The 1998 Jeep Wrangler is a compact and rugged two-door SUV which offers seating for four. The Wrangler is only offered with 4WD, and is quite capable off-road. The base engine is a 2.5L four-cylinder which produces 120 hp. A larger 4.0L six-cylinder is available and produces 181 hp. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual however a four-speed automatic is optional. The Wrangler comes fitted with a removable hardtop, and an optional soft-top can be put in place.