How Much Does a Jeep Wrangler Weigh?

One of the most popular off-road vehicles available today is the Jeep Wrangler.

Not only do people like them for their rugged looks and ability to go anywhere and do anything, but they also like them for their many Jeep Wrangler accessories and add-ons that can be added to increase their style and functionality.

One thing to consider when picking up accessories, like a winch, is the weight of the vehicle, and Jeep Wranglers can vary quite a bit, so just how much does a Jeep Wrangler weigh?

That’s what we’re going to explore in this article, diving into detail on each and every model.

How much does a Jeep Wrangler weigh?

Taking all generations of Wrangler into consideration a Jeep Wrangler weighs between 2,855 – 5,222 lb (1,295 – 2,369 kg).

Modern Jeep Wranglers weigh between 3,919 – 5,222 lb (1,778 – 2,369 kg).

As there are a lot of different Wranglers let us have a look at each generation and the various model weight individually.

How much does a Jeep Wrangler YJ weigh?

Jeep Wrangler YJ’s weigh between 2,855 – 3,371 lb (1,295 – 1,529 kg).

Through the years of production (1987 – 1996), there was a decent lineup of different models ranging from the base spec 2.5 Hard-Top all the way to the 4.0 Sahara Automatic, so let’s see what the individual models weighed over the years.

The YJ Wranglers were only available as 2-door soft-tops or hard-tops.

1994 Jeep Wrangler
Year & ModelWeight
1987–1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 2,855–3,241 lb (1,295–1,470 kg)
1987–1995 Jeep Wrangler Laredo 2,954–3,197 lb (1,340–1,450 kg)
1987–1995 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2,954–3,197 lb (1,340–1,450 kg)
1988 – 1993 Jeep Wrangler Islander3,164–3,371 lb (1,435–1,529 kg)
1990 – 1994 Jeep Wrangler Renegade 3,164–3,371 lb (1,435–1,529 kg)
1991–1995 Jeep Wrangler Sport 2,954–3,371 lb (1,340–1,529 kg)
1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande2,934 lb (1,331 kg)

How much does a Jeep Wrangler TJ weigh?

Jeep Wrangler TJ’s weigh between 3,164 – 3,803 lb (1,435 – 1,725 kg).

This was the first model generation that had a whole host of cosmetic limited-edition models.

The Tomb Raider Edition was produced the least and came with an LED light bar, riveted fender flares, tubular grille guard, and dark slate fabric on the seats with red stitching.

The TJ Wranglers were also only available as 2-door soft-top or hard-top variants.

Year & ModelWeight
1997–2006 Jeep Wrangler  SE3,045-3,274 lb (1,381-1,485 kg)
1997–2006 Jeep Wrangler  Sport3,539 lb (1,565 kg)
1997–2004 Jeep Wrangler  Sahara3,362 lb (1,525 kg)
2001 Jeep Wrangler 60th Anniversary Edition 3,549 lb (1,610 kg)
2002 Jeep Wrangler  Rubicon3,097-3,832 lb (1,405-1,686 kg)
2002–2003 Jeep Wrangler  Apex Edition3,241-3,274 lb (1,470-1,485 kg)
2002–2006 Jeep Wrangler  X3,438 lb (1,545 kg)
2003 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition3,241-3,274 lb (1,470-1,485 kg)
2003 Jeep Wrangler Tomb Raider Edition3,241-3,274 lb (1,470-1,485 kg)
2003–2005 Jeep Wrangler Rocky Mountain Edition 3,241-3,274 lb (1,470-1,485 kg)
2004 Jeep Wrangler Columbia Edition3,241-3,274 lb (1,470-1,485 kg)
2004–2005 Jeep Wrangler Willys Edition3,241-3,274 lb (1,470-1,485 kg)
2004–2006 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Sport Edition3,721 lb (1,688 kg)
2005 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Editon Unlimited Rubicon3,781 lb (1,715 kg)
2006 Jeep Wrangler 65th Anniversary Edition3,832 lb (1,686 kg)
2006 Jeep Wrangler Golden Eagle3,438 lb (1,545 kg)

How much does a Jeep Wrangler JK weigh?

