2018 Jeep Wrangler: A Model Overview


The 2018 Jeep Wrangler has always been a quintessential jeep for decades. It is much more than a mere dominating force that reigns the off-road driving domain. Updated for its 2018 edition with new engines, a refreshed styling, all placed within a spacious, high-quality interior, the Jeep Wrangler this year appears to be more as a practical SUV than anything else that is willing to go anywhere. This front-engine vehicle is available in rear, all and 4-wheel-drive options.

At the Bakersfield Jeep dealer showroom, we found the Wrangler making enough place for 4- or 5-passengers, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler as a 2- or 4-door convertible vehicle has everything in place to ensure a smooth yet dynamic driving.

What’s New for 2018

Redesigned for 2018, the all-new Wrangler from Jeep now is elongated, gone wider and taller. The Wrangler is now bigger than its previous year model. For power it has a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 2.0-liter inline-4 engine under the hood, which can either pair with the standard six-speed manual counting 270 of horsepower and 295 lb.-ft of torque. The other engine option is the DOHC 24-valve 3.6-liter V-6 one that has to be mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission that vastly improves the drivability, producing a 285 hp, and a 260 lb.-ft of torque.

Trim Options

There is a news for the Jeep lovers that this year Wrangler will be available in two models. One is the new trim model named as JL, while the old Wrangler continues to be called as the JK.

Exterior Dimensions

The new body of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler is virtually different from the rest of its segment in every detail. Be it the laid-back windshield angle, the fancy headlights that encroach into the outer grille openings or its wide stance, the Wrangler stands out from the crowd from all sides. It larger too.

The two-door model for its 2018-year revision gains more than an inch for its wheelbase plus two and a half inches in their length. To do full justice to its increased size, Jeep has focused on tightening the turning circle in both two- and four-door models. What’s more? All its trim versions are now taller with more ground clearance.

Interior Look and Feel

Taking a big leap towards comfort, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler in addition to several latest safety features gets more space for its interior that pushed Wrangler ahead of several of its competitors in the class of midsize SUVs. The materials in the cabin are upscale and attractive while many of the old parts-bin switchgear are replaced with a satisfying new panel of switches, buttons and knobs, making the dashboard look trendy and smart. To make the passengers sit enjoying their own personal space, it has allotted 99-108 cu ft of space, while to carry their bags and baggage, 13-32 cu ft of cargo space has been left with or without the rear seats on use.

EPA Fuel Economy:

The Bakersfield Jeep dealership experts say that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler does acquire a decent fuel economy that is rated by the EPA as 19-22 mpg in a combined trip, 17-20 in the city and 23-25 mpg in the highway respectively for two engine options that completes the Wrangler as an all rounder SUV, anybody would prefer to own.