November 29, 2017
, Windsor, Ontario
The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler – a many able and famous car in a universe – builds on a mythological story with an unmatched multiple of off-road capability, authentic Jeep design, alfresco freedom, modernized fuel-efficient powertrains, higher on- and off-road dynamics, and a horde of innovative reserve and modernized record features.
“Jeep has always represented a ultimate in capability and alfresco freedom, and a all-new 2018 Wrangler protects that vicious bequest and takes it into a future,” pronounced Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global. “The all-new Wrangler is now tangible as a Jeep, staying loyal to a original, nonetheless it is softened in any proceed – delivering even some-more imperishable capability, some-more float comfort, some-more fuel potency pleasantness of several modernized powertrain options, some-more interior comfort, some-more reserve and some-more technology.”
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler 2-door indication is accessible in 3 opposite trim configurations: Sport, Sport S and Rubicon. Wrangler 4-door models are accessible in 3 opposite trim configurations: Sport S, Sahara and Rubicon.
Built in Toledo, Ohio, a all-new 2018 Wrangler arrives in Jeep showrooms in January.
Legendary go-anywhere 4×4 capability: Most able SUV ever though compromise
The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler delivers mythological off-road capability pleasantness of twin modernized 4×4 systems, and for a initial time in Wrangler’s history, a two-speed send box with full-time four-wheel expostulate and a 2.72:1 low-range rigging ratio that is accessible on Sahara models. This new Selec-Trac full-time two-speed send box is discerning and allows a motorist to set it and forget it, while constantly promulgation energy to a front and behind wheels.
The Command-Trac 4×4 complement comforts a two-speed send box with a 2.72:1 low-range rigging ratio, and next-generation plain Dana front and behind axles with a 3.45 behind spindle ratio.
On Wrangler Rubicon, a Rock-Trac 4×4 complement comforts complicated avocation next-generation Dana 44 front and behind axles with a “4LO” ratio of 4:1. A 4.10 front and behind spindle ratio is customary as are Tru-Lok locking differentials.
Wrangler Rubicon models offer softened accent and sum cessation transport contra a prior era with assistance from an electronic sway-bar disconnect. With a customary six-speed primer transmission, Wrangler Rubicon has an considerable and softened yield ratio of 84.2:1, and 77.2:1 on Rubicon models versed with a new eight-speed involuntary smoothness – both of that creates scaling any barrier on a route easy.
Both Command-Trac and Rock-Trac systems offer full-time torque management, enabling optimal hold in low-traction conditions.
An accessible Trac-Lok limited-slip behind differential provides additional torque and hold during slippery, low-traction situations, such as pushing over sand, gravel, sleet or ice.
Every Wrangler indication receives a Trail Rated badge interjection to mythological 4×4 capability that includes comforts such as:
- Command-Trac 4×4 complement with 2.72:1 yield ratio customary on Sport and Sahara models
- Rock-Trac 4×4 complement with a “4LO” ratio of 4:1 and Tru-Lok locking differentials customary on Rubicon models
- High-strength steel transformation plates and front and behind draw hooks
- All-new front fascia and accessible front and behind steel heavy-duty off-road winch-ready bumpers with removable finish caps
- Industry-leading proceed angle of 44 degrees, breakover angle of 27.8 degrees, depart angle of 37 degrees and belligerent clearway of 277 mm (10.9 inches)
- Aggressive accessible 17-inch off-road wheels; Rubicon models get 33-inch tires standard
- Up to 76 cm (30 inches) of H2O fording
- Up to 1,588 kg (3,500-lb.) towing capacity
Modern take on authentic Jeep Wrangler design
The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler builds on a sculptural settlement cultured that is immediately tangible with a normal Jeep settlement cues. Wrangler’s new extraneous settlement is confidant and imperishable with a far-reaching position and lowered beltline with incomparable windows for softened external visibility, generally out on a trails.
The Jeep settlement group gave a mythological seven-slot grille an updated demeanour that now shows both of a outdoor grille slats intersecting with a headlights, profitable loyalty to a Jeep CJ. The tip of a keystone-shaped grille has been kindly swept behind for softened aerodynamics.
On Sahara and Rubicon models, accessible LED headlamps and haze lamps offer frail white lighting and supplement to a Wrangler’s particular look. These models underline daytime regulating lights that now form a halo around a outward fringe of a headlights, and customary LED brazen spin signals are positioned on a front of a trapezoidal circle flares. From behind, normal block tail lamps underline accessible LED lighting.
