Which is better for everyday use? The Jeep Wrangler Sahara is better for everyday commuting while the Rubicon is better for weekly camping trips. Let’s take a look at some features of each of these two SUVs. The Sahara features heated side mirrors, keyfob for remote keyless entry, and an integrated panic button.
Sahara has heated side mirrors
One feature you won’t find on every vehicle is heated side mirrors. But the Sahara has them – and they can be controlled remotely. This feature is helpful when the weather turns cold. It also keeps you safer and provides improved visibility. If you’re worried about your safety while driving, try heating up your side mirrors.
One of the biggest advantages of heated side mirrors is that you can see further in winter. However, the downside is that they can be difficult to adjust and repair. However, heated side mirrors are becoming more commonplace in new vehicles, and some cars pair them with heated seats and steering wheels.
Rubicon has a panic button
If you drive a vehicle that’s equipped with a panic button, you’re far more likely to survive a sudden emergency than a vehicle without one. When you activate the panic alarm, the interior lights will go off but the exterior lamps and horn will remain on. You’ll also see your cruise and ACC settings highlighted in the EVIC menu line, and you can hear the sound of wind buffeting, which is described as a helicopter-like noise.
To install the panic button, you first need to connect the male end of the panic button connector to the male end of the VG connector cable. Connect the female end of the panic button connector to the other end of the VG connector cable. You’ll need to disconnect the auxiliary inputs from the VG before connecting the panic button connector.
Jeep Wrangler Sahara has a keyfob for remote keyless entry
You can use your key fob to unlock your Jeep Wrangler by pressing the unlock symbol on the key fob. Pressing the button once unlocks the driver’s seat, and then twice unlocks the rest of the doors. The key fob works from a distance of approximately 66 feet.
This feature is not only convenient, but it’s also safer. If you’ve forgotten your keys and have no way of getting them, keyless entry will save you time and effort. You can even start your vehicle by pressing the keyfob’s top corner against the ignition button.
Another benefit of using a keyfob for remote key entry is that you can save on car insurance. Many owners report saving about $800 a year, which they use to purchase upgrades to their Wrangler. They also use their keyfob to check the battery level, which can help keep them from getting stuck somewhere.
You can also reset your keyfob to factory settings by replacing the IOD fuse. Just make sure the fuse is seated properly in the fuse box. If you’re unable to reprogramme the keyfob yourself, you can always take it to a dealership. This service will cost around $50 per keyfob.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon has a 4-wheel drive
A Jeep Wrangler has a 4-wheel drive system that provides the driver with better traction in adverse terrains. When it is in Hi mode, the Jeep Wrangler uses a 1:1 gear ratio between the main gear and transfer case. When the terrain becomes too difficult for the car’s two-wheel drive system to handle, the Jeep Wrangler can switch to 4WD Lo mode. This switch lowers the vehicle’s speed and increases torque.
If you plan to use the four-wheel drive system in your Jeep Wrangler, you should check the owners’ manual for detailed instructions. In addition, you should engage the 4WD system using the shifter rather than the accelerator pedal. To engage 4WD on a manual transmission, depress the clutch and give a firm yank on the 4WD shifter. When driving in 4L mode, you should drive slower than two or three mph to avoid triggering the transfer case.
If you do not intend to use the four-wheel drive on the road, it is better to avoid this mode and stick to the two-wheel drive mode. The former mode provides better traction and is more suitable for low-traction situations, while the latter is best for soft surfaces.
The second generation of Jeep Wrangler was introduced in 1997. It was fitted with coil-spring suspension and round headlamps. In 2004, a long-wheelbase version was introduced called the “Unlimited” model. Israeli Automotive Industries Ltd. produced a five-door version of the Wrangler for the Israel Defense Forces.
The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon has 470 horsepower in a 6.4-liter V8. The Wrangler Rubicon has a four-wheel drive system, and the Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator have a part-time 4WD system, which means the driver can switch between 2H and 4WD.
While the entry-level Wrangler doesn’t come with standard features, it comes equipped with a 7-inch Uconnect touchscreen and an 8.4-inch touchscreen. Both touchscreens have large icons and easy to read menus. The dashboard also includes a fold-down windshield. However, the cabin has a high degree of wind noise, which can be irritating on long road trips.