Many stylish and midsized SUVs are available nowadays but not all of them can match up to the legacy and versatility of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited. Since its debut, the SUV has sold in huge numbers in all markets.
The 4th generation of Jeep Wrangler is going to be unveiled soon and it is codenamed JL. However, for 2018, FCA will still sell the existing JK lineup. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited is the 4 door version of the SUV lineup.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Masculine and Rugged Styling
The exterior styling of 2018 Wrangler JK Unlimited is masculine and rugged. It is sold in 4 trims- Sport, Sport S, Rubicon and Sahara. The exterior is quite Aerodynamic and there are color choices like Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Xtreme Purple, Rhino, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic etc.
The round headlamps are there but they are LED powered and the new 7 slat grille is now slanted more vertically. The World War II retro styling is blended with modernity in a nice way. The windshield and doors can be removed without much fuss. You can go for soft and hard top variants.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Interior Look
The cabin of 2018 Wrangler JK Unlimited is pretty utilitarian but in base trim, amenities are quite limited. The hard plastics are few and you get some soft-touch materials. The craftsmanship in Sahara and Rubicon trim exude quality. The Unlimited versions have better cargo space and legroom at the back seat. If you choose hard top, cabin noise remains absolutely minimal. The special edition models are there. The Golden Eagle models get body-color grille, bronze interior stitching, Golden eagle badges, BF Goodrich K02 tires, 17-inch bronze wheels, tan soft top.
The Altitude trim gets power bulge hood, hard top with body color, 18-inch wheels, Liquid Titanium interior accents, Bridgestone Dueler tires, black leather seats.
Safety Features and Amenities
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited gets moderate safety features and amenities improve as you climb up the trims. The trims get several airbags and a rearview camera is optional.
All trims get folding soft top, satellite radio, floor mats and air conditioning. Sport S trim gets 17-inch wheels. Wrangler Sahara trim gets 18-inch wheels, automatic headlights and keyless entry. Top Rubicon trim adds RockTrac four-wheel-drive, rock rails, off-road tires and 17-inch alloy wheels. Options are numerous including leather front seats, LED headlights, Alpine audio, heated front seats etc.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Engine Info
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited has a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 gasoline engine making 285 HP. The JK series continues with the aging 5-speed automatic gearbox. The JK Wrangler Unlimited starts at 16 mpg in the city and 21 mpg at the highway and 18 combined mpg with the manual transmission. As for the five-speed automatic gearbox, the model provides 16 mpg in the city, 20 mpg in the highway and 18 combined.
The upcoming JL series will get more engine and newer gearbox choices. The JK lineup is not very good at handling urban roads but off-road is where it shines brightly. The hill-start assist also works as expected too. You get protective skid plates too.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Price and Availability
The pricing of 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited varies within mid $30,000s to $45,000 approx. It is now available in showrooms. The SUV offers solid value for money despite limited safety features and lack of powertrain choices.