The Jeep brand has flourished over the decades, becoming one of the premier names when it comes to vehicles as capable on the road as they are off. But even as capable and stylish and long-lasting as vehicles such as the Jeep Grand Cherokee or any of the company's many variants have become, there's still one single vehicle, one iconic design that will forever stick out as being the quintessential creation to bear the name of "Jeep."
When you see a Jeep Wrangler, you automatically think "That's a Jeep." To the point that some may even be surprised to learn that it has a specific name designation beyond just "a Jeep." Granted, yes, even after all these years the Jeep Wrangler is often simply referred to as simply "a Jeep." But the minute anyone lays eyes on one, they know precisely what they're getting should they sit behind the wheel of it: A sturdy ride, a rustic feel and the ability to tackle just about anything that the road beyond the pavement and asphalt can throw at you.
And now, specifically for 2016, the Jeep Wrangler offers even more of what you've come to expect from it. Power for the Jeep Wrangler is, well, wrangled from the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine rumbling beneath the hood. It was engineered specifically to provide a focus on low-end torque, one of the true essentials for successful off-road driving. Additionally, special engineering tricks were employed so that the Jeep Wrangler could maintain oil flow to the pump even at extreme angles, while the alternator was placed higher so that the vehicle's water-fording capability could be expanded.
So when you feel the call of the wild, when you know that the only thing that will satisfy that fire in your belly is to tame a small mountain with the vehicle you drive, do what only comes naturally: Drive a Jeep Wrangler and see what comes next.