The Jeep Wrangler has become one of the most fun loving utility vehicles that has increased its potential significantly in recent years. The days are long gone when the Wrangler was only considered an off-road vehicle as the recent initiative of has given new life to the Wrangler concept. With the 2018 Jeep Wrangler sure to impress both loyal and new consumers alike, it’ll be interesting to see what the extremely versatile performance automobile will be able to do now.
The 2018 Wrangler is already garnering plenty of attention, and within good reason when you see what lies underneath. The off-road performance and new lineup of interior features will likely make the new Wrangler the best one yet. With the Rubicon, Sahara, and Sport likely to all return, expect consumers to have plenty of options to choose from.
This preview takes a closer look at the 2018 Jeep Wrangler specs, features, price, and release date for all models expected including the Rubicon, Sahara, and Sport.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Specs and Features – Rubicon, Sahara, and Sport Model
The latest word on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler specs and features suggests we’ll see more off-road performance with a touch of class on the inside. Jeep has done a great job over the years changing the image of the Wrangler making it a great ride both off and on-road. The 4×4 performance will remain unchanged, but with more standard and optional features on the inside it’s likely to bring in a wider array of consumers.
The Wrangler has become known for its off-road performance which will come with an even aggressive exterior styling. The versatility will include a convertible top that will be easier to take off and put on along with reduced engine noise, improved handling, and better safety. We’re hearing side impact airbags will come equipped along with other safety improvements including advanced multistage airbags, improved Electronic Stability Control, and technology to reduce rolls and improved braking.
On the inside, we’re hearing premium leather, audio, and more technology features will also be seen. Features such as heated seats, heated mirrors, dual zone climate, ambient lighting, more power outlets, and washout material, and more storage will be found on-board. The 2018 Jeep Wranlger Limited will also return giving consumers more room and the added comfort for all passengers.
Under the hood, the 2018 Wrangler specs are believed to include a 3.6 liter V6 engine with at least 285-hp. We’re also hearing rumors that a more powerful V6 engine will come available at 3.8 liters. We’ll see a 6 speed manual and 5 speed automatic transmission which will become standard across all models. Gas mileage will be slightly better coming in around 18MPG/city and 22MPG/highway.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Price and Release Date – Rubicon, Sahara, and Sport Model
The good news is that not much is expected to change with the launch price of the 2018 Wrangler as the Rubicon, Sahara, and Sport model will be similarly priced to the 2017 models. Below, we have the latest rumors on what we expect when the new 2018 models arrive at a Jeep dealer near you.
|2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Price||Starting at $33,500|
|2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Price||Starting at $30,300|
|2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Price||Starting at $24,400|
We’re already plenty of rumors on the upcoming 2018 Jeep Wrangler release date, and it’s pretty consistent with years past. With any luck, you can pick up any of the three models from a local dealer sometime before the end of the 3rd quarter of 2017. Realistically, some markets here in the US will see the newer models in September with other smaller markets in October and November. Those outside of the US will have to wait a bit longer, but with any luck during Q1 of 2018.
We’ll continue to bring in all rumors and confirmations on the new 2018 Wrangler specs, features, price, and release date as soon as more comes available.