Designed as a vehicle that would conquer all terrains, the Wrangler is a sports utility vehicle that is being produced since 1963. Three generations and many improvements later, the 2016 Jeep Wrangler will arrive in the market with features adapted to suit the unforgiving terrains of modern urban land. Over its previous generation, which came in 2015, the upcoming model 2016 Jeep Wrangler will improve in terms of performance and handling. Not to mention that it will also get a new engine along with an improved suspension. Word is that the vehicle will also get lighter and thus be more fuel efficient than its older model.
2016 Jeep Wrangler: Redesign Exterior and Interior
At the very first glimpse, the 2016 Jeep Wrangler might appear same as the present model but with a closer look, you are bound to find some changes that will leave you exhilarated. Firstly, the car has lost some of its previous weight due to extensive use of aluminium and other lightweight materials. Suspensions have been replaced, and the beloved strong axles have been done away completely for the sake of lower weight. But is it worth it? Yes, we think so because the company itself has stated that the new Wrangler will have better fuel economy along with superior off-road trekking capability.
Inside, cabin space has increased thus resulting in more comfort for the passengers. Seats are now covered with vinyl material and have seat belts to offer protection during intense driving sessions. Furthermore, they can be bend backwards to allow more space for cargo. Entertainment options include an LCD screen with HD, capability to play video games and the standard audio system that you find in all off-road Jeeps.
2016 Jeep Warngler: Engine and Fuel Economy
What makes the 2016 Jeep Wrangler such an exciting package is what it comes with under the hood. The officials have confirmed a new engine for the model that is also available in a diesel variant. It will be a 3.0 litre EcoDiesel engine that can produce a horsepower of 240 and an equally impressive torque of 240 lb-ft. It will most likely be paired to an auto transmission engine with 8 gears. This engine will power the Wrangler through all type of roads that you can imagine.
With the introduction of diesel engine, Wrangler has taken a major leap forward in fuel efficiency. Compared to its older version that had a rate of 19 mpg, the upcoming model has been recorded to score a whopping 30 mpg in combined drive, which is a staggering improvement over its previous version.
2016 Jeep Wrangler: Release Date, Price, Competitors
People who want the diesel variant would have to shell out a higher price than that of its petrol counterpart. The base version 2016 Jeep Wrangler should cost no less than $ 34 000, and it is expected that the diesel engine would cost around $ 7000 more than petrol variant. We expect the 2016 Jeep Wrangler to become available in spring of 2015. Look out for more information in the near future about this vehicle.