Dozens of opposite door, tip and windshield combinations concede for unconstrained settlement possibilities. A new half-door settlement will be accessible starting in 2019.
The windshield’s hillside has been optimized for softened aerodynamics and comforts a new 4 shaft settlement during a tip of a windshield’s support to concede a windshield to overlay down fast and easily. A new header bar now connects a A-pillars and stays in place even when a windshield is folded down. This allows a rearview counterpart to sojourn in place even with a windshield folded.
Two-piece body-colour buffer flares with a black revoke insert give a lifted form and are customary on Sahara and accessible on Rubicon models. Also customary on Sahara is a black three-piece hardtop.
New lightweight, high-strength aluminum doors now underline a Torx bit apparatus distance hammered directly onto a hinge to discharge guessing that apparatus distance is indispensable to mislay a doors.
New for 2018, all Wranglers underline body-coloured competition bars, that are welded to a physique and underline integrated squeeze handles.
As a usually loyal alfresco 4×4 SUV on a market, an all-new easy-to-use Sky One-Touch powertop strengthens Wrangler’s guarantee of application and tour by permitting occupants to redress a full-length open board roof with a pull of a symbol (available in a second entertain of 2018).
An all-new reward Sunrider soothing tip provides another easy alfresco choice and has been softened by adding twin additional bows to conduct a fabric. This new settlement helps to still breeze sound and allows for easier entrance to prejudiced and full open tip positions. New for 2018, a soothing tip comforts retainers that slip into a line for easier behind newcomer window removal.
Wrangler Sahara and Rubicon models share a body-colour hardtop choice (black on Sport and Sport S), charity a unique, reward coming while a black three-piece hardtop, accessible on all models, offers even some-more options for alfresco driving. Lighter Freedom panels and softened latches capacitate a quicker dismissal and nomination of a hardtop.
Authentic interior settlement boasts reward comforts and technology
The new 2018 Jeep Wrangler’s interior combines authentic styling, versatility, comfort and discerning underline use. Precision craftsmanship and high-quality materials are found via a cabin.
The heritage-inspired centre smoke-stack comforts a clean, sculpted form that compliments a plane dashboard settlement and sports a finish commanded by a indication choice. A hand-wrapped instrument row comforts a soft-touch aspect with accent stitching on Wrangler Sahara models. Functional features, including meridian and volume control knobs, media charging and connectivity ports and Engine Stop Start (ESS) control are all sculpted for discerning approval and are simply within strech of a front-seat occupants. Inboard and outboard round HVAC vents are surrounded by a gold chrome bezel for a accurate and reward nonetheless imperishable coming with full functionality.
Jeep functionality and flexibility are renowned in a centre console and renowned with metal-plated accents. A redesigned centre console houses a rigging change selection, send box and parking brake. Real bolts featured on a shifter, squeeze handles and support a infotainment shade prominence genuine construction methods.
A push-button starter, featuring a weather-proof surround, creates a entrance on a 2018 Wrangler and is simply located within a driver’s reach.
Cloth or leather-contoured seats underline accent stitching, and now underline tractable accelerate and lumbar support. Available comfort comforts embody exhilarated front seats and steering wheel.
The motorist and front newcomer vinyl-wrapped doorway trim panels are soothing to a touch, and a arm rests have been extended for softened comfort. New Lift-Assist handles underneath any doorway armrest underline an integrated pull-cup settlement that creates doorway dismissal quicker and easier than ever. Convenience comforts embody a accessible pacifist entrance with customary Keyless Go.
The instrument cluster comforts a 3.5- or an accessible 7-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) information LED display. The 7-inch LED arrangement allows a motorist to configure information in some-more than 100 ways including stream media being played, tire pressure, or digital speed readout. Integrated buttons on a steering circle control audio, voice, and speed functions and concede a motorist to keep their hands on a circle during all times.
A 7.0- or an accessible 8.4-inch touchscreen – a many modernized and largest arrangement Uconnect complement arrangement ever charity on Wrangler – houses a fourth-generation Uconnect complement and now sits prominently atop a centre stack. The fourth-generation Uconnect complement enhances a user interface and complement opening with quicker start adult times and softened shade resolution. A 5.0-inch touchscreen is customary on Wrangler Sport. Directly next a touchscreen are organic comforts such as meridian and volume control knobs and media connectivity ports.
