Jeep Wrangler is one of the most popular mid-size off-road four-wheel drive SUV. It is manufactured by the renowned American automobile corporation Chrysler. The Jeep Wrangler has been around since 1987 and it has been making headlines in the automotive world since then. A new generation Wrangler is scheduled to appear in the auto world sometimes in 2017. According to reports, the new Jeep Wrangler’s design will be specifically for long distance travel, with the maximum possible round clearance. Other sources also claim that the 2017 Jeep Wrangler will come with the new independent suspension, a new technology which will make it better than other already existing models. Similarly, it will be equipped with new advanced features aimed at luring buyers who adore classic cars.
2017 Jeep Wrangler: Redesign Exterior and Interior
First and foremost, this new 2017 Jeep Wrangler acquire a complete overhaul of its current steel body parts. Instead, the automaker will replace this steel with new aluminum body shell. This change of the material to be used in the new model is expected to attract a new platform. Sources claim that the current model’s body-on-frame architecture is likely to be dropped in favor of a new uni-body platform which could further reduce the new model’s weight. Furthermore, these changes in architecture of this SUV are likely to attract other changes including the 2017 Jeep Wrangler production house. The previous Jeep Wrangler have been constructed in Toledo Assembly Plant for decades, but is likely to change since the plant is not in a capacity to respond to the needs of the new model. The platform change is also aimed at improving this model’s fuel consumption.
This new 2017 Jeep Wrangler will go through a complete redesign and upgrading even in its interior. This new model is said to come with a fold-down windshield similar to that found in other modern Jeeps. Another amazing feature in this new Wrangler is the installation of an extra large sun-roof such as the one found on the 2016 Renegade. Furthermore, this new Jeep is said to come with its own tire inflation system. Through this innovative system, the tire will inflate or deflate while the auto is on move.
Owing to this unique body, the 2017 Jeep Wrangler will have a spacious interior with leather upholstered soft seats. The comfy interior will boost the comfort levels of those who will be riding it once it is released in 2017. Nevertheless, the new Jeep Wrangler will carry over some of the features that make it to be what it is, but they will be upgraded for purposes of making a more modern auto.
2017 Jeep Wrangler: Engine Specs
The automaker’s main reason for redesigning Wrangler is not only in reducing its weight, but in making it more fuel economical. In this case, the new Wrangler will run on new drive-trains. One of the expected engines is a new turbocharged unit that shall be the first of its kind in the Jeep’s line-up. This engine will take the place of the current 3.6 liter V6 which generates 280 hp and 347 lb-ft of torque. This current engine’s fuel consumption is rated at 11.7 liters per 100 km. This displacement will be reduced despite the fact that the new engine will be turbocharged.
2017 Jeep Wrangler: Release Date, Price, Competitors
This 2017 Jeep Wrangler is expected to debut in May 2017. The price tag will range between $ 28 000 and $ 40 000, making the 2017 Jeep Wrangler the highly priced model in Jeep’s line-up. The new model will compete with the likes of Land Rover Discovery, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Nissan Xterra and BMW X3 among others.