Jeep Wrangler JK’s weigh between 3,836 – 4,526 lb (1,740 – 2,053 kg).

With the launch of the 3rd generation Wrangler, a whole new engine lineup was introduced and the continuation of limited-edition production versions was also maintained.

The most limited of which was the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Special Edition, which was a tribute to one of the best-selling fps games of the time.

The JK Wrangler was the first generation with 4-door variants, and both 2-doors and 4-door versions were available with soft-tops and hard-tops.

Jeep Wrangler JK 2-Door Weight

Year & ModelWeight
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Base or SE3,759-4,262 lb (1,705-1,933 kg)
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Sport or X or X-S3,759-4,262 lb (1,705-1,933 kg)
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Sahara3,876-4,211 lb (1,758-1,910 kg)
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Rubicon3,792-4,104 lb (1,720-1,861 kg)
2009-2010 Jeep Wrangler Rocky Mountain Edition3,759-4,262 lb (1,705-1,933 kg)
2010-2011 Jeep Wrangler Islander Edition3,759-4,262 lb (1,705-1,933 kg)
2010-2017 Jeep Wrangler Mountain Edition3,759-4,262 lb (1,705-1,933 kg)
2011 Jeep Wrangler 70th Anniversary Edition4,005 lb (1,817 Kg)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition4,075 lb (1,848 kg)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic4,262-4,288 lb (1,933-1,945 kg)
2013-2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition4,262-4,288 lb (1,933-1,945 kg)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition4,262-4,288 lb (1,933-1,945 kg)
2013 Jeep Wrangler Overland Edition4,217 lb (1,913 kg)
2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition4,262 lb (1,933 kg)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X Edition4,262 lb (1,933 kg)
2015 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler4,075 lb (1,848 kg)
2017 Jeep Wrangler Golden Eagle4,075 lb (1,848 kg)
2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock4,104 lb (1,861 kg)
2016 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary Edition3,951 lb (1,792 kg)
2016 Jeep Wrangler Backcountry Edition3,951 lb (1,792 kg)
2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Bear / Black Edition3,759 lb (1,705 kg)

Jeep Wrangler JK 4-Door Weight

Year & ModelWeight
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Base or SE4,079-4,123 lb (1,850-1,870 kg)
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Sport or X or X-S4,075-4,691 lb (1,848-2,128 kg)
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Sahara4,054-4,530 lb (1,839-2,055 kg)
2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler Ultimate Rubicon4,315-4,691 lb (1,957-2,128 kg)
2009-2010 Jeep Wrangler Rocky Mountain Edition4,075 lb (1,848 kg)
2010-2011Jeep Wrangler Islander Edition4,075 lb (1,848 kg)
2010-2017 Jeep Wrangler Mountain Edition4,075 lb (1,848 kg)
2011 Jeep Wrangler 70th Anniversary Edition4,269 lb (1,936 kg)
2012-2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude Edition4,054-4,530 lb (1,839-2,055 kg)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition4,315 lb (1,957 kg)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Brute5,200 lb (2,359 kg)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition4,277 lb (1,940 kg)
2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic4,570-4,691 lb (2,073-2,128 kg)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition4,570-4,691 lb (2,073-2,128 kg)
2013 Jeep Wrangler Overland Edition4,691 lb (2,128 kg)
2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition4,570 lb (2,073 kg)
2013-2018 Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition4,570-4,691 lb (2,073-2,128 kg)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon X Edition4,570 lb (2,073 kg)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Dragon Edition4,054-4,530 lb (1,839-2,055 kg)
2015 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler4,277 lb (1,940 kg)
2017 Jeep Wrangler Golden Eagle4,277 lb (1,940 kg)
2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock4,315 lb (1,957 kg)
2016 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary Edition4,269 lb (1,936 kg)
2016 Jeep Wrangler Backcountry Edition4,269 lb (1,936 kg)
2016 Jeep Wrangler Black Bear / Black Edition4,075 lb (1,848 kg)

How much does a Jeep Wrangler JL weigh?

