Wrangler from Jeep has been building headlines for years, but it is now confirmed that the automaker is seriously working on the redesigned model of the current off-roader, which is underway for the model year 2017. A test mule for the 2017 Jeep Wrangler SUV has just been spotted going through hot weather checking in the Southwest. Models wearing the ultimate sheet metal are still over a year away, but the new Wrangler that is hidden beneath the shell of the present model offers some hints regarding the newly packaged measurements in its double-door configuration.
The bodywork of the new Jeep Wrangler 2017 is expected to be similar to that of the current Wrangler, but there is most likely going to be many changes in suspension, chassis and bodywork enhancements to be featured in the future models. The 2017 Wrangler is one among those up to date vehicles that enjoy a trendy status and thus, any clean-sheet plan made by Jeep will cause a blend of conflict and skepticism from the critics. In the meantime, the fan boys are speculating whether the automaker will stick to its usual all-wheel drive with the low range formula, jagged ladder framework and a couple of solid axles, whereas the rest of the planet wonders whether Jeep can accomplish all of that, at the same time as maintaining with the modern fuel-cutback realities.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Redesign, Exterior
Though the next gen Jeep Wrangler is not going to experience much modification in its external design, the automaker has made some minor tweaks on its external elements. As a result, the front fascia of the new Wrangler gets some minor tweaks that include modifications facing the windshield. These changes show down the way to the side skirts propose extensions to the hood and the wheelbase. The new vehicle’s extended wheelbase would make it easier to handle as well as being roomier.
Regarding the size, it can be anticipated to vie with small-to-medium size models, such as the Chevrolet Colorado, the GMC Canyon and the Toyota Tacoma, as well. It is not certain whether Dodge still having an idea to bring in the new-fangled Durango, which will house within the same sector.
Otherwise, the size look to be lingering much identical as those on the existing model, which will not come as much revelation considering the actions of Jeep for earlier Wrangler generations. Moreover, other external elements that are carrying over by the new Wrangler from the existing model would be a jagged body-on-structure design, solid axles and generally steel construction, including some aluminum parts in an attempt to perk up fuel economy.
Regarding interior, it seems the automaker has not carried out any modifications and the new Wrangler is going to be equipped with the same interior features of the current model.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Interior
At present, a V6 engine with the capacity of 3.6 liters is powering the current Wrangler. This would remain unchanged considering the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has just modernized the Pentastar engine. A 2017 Jeep Wrangler diesel engine is also possible to be offered finally for consumers in the United States, one is previously offered abroad. A six-rated manual transmission will be equipped with the 2017 Wrangler as standard, though some rumors suggest that an eight-paced automatic transmission may be offered as standard. An additional engine option will be hybrid expertise at some point.
Release date and price
For Wrangler the price would range between $25,000 and $28,000 and the possible release date is expected to be the concluding part of 2016 or the beginning of 2017.