2018 Jeep Wrangler JT

As we all know, company prepares a truck version of its legendary SUV, and some reports suggest that it could come as 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT. According to these rumors, JT will be some kind of a codename for this model, and many believe that this could also be an official name. So far, we know that new model should come this year, and we expect to see plenty of interesting design solutions. New model will be heavily based on new generation of Wrangler SUV, which is on its way too. It will share plenty of characteristics, both in mechanical and visual aspect. According to latest rumors, 2018 Wrangler JT will come late this year.

2018 Jeep Wrangler JT redesign and features

2018 Jeep Wrangler JT front viewThe 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT will be something completely new from popular SUV and crossover brand. We will see a completely new type of vehicle from Jeep. After several decades, a pickup truck will come from this manufacturer. It will come heavily based on iconic SUV Wrangler, featuring many same parts in all aspects. This model will feature a slightly modified version of new Wrangler’s platform. It will feature longer wheelbase, which will provide plenty of space, both for spacious cabin and large cargo bed. According to some reliable insider sources, 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT will come in some kind of Double Cab body style. However, some bigger, Crew Cab-like version is also possible. When it comes to styling, new model will feature same design language as new Wrangler, with completely identical front end. Interior of these two models should be the same also.

2018 Jeep Wrangler JT rear view2018 Jeep Wrangler JT engines

When it comes to powertrain, 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT will probably feature completely the same lineup as new SUV. Base model will most likely come with 3.6 liter Pentastar, which will have max output around 280 horsepower. Also, we expect to see some smaller and more efficient four-cylinder unit in offer as optional. New truck will also come in version with diesel engine, featuring familiar 3.0 liter V6 unit, which has max output of 240 horsepower. Transmission should be new 8-speed automatic.

2018 Jeep Wrangler JT release date and price

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JT will come this year, and that should be somewhere in the four quarter of year. When it is about price, base model should go somewhere between 25.000 and 30.000 dollars.

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