The 2021 Jeep Wrangler will remain to be a unique off-roader. The new model is caught testing and from the information that we got, it`s a PHEV version. From the spy images, we can see most parts of this SUV visible. So, what can we expect from the new model?
The upcoming Wrangler will feature a more attractive look than before, more power, and it will offer great off-road ability. Also, there will be two configurations to choose from. The model with two doors and popular four doors unlimited model. According to the officials, there will be many improvements, but the 2021 Jeep Wrangler will keep its traditional design.
2021 Jeep Wrangler Facelift
The upcoming 2021 Jeep Wrangler has been caught testing and from the image that we got its design will remain to be modern and retro. According to the images, the model that is caught testing is PHEV variant. This model will be around two inches wider than the base model.
Also, it`s built on the same platform that will be extended if we compare it from the last generation. This changes will bring a more spacious cabin and better handling to this SUV. We can expect the same aluminum doors as before that are easy to remove and LED headlights.
The interior of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler SUV will be unique. Also, this model will continue to be offered with two rows of seats. Unfortunately, there are no available images to describe what is changes. However, we can expect a cabin to be great arranged and spacious, with lots of techs. The unlimited model will be also on the offer. And this SUV will bring more space thanks to the longer-extended wheelbase.
The Sports trim that is the base one will keep the same features from the current Wrangler. The same 8-speaker audio system will be installed as plenty of USB and AUX inputs. Furthermore, with the higher trims, buyers will get an 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system, blind-spot sensors, leather seats and more.
2021 Jeep Wrangler Engine and Transmission System
From the latest information, the newest 2021 Jeep Wrangler will be offered with the same engine options as the last one. Of course, there will be some improvements and we can expect much better fuel economy. There will be two engine options available. The standard engine that is lying under the Jeep Wrangler is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 powertrain that produces 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine is available with two gearbox versions, a 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic.
The next powertrain is 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder. This one is optional and it gives 268 horses and 295 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes only with 8- speed automatic transmission.
Also, the new model will be offered as a plug-in hybrid. From the spy photos, we can clearly see the charging port on the side. Also, from the information that gives photographer that caught this model, it said that EV mode is turned on and that this model runs around 25 mph. Just for comparations, the Pacifica Hybrid with its 16-kWh battery can drive up to 33 miles on one charge. So, we can expect almost the same battery.
2021 Jeep Wrangler MSRP and Release Date
The new 2021 Jeep Wrangler SUV will come with the same Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price as the current model. The Wrangler Sports 2-door model starts little less than $30,000, while the Rubicon 4-door is priced $43,000.
Most of the equipped and priced is the 4-door Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon model. It can easily reach $55,000 mark. However, the price of the PHEV model is not yet available. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler will get some update and from the latest news, it will be released in the 2020 year as the 2021 model.