One of the most famous Jeep’s products is its off-road vehicle Wrangler. The SUV was always made to challenge toughest terrains, and during the years base with huge number of fans was obtained. Now, new generation is on its way, and firs model should be 2018 Jeep Wrangler. We suppose that next year will be a year of pickups for this company, but after that crossovers take the scene. With new generation, new features are coming, and there are some exciting news about features list and systems included.
2018 Jeep Wrangler changes
Legendary crossover will have some same features and solutions as current model. As we heard, independent suspension is coming with 2018 Jeep Wrangler and it was used first for Jeep Wagoneer 50 years ago. With floating solid axles it gives high ground clearance, which should improve off-road skills. Frame is going to use a lot of aluminum, and according to some rumors, not all-aluminum parts will be used. There will be also hydro-formed steel frame. Fans was worried about reducing off-road capabilities, but Jeep’s spokesmen told there is no need for worries.
2018 Jeep Wrangler specs
There will be few engine options for crossover since there are various demands from buyers from different parts of the world. We are sure that V6 drivetrain is going to take position under the hood of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler. It is certain that North-American vehicles will use diesel as its fuel. This improves low-end torque and off-road skills. A year or two after the launch of the 2018 Wrangler, hybrid version could come out with improved fuel economy. European models will get only diesel model, but displacement wasn’t unveiled yet. New Wrangler is going to be more aerodynamic with slant larger than before. Vehicle is going to use 8-speed auto transmission, while 6-speed manual is optional. Some options for other models are Chrysler’s second-generation eight-speed gearbox and ZF 8HP75.
2018 Jeep Wrangler mileage
Due to bigger use of the aluminum, weight is going to be reduced, and with it, 2018 Jeep Wrangler becomes more fuel-friendly. Mileage is boosted by few miles per gallon and this could be additional advantage for luring potential buyers.