Jeep Wrangler JL’s weigh between 3,919 – 5,222 lb (1,778 – 2,369 kg).

With the launch of the Jeep Wrangler JL came a whole host of new engine options and even the first-ever production hybrid Jeep Wrangler with two electric motors, one producing 44 hp (33 kW) and another that is 134 hp (100 kW).

This was also the first time in decades that Jeep brought back the Gladiator name, by making a pick-up version of the JL Wrangler.

JL is the current generation of Jeep Wranglers and they’re available as both 2-door and 4-door options, both available with soft or hard-tops.

Jeep Wrangler JL 2-Door Weight

ModelWeight
Jeep Wrangler Sport3,919-4,010 lb (1,778-1,819 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sport S3,948 lb (1,791 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4XE plug-in hybrid4,178-4,406 lb (1,895-1,999 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4XE plug-in hybrid4,145-4,332 lb (1,880-1,965 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sport RHD4,196 lb (1,903 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Willys3,948 lb (1,791 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Willys Sport3,948 lb (1,791 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Islander Edition3,948 lb (1,791 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition3,948 lb (1,791 kg)
2021 Jeep Wrangler 80th Anniversary Edition3,948 lb (1,791 Kg)
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Jeep Wrangler JL 4-Door Weight

ModelWeight
Jeep Wrangler Sport4,167-4,654 lb (1,890-2,111 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sport S4,167 lb (1,890 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4XE plug-in hybrid4,451-5,100 lb (2,019-2,313 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4XE plug-in hybrid4,449-5,222 lb (2,018-2,369 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 3925,103 lb (2,315 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Moab Edition4,345 lb (1,971 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sport Altitude4,167 lb (1,890 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sahara Altitude4,263 lb (1,934 kg)
Jeep Wrangler High Altitude 4XE plug-in hybrid4,549-5,000 lb (2,063-2,268 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Sport RHD4,921 lb (2,232 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Willys4,167 lb (1,890 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Willys Sport4,167 lb (1,890 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Islander Edition4,167 lb (1,890 kg)
Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition4,167 lb (1,890 kg)
2021 Jeep Wrangler 80th Anniversary Edition4,505 lb (2,043 Kg)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the lightest Jeep Wrangler?

The lightest Jeep Wrangler is the 1987 Wrangler SE weighing in at just 2,855 lb (1,295 kg).

In comparison, the latest generation of Jeep Wrangler weighs almost double that at 5,222 lb (2,369 kg), with the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4XE plug-in hybrid.

This additional weight is mostly due to the increased safety measures and the extra weight of the battery pack for the hybrid system.

What is the heaviest Jeep?

Weighing in at 7,700lb (3,493 kg), the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer is the heaviest production Jeep on the market.

What makes it even more remarkable is that even with its immense weight, it’s exceptionally good off-road and works great on snow and ice.

What is the smallest Jeep?

The Jeep Renegade is the smallest production Jeep on the market currently, with dimensions of 127.8in (3246mm) length, 71.1in (1805mm) wide, and 67in (1702mm) high.

It is also the lightest current production Jeep with a curb weight of just 3,075 lb (1,395 kg), which is exactly 220 lb (100 kg) heavier than the first generation Wrangler SE.

Final thoughts on the weight of a Jeep Wrangler

The weight of a Jeep Wrangler can vary quite a lot depending on the model and generation. The lightest Jeep Wrangler weighed in at 2,855 lb (1,295 kg) while the heaviest Jeep Wrangler is almost double that at 5,222 lb (2,369 kg)

Overall, Jeep Wranglers weigh on average 4,039 lb (1832 kg). 

That’s not too heavy for a vehicle of its size and is one of the many reasons why it is so popular with off-roading enthusiasts.