2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
The owner of two previous
Wrangler models a 99 and 01 I was ready
to price a brand new 2003 Wrangler.
I truly enjoyed both of my previous
Jeeps ,but, each lacked something that
I needed to drive for a long time to
Now in 2003 Jeep stuffed the
venerable 2.4L and 42RLE 4spd auto.
This combo gains a net of almost 30HP,
and an extra OD gear for the tranny.
This combo not only really bring the
little "cheap Jeep" option to
life ,but, seems to have helped
considerably in the economy dept as
well. 1200mi since purchase and I have
managed 19MPG in mixed driving. My 2001
by comparison was lucky to break 14mpg.
engine and it's healthy exhaust note.
4spd OD auto
The taller front seats and lower
easier flip and fold rear seat
new interior lighting
More sound isolation material on floor
More interior sorage areas.
2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)
I got rid of my SE because it didn't
have enough power and purchased an X.
As expected, the 6 has much more kick
than the 4. The fuel economy sucks, but
it's a Wrangler not a Civic. The
rebates were great at this time of year
and my dealer had a lot in stock. Black
with a khaki soft top, sharp!
What's not to like?, it's a Wrangler.
Fun in the sun and fun in the snow.
The only complaint I have is the
windshield wipers. They could use a
little more speed and better rubber.