2017 Jeep Wrangler  RealSafeCars68Safety Rating

#60 of 2017 SUVs

#150 of all 2017 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Jeep Wrangler
The Wrangler, a mainstay of Jeep's lineup for decades, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Wrangler packs some oomph. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Jeep Wrangler has a score of 68, implying a 0.058% chance of driver death (5.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Jeep Wrangler has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0576% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5813%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0576% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5813% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Jeep Wrangler is 24% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Jeep Wrangler is 42% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8763Jeep WranglerChevrolet EquinoxSubaru WRXDodge JourneyGMC TerrainMitsubishi OutlanderChevrolet TraverseKia SorentoFord EscapeJeep CherokeeToyota RAV4Volkswagen TiguanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Jeep Wrangler with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 87. The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is less safe than the 2017 Dodge Journey, the 2017 GMC Terrain, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2017 Toyota RAV4, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, the 2017 Ford Escape, the 2017 Kia Sorento, and the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse.

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