The news of a new Jeep Wrangler being launched soon would excite many fans and customers, and surprisingly this news is true. Yes, the new 2017 Jeep Wrangler is soon going to be launched by the company. This new model will not just be a plain old Jeep Wrangler, but new features will be added into this model that is going to make it even better than the rest. So customers and buyers can hope for the best from this upcoming model.
2017 Jeep Wrangler – Engine Specs and Performance
Guesses are that those who are familiar with the Jeep Wrangler model must know how good these models are when it comes to off-road driving. For great off-road driving capabilities in a vehicle, the drivetrain used must be very powerful.
And as a choice for a powerful engine, a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine will be used. This V6 diesel engine is able to produce an output of 260 pound-feet of torque and 285 Hp. This engine has its characteristics of giving a smooth driving experience in normal conditions and a powerful driving experience in off-road driving.
It has been said that the size and weight of this engine will be reduced which will result in an increased efficiency. Locking differentials will also be included in this upcoming 2017 Jeep Wrangler, which enhances its off-road driving competence.
With the help of this drivetrain, this model will be able to reach 60 miles per hour from 0 in a sprint of 6.6 seconds. The maximum speed of this vehicle is 99 miles per hour. The towing capacity of this model is impressive and is 2000 pounds, and the Unlimited model has 3,500 pounds.
In terms of the transmission system of this model, either a six-speed manual transmission system or a five-speed automatic transmission system will be used. And for its drive configuration, an all-wheel drive system will be used.
Outer body description of 2017 Jeep Wrangler
Interesting modifications have been done in the outer body of this new Jeep Wrangler 2017. A major change is that an aluminium uni-body has been featured in this model. What this means is that a single body is constructed by using aluminium.
This use of aluminium in the construction of its body reduces the overall weight which increases the performance of this 2017 Jeep Wrangler. And because aluminium is used for the construction of its body, this vehicle will have more curves as aluminium is easy to work on.
The folding windscreen will not be present in this 2017 Jeep Wrangler, the wheelbase which is already big and wide will be made larger. This new Jeep Wrangler is said to feature four doors, a removable hard top will also be featured in this model.
The headlights and taillights will be improved, and these improved headlights and taillights will have a much better visibility. New powerful headlights have been featured in this model which boasts its character of off-road driving.
The front bumper is made stylish, and this bumper has several utility functions. A tow hook has also been featured in the front suggesting that this vehicle is made for off-road driving purposes.
The rest of its body remains the same, some extra curves will be featured, which gives its outer body a more pronounced accent in terms of structure and style. A new set of alloy wheels that have less weight will also be there in this model.
Interior cabin features:
The interior cabin of this new 2017 Jeep Wrangler will be made very comfortable that will give a great driving experience to the driver as well as the passengers. This utmost comfort is provided by upholstery that is done by fine materials.
Upholstery of leather will be featured in the seats, high-quality material upholstery will be done to other cabin accessories as well. The centre console and instrument cluster will be revisited and some new controls might be added.
A larger touchscreen display will be featured with new in-built apps, this upgraded display will have a superior navigation system. This interior cabin is better lit as LED lighting is used, the door panels have also been revised.
The seats have been given a new arrangement, and this new arrangement creates more free space and therefore making this interior cabin spacious. The steering wheel will be made more accessible and new control buttons will be featured in it. The bumper in its rear portion is also slightly modified and made sporty.
Fuel Economy and Competitors
This new 2017 Jeep Wrangler has its fuel economy ratings of 21 miles per gallon in highway drive and 17 miles per gallon in city areas. Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Subaru Forester and Toyota Tacoma are some of the main competitors of this new Jeep Wrangler.
2017 Jeep Wrangler – Price and Release Date
This model will be available with a starting price of $24,890, and its price will go higher for top trims. This 2017 Jeep Wrangler is supposed to be launched in September in 2017.