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Vehicle Sport 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)
Review I bought this vehicle used, from a friend. It needed all of its basic service done for the mileage as it had been neglected in a salt water environment for four years. After new tires, brakes, tune up and fluid change, I used it for a daily driver. First the bad: It is a soft top and is very noisy at anything above 50mph. It has a harsh ride and has very little storage room inside of the interior. It also gets terrible fuel mileage. Next, the good: The vehicle has had rock solid reliability with very few unscheduled repairs, all of which were minor. The vehicle is also pretty much unstoppable in harsh weather and I have had the opportunity to use it in deep snow, flooding, and hurricane conditions during the time I have owned it. It is also very good in a crash as I was hit hard on the side at highway speeds and walked away with only a bruised shoulder. The vehicle was still operable after the crash and I drove it to the body shop for repairs. It is a niche vehicle and you will either love them or hate them. If you buy one for comfort or mileage, you will be sorely disappointed, If you buy them for tough as nails off roading or for the ultimate in bad weather mobility, you will love it. Update... I installed a factory hard top which has improved the comfort of the vehicle substantially as the highway noise level has been significantly reduced and the climate control now has no issue keeping up in extreme weather. I also installed the stock sized tires and rims which improved drivability and slightly increased fuel mileage. Repairs are starting to. Evonne more frequent, but the old girl now has 120,000 hard miles on the clock.
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What options are available on the 2003 Jeep Wrangler?
Available Jeep Wrangler 2003 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Unlimited Sport, Unlimited Sahara, Sport, Unlimited Rubicon, Sahara, X, Rubicon, Unlimited X, Unlimited Rubicon Recon, SE, Unlimited Rubicon Hard Rock, Unlimited Smoky Mountain, Unlimited, Unlimited Winter, Willys Wheeler, Unlimited Chief, Unlimited Willys Wheeler, Unlimited Altitude Edition, Unlimited Freedom, Unlimited 75th Anniversary, Unlimited Sport RHD, S, Unlimited 70th Anniversary, Unlimited Big Bear, 75th Anniversary, Unlimited Backcountry, Unlimited Freedom Edition, Base, Black Bear, Freedom Edition, Unlimited Black Bear, 70th Anniversary, Rubicon Hard Rock, Winter
Exterior Colors: Black Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clearcoat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Rhino Clear Coat, Anvil Clear Coat, Flame Red Clearcoat, Chief Clear Coat, Gobi Clear Coat, Red Rock Crystal Pearlcoat, Hydro Blue Pearl Coat, Bright White Clearcoat, Xtreme Purple Pear Coat, Tank Clear Coat, Natural Green Pearlcoat, Flame Red Clear Coat, Stone White Clearcoat, Steel Blue Metallic Clearcoat, Jeep Green Metallic Clearcoat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Rescue Green Metallic Clearcoat, Baja Yellow Clear Coat, Light Khaki Metallic Clearcoat, Black Forest Green Pearlcoat, Hypergreen Clear Coat, Mango Tango Pearlcoat, True Blue Pearl Coat, Moss Green Pearlcoat, Amp'd, Cosmo Blue Paint, Sunset Orange Pearl Coat, Commando Green, Copperhead Pearl Coat, Crush Clearcoat, Detonator Yellow Clearcoat, Midnight Blue Pearlcoat, Deep Water Blue Pearlcoat, Copper Brown Pearl Coat, Dune Clear Coat, Mojave Sand Clear Coat, Patriot Blue Pearlcoat, Rock Lobster Clear Coat, Sahara Tan Clearcoat, Deep Beryl Green Pearlcoat, Dozer Clearcoat, Gecko Pearl Coat, Sunburst Orange Pearlcoat, Flame Red, Surf Blue Pearlcoat, Crush Clear Coat, Dark Charcoal Pearlcoat, Electric Lime Green Pearlcoat, Flame Red CC/Black ST, Patriot Blue Pearl Coat, Rugged Brown Pearl Coat, Shale Green Metallic, Solar Yellow Clearcoat, Shale Green Metallic Clearcoat, Sienna Pearlcoat, Stone White, Winter Chill Pearlcoat, Anvil Clear Coat (Late Availability), Chili Pepper Red Pearlcoat, Dozer Clear Coat, Forest Green Pearlcoat, Gecko Pearlcoat, Intense Blue Pearlcoat, Light Graystone Pearlcoat, Solar Yellow CC/Black HT, Steel Blue Pearlcoat, Steel Blue Pearlcoat/Black HT, Black, Black CC/Black HT, Bright White, Bronze Star Pearlcoat, Colorado Red, Deep Amethyst Pearlcoat, Emerald Green Pearl Metallic, Impact Orange Clearcoat, Jewel Blue Pearl Metallic, Lapis Blue, Medium Fern Green Pearlcoat, Poppy Red, Stone White CC/Dk Tan HT
Interior Colors: Black cloth, Black leather, Dark Slate Gray/Medium Slate Gray cloth, Black leather/cloth, Dark Slate Gray/Medium Slate Gray leather, Black/Dark Saddle leather, Dark Slate Gray, Dark Slate Gray/Medium Slate Gray vinyl, Dark Slate Gray cloth, Dark Khaki/Medium Khaki cloth, Khaki, Black/Dark Saddle cloth, Agate, Black premium leather, Dark Khaki/Medium Khaki leather, Khaki cloth, Black, Black/Dark Olive leather, Dark Khaki/Medium Khaki vinyl, Black/Red premium leather, Freedom Edition leather/cloth, Black/Dark Olive premium leather, Camel, Camel/Dark Green, Dark Saddle premium leather
Popular Features: AWD/4WD, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Aux Audio Inputs, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Post-collision safety system, Alarm, 3500lb Towing Capacity, USB Inputs, Bluetooth, Trip Computer, Hardtop, Soft Top, Towing Hitch, Navigation, Heated seats, Remote Start, Upgraded Stereo, Auto Climate Control, Leather Seats, Upgraded Engine