“Is it worth buying a Rubicon edition?” We hear that question routinely. Out of the box, it’s hard to beat the Wrangler Rubicon. While the first-edition Rubicon (’03-’06) was jam-packed with off-road features, Jeep took things up a notch with the ’07 model year. In addition to front and rear selectable differential lockers, mud-terrain tires, and a 4:1 transfer case ratio, the JK Rubicon platforms now came standard with an electric push-button sway-bar disconnect and Next Generation Dana 44 axles.