2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Changes

Jeep Wrangler has been making waves in the automotive world since its launch in 1987. Every new release has proven to meet the specific needs of off-road fans. In order to strength the SUV fan base, Chrysler is planning to release a new model. There is no doubt that the new vehicle will be the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The new car will be perfect for long distance travel, whether on the road or off the road.




2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited front view

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited – Exterior and Interior

The American automobile corporation is likely to ditch the current body-on-frame platform and adopt a new uni-body platform. With this new platform, the Wrangler’s body will feature aluminum parts making it lighter than the predecessor. The bonnet section will be enlarged, and a new damper will be included on the new car. The grill will take a rhombus shape and will have broader, vertical slits. The wheels will be made of alloy and will feature broad spokes.

The mid-size SUV will also come with powerful bumpers to maintain the aggressive look of a typical Jeep car. Other notable inclusions on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited exterior include innovative LED lights, large mirrors and functional fog lights. There will also be roll bars to improve the safety of passengers.

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will have a spacious interior to boost the comfort levels of passengers. The new SUV will be able to fit 5 passengers with their items. The seats will be leather upholstered and are expected to be softer to improve comfort on rougher terrain. When it comes to the technological features, the new off-road vehicle will have a large touch screen compatible with a good number of functions. It will be connected to communication systems, security features, audio devices and navigation system.




Other features expected in the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited interior include: electronic stability control, Sentry key special alarm system, side airbags, electronic roll mitigation, auto tire inflation system and immobilized. There will also be a fold-down windshield and a large sun-roof.

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited interior

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited – Engine and Competition

Under the hood of the new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUV, a 3.0-L VM engine is expected. A variant of this engine, 3.0-L VM EcoDiesel, will be a good option for the off-road. These engines will work with a 5-speed automatic transmission. A new turbocharged unit may also feature in some trims. Other trims may take the existing 3.6-L V6 engine, which is capable of producing 285 horsepower. Like most SUVs, the new Jeep will have an All-Wheel Drive. The fuel consumption will be reduced significantly with the use of these engines. The car is expected to have an average fuel consumption of 28 mpg.

Competition:

The main rivals are expected to be Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, Land Rover Discovery 5, Nissan Xterra, BWM X3, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota Tacoma, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado and Toyota RAV4.

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited rear view

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited – Price and Release Date

The starting price for the next Wrangler will around $25,000. Other models of the same car will of course retail at higher prices. The release date is expected in the late 2016. By May 2017, most auto-markets will be selling the Chrysler’s off-road vehicle.