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2006 Jeep Wrangler Specifications

All dimensions are in inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Body Style
Two-door sport-utility vehicle
Assembly Plant
Toledo, Ohio
EPA Vehicle Class
Multipurpose vehicle

WRANGLER 4WD JOB RATINGS



Engine



Transmission


Axle
Ratio


GVWR
(lbs.)


GCWR
(lbs.)

GAWR
Front/Rear
(lbs.)
Base Curb
Weight,
est.(a)
(lbs.)
Max
Tongue
Weight
(lbs.)
Max
Trailer
Weight
(lbs.)
2.4L
Six-spd. manual
3.73
4450
6250
2200/2650
3200
100
1000
4.0L
Six-spd. manual
3.07
4450
6250
2200/2650
3438
200
2000


3.73
4450
6250
2200/2650
3539
200
2000


4.11
4600
6350
2200/2700
3832
200
2000

Four-spd. automatic
3.73(b)
4450
5350
2200/2650
3337
100
1000


3.73 (c)
4450
6250
2200/2650
3643
200
2000


4.11
4600
6350
2200/2700
3857
200
2000
(a) Curb weight includes standard equipment and full quantities of fuel, lubricant and coolant
(b) SE model
(c) X model

ENGINE: 2.4-LITER, DOHC, 16-VALVE POWER TECH I-4
Availability
Std.—SE
Type and Description
Four-cylinder, in-line, liquid-cooled
Displacement
148.2 cu. in. (2429 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke
3.44 x 3.98 (88 x 101)
Valve System
Belt-drive, DOHC, 16 valves, stamped-steel followers, hydraulic lash adjustment
Fuel Injection
Sequential, multi-port electronic
Construction
Cast-iron block, cast-iron bedplate, aluminum head, balance shafts
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Power (SAE net)
147 hp (110 kW) @ 5,200 rpm
Torque (SAE net)
165 lb.-ft. (224 N•m) @ 4,000 rpm
Max. Engine Speed
6,240 rpm, electronically limited
Fuel Requirement
Regular unleaded, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity
5 qt. (5.3L)
Coolant Capacity
10.1 qt. (9.6L)
Emission Controls
Catalytic converters, oxygen sensors, on-board vapor
recovery system, leak detection pump system(a)
Max. Gross Trailer Weight (lbs.)
1,000 lbs. (454 kg)
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy mpg (City/Hwy)
18/20—manual
(a) Meets LEV II emission requirements in California, New York, Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont Meets Tier 2, Bin 5 emission requirements in other states.

ENGINE: 4.0-LITER, OHV, 12-VALVE SMPI POWER TECH I-6
Availability
Std.—X, Sport and Rubicon; Opt. on SE
Type and Description
In-line, liquid-cooled
Displacement
242 cu. in. (3956 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke
3.88 x 3.41 (98.4 x 86.7)
Valve System
OHV, 12 valves, flat followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection
Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction
Cast-iron block and head
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
Power (SAE net)
190 bhp (142 kW) @ 4,600 rpm (47.5 bhp/L)
Torque (SAE net)
235 lb.-ft. (319 N•m) @ 3,200 rpm
Max. Engine Speed
5,300 rpm
Fuel Requirement
Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity
6.0 qt. (5.7L)
Coolant Capacity
10.5 qt. (9.9L)
Emission Controls
Three-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, internal engine features(a)
Max. Gross Trailer Weight (lbs.)
2,000 lbs. (907 kg)
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy mpg (City/Hwy)
16/20—manual, 16/20—automatic
(a) Meets Federal Tier 2, Bin 9A emission requirements in all 50 states.

TRANSMISSION: NSG 370—MANUAL, SIX-SPEED
Availability
Std.—All models
Description
Six-speed, overdrive, synchronized in all forward gears and reverse,
single-rail shift system with top-mounted shift lever
Clutch
Hydraulic actuation, dual mass flywheel system
Gear Ratios
1st
4.46
2nd
2.61
3rd
1.72
4th
1.25
5th
1.00
6th
0.84
Reverse
4.06
Axle Ratio
3.73—2.4L and 4.0L; 4.11—Rubicon
Overall Top Gear
2.98—2.4L and 4.0L; 3.29—Rubicon
TRANSMISSION: 42RLE—AUTOMATIC, FOUR-SPEED OVERDRIVE
Availability
Opt.—All models
Description
Electronic governor, electronically controlled converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st
2.84
2nd
1.57
3rd
1
4th
0.69
Reverse
2.21
Axle Ratio
3.73—2.4L and 4.0L; 3.06— Std. X and Sport; 4.11—Rubicon
Overall Top Gear
2.57—2.4L and 4.0L; 2.11—Std. X and Sport; 2.84—Rubicon

