The Jeep Wrangler is an extremely famous SUV for off-road rides. It is manufactured under the esteemed Chrysler group and offers amazing off-road ability along with powerful performance. The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is going to be a significantly redesigned version of the original one, which was released first at the time of World War II. Even after several upgrades from that time, the model is basically the same. However, the new Jeep Wrangler 2017 is going to be a major redesign of the model.
2017 Jeep Wrangler redesign
The exterior of the 2017 Jeep Wrangler will sport some major changes. Firstly, the vehicle front will come with an altered bumper. The front grill will be changed a lot, and you can find new LED lamps to ensure better visibility. The 2017 Wrangler will be designed to look trendier and more sophisticated. It will be equipped with a new aluminum platform, which would lessen the overall weight of the car. The use of alloy will offer a unique glow to some sections of the car.
The internal cabin will also have some changes in design. The 2017 Jeep Wrangler would comprise of a comfier cabin to make long rides a joy, a satellite navigation system to help drivers find thoroughfares easily and a sophisticated infotainment system consisting of a touch-screen display.
New Jeep Wrangler 2017 diesel specs
The new Jeep Wrangler 2017 will be equipped with a Pentastar V6 engine, having a 3.6-liter displacement capacity. This engine will be mated with either a 5-speed automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox. It would be able to produce peak torque of 260 pounds per feet along with maximum power of 285 horses.
An optional engine choice will be a V6 turbocharged Eco diesel mill with 3.0-liter displacement capacity. This is the same engine which can be found under the hood of the Grand Cherokee and the Ram 1500. It would be able to deliver a peak power of 240 horsepower and a maximum torque of 420 pounds per feet. This engine will be coupled with an 8-speed AMT gearbox. It would offer a fuel economy of 28 mpg on highways and 21 mpg on busy city roads.
2017 Jeep Wrangler release date and price
The basic version of the new Jeep Wrangler 2017 will come at over $25,000 while the high-end model would be available with a price tag of around $40,000. The car will be released into the auto market at the end of 2016 or the first quarter of 2017. Main rivals could be Toyota 4Runner and Nissan Xterra but off-roading will belong to the 2017 Jeep Wrangler.