Two USB ports adult front and twin in strech of occupants in a behind chair bond to a media centre. Standard 12-volt appendage outlets are located via a all-new Wrangler and a 115-volt AC opening is accessible to energy name three-pronged home electronics.
Clever storage solutions are found via a 2018 Wrangler, including durable filigree pockets that extend a whole length of a doors and countless phone storage areas.
The accessible subwoofer is now located on a right side of a behind load area permitting for even some-more storage space. An under-floor storage area behind a behind chair provides room to secure tiny apparatus out of sight. The glove box is now damped and like a centre console, can be sealed to safely secure valuables when a tip is down. The accessible all-new Trail Rail load government complement allows easy entrance to a essence in a load area and provides additional storage options to classify and secure cargo.
Proven body-on-frame settlement is a substructure for mythological Jeep capability
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler receives a crowd of improvements to optimize ride, doing and sound characteristics, while shortening weight and improving fuel economy. Utilizing a body-on-frame design, and featuring a good engineered five-link cessation system, Wrangler delivers even some-more capability, with softened on-road pushing dynamics and newcomer safety.
To strengthen vicious car components while on a route – including a fuel tank, send box and involuntary smoothness oil vessel – Wrangler employs 4 transformation plates and bars. Rubicon models advantage from a use of complicated sign tubular steel stone rails to diminish intensity physique repairs inflicted while out on a trail.
The use of lightweight, high-strength aluminum closures, including a doors, doorway hinges, hood, buffer flares, windshield support and aluminum/magnesium pitch gate, assistance revoke weight and boost fuel economy. Other ways a Jeep engineering group looked to revoke weight enclosed regulating vale line and stabilizer bars, aluminum engine mounts and steering gear, and a larger, lighter master cylinder.
For 2018, Wrangler continues to implement a proven five-link curl cessation configuration. Wrangler’s front cessation comforts a parallel control arm and 4 longitudinal control arms. Full-width line bars done of fake steel control parallel transformation of a spindle with minimal angle change during cessation travel. The hurl centre tallness has been lifted and a open rates have been retuned to yield a gentle float when roving around town.
The five-link behind cessation comforts twin tip and twin revoke fake steel control arms for longitudinal control, and a line bar for parallel spindle control. The control arms are located outward of a support rails while a behind shocks are splayed (angled inboard during a top) to yield unchanging damping.
The shocks have been retuned and denote best change between on-road doing and mythological off-road capability. Ride comfort, body-roll control, and doing is significantly softened with new startle tuning, tough points, and physique mountain strategy.
On Wrangler Rubicon models, an electronic front sway-bar undo is featured to yield additional circle transport when a turf calls for it.
A best-in-class proceed angle of 44 degrees, breakover angle of 27.8 degrees, depart angle of 37 degrees and a belligerent clearway of 277 mm (10.9 inches) allows Wrangler to go anywhere.
Wrangler also advantages from adult to 76 cm (30 inches) of H2O fording and adult to 1,588 kg (3,500-lb.) towing ability with a accessible towing package.
Advanced fuel-efficient powertrains
The 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 and all-new 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder engines join a Wrangler lineup, while a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine is upgraded for 2018.
2.0-litre turbocharged I-4 engine
The all-new 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with eTorque record is rated a best-in-class 270 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque and corresponding to a new eight-speed involuntary transmission. The 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder (I-4) engine’s torque outlay surpasses that of a V-6 engine charity in Wrangler. The all-new eTorque complement improves fuel economy, launch performance, and motorist comfort during start/stop operations.
The eTorque system’s hybrid functions embody automobile stop/start, electric energy assist, extend fuel shut-off, smoothness change management, intelligent battery charging and regenerative braking. Both a engine and fuel upsurge might be incited off during stops, coasting, or when a engine is decelerating.
The all-new 2.0-litre I-4 engine comforts a twin-scroll, low-inertia turbocharger with an electronically actuated rubbish embankment for well-developed responsiveness and performance, even while traversing over formidable terrain. The turbo is mounted directly to a cylinder conduct to urge durability. A dedicated cooling circuit lowers a feverishness of a intake air, stifle physique and turbocharger.
Direct injection, joined with turbocharging, enables some-more fit explosion and increasing performance. The 2.0-litre I-4 engine’s fuel siphon reserve a engine’s 2,900-psi high-pressure common-rail injection system. These high pressures furnish softened fuel atomization and concede for some-more accurate fuel smoothness than pier fuel-injection systems, that in spin improves both opening and efficiency.
