2011 Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
vs. 2011 Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4

9.4

starting from

$41,415

Reasons to buy the Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4

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Quite powerful
365 HP @ 5,000 RPM
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Better suspension
Independent
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Fast 0-60 time
6.1 seconds
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Comparable towing weight
1560 lb
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

9.3

starting from

$30,620
"Flexible top and door arrangements."
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"Nice audio system."
edmunds.com | talking about the Wrangler's stereo

Reasons to buy the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

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Tighter turning radius
34.9 ft
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Has a subwoofer
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Very inexpensive
$30,620
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Entertainment system
Optional
Entertainment System 7.8 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Winner: Wrangler Rubicon
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  • The Wrangler Rubicon's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Wrangler Rubicon; but it's not available at all on the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
  • The Wrangler Rubicon has 2 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 6 vs 4
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 Winner: F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
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  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's power seats; not available on the Wrangler Rubicon
  • The convenience of keyless entry comes standard on the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4; optional upgrade on the Wrangler Rubicon
Safety Features 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 Winner: F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
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  • Keep kids safe in the rear seat with standard child door locks on the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4; optional upgrade on the Wrangler Rubicon
  • The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has 1 more airbag (including Head / Curtain), 4 vs 3
Cost 9.5 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Winner: Wrangler Rubicon
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  • The best price we've seen is $10,795 cheaper (around 30% less), $30,620 vs $41,415
Performance 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 Winner: F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
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  • The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's Turbocharger forces more air into the engine, improving power output, Turbocharger vs None
  • More than 80% more powerful, 365 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 202 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's power-to-weight ratio is more than 20% better, providing a sportier ride, 15.7 lb/hp vs 20.3 lb/hp
Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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  • Poor protection, 21% to 30% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Practicality - vs 10.0
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  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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Overall 9.4 vs 9.3

Entertainment System

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F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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Number of speakers 4 vs 6 The Wrangler Rubicon has an OK number of speakers, while the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Wrangler Rubicon does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer No vs Yes The Wrangler Rubicon has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Optional It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Wrangler Rubicon; but it's not available at all on the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4

Luxury Features

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F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's power seats; not available on the Wrangler Rubicon
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keyless entry Standard vs Optional The convenience of keyless entry comes standard on the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4; optional upgrade on the Wrangler Rubicon
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leather Optional vs Standard Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Wrangler Rubicon

Safety Features

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F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 4 vs 3 The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has an OK number of airbags while the Wrangler Rubicon has very few (missing Head / Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Not Available Keep kids safe in the rear seat with standard child door locks on the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4; optional upgrade on the Wrangler Rubicon
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Cost

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F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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MSRP $41,415 vs $30,620 Both are priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage 15 mpg vs 15 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Average basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Average lasting basic warranty

Performance

Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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Horsepower 365 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 202 HP @ 5,200 RPM The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 is fairly powerful, but the Wrangler Rubicon is underpowered
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Manual transmission The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's automatic transmission is convenient for stop-and-go traffic
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor Turbocharger vs None The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's Turbocharger lets it maximize power output, quite rare for this class of vehicle
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.7 lb/hp vs 20.3 lb/hp The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 is a sporty car, but the Wrangler Rubicon is sluggish
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 50.4 ft vs 34.9 ft The Wrangler Rubicon can make tight turns, but the F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 takes a little more room to navigate

Crash Test Ratings

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F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 3 stars Poor protection, 21% to 30% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test 4 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Practicality

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F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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Passengers 5 vs 4 The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has the usual number of seats, while the Wrangler Rubicon has very few
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Cargo space Unknown vs 56.5 ft3
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front seats 64.7 ft3 vs 54.7 ft3 The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has roomy front seats, but the Wrangler Rubicon is very cramped
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Base payload capacity 1560 lb vs 892 lb The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 is comparable to most other vehicles for towing capacity, but the Wrangler Rubicon is quite limited
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders 6 vs 4 OK number of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Road Tests

Ford
F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4
2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Jeep
Wrangler Rubicon
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0-60 mph 6.1 seconds vs 11.2 seconds The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 can accelerate to 60mph quickly, but the Wrangler Rubicon is pretty bad
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Braking distance at 60mph 132 ft vs 138 ft The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the Wrangler Rubicon is just OK
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1/4 mile 15.0 s @ 94 mph vs 17.9 s @ Unknown mph The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4's 1/4 mile time is good, but the Wrangler Rubicon's is below average for this class of vehicle
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Lateral acceleration 0.73 g vs 0.62 g The F150 SuperCrew Cab FX4 has OK cornering abilities compared to the below average Wrangler Rubicon
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Top speed 100 mph vs Unknown

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