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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon vs 2021 Subaru Forester Limited: Which Brings a Better Transmission to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 30, 2021 at 03:01PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler rubicon for sale in calgary abThe Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and Subaru Forester Limited both have 4x4 capabilities. These two all-terrain SUVs stand out in their class, but they differ from one another when it comes to their drivetrains. Here is a closer look at what they offer to Calgary auto shoppers.
 
Wrangler Rubicon

Engine
: 3.6L V6
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Transmission Options: 8-speed auto
Engine Options: 2.0L turbo and 3.6L eTorque V6
Drive Type: Rock-Trac 4x4 with two speeds

Forester Limited

Engine
: 2.5L I-4
Transmission: CVT
Transmission Options: None
Engine Options: None
Drive Type: Full-time AWD

The 2021 Wrangler Rubicon has a six-speed manual transmission, which offers more reliability than the Subaru's continuous variable option. Skid plates ensure that the Jeep's transfer case is protected, even on rough surfaces. Furthermore, shoppers can opt for an available 2.0L Turbo or a 3.6L eTorque mild-hybrid V6 - both paired with eight-gear automatic shifting. 

To check on the availability of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S vs 2021 Subaru Forester Sport: Which Brings More Exciting Performance to Calgary?

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(Posted on Mar 29, 2021 at 01:43PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Subaru Forester both offer Sport trims for the 2021 model year. These vehicles are known for their performance and off-road prowess. Which of the two brings more capability to Calgary, AB? 
 
Wrangler Unlimited Sport S

Engine
: 3.6L V6
Horsepower: 285
Torque: 260 lb.-ft
Drive Type: Command-Trac 4x4
Transmission: Six-speed manual

Forester Sport

Engine
: 2.5L I-4
Horsepower: 182
Torque: 176 lb.-ft
Drive Type: Subaru Intelligent AWD
Transmission: CVT

For drivers who value performance, on and off the pavement, the Wrangler Unlimited Sport S is the obvious choice of this pair. The Jeep backs up its rough and ready image with a capable engine and reliable six-speed manual transmission. Furthermore, its Selec-Terrain Traction Management System allows you to tailor the powertrain to fit the specific conditions and situation. 

To learn more about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S or to schedule a test drive, contact our Calgary, AB dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs 2021 Hyundai Tucson: Which Brings Better Engines to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 25, 2021 at 01:01PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler unlimited for sale calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and 2021 Hyundai Tucson both offer multiple engine options. These choices make it possible to get a vehicle with the exact performance specifications to fit your needs. How do the two autos compare in this area? 
 
2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Base Engine
: 3.6L Pentastar V6 
Horsepower: 285
Torque: 260 lb.-ft
Upgrades: 2.0L Turbo, 3.0L Diesel
Best AWD Fuel Economy: 9.5 L/100 km combined

2021 Hyundai Tucson 

Base Engine
: 2.0L I-4 GDI 
Horsepower: 160
Torque: 150 lb.-ft
Upgrades: 2.4L GDI I-4
Best AWD Fuel Economy: 10.1 L/100 km combined

With a stronger standard engine and powerful and efficient turbocharged and diesel options, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers more choices than the Hyundai. The base V6 comes with ESS, which improves fuel economy without sacrificing performance. Meanwhile, the additional powertrains balance extra muscle and frugal gas use. 

To check on the engine choices for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler vs 2021 Hyundai Tucson: Which Brings Better Passenger Comfort to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 24, 2021 at 12:30PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler unlimited in calgary abThe Hyundai Tucson is a popular small SUV, while the 2021 Jeep Wrangler is one of the most easily recognisable vehicles on the road in Calgary. Both these options can accommodate five people, but which one provides more comfort for passengers? 
 
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

(Front/Rear Measurements)
Capacity: 2/3
Headroom: 1083/1059 mm
Legroom: 1038/974
Cargo Volume: 897 L

Hyundai Tucson Luxury

(Front/Rear Measurements)
Capacity: 2/3
Headroom: 1005/995 mm
Legroom: 1129/970
Cargo Volume: 877 L

The significantly more headroom and a spacious back seat, the four-door Wrangler Unlimited comes out ahead of the South Korean SUV in this comparison. The Jeep also boasts a 60/40 split-folding rear bench. When down, the vehicle's cargo capacity increases to 2050 L. 

What about the seats themselves? They come with comfortable cloth upholstery, except on the Sahara Altitude trims, which offer a premium leather interior. 

To learn more about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited models, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler vs 2021 Hyundai Tucson: Which Brings a Better Drivetrain to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 23, 2021 at 12:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Hyundai Tucson are all-terrain, every-season vehicles that are as effective as family transporters as they are for off-road adventures. Whether you are on the trail or carrying the kids around town, you need a drivetrain that can handle whatever conditions you might encounter. Which of the pair performs better in this area? 
 
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys

Engine: 3.6L V6
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic
Drive Type: Command Trac 4x4
Settings: Selec-Terrain Traction Management
Ground Clearance: 246 mm
Wheels: 17-inch Moab Black Aluminum
Tires: 255/75R17C 32-inch

Hyundai Tucson Luxury

Engine: 2.4L I-4
Transmission: Six-speed automatic
Drive Type: HTRAC AWD
Settings: Drive Mode Select
Ground Clearance: 162 mm
Wheels: 18-inch
Tires: 225/55R18 all-season

The 2021 Wrangler Unlimited Willys brings a more powerful engine, better ground clearance, and a shiftable 4x4 system to Calgary. The Jeep also makes it easy to handle unforeseen circumstances with a full-size spare tire, electronic traction control, and automatic headlamps.

