2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Review

Can you remember at 2016 Detroit Auto Show when Mike Manley, who is head of Jeep, mentioned somewhat about 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup? As official information arrived, confirmation about new generation Wrangler Pickup version is here. If you’re wondering in which direction new pickup will go, try to follow SUV specs. According to schedule, new Wrangler Pickup is coming somewhere in 2019. Namely, both vehicles basically have the same chassis. It is called Wrangler Unlimited chassis.  That’s not all, you can notice the same power range, exterior design, and interior. From the side of the manufacturer, sharing of common components reduces costs of producing. It will also be modern with quality materials and firm structure. Finally, crew cab will be the only option but with extended bed configuration.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup-front view

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup

The engineers have made changes in the size of the frame which mean more space for occupants. Especially in the section of the rear bed. Furthermore, the manufacturer emphasizes its great stability, better on-road features and trailer towing. In addition, weight reduction will improve the efficiency of the vehicle. Unlike before, we talk about lightweight materials such as plastic and aluminum. On the other hand, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup will lose some others characteristics. One of the best is manoeuvrability. That is logical because it will be longer and more robust.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup

Compare new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup with competition such as Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma. First of all, you can notice some innovative elements. For example, exterior details like the new rear bumper, nameplate holder, tow hook and much more. Don’t forget bigger storage space in the trailer. Further, Jeep retains its original design from SUV. Mostly the great attention was dedicated to the safety of passengers. In this purpose, the whole structure is made from panels which will be interchangeable.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup-rear view

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup

Interior shall be more refined from what you are accustomed to now. New style and materials will make you feel comfortable. On the dashboard, you can see Chrysler’s 8.4 Uconnect system, new navigation and settings. If you go deeply into details then you can expect TFT screen with gadgets, audio control and more.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup

Last but not least is drivetrain specification. 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine gets updates. What can you expect from changes? Firstly, more horsepower and torque. It is always needed when in question is a vehicle like 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup. The second option is 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine which produces 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. Both come in connection with eight-speed automatic transmission. Drive has two layouts, 2WD and 4WD. The mechanical department includes excellent suspension, movable axles, electronically locking differentials etc.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup

Price is not secret for potential buyers. According to the manufacturer, it will start from $32,000.

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