If will be luck to find a fan of truck segment that is not thrilled with news about 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT. Vehicle is getting updates and upgrades, and there is no doubt we can see something special in a year or so. Comparing to current vehicle, there will be many new components. For example, more aluminum is now in the body of the truck, which leads to better fuel economy, handling and overall performance. Since we can already see testing mules on streets, there is no doubt vehicle is coming very soon. However, many details are unknown at this moment.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JT engine
We are sure that Jeep is giving another go to its 3.6-l VVT V-6 drivetrain. It was excellent performer before. With tuning, this unit is still competitive. This Pentastar engine can make 280 hp and 250 pound-feet of torque. With lighter elements in its body, weight of 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT dropped. That means fuel consumption reduce will be available on upcoming vehicle. Nevertheless, for even more economical truck Wrangler JT can be if 4-cylinder unit breathes power to wheels. But, this one is diesel unit, with less power to offer, but significant increase on torque end. According to leaked information, fuel economy increase will be significant, while this model keeps its superb off-road capabilities.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JT design
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT will come in standard design language of the company. Boxy look, with classic, strong appearance, did not give too much for modernization. At least outside. Some changes are coming, comparing to predecessor, but these are just minor. More updates are waiting inside the cabin. We have different part of story there. Elegant and sophisticated, interior can compete with many sedans and sport cars. Also, as entire industry goes with new age trends, Jeep follows these steps. Best example is usage of the lightweight materials in body architecture, especially carbon-fiber and aluminum.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JT price
Land Rover will launch Defender, and it is biggest competitor to 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT. Since there are no many changes on upcoming truck, we expect it to start from $25,000. Of course, AWD model will cost at least few grands more.