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“Tiki Bob” Returns On 2021 Jeep® Wrangler & Renegade Islander Models:

Beach-Themed Models Are In Dealers Now...

With only a few weeks until spring, the Jeep® brand is promoting its beach-themed “Islander” lineup for 2021. Originally launched in 1988, the Wrangler Islander celebrated the brand’s 4×4 capability paired with unique, beach-themed accents, upbeat style, and summer-fun features. While “Tiki Bob” returns on the iconic Wrangler nameplate for the 2021 model year, Jeep has added the limited edition theme to the compact Renegade.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Islander and Jeep Renegade Islander. (Jeep).
2021 Jeep® Wrangler Islander and Jeep Renegade Islander. (Jeep).

“Our Jeep enthusiasts expect legendary Jeep 4×4 capability, and they also embrace the Jeep brand’s fun ‘go anywhere, do anything’ adventure lifestyle,” said Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America. “With Surf Blue accent stitching, Islander-embroidered front seats, and available white three-piece hardtop on the Wrangler, you can’t help but think summer and the beach life when you see these new Islander special editions.”

2021 Jeep Wrangler Islander:

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Islander 4×4. (Jeep).

After an 11-year hiatus, the Wrangler Islander returns! Based on the Wrangler Sport S, the Wrangler Islander is available in either two or four-door (Unlimited) models. The package comes standard with the following features…

Exterior:

  • White Islander/”Tiki Bob” Hood Decal
  • 17-Inch X 7.5-Inch Rubicon Aluminum Wheels in a Silver Finish
  • 245/75R17 All-Season Tires
  • Rubicon Rock Rails
  • Optional White Hard Top
2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Islander 4×4. (Jeep).

Interior:

  • “Tiki Bob” Logo on Front Seats
  • Ceramic White Mid-Bolster
  • Embossed Seat Insert Fabric
  • Surf Blue Accent Stitching
  • 7-inch Uconnect Touchscreen Radio
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control

Four powertrain options are available for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Islander models. There are three engine choices which include a standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with Engine-Start Stop (ESS) with manual transmission Wranglers, an optional 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine with ESS, a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with eTorque mild-hybrid technology with automatic transmission, and 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 with ESS on Unlimited models.

Power ratings of the Islander models range from 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque on both Pentastar engines, to 270 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque on the 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder, and a stump-pulling on the 260 horsepower and 442 lb.-ft. of torque for the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Islander 4×4. (Jeep).

Wrangler Islander customers will have a choice of ten exterior colors, which include Billet Silver, Sting-Gray, Bright White, Granite Crystal, Firecracker Red, Hella-Yella, Snazzberry, Sarge, and Hydro Blue (late availability). All colors except Bright White have an additional charge of $245.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler two-door model has a U.S. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $33,190 (excluding $1,495 destination) and the four-door Unlimited model has an MSRP of $36,690 (again excluding $1,495 destination).

2021 Jeep Renegade Islander:

2021 Jeep® Renegade Islander. (Jeep).

Based on the Renegade Latitude, the Renegade Islander is a sportier buzz model for the new model year. The Renegade Islander features a unique look for the compact off-roader. Islander models include the following…

Exterior:

  • 19-inch Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • “Tiki Bob” Hood Decal
  • Optional (Limited Edition) Alpine White Painted Roof
  • Silver Jeep Badging
  • Silver Grille Rings and Tail Lamp Bezels
  • Silver Exterior Mirrors with Turn Signals
2021 Jeep® Renegade Islander. (Jeep).

Interior:

  • Black Cloth Seats with White Ombre Insert Material
  • Surf Blue Accent Stitching
  • “Islander” Embroidered on Front Seat Backs in Surf Blue
  • “Tiki Bob” Logo Seat Tags on Front Row Seats
  • Diamond Metallic HVAC Vent Bezels and Door Speaker Bezels

Functional:

  • Standard Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • Passive Entry/Remote Start

Under the hood, there is only one option available, the 2.4-liter Tigershark inline-four-cylinder producing 180 horsepower (134 kW) and 175 lb.-ft. (237 Nm) of torque. The Tigershark is mated to a 9-speed 948TE automatic transmission. The Tigershark engine can run on regular unleaded 87 octane and turns out a fuel economy rating of  22 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, and 25 mpg combined on front-wheel-drive (FWD) models. Opt for a four-wheel-drive (4×4), and the Renegade Islander will achieve 21 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, and 24 mpg combined. The Renegade Islander is also capable to tow 2,000 lbs (4×4 models).

2021 Jeep® Renegade Islander. (Jeep).

The Renegade Islander is available in four exterior colors. Those colors include Jetset Blue, Bikini, Omaha Orange, and Glacier Metallic. All four colors are an additional $245.

The 2021 Jeep Renegade Islander has a starting MSRP of $27,675 for the FWD model and $28,930 for the 4×4 offerings. Prices don’t include the additional price for paint, title, destination, or taxes. For more information and availability, you can visit your local Jeep dealer for additional details.

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Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only a Co-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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“Tiki Bob” Returns On 2021 Jeep® Wrangler & Renegade Islander Models:​

Beach-Themed Models Are In Dealers Now...​

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With only a few weeks until spring, the Jeep® brand is promoting its beach-themed “Islander” lineup for 2021. Originally launched in 1988, the Wrangler Islander celebrated the brand’s 4×4 capability paired with unique, beach-themed accents, upbeat style, and summer-fun features. While “Tiki Bob” returns on the iconic Wrangler nameplate for the 2021 model year, Jeep … (read full article...)

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