The 2017 Jeep Scrambler will be an all-new model, which will come by the end of year. This will be something new in Jeep’s lineup, since this brand is primarily oriented on SUVs. Unlike other models from the brand, this will be a pickup truck. This might sound strange, but we would like to remind you that this company already had a pickup in its lineup during 80’s. Moreover, this model was also called Scrambler, and it was based on brand’s well-known Wrangler SUV. Just like this model, 2017 Jeep Scrambler will come based on the popular SUV.
2017 Jeep Scrambler specs
The 2017 Jeep Scrambler will definitely be one of the most interesting models that will come this year, at least when it is about models from Jeep. This will be an all-new pickup truck, which will be based on new Wrangler, which is also expected to come in near future. At this point, we still don’t know which of these models will come first, but both of them will come somewhere in late 2016. When it is about base characteristics, 2017 Scrambler will come based on the same platform as Wrangler. This is an all-new platform, which Jeep develops to make a real step up for these models. New truck will come with the body which will be made mostly lightweight materials such as aluminum or HSS. So, expect massive weight savings, which will make new model very capable, and also very efficient.
2017 Jeep Scrambler design
When it is about visual appearance, front end is expected to be the same as on Wrangler, which means that we will see a well-known face, especially since new Wrangler won’t be much different compared to current model, in terms of styling. On the other side, rear end will be in classic truck manner. At this point, we don’t know in which cab configurations 2017 Jeep Scrambler will come. According to rumors, it will come in only one body style, and that will be either double or Crew cab variant.
2017 Jeep Scrambler engine
The 2017 Jeep Scrambler will come with same engines in offer as new Wrangler. For now, exact units are unknown. It is highly expected that new model will come both in diesel and petrol variants. Both engines will come paired with 6-speed automatic transmission, while manual gearbox should come as optional.
2017 Jeep Scrambler release date and price
The 2017 Jeep Scrambler is expected to come somewhere late this year. According to some predictions, new model will go around 40.000 dollars.