Legendary model Jeep company, Wrangler, will undergo a complete redesign. As such, it will be available as a model for the 2017 year. While the public is turning to a new Jeep Renegade, as well as the announcement Jeep Grand Wagoneer model, the true lovers of this brand, looks forward to a new generation of Wrangler models. Pretty concise description of the 2017 Jeep Wrangler, presented the Executive Director of Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne. He said that the new Wrangler experience a complete redesign and improvement in all areas. These improvements are oriented towards reducing fuel consumption. Of course, the Jeep Wrangler will continue to be what it is, with the same abilities. Jeep Wrangler remains an icon.
Greater economy, and reduced fuel consumption, is main goal. 2017 Jeep Wrangler will feature an aluminum body-shell. All steel body parts will be replaced with parts from a light but solid aluminum. Such a step, causing the relocation of the manufacturing process from Toledo. In fact, it would be too expensive to build a new plant for the production of vehicles of aluminum on the existing location.
Many models of this group are set on Fiat platforms. This is the case with the Jeep Cherokee model. However, for the 2017 Jeep Wrangler, will be designed universal platform. Although the vehicle will undergo a complete redesign, Marchionne announced that the new Wrangler 2017 will not cease to look like Wrangler. All features and characteristics, continue to be a trademark of this crossover.
2017 Jeep Wrangler – New Engine
The main reason for the redesign and change is more economical. Reducing vehicle weight is not enough. That is why 2017 Jeep Wrangler will get new power units. Revolution in this brand will be a new turbocharged engine. This will be the first such engine in the Jeep’s line up. It will replace the hitherto aspirated 3.6 L V6 engine with 280 hp and 347 Nm. Average fuel consumption of the engine is 11.7 l/100 km. Displacement will be reduced even though engine with turbo charger, will replace the normally aspirated engine,. The company believes that the smaller displacement engine with a turbo charger, can be just as effective as high-volume engine. How will the new engine and new construction the vehicle will be able to reduce fuel consumption, it remains to be seen.