2016 Jeep Wrangler Release Date, Price, Colors, Diesel – The upcoming new 2016 Jeep Wrangler again has hit the news headlines and is undoubtedly a stylish yet classic vehicle that is going to be unleashed to the market soon. With the advanced technological tidbits, buyers should be optimistic that it is going to improve their driving experience to a whole new level.

2016 Jeep Wrangler
2016 Jeep Wrangler

The new and advanced features are certainly going to address the flaws that the previous version of the Wrangler had. The main dissimilarity over the previous model includes contemporary design aimed in reducing the weight of the vehicle and design changes as well.

The Jeep Wrangler is an American automobile that is a subsidiary of the Fiat Chrysler. It came to be after Fiat Chrysler acquired the Jeep brand and other assets of the auto motor parent company which was the then American Motors.

Jeep Wrangler is undoubtedly one of Jeep’s most popular models and will come with important updates which we are going to address in the following preview.

Exterior Design

Since the Jeep Wrangler came to be, it has always maintained its overall look irrespective of the modifications that come when a new model is released to the market. At the front, the new 2016 Jeep Wrangler will retain its 7-slit grille and the curvy LED headlamps and fog lights.

2016 Jeep Wrangler front
2016 Jeep Wrangler front

A redesigned bumper will appear smoother than the previous one. Additionally, the windshield dimensions have been reduced for the purposes of making the car look aggressive. The Jeep engineers also gave the vehicle a higher clearance which they have said will give the truck a smooth ride on rough terrain and water as well.

2016 Jeep Wrangler rear
2016 Jeep Wrangler rear

The new Wrangler will also have door and window panels made of aluminium, the light weight material will in effect drastically reduce the weight of the car. The weight reduction will improve performance and stability on the road.

Newer trim levels such as the Unlimited Rubicon and Willys will come with some improvements which will include larger wheels and better traction tires, a variety of a colour palette, among others.

Interior

The interior of the new 2016 Jeep Wrangler will mostly remain the same to the previous model. However some changes will be forthcoming and will be offered as either optional or standard.

2016 Jeep Wrangler interior
2016 Jeep Wrangler interior

The standard model will come with an eight-speaker audio system with USB, Bluetooth and Line-in connectivity, USB chargers and an optional nine-speaker audio system. The cabin and seat upholstery will also be boosted to ensure comfort is not compromised.

The following features will be made available: additional woodwork in the cabin has been done, an optional leather upholstery will be made available, a touch screen display, air conditioning, cruise control, torx-box-this feature will allow the driver to remove the doors and windscreen anywhere and at any time especially on off-road adventures.

New Jeep Wrangler Engine Specs

Under the hood of the new 2016 Jeep Wrangler will be a 6-cylinder V6 engine which will have a capacity of 3.6L. The Pentastar engine will be able to generate up to 285 horsepower and 280 pounds of torque.

2016 Jeep Wrangler engine

The engines will be mated to either a five-speed transmission with an automatic shift or just a six-speed with a manual gearbox. The transmission will be a big leap forward since the previous version used a one speed transmission mode.

The vehicle will also come with another engine which will be referred to as a 3.6L capacity engine that will be fuel efficient and will consume lesser fuel in comparison to the previous model. The new engine is estimated to increase the fuel economy ratings by a whopping 20% which is very impressive.

Even though the auto maker says that the main modification to the vehicle was the reduction in weight, it certainly will not be the most drastic. Jeep has made a revelation of a new engine which will be a diesel one.

The new 2016 Jeep Wrangler diesel will be powered by a turbocharged 3L V6 EcoDiesel engine. The V6 engine will be able to provide 240 horsepower and 420 pounds of torque. The power will be transmitted to an AWD through the 8-speed auto transmission. Expect fuel economy ratings of 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway for the V6 engine.

2016 Jeep Wrangler price and release date

The new 2016 Jeep Wrangler will hit showrooms for sale by the second half of next year (2016). It will come with a price range of around 30,200-33,400 USD.

2016 Jeep Wrangler release date
2016 Jeep Wrangler release date

However, the new 2016 Jeep Wrangler unlimited release date will come late by some few weeks and will come with a higher price to due to the ‘Unlimited designs’ it will come with.