Famous carmaker Jeep is going to surprise all their fans in 2018 with pickup version of their trucks. This all happened during last car exibition in Detroit. Now, we can make predictions about this vehicle, as 2018 Jeep Pickup Truck. However, experts believe not radical changes are coming, but only cosmetic. Nevertheless, there is a lot of work for designers to keep performance and styling. Finally, they must add modern features and design solutions to new vehicle. The Pickup Truck is just one of many variations Jeep is preparing for new season. It is all part of mid-cycle refresh, and new models arrive beyond 2020.
2018 Jeep Pickup Truck drivetrain
The 2018 Jeep Pickup Truck will carry 3.6-l V-6 engine is its standard offer. This unit can develop 300 horses and 280 lb-ft of torque for this edition. Updates are not in preparations for this, but also EcoDiesel engine. With 3.0-l displacement, it can make over 400 pound-feet of torque and probably near 250 horses of power. Furthermore, drive methods are 2WD and 4WD. New 8-speed gearbox routes energy from drivetrain to wheels. There are also few driving modes, so driver can make truck working smoother in various terrain and weather conditions.
2018 Jeep Pickup Truck redesign
Chassis and interior is going to be shared with Wrangler. Proven vehicle will offer many solutions to 2018 Jeep Pickup Truck. That includes cab and bed configurations. With longer bed, truckers get better balance. Also, there are many innovations there, helping to secure cargo. Hooks and hitch are standard now. Visual appearance gets boost from plastic parts on the grille. LED lamps and shape of headlights are coming with this edition. Inside, truck is safer and more elegant. Finally, improvements in seat technology make boost on comfort.
2018 Jeep Pickup Truck competition and price
Starting price of the 2018 Jeep Pickup Truck is around $30,000. It will arrive probably during this year, but dealerships are going to offer it in best case early in 2018. Finally, main rivals of the Pickup Truck will be Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma.