Finding a vehicle to fit our family can be a challenge because I need something versatile. As a family vehicle, the Jeep Wrangler can be a great option thanks to its passenger space, configurable interior, and durability.
Knowing what to consider when purchasing a Jeep involves a bit of research. Luckily, I’ve done it for y’all.
Cost is a vital factor in car shopping, especially for a family vehicle. The models of the Jeep Wrangler range in cost and vary in amenities (such as upgraded suspensions.) If you want to stay on the low end, you can opt for the base model Wrangler and add accessories later.
Jeeps might be the most versatile SUV on the market because of their range of accessories. You can purchase many accessories to upgrade them such as seat covers or a winch. The accessories work across all the Jeep makes and models, giving you the opportunity to think about how you can adapt the vehicle down the road if you can’t afford to do so immediately.
Luckily, Jeeps hold onto their resell value better than some other SUVs. This primarily has to do with Jeep’s iconic reputation for being so durable and fun to drive. Off-road enthusiasts gravitate towards Jeeps because they handle themselves so well and they’re nearly indestructible. If you purchase a Jeep, you can expect a decent—maybe even great—resell value. Consider buying a used Jeep instead of a new model to save yourself money.
Two-Door Vs. Four-Door Jeeps
You’ll also have to think about whether you’ll want a two-door or four-door Jeep. For moms and dads who have kids, choosing the four-door version is probably a no-brainer. There are also some reasons that couples without children might want to go with the four-door version, too—for example, it has a longer wheelbase which can give you more traction on hills.
As a family vehicle, the Jeep Wrangler is a good choice, but you should take some time and think about what to consider when purchasing a Jeep to decide if it’s right for you and your family.