The 2.0-litre turbocharged I-4 engine is partial of a Global Medium Engine settlement family and comforts Double Overhead Camshafts (DOHC), twin eccentric camshaft timing, and a cooled empty gas recirculation (C-EGR) system. This is a initial time that a total use of a twin-scroll turbocharger, C-EGR system, Central Direct Injection and a eccentric glass cooling intake of air, stifle physique and turbo have been employed together. This multiple of technologies enables a high levels of opening and reduces fuel consumption.
3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine
The FCA US 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine delivers 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and now comforts Engine Stop-Start (ESS) as customary equipment. It is engineered to yield a extended torque rope with a concentration on low-end torque – an essential trait indispensable for impassioned off-roading.
An all-new six-speed primer smoothness is customary on all Wrangler models versed with a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6, and a new-to-Wrangler eight-speed involuntary smoothness is optional.
Canada’s best-selling engine is famous for a refinement, power, efficiency, and adaptability; worldwide there are some-more than 5 million 3.6-litre V-6 Pentastar engines on a highway today. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler advantages from a renouned V-6 engine’s low-range torque, that is indispensable when out on a trails or whenever a conditions call for it.
3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine
The 3.0-litre EcoDiesel engine will be accessible starting in 2019. Wrangler 4-door models will offer a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine, rated during 260 horsepower and 442 lb.-ft. of torque, with Engine Stop-Start (ESS) standard. A new eight-speed involuntary smoothness is customary and is designed to hoop a increasing torque output.
FCA US engineers blending a engine – made by FCA-owned V.M. Motori – to accommodate a NAFTA region’s regulatory requirements.
Starting in 2019, a EcoDiesel V-6 engine implements new turbocharger record with a low-friction temperament designed for low finish and transitory performance. The upgraded EcoDiesel V-6 engine now also comforts low-friction pistons to urge fuel economy, revoke hothouse gas emissions and yield an extended explosion complement – new injector nozzle, piston bowl, and feverishness block with integrated explosion vigour sensor to optimize combustion.
Class-exclusive eight-speed involuntary transmission
The new 2018 Jeep Wrangler offers an eight-speed involuntary transmission, enabling a car to optimize engine outlay while on a trails or enjoying smooth, fit energy smoothness during highway speeds. The eight-speed involuntary is accessible on all Jeep Wrangler models.
Wrangler’s eight-speed involuntary smoothness offers a manageable pushing experience. Whether travelling during a week or stone crawling on a weekend, business will suffer a smooth, linear energy smoothness and softened fuel efficiency.
A singular set of twin overdrive ratios urge highway fuel economy and revoke altogether noise, quivering and rudeness (NVH) levels.
Uniquely matched to a mandate of a Wrangler Rubicon model, a eight-speed involuntary smoothness delivers a 77.2:1 yield ratio. The softened 4×4 opening advantages from a 4.7:1 initial rigging ratio joined with a 4.1:1 final expostulate delivers unmatched capability.
Six-speed primer transmission
Standard on a all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler models is a new six-speed primer transmission. This smoothness comforts a singular settlement that employs new rigging ratios for softened yield ratio performance, a new rigging pattern, and a cable-operated design, that eliminates shifter quivering and improves sound isolation.
The revised change settlement comforts softened change accuracy, a some-more gentle changeable position and 50-percent shorter shifter throws than that of a effusive Wrangler model.
A 4.41 ratio widespread offers softened fuel potency during faster speeds and delivers discerning acceleration with smooth, accurate change quality.
Fourth-generation Uconnect complement delivers modernized technology
The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler offers 3 new Uconnect systems – Uconnect 5-, 7- and 8.4NAV, delivering communication, party and navigation comforts drivers and passengers desire, including a full-colour LED instrument cluster. 2018 outlines a first-time Wrangler offers a new, fourth-generation Uconnect systems.
The new Uconnect complement includes easy-to-use features, extended estimate power, faster startup times, and touchscreens that arrangement high-resolution graphics.
New Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features
The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler offers a Uconnect 7.0 or 8.4NAV systems that includes a new Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features.
Seamlessly integrates an iPhone with a vehicle’s built-in arrangement and controls in further to featuring Siri Voice control. iPhone-equipped drivers can make phone calls, entrance music, send and accept messages, and accept voice-guided navigation optimized for trade conditions and more, while staying focused on a road.
