2003 Jeep Wrangler User Reviews

2003 Jeep Wrangler Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 34 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 18 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"part" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"storage" 4 reviews
"space" 4 reviews

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Jolenio writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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4

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Great winter & summer car

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not great for long drives

Jolenio
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Fun! — Love it in the summer with the top down and the doors off, nothing better... Great in the winter when the snow is heavy & deep. Super fun car to drive, buying a 4 door Unlimited soon... Not sure what else I can write, but this site wants me to say more :-)

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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tc399 writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler SE Review
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5

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It puts 435 hp on the ground.

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It's a Jeep.  You love them or you are ambivalent. I wish I could find a Dana 60 rear axle in Hawaii.

tc399
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I Kinda Like It. :-) — I didn't like the blown up 4 cylinder engine that it came with but that's fixed. It's actually one of my all-time favorite vehicles. It's a daily driver. I'm retired now, so I can't buy a newer one, but I'd like to.

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barbara_g writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Review
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4

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it's tough, and it's easy to squeeze into things and over things

Cons

unless I have my four wheels on, and then some, even with the best tires, my car has a hard time battling the worst weather conditions.

barbara_g
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It Has A Lot Of Power, But It Has A Hard Time Staying Stable On Icy And Wet Pavement — I think my jeep is no cry baby. I like the way it's tough,but I have to travel in very poor weather quite frequently throughout the year (northern quebec weather...the worst). Getting out of the snow, my baby is a charm, staying stable on ice and wet payment especially on windy days is more of a challenge.

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huddyc writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler X Review
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5

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Dependable and fun to drive

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not very much back seat space or cargo space

huddyc
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Great !! — I have 200,000 miles on this jeep. i drive it everyday. The only things we have replaced are radiator and water pump and while these were out replaced seals. LOVE this jeep. Dependable and fun to drive. Standard...haven't even had to replace brakes which are checked at every other oil change when tire rotated.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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famousperson writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Review
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4

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Fun to drive.

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Gas hog (10 mpg)
Could use more pep

famousperson
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I'd Love It Except For The Gas Mileage — A Jeep is what it is. You either love it or hate it. I love it except for the 10 mpg and lack of acceleration power. Low end power is more than enough. I'd buy a new one except that it's Jaguar's turn.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Marc-antoine writes:
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2

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nothing

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terrible soft top

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Its Not A Jeep, Its A Cheap — very disapointed with this piece of crap, i never recommed to buy this, the convertable is nice but to put the top down or up takes 5 minutes so its stupid, stay away from those nightnare, trouble making machine JUST DONT BUY ONE

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dr_Ollie writes:
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We enjoyed the flexibility of the Wrangler, 4x4, and being able to go topless was quite enjoyable.

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The fuel economy was a little disappointing, and getting people in and out of the back seat was sometimes a challenge.

Dr_Ollie
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Love The Wranglers! — What a neat little suv, it can go anywhere your heart desires. The TJ models of the Jeeps handle really well in all weather conditions. I will definitely own another one in the near future. The fuel economy averaged close to 15-17 miles per gallon.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Anonymous bought one because:

Because you can take off the doors and the Top.

R. Dale writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

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Fun, fun, fun!!!

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If you're looking for speed, forget it.

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I Have Always Wanted A Jeep And This One Has Not Disappointed Me. — This is a fun car to drive. No power, but plenty of just pure, top-down fun. Not expensive to own, except needs both tranny's serviced regularly. If you want a car that works well in all kinds of weather, this is it. Not meant for smooth ride. Meant for fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ricksrubi writes:
2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Review
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Go anywhere, totally reliable, rugged, easy to get parts to upgrade, striking presence,  this is NOT a toy.

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Tall to get into, front seat adequate but space is at a premium, back seat difficult to get into and out of. Cargo area OK with seat removed or folded, limited with seat up

Ricksrubi
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My Ultimate Utility Vehicle — Built to go anywhere but I don't have time (or youth) to use it as one should. Convertible roof has blind spots you need to get used to (or take off). All systems are at 100%, no leaks, no corrosion, comes with a complete assortment of top shelf gear, CB, GPS, straps, clevis pins, tree saver, winch pulley Warn XD9000i skid plates, body armor etc.... there are some lite brush scratches on the sides... more fun to drive than I can explain. Reliability... only ever had to replace the battery once (lack of use). Turn key off roader!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1987 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Its Awesome By DanDiCienzo

I have had the car for a while now. It is old, and I have never taken the time to get it completely fixed. But it drives and its a jeep and it is super fun. The engine leaks oil, but the 4.2L In-line ... Read More

Good Solid Second Vehicle And Now Dedicated Off-road Vehicle. By bbailey056

1987 Wrangler, NP231, Peugeot 5spd, 258ci, originally had Carter 2bbl. Over 200K miles. Installed Mopar Performance Fuel Injection late 90's. Best money I have spent so far. Increased mileage,drivabil... Read More

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1988 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Great By harolds931

Loved it from the start especially when we pull it with our motor home no need for dolys not hard to pull since it is light weight , and sporty when we travel or explore off road, grear for older peo... Read More

A Good First Convertable Car By blanzo22

This Jeep is a nice ride however it needs alot of work. the inside is in pretty good shape and the outside condition is about average. needs a new fuel system and the 4wd doesnt work. other than that ... Read More

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1989 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Awesome By Miles

This is the funnest vehicle to own in my opinion. A must have for the outdoorsy type! I love taking the Jeep camping, off roading, or even just for a joy ride. I enjoy working on mechanical work nearl... Read More

Fun Toy By oldguy2

I bought it as a fixer upper toy and have enjoyed every minute of it. I love the way it looks now and the feeling of freedom driving it with the top down/off. I wish it had a litle more power and got ... Read More

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1990 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Jeep Lover By Dillon

amazing car!!! i would recomend this car to anyone, there is nothing u cant love about a jeep. it cvan go anywhere and do anything and it looks amazing. cheap for the amount of fun u will have in th... Read More

One Of My Favorite Convertibles By Christopher

love my jeep, great off road, not too bad on road. blast to drive in the summer and somtimes winter, if there ia snow. has a 4.5 inch lft 35" tires. never had a problem off road. it is very thisty. Read More

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1991 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

It's A Jeep Thing By soupy6914

i love her wouldn't trade her for anything handels mud snow hills take the top off and cruse in the summer nothing better she gets about 15mpg but almost never gets stuck without it being my fault h... Read More

Best Vehicle In The World For Recreational Use Not So Much For Driving Every Day. By Brent

Well what to say about it, the goods plenty of power out of the six cylinder even turning 33 inch tires, handles good and turns on a dime, built like a tank i don't baby it at all and it just begs for... Read More

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