2012 Jeep Wrangler Long-Term Road Test

2012 Jeep Wrangler: Help Me Up, Will Ya?

March 19, 2013

2012 Jeep Wrangler

Some trucks and SUVs, such as a Ram 1500 have A-pillar-mounted grab handles. These make it a lot easier for shorter drivers and passengers to hoist themselves up and into a high-riding 4WD. The Wrangler provides a grab handle for the passenger, but it's mounted horizontally down on the dash which isn't as handy as being angled and higher up on the A pillar.

Shorter drivers hopping into a Wrangler, especially one fitted with a lift kit like ours, typically have to grab the steering wheel. This makes for somewhat clumsy ingress and egress, whereas one of those A-pillar jobs would make it much easier.

John DiPietro, Automotive Editor @ ~28,200 miles

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler in VA is:

$139 per month*
* Explanation