To learn more about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Willys, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S vs 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Big Bend: Which Brings More Power to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 12, 2021 at 12:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler unlimited for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S and 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Big Bend are both appealing options for people seeking a rugged 4x4 vehicle. Though these two have practical attributes that help drivers negotiate difficult winter and off-road conditions, they are somewhat different when it comes to their powertrains. 
 
Wrangler Unlimited Sport S

Base Engine
: 3.6L V6
Horsepower/Torque: 285/260 lb.-ft
Transmission: Six-speed manual 
Optional Upgrades: 2.0L Turbo or 3.0L Diesel

Bronco Sport Big Bend

Base Engine
: 1.5L Turbo
Horsepower/Torque: 181/190 lb.-ft
Transmission: Eight-speed auto
Optional Upgrade: 2.0L Turbo

Thanks to its larger base engine and two upgrade options, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S comes out ahead in this comparison. Drivers also get the Command-Trac Shift-on-the-Fly 4x4 system, skid plates, and Dana heavy-duty axles. With these performance-related features, this SUV stands out in terms of power and the ability to manage different terrain and weather conditions. 

To check the availability of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport S, contact our Calgary dealership today.

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Ford Bronco: Which Brings a Better Diesel Engine to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 9, 2021 at 03:01PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Ford Bronco are two iconic off-road-ready vehicles. Both have excellent 4x4 drivetrains, heavy-duty shocks and suspension systems, and multiple engines. For those who want the extra torque and fuel efficiency of a diesel, however, one of the pair stands out. 
 
Jeep Wrangler

Base Engine
: 3.6L Pentastar V6
Base Horsepower: 285
Diesel Engine: 3.0L V6
Diesel Torque: 442 lb.-ft

Ford Bronco 

Base Engine
: 2.3L Turbo I-4
Base Horsepower: 270
Diesel Engine: None
Diesel Torque: N/A

With a more muscular base engine and a diesel offering, the Jeep stands out in this comparison. The 3.0L is available on all Unlimited (four-door) models. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and can pull up to 1,588 kg, while providing excellent fuel efficiency (9.8 L/100 km combined). In addition, the Wrangler can match the Ford's turbocharged option with a 2.0L I-4, which equals the Bronco's 270 hp. 

To learn more about the Jeep Wrangler's engine options, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara vs 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE: Which Brings Better 4x4 Performance to Calgary?

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(Posted on Mar 5, 2021 at 01:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE both offer flexible 4x4 drivetrains and traction and stability management systems. Which of these tools performs better on Calgary, Alberta's roads and trails? 
 
2021 Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

Drive Type: Command Trac 4x4
4x4 Modes: Regular and Low
Selection: Manual, Shift-on-the-Fly

2021 Highlander XLE

Drive Type: AWD with rear-axle disconnect
4x4 Modes: Regular
Selection: Automatic

The 2021 Unlimited Sahara brings a more flexible 4x4 system to Calgary. Drivers can toggle between two and four-wheel drive depending on their needs. With the Command Trac design, these changes can happen at highway speeds (up to 88 km/h). This Jeep Wrangler trim also has a low gear mode for crawling over unstable or steep surfaces. It increases traction and stability by multiplying the torque to a ratio of 2.72:1.  

To test drive the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and its Command Trac 4x4, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler vs 2021 Toyota Highlander: Which Brings More Engine Options to Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 4, 2021 at 03:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Toyota Highlander are utility vehicles. With adjustable seating layouts and available components, these SUVs are highly customisable. Which one of this pair is better when it comes to choosing a powertrain to fit your needs? 
 
2021 Jeep Wrangler

Base engine
: 3.6L V6 with ESS
Turbocharged option: 2.0L I-4
Diesel: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6
Hybrid: 2.0L plug-in (4xe model)

2021 Toyota Highlander

Base engine
: 3.5L V6 with VVT
Turbocharged option: None
Diesel: None
Hybrid: 2.5L I-4 with Synergy Drive

Offering diesel, turbo, and plug-in hybrid options, the 2021 Wrangler has more alternatives than the 2021 Highlander. Jeep also brings two different transmissions, allowing you to select a six-speed manual (V6 models) or eight-gear automatic. All powertrains come with between 260 and 295 hp. Depending on your choice, you can get fuel economy as low as 9.5 L/100 km (combined) and a towing capacity of up to 1,588 kg. 

To see which Jeep Wrangler engines are available near you, contact our Calgary dealership today.

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon vs 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE: Which Has Better Ground Clearance in Calgary, AB?

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(Posted on Mar 3, 2021 at 09:40AM by Josh Lew)
2021 jeep wrangler for sale in calgary abThe 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon and the 2021 Toyota Highlander XLE have traits, such as AWD, that allow them to handle poor conditions and off-road driving. Autos in the mid-size SUV class often protect vital components like the transfer case and transmission with higher-than-average ground clearance and under-side shields. Which of these two stands out in this area? 
 
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

Ground clearance
: 27.4 cm
Skid plates: Standard
Approach angle: 43.9 degrees
Departure angle: 37 degrees 

Toyota Highlander XLE

Ground clearance
: 20.4 cm
Skid plates: Not available
Approach angle: 18 degrees
Departure angle: 23 degrees 

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers more ground clearance. Also, it can handle much steeper inclines thanks to its vastly superior approach and departure angles. The Rubicon is especially adept at meeting off-road challenges because of its Rock Trac 4x4 system, low range gears, and a water fording depth of up to 76 cm. 

Contact our Calgary dealership today to schedule a test drive in the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon.


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