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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe: Unstoppable efficiency

Just because this SUV has a plug-in hybrid powertrain doesn't mean it's any less capable than a standard Jeep Wrangler.

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Craig Cole
Craig brought 15 years of automotive journalism experience to the Cars team. A lifelong resident of Michigan, he's as happy with a wrench or welding gun in hand as he is in front of the camera or behind a keyboard. When not hosting videos or cranking out features and reviews, he's probably out in the garage working on one of his project cars. He's fully restored a 1936 Ford V8 sedan and then turned to resurrecting another flathead-powered relic, a '51 Ford Crestliner. Craig has been a proud member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).
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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe can take you just about anywhere.

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The interior is familiar and still quite nice, with its high-quality switches and contrast-color stitching.

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This plug-in hybrid Wrangler can go anywhere a normal Wrangler can. 

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Why is the "e" lowercase?

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Light-blue accents signify this Jeep has a hybridized powertrain. 

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Yep, the 4xe model still looks like a Wrangler.

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The hybridized drivetrain provides up to 21 miles of electric-only range and 375 horsepower.

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The Uconnect 4C Nav infotainment system is starting to look a bit dated, but it still works well and is easy to use. 

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The charge port is on the driver's side front fender at the base of the A-pillar. 

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For more photos of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe, keep clicking through this gallery.

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