2021 Jeep Wrangler side view with mountain terrain behind it

What are the engine options for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler?

A guide to finding the best engine for your 2021 Jeep Wrangler 

Looking to buy a new 2021 Jeep Wrangler, but don’t know which engine works best for you? Look below, where we discuss each of the four engine types that are available when you purchase a new Wrangler.  

2021 Jeep Wrangler – 3.6L V6 24V VVT Engine UPG I With Start-Stop 

One of the four engine options in the new 2021 Jeep Wrangler is the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine. This engine comes equipped with start/stop (ESS) technology. With this feature, your car engine will shut off as your vehicle makes complete stops, and then re-ignites for takeoff. This tech feature is designed to help deliver efficient performance for drivers of the 2021 Wrangler. This engine also comes with a 6-Speed Manual Transmission, which enforces smoother control while maneuvering off-road surfaces. 

2021 Jeep Wrangler – 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine With Start-Stop 

The second of the four engine options is the 2.0L Four-Cylinder DOHC Turbo Engine. This engine is well equipped for drivers who like to stay on the road and for those who also do a fair amount of off-roading. Just like the previous engine model, this engine is equipped with start/stop technology to help deliver efficient performance. This engine also comes equipped with an 8-Speed Automatic 850RE Transmission to provide an optimal driving experience for Wrangler owners.  

Interior view of 2021 Jeep Wrangler

2021 Jeep Wrangler – 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine With Start-Stop 

The third of the four engine options for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler is the V6 Turbo Diesel Engine. The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine offers up to 260 horsepower with an additional 442 lb-ft of torque. With this engine equipped on your Wrangler, you’ll experience impressive performance and phenomenal low-end torque. This engine also comes equipped with an 8-Speed Automatic 8HP75 Transmission.  

2021 Jeep Wrangler – 3.6L V6 24V VVT ETORQUE Engine 

The last engine option for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler is the V6 ETORQUE Engine. This engine comes with an 8-Speed Automatic 850RE Transmission that delivers acceleration and smooth, precise shifting for optimal riding quality.