2018 Jeep Scrambler

A pickup truck version of legendary SUV is on its way, and many believe that it should come as 2018 Jeep Scrambler. If this happen, it will be a revival of nameplate that company didn’t use for many decades. Although Jeep brand is known for its great SUVs and crossover, this won’t be the first time to see a pickup truck from this manufacturer. Company produced a truck called Scrambler during 80’s. After so many years, we will finally see a vehicle of same type. Many believe that company will use familiar nameplate. In any case, new model will come heavily based on next-generation Wrangler, which is on its way to come in next few months.

2018 Jeep Scrambler redesign

2018 Jeep Scrambler frontThe 2018 Jeep Scrambler will be a completely new model. It will be a pickup truck, first from Jeep after so many years. It will come heavily based on new Wrangler, which will come completely redesigned. These two models will ride on the same platform, which will bring many advanced designed solutions. This basically means that new model will feature plenty of light materials in its construction, which will provide massive weight savings, which will at the end make a huge impact on overall performances. When it is about body styles, most of reports suggest that 2018 Scrambler will come in Double Cab variant, but some other configurations are possible too. Compared to Wrangler, this new truck will feature longer wheelbase that will provide more space both inside the cabin and behind, where we expect to see a large-capacity bed. Interior should be pretty similar as in new Wrangler.

2018 Jeep Scrambler side view2018 Jeep Scrambler engines

When it comes to powertrain, 2018 Jeep Scrambler should feature same engines as its SUV relative. We will see several units in offer, including diesel version. We expect to see 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 gasoline engine as major option. However, company will probably also offer some smaller and more efficient 4-cylinder engine. As we already mentioned, there will be a diesel version too. New truck will most likely use familiar 3.0 liter unit, which is good for about 240 horsepower. All engines should come in pair with new 9-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Jeep Scrambler 012018 Jeep Scrambler release date and price

The 2018 Jeep Scrambler will probably come somewhere in the second half of next year. We still don’t known exact price, but some reports suggest that base model should go slightly below 30.000 dollars.

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