This complement shares useful information when pushing and creates it easy to entrance a best of Google technology. Featuring Google Maps with giveaway voice-guided navigation, live trade information, line guidance; on-demand entrance to 30 million songs with Google Play Music; and a ability to place phone calls or send and accept messages while gripping hands on a wheel; and ask Google hunt any question. Android Auto also creates it easy to entrance renouned apps and calm from a Uconnect system’s touchscreen.
Drivers and passengers also have an contentment of infotainment comforts during their fingertips with accessible SiriusXM Radio, Travel Link, Traffic and Guardian Connected Services that yield real-time information.
More than 75 accessible modernized reserve and certainty features
Safety and certainty were peerless in a growth of a all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, that offers some-more than 75 accessible active and pacifist reserve and certainty features. Available comforts include: Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, ParkView behind backup camera with energetic grid lines, electronic fortitude control (ESC) with electronic hurl slackening and 4 customary atmosphere bags.
All-new Wrangler built with a concentration on quality, trustworthiness and durability
The all-new Jeep Wrangler comforts a imperishable nonetheless polished interior that allows business to take on any route comfortably. Every Wrangler comes customary with a durable and washable interior and comforts empty plugs for easy purify up. The Jeep design, engineering and peculiarity teams partnered to broach a best-in-class interior with softened peculiarity and durable materials throughout. Fit-and-finish, aspect quality, element options and a sound peculiarity of moveable tools such as doors and storage bins were all subjected to severe testing. The interior of a all-new Wrangler is designed and engineered to set a new customary in patron compensation with a penetrating eye to industry-leading craftsmanship.
The all-new Wrangler has undergone some-more than 6.2 million kilometres (3.9 million miles) of contrast – one of a top totals ever for any FCA US vehicle. Extreme-weather contrast occurred in several environments, including a boiling Arizona feverishness and peppery cold of Alaska for months during a time. Wrangler was subjected to tellurian exam miles as good in countries such as China, Brazil, India, Australasia and Italy. In further to all laboratory and standardised tests, a all-new Wrangler traversed Northern Michigan mud, a Rubicon Trail and everywhere in between.
Since 2006, a iconic Jeep Wrangler has been built in a south plant of a Toledo Assembly Complex, or what has also been famous as Toledo Supplier Park, an innovative prolongation devise that engages retailer partners to assistance build a Wrangler physique and framework before being eliminated to a FCA US-managed south plant for final assembly.
The all-new, next-generation Wrangler continues to be built in Toledo, though rolls off a line from Toledo Assembly’s north plant, that ceased prolongation of a Jeep Cherokee on Apr 6, 2017. Cherokee prolongation was changed to a Belvidere Assembly Plant, located 96 km (60 miles) west of Chicago, following a $350 million (US) investment.
The Wrangler’s pierce from a south to a north plant represents a second step of a Company’s two-phased, $3.5 billion automation devise to realign a U.S. prolongation operations to enhance a Jeep and Ram brands. FCA US has invested $700 million to retool a north plant for prolongation of a all-new Wrangler and combined 700 new jobs.
To date, some-more than 2 million Wranglers have rolled off a line of Toledo’s south plant.
Mopar/Jeep Performance Parts
Mopar is introducing some-more than 200 new Jeep Performance Parts and accessories for owners to personalize a all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler for any tour or lifestyle. New Mopar products accessible for a many able SUV ever embody Jeep Performance Parts (JPP) LED off-road lights, rises kits, beadlock-capable wheels and stone rails, and first-ever Mopar accessories for a Wrangler, such as a roof shelve for ascent Mopar carriers and a tailgate list concordant with a prolongation Trail Rail storage complement of a all-new Wrangler.
Mopar tools and accessories for a all-new Wrangler were combined in tighten and with a Jeep brand, engineering and a product settlement bureau by some-more than 100,000 hours of development, contrast and validation. The strictest standards and factory-exclusive information — information not accessible to a aftermarket — were used to seamlessly confederate Mopar tools and accessories with a all-new Wrangler and broach correct fit, finish and peculiarity down to a colour, grain, demeanour and line of any product.
About Jeep Brand
Built on some-more than 75 years of mythological heritage, Jeep is a authentic SUV with class-leading capability, craftsmanship and flexibility for people who find unusual journeys. The Jeep code delivers an open invitation to live life to a fullest by charity a full line of vehicles that continue to yield owners with a clarity of certainty to hoop any tour with confidence.
The Jeep car lineup consists of a Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To accommodate consumer direct around a world, all Jeep models sole outward North America are accessible in both left and right-hand expostulate configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options.
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 92nd anniversary in 2017. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.