TRANSFER CASE: NV231 COMMAND-TRAC
Type
Part-time
Operating Modes
2WD High; 4WD High; Neutral; 4WD Low
Low Range Ratio
2.72:1
Center Differential Type
None
TRANSFER CASE: NV241 ROCK-TRAC
Type
Part-time, heavy-duty
Operating Modes
2WD High; 4WD High; Neutral; 4WD Low
Low Range Ratio
4.0:1
Center Differential Type
None

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Alternator
136-amp with 2.4L engine; 117-amp with 4.0L engine
Battery
Group 34, 600 CCA

DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES(a)
Wheelbase
93.4 (2373)
Track, Front
15 x 7 wheel
57.8
15 x 8 wheel
58.5
16 x 8 wheel
59.5
Track, Rear
15 x 7 wheel
58.3
15 x 8 wheel
58.5
16 x 8 wheel
57.5
Overall Length
To spare tire
154.9 (3947)
To bumper
150.2 (3813)
Overall Width
68.3 (1693)
Overall Height
Hard top
69.8 (1764)
Soft top
71.2 (1802)
Top down
68.4 (1737)
Ground Clearance
Front axle
8.7 (226) min., 9.2 (228) max.
Rear axle
8.6 (208) min., 9.1 (217) max.
Running
9.0 (215) min., 10.0 (259) max.
Approach Angle
42.2
Ramp Breakover Angle
226
Departure Angle
31.5
Curb Weight
3,200 lbs. (1467 kg)—SE,
3,438 lbs. (1545 kg)—X,
3,539 lbs. (1565 kg)—Sport,
3,832 lbs. (1686 kg)—Rubicon
Maximum Payload (includes occupants and cargo)
800 lbs. (363 kg)
Weight Distribution, F/R
48/51—SE
50/50—X, Sport and Rubicon
Frontal Area
27.8 sq. ft. (2.58 sq. m)
Drag Coefficient
0.55 hard top, 0.58 soft top
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gal. (72L)
Total Interior Volume
94.1 cu. ft. (2.664 cu. m)
Front Interior Volume
50.6 cu. ft. (1.432 cu. m)
Rear Interior Volume
43.5 cu. ft. (1.232 cu. m)
Cargo Volume
28.5 cu. ft. (0.807 cu. m)
Enclosed Cargo Volume Index—Maximum behind front seat
63.3 cu. ft. (1.792 cu. m)
Enclosed Cargo Volume Index—Maximum behind second seat
28.2 cu. ft. (0.799 cu. m)
ACCOMMODATIONS

Seating Capacity—F/R
2/2 std.
Front

Head room
40.9 (1038) hard top; 41.9 (1064) soft top
Leg room
41.1 (1044)
Shoulder room
50.8 (1289)
Hip room
51.8 (1292)
Seat travel
8.27 (210)
Recliner range
44.5°
Rear

Head room
41.1 (1044) hard top; 40.6 (1031) soft top
Leg room
36.7 (890)
Shoulder room
57.3 (1455)
Hip room
43.5 (1105)
BODY AND CHASSIS
Layout
Longitudinal front engine, four-wheel drive
Construction
Ladder-type frame, open steel body
SUSPENSION
Front
Live axle, leading arms, track bar, coil springs,
stabilizer bar, low-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers
Rear
Live axle, trailing arms, track bar, coil springs,
stabilizer bar, low-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers
STEERING
Type
Power recirculating ball with damper
Overall Ratio
16.8:1 overall (gear—15.2:1)
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb)
36 ft. (11.2 m)
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock)
3.4
TIRES
Standard—Unlimited

Size and type
30 x 9.5R15LT
Mfr. and model
Goodyear Wrangler GSA
Revs per mile
719
Unlimited Rubicon

Size and type
31 x 9.5 LT245/75R16 on/off road
Mfr. and model
Goodyear Wrangler MT/R
Revs per mile
677 (420)
WHEELS
Standard—Unlimited

Type and material
Cast aluminum
Size
15 x 8
Unlimited Rubicon

Type and material
Cast-aluminum
Size
16 x 8
BRAKES
Front

Size and type
11.0 x 0.94 (280 x 24) vented disc with single-piston sliding caliper
Swept area
198.5 sq. in. (1,281 sq. cm)
Rear

Size and type
9.0 x 2.5 (229 x 64) drum
Swept area
141.4 sq. in. (912 sq. cm)
Power Assist Type
8.07 (205) tandem diaphragm vacuum

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