Looks like the rumors about the production of a new 2017 Jeep Wrangler are true. This popular jeep will bring many interesting changes and improvements.
Exterior design and improvements
This iconic pickup truck will represent the next generation of this model. New 2017 Jeep Wrangler will show some small but important upgrades. First of all, it will weigh less because of the usage of aluminum in some parts of the vehicle. Of course, its body will be made of steel. With this weight reduction, Wrangler will show improved fuel efficiency, general performance and handling. When it comes to exterior design, new Jeep will keep its well known masculine and boxy appearance. It will have longer wheelbase which will improve interior space. The body will be more aerodynamic and it will feature redesigned bumpers, recognizable rounded LED headlamps and revised taillights. It will be offered in two versions: as a 2-door and a 4-door model.
Design of interior
Inside, 2017 Jeep Wrangler will be refreshed with some new materials and tech features. Like we have already said, the interior space will be slightly increased which will make it more comfortable. The seats will get new upholstery. New and large touch screen display will be placed on the center of the dash. As for the equipment, it will be offered with plenty of safety and infotainment features. Some of them are: a rear view camera, navigation, Bluetooth, air conditioning, audio system, traction control etc.
2017 Jeep Wrangler powetrain
According to the rumors, 2017 Jeep Wrangler should be powered with two types of engines. The first is a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine. This one will be able to make 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. It should be coupled to a 5-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual gearbox. Estimated fuel consumption is 17 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. The second option is a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged diesel engine. This engine will produce 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. It should be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy for this engine is rated at 21/28 mpg in the city/highway.
Release date and price
2017 Jeep Wrangler should be release in late 2016 or in early 2017, if the rumors are true. As for the price, the base model should be around $25,000.