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Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon Named FOUR WHEELER "2019 SUV of a Year"

January 7, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The 2019 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon – a many able SUV ever – has been named FOUR WHEELER “2019 SUV of a Year.” The endowment is given annually by a editors of a opinion-leading off-road fan publication.

“The Wrangler Rubicon is packaged full of creation and technology, entirely modernizing a Jeep experience, nonetheless capability, comfort and user-friendliness have usually been softened upon,” pronounced Sean Holman, Group Content Director for FOUR WHEELER. “This is one of those singular instances where a association got something so right, we can have your cake and eat it, too. It is a truly complicated interpretation of a Wrangler but any dilution to a regulation of what a Jeep should be.”

Over a march of a week, FOUR WHEELER’s judges conducted a accumulation of tests travelling some-more than 1,000 miles of turf that enclosed pavement, gravel, dirt, sand, rocks, sand and sleet during elevations trimming from sea turn to some-more than 9,000 feet. During a off-road apportionment of testing, judges evaluated prominence from a motorist seat, four-wheel-drive complement preference and performance, tire opening and durability, engine energy and cooling, delivery duty and cooling, cessation tuning and opening and traction control complement function. Judges spent time on a highway evaluating pushing characteristics, such as handling, float quality, interior comfort and steering feel. Other factors also taken into care embody price, fuel efficiency, tire distance and ramp transport index (RTI), that tests cessation articulation.

“Our all-new Jeep Wrangler has been softened in each way, and we are anxious a FOUR WHEELER editors have respected a post of a code with this critical award,” pronounced Tim Kuniskis, Head of Jeep Brand – North America. “Jeep Wrangler is a strange SUV and has prolonged been a many able car on a planet.  This new Wrangler is totally refined, with some-more fuel-efficient powertrains, dramatically softened on-road pushing dynamics, and an array of modernized technology, connectivity and reserve facilities that make it a pleasure to expostulate each day – on a highway or trail.”

Jeep Wrangler U.S. sales increasing 26 percent in 2018, to an all-time record of 240,032 units.

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is a many able SUV ever and exemplifies Jeep’s mythological 4×4 capability that stays loyal to a strange pattern while providing a fresh, complicated take on a eminent profile. With mixed powertrain combinations, including an all-new turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with eTorque record that facilities a mild-hybrid system, it is a many absolute and many fuel-efficient Wrangler ever with vastly softened on-road manners for bland driving. It stays loyal to a birthright as a strange alfresco fun-and-freedom machine. A crowd of record and reserve facilities increases Wrangler’s interest and extends a strech to new customers. 

All Wrangler models are Trail Rated with a badge indicating that a car is designed to perform in a accumulation of severe off-road conditions identified by 5 pivotal consumer-oriented opening categories: traction, belligerent clearance, maneuverability, accent and H2O fording. Wrangler Rubicon models are versed with signature red draw hooks, Rock-Trac® 4×4 system, featuring a two-speed send box with a 4:1 low-range rigging ratio, front and back Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok® electric front- and rear-axle lockers, electronic lean bar undo and customary 33-inch BF Goodrich KO2 All-Terrain off-road tires.
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.

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