The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Has 1 Loud Drawback

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 is finally hitting the streets, meaning we get to see how it performs as an off-roader and daily driver. So far Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 391 reviews are mainly positive, but one potential drawback is to consider. 

Is the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 a good SUV? 

A silver 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 SUV navigates a red-rock mountain on a clear day
2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 | Stellantis

Yes, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 is a great SUV. It’s the most powerful Jeep ever, thanks to its beastly V8 engine that Jeepers have been patiently waiting decades for. It has everything fans love about Jeep Wranglers, with 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. 

But we won’t beat around the bush. The Rubicon 392 has one drawback to consider. According to Autoblog, this beast is loud. However, because the Rubicon 392 is an off-roader with a 6.4-liter V8, this isn’t exactly surprising. 

Autoblog noted that the factory exhaust sounds fantastic, but you’ll be heard for miles before you’re seen. It has 10.3-inches of ground clearance with a two-inch lift, so it has a high seating position. While this can be preferred for drivers, it also adds to the heavy feel. 

The Rubicon 392 feels larger than it is and can seem a little loose. The Car Connection noted that the Rubicon 392 has a bumpy ride and constantly requires steering wheel adjustments. Driving a Rubicon with extra power can be exhausting. But there are great things to mention about it as well. 

Also, if you don’t want your Rubicon 392 to be loud all the time, you can put it in Quiet mode to moderate exhaust sound. Performance mode opens the electronically-controlled exhaust valves, enhancing the sound. 

How does the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 perform? 

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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 excels with flying colors. Autoblog mentions that it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 4.5 seconds. The Wrangler Rubicon 392 is fast, exciting, and built to dominate rough terrain. 

It has an approach angle of 44.5 degrees, a break-over angle of 22.6 degrees, and a departure angle of 37.5 degrees, which are better than all other Rubicon variants. Plus, it can traverse up to 32.5-inches of water. 

The unique air induction system can divert about 15 gallons of water per minute away from the engine. Also, it has a secondary air intake in case the hood scoop gets obstructed.

Jeep stiffened the frame and suspension to better handle the Rubicon 392’s weight and power too. This helps the heavy-duty widetrack Dana 44 axles with performance Fox shocks provide better responses to various driving conditions. 

How much does the Wrangler Rubicon 392 cost? 

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 driving around desert roads at dusk
2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 | Jeep

Alright, prepare your wallet. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 has an MSRP of $73,500. This price is listed before dealership fees, and the destination fee has been added. But this price is for the Launch Edition. Cheaper variants may come out later this summer. 

It also provides tons of value. You get embroidered black leather-trimmed seats with custom bronze stitching, wheel-mounted paddle shifters, a premium audio system, and an 8.4-inch touchscreen that features Unconnect 4C NAV. 

The forward-facing TrailCam Off-Road Camera will guide you through rugged terrain, and the display features crucial off-roading information to keep you informed. Plus, the seven inch Driver Information Digital Display can be customized to display key stats. 

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 may take some getting used to on the road as the most potent Wrangler ever. However, it provides comfort, style, and unique capabilities for the ultimate adventuring.