Jeep® Wrangler Takes UK’s 4×4 Magazine’s “4X4 Of The Year”!

Iconic Wrangler Takes Top Honors...

The Jeep® Wrangler has been lauded for its off-road ability, once again winning the UK’s 4×4 Magazine’s Special Off-Road Award in the magazine’s 4×4 of the Year honors. The expert panel of judges at the specialist off-road driving publication put the American-built off-roader through its paces to test its abilities against some extremely capable competitors. The Off-Road Award special category concentrates solely on a vehicle’s off-road performance, a Jeep Wrangler attribute the judging panel were quick to applaud.  

2020 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. (Jeep).

The Jeep Wrangler legendary off-road prowess makes it the most capable Wrangler ever, courtesy of unmatched technical content which, depending on trim, includes two advanced four-wheel drive, active, on-demand full-time systems – Command-Trac and Rock-Trac – plus Tru-Lock electric front- and rear-axle lockers, 32-inch mud-terrain BFGoodrich tires, top-class approach, departure and break-over angles, dedicated skid plates and rock rails for extreme off-roading and electronic front sway-bar disconnect.

2020 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Sahara. (Jeep).

As the only authentic full open-air 4×4 SUV available on the market, Jeep Wrangler is made for easy open-air driving thanks to the easily foldable windshield, easy removable doors and various top combinations, including hardtop, soft top, no top or the easy-to-use Sky One-Touch™ power top.  All these open-air options allow for the utmost freedom on every terrain and in every season, when driving in the city as well as in the great outdoors.

2020 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Sahara. (Jeep).

Wrangler’s engine range comprises a 2.2-liter turbo diesel delivering 200 horsepower and a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine delivering 272 horsepower. Both engines are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, a first for this model. This 8-speed automatic offers a responsive driving experience: whether in every day’s commuting or in extreme rock crawling, customers will enjoy a smooth, linear power delivery and fuel efficiency.

2020 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. (Jeep).

Every year, a panel of experts from 4×4 Magazine  – one of the world’s most renowned 4×4 specialist publications – tests a large number of four-wheel-drive vehicles from the world’s manufacturers. As well as scoring the cars for their on-road driving features, the jury takes them on a tough off-road evaluation course before delivering their verdicts across a number of classes, including Small, Medium and Large SUV, Performance SUV, and Best Off-Roader. Special Awards include Best Value, Off-Road Award and 4×4 Manufacturer of the Year.

Source: Jeep® Europe

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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