Chrysler has several brands under its name, and one of them is Jeep. This division is specialized for off-road vehicles. There are many well-known SUVs and crossovers in its lineup such as Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, Compass, Renegade etc. This time, we will see something completely new. This division will release a pickup truck. In some past times, we already saw these kind of vehicles from Jeep, but those mainly remained in a concept form. This time, we will see serial model, which’s name is still unknown, so we will call it simply 2017 Jeep Pickup Truck.
2017 Jeep Pickup Truck specs
The 2017 Jeep Pickup Truck will be an all-new model from Jeep. It will come as mid-size truck, which will be designed to compete with models such as Toyota Tacoma, Chevy Colorado and similar trucks. When it is about base characteristics of this vehicle. Most of the reports say that new model will come based on new Wrangler. This famous SUV is expected to come completely redesigned in near future, and 2017 Pickup Truck will probably come in the same time. These two models will ride on new platform, which will be characterized by use of light materials, which is a global trend in car industry. New truck will be made mostly of materials such as HSS and aluminum, which will provide massive weight savings.
2017 Jeep Pickup Truck redesign
When it is about visual appearance, 2017 Jeep Pickup Truck will look pretty much as new Wrangler at the front. Rest of the vehicle will receive traditional truck-ish shape, similar to concept model called Gladiator, which appeared in 2004. It is still unknown in which cab configurations will new model come. According to some reports, we will see new model only in some kind of double cab configuration, while some bigger crew cab-like configuration is also possible.
2017 Jeep Pickup Truck engine
When it is about engines, exact details are still unknown. The 2017 Jeep Pickup Truck will surely come with same units as Wrangler in offer. However, we still don’t know exact engines for this SUV neither. It is pretty much for sure that new pickup will be available both in diesel and petrol variants and it is also expected that Chrysler will follow global trend of engine downsizing, which means that we will see some smaller and more efficient units, instead of current V6 engines etc.
2017 Jeep Pickup Truck release date
Exact date of arrival is still unknown. It is expected that 2017 Jeep Pickup Truck will come probably early next year.