Jeep Wrangler JK Models and Special Editions Through the Years – Part 2

This section will serve as historical information of the Jeep Wrangler JK Series.

Part 2 – 2011-2017

2011 Mojave

2011 Mojave

2011

The interior was redesigned and the top received some design changes.  Most notably was the larger rear side and hatch windows on both the hard and soft tops.  The X model became the Sport.  Color matched hardtop option. Total Sales: 138,096

Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Special Editions: 70th Anniversary, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Edition, Mojave

Fun Facts: Love the Mojave. For the first time ever, automatic temperature controls were added.

2012

The year the JK grew up.  Jeep answered their customers demands by giving the Jeep a worthwhile V6.  The Pentastar V6 featured 285HP, almost 80HP more than the 3.8L.  See 2012 Changes and Compatibility GuideTotal Sales: 160,665

2011-2014 Wrangler Dash

2011-2014 Wrangler Dash

Engine: 3.6L Pentastar V6 – 285HP
Transmission: 5-speed Chrysler W5A580 automatic or 6-speed Chrysler NSG370 manual

Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Special Models: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 EditionArcticAltitude

Fun FactsThe Dana 44 rear axle became standard on all Wranglers.  Only Rubicon and special models would have locking differentials

2013

Revised seats (both comfort and material).  Auto-dimming rearview mirror with LED map light.  Premium tire pressure monitoring system.  LED courtesy lights and new wheels for Sahara and Rubicon. Total Sales: 

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Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Special Models: Rubicon 10th Anniversary EditionMoab, Freedom “Oscar Mike”

Fun FactsDual windshield washer nozzles were added.  Spring assist added to ease soft-top installation.

2014

2014 Rubicon Amp'D

2014 Rubicon Amp’d

Not much change in the standard lineup or features, color options and appearance changes were minimal. Total Sales: 74,450

Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Colors: Anvil, Granite Crystal, Copperhead, and Amp’d, Flame Red, Dune

Special Models: Rubicon X – based on the 2013 10A, Polar, Freedom III, Dragon, Altitude

Fun Facts: Parking/turn signal lamps get clear lenses and amber bulbs, new floor mat retention system.

2015

Not much change in the standard lineup or features, color options and appearance changes were minimal. Total Sales: 203,098

Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Colors: Anvil, Baja Yellow, Billet, Copper Brown, Firecracker Red, Hydro Blue, Black, Sunset Orange, Tank

Special Models: Rubicon Hard Rock – renamed from Rubicon X, Altitude

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Not much change in the standard lineup or features, color options and appearance changes were minimal. Total Sales: 163,110

Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Colors: Black, Hydro Blue, Firecracker Red, Billet, White, Granite, Mojave Sand, 

Special Models: Rubicon Hard Rock, 75th Anniversary Edition, Freedom, Backcountry, Black Bear

2017

2017_jeep_wrangler_1The final year of the JK to be replaced in 2018 with the Wrangler JL.  Not many changes in the standard lineup or features, color options and appearance changes were minimal.  LED headlights and fog lamps are standard on Sahara and Rubicon trims, optional on Sport models.  2017 Wrangler ChangesTotal Sales: 

Standard Models: Sport, Sahara, Rubicon

Colors: Black, Rhino, Hypergreen, Firecracker Red, Billet, White, Granite

Special Models: Rubicon Hard Rock, 75th Anniversary Edition, Willys Wheeler.

*sales numbers are not official