The new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel coming soon. This is the next generation Jeep Wrangler that has been seen testing in the Michigan wild in recent times. The testing however has just begun and there are many more tests to follow before the car can be released into the market. Though what was seen during the testing was covered there are some rumors and facts that have been gathered the details of which you will find in the rest of this article. Read on to find out what the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel will have to offer. This model is likely to have the most changes after the 2007 Wrangler.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel – Exterior and Interior Review
This car is likely to carry on the same dimensions as those used in the previous models with no more than two inches added. There will be both the 4-door and 2-door versions available. As for the body frame, it is expected that it will have the heavy body on frame placed on solid front and rear axles like the previous generations. The materials used however are expected to be lighter in weight. Most probably this will be aluminum which is ideal for better fuel economy and performance.
The front is expected to retain Jeep’s seven-slot grille and the round headlamps though these may be changed to LED for modernization sake. Among the changes expected here are a rearward rake to the windshield and the front turn signals changing their position to be on the leading edge of the fenders. At the back, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel could see the introduction of X-Pattern taillights borrowed from the Jeep Renegade. As for the top part, the removable roof will be replaced with a permanent one with some removable parts so the car’s body gets more integrity. There will be three top options from which to use though the details of each are unclear.
On the inside the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel is likely to borrow heavily from the Renegade. The instrumental panel will be made up of large round gauges and a configurable instruments display. The upright dashboard will be fitted with the Connect touchscreen multimedia system by FCA for infotainment needs. The seats and upholstery can be expected to look great and luxurious. There will be more leg room and the cabin will be spacier.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel – Engine and Performance
According to a revised product plan released by FCA in early 2017, there will be two options for the power train of the Jeep Wrangler Diesel 2018. These will however not be available when the car will be launched but are expected to follow soon after. The engine expected to launch with the 2018 Wrangler Diesel is the 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine (used in Ram 1500 pickups). That produces 240 hp and 420 lb-ft o torque and the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 which gives 290 hp though the details are yet to be confirmed. The 8-speed automatic transmission sourced from Chrysler’s ZF is likely to be seen in this latest Wrangler.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Diesel – Price and Release Date
This automobile is expected to be launched in late 2017. As for the price you can expect it to cost no less than $25,000.