The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is surely one of the most wanted models of this company and it will finally get a new generation. This model originally was introduced in 1986 as a successor of the Jeep CJ, while the current generation is on the market since 2007. This new, forth generation model is expected during 2016 as a model for 2017. It will come improved, with many changes in engine, interior and exterior department and it will also have a new platform.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Exterior and interior design
As for the exterior, the 2017 Jeep Wrangler will come with many significant changes and one of the most exciting is a new aluminum-made body. This is very important for this model, because with this change, it will have significant weight loss which could ensure much better fuel economy. The new Wrangler might have a unibody platform instead of its traditional body-on-frame platform. Since this information is just speculation, the question remains will the company really do that, but if it does, it will surely be a revolutionary move of this company, because all previous models had the traditional body-on-frame platform.
Exterior design wise, the new Wrangler will keep its good-old traditional boxy appearance, but it will have plenty of design tweaks which will provide a more attractive and modern look keeping its old recognizable one. This model will most likely have a fixed hoop of rollover protection and a soft-top convertible roof. It will have black front and rear bumper and also, complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights.
As for the interior, this new model will have more cabin space than its previous models. The interior will be well equipped with a 12v power outlet, RDS audio system and a CD player which will read MP3. The new Wrangler also could be equipped with an imobilizer, stability control features, bucket front seats, front seat mug holders, new delayed fade courtesy lights etc.
Engine and performance
There are no official informations about the engine. However, there are some speculations that the new Wrangler will continue to use the current 3.6-liter Pentastar. This engine is capable to produce 285 hp and 260 pound-feet of torque. It should also come in diesel variant too, and it will most likely be the same engine which is used in the current generation. It is a 2.8-liter I4 engine and it can deliver 180 hp and 295 pound-feet of toque. It is still questionable will the five-speed automatic and six-speed manual transmission stay or not.
There is a chance that the company offers the 2017 Jeep Wrangler with a new engine to increase the number of engine options and to improve its performance. That engine could be a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 Eco Diesel. This engine can generate 240 hp and 420 lb-ft and it might mate with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The numbers of the fuel economy for this engine could be 21 mpg/city and 28 mpg/highway.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Price and release date
The new Wrangler will be presented during 2016 as a 2017 model. The price is still unknown, but comparing with a previous model it could be a little more expensive. According to some reviewers the base price will probably be around $28,000, while for the diesel option the price could be increased for $2,000 to $3,000.
July 12, 2016