-turn in the middle of a street to snatch a parking space on the other side.


    The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most capable off-road vehicles available today. Its four-wheel drive system also offers all-weather capability and its convertible body style offers open-air fun. The Unlimited body style has greater cargo capacity, making the Wrangler more practical. You'll give up a lot of ride and handling prowess, as well as fuel mileage, but the Wrangler is fun.


    NewCarTestDrive.com correspondent Sam Moses drove Wrangler models up the Rubicon Trail, through San Francisco and around Lake Tahoe while preparing this report. Kirk Bell reported from Chicago.


    Model Lineup
    Jeep Wrangler X ($20,460); Sahara ($26,045); Rubicon ($28,565); Unlimited X 2WD ($22,815); Unlimited X 4WD ($23,990); Unlimited Sahara 2WD ($27,520); Unlimited Sahara 4WD ($28,695); Unlimited Rubicon ($31,840).


    Assembled In
    Toledo, Ohio.


    Options As Tested
    front seat side airbags ($490); automatic transmission ($825), Trac-Lok limited-slip rear differential ($295), six-disc DVD/MP3 player ($350); Dual Top Group ($1,585).


    Model Tested
    Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4WD ($28,945).The Wrangler is one of the most fun-to-drive, off-road-capable Jeeps ever made. For open-air driving at the beach or on the trail or even the just on the street, the standard soft top can be folded down or the available hard top can be taken off, the doors can be removed and the windshield can be folded down. The two-door Wrangler is configurable in either X, Sahara and Rubicon trim with standard four-wheel drive. The standard 3.8-liter V-6 engine produces 202 horsepower, and the standard transmission is a six-speed manual with overdrive. An optional four-speed automatic with overdrive is available. Electronic stability control with roll control, traction control, brake assist and hill hold control are standard on all Wranglers. The Sahara offers body colour flares, Infinity speakers, remote keyless entry, power window, security alarm and 18-inch wheels. The Rubicon features equipment that off-road enthusiasts usually add anyway, including heavy duty axles, front and rear electronic locking differentials, 32-inch BF Goodrich mud tires, sway bar disconnect system, rock rails and a heavy-duty transfer case with 4:1 low-gear ratio. The available Freedom Top three-piece modular hardtop allows panels to be removed above the driver or passenger. Other options include Dual Top Group, half doors, remote start system, front seat-mounted side air bags, and MyGIG infotainment system with navigation. For 2009, the Sahara receives power windows and power door locks with remote keyless entry as standard equipment.

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    800 Kietzke Ln
    Reno, Nv. 89502

    Toll Free:   888-979-3521 Ext: 14118
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