The abundance of SUV and crossover category vehicles is something you cannot overlook these days. Almost every carmaker is releasing new SUV or crossover and FCA is not an exception to this. The new range of Jeep vehicles has been modified for 2019. However, the off-road champion 2019 Jeep Wrangler diesel will be also on the offer.
The mid-sized SUV with exceptional off-road handling capability was unveiled in 1986 and its origin lies in the World War II era. However, the Wrangler lineup has received many changes over the years and the 2019 lineup gets a new diesel engine. The vehicle also gets new styling, improved cabin and a lot of modern amenities.
2019 Jeep Wrangler Diesel weighs less than the regular one
The Jeep Wrangler codenamed JL is the replacement for JK series. The 2019 Jeep Wrangler range comes in several trims and you get different cab setups too. The vehicle will be offered in soft and hard top choices as well. The available trim levels are Sport S, Rubicon, Sport, and Sahara. The exterior hues include Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Silver Metallic, Granite Crystal Metallic etc.
The 2019 Jeep Wrangler diesel weigh less than the regular one. Its exterior design is now more aerodynamic. The vehicles come with a significant amount of lightweight steel and aluminum. Of course, the typical Jeep styling is evident. The iconic roundish headlamps and vertical slat grille are there and trapezoidal fenders add to the oomph. However, the windshield angle is a bit changed in the 2019 model.
The cabin of 2019 Jeep Wrangler diesel has also received some changes. The quality of materials is upscale and top Rubicon trim is rather lavish. The dashboard layout is sleek and the cabin is also spacious for this category. The seats are comfortable and ideal for long journeys.
Comes with advanced safety tech
The upcoming 2019 Jeep Wrangler diesel will be available like the regular one with enough advanced safety tech. Furthermore, FCA will also include plenty of amenities. So, you can expect new UConnect infotainment setup in it. This will be accompanied by a large and LCD display unit. Safety features like airbags, Remote Keyless Entry, lane keep assisting and vehicle stability control will be there.
2019 Jeep Wrangler Diesel Engine Rumors and Specs
The 2019 Jeep Wrangler lineup gets really powerful engines as it is. You get the well known 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 unit, to begin with. However, the company will also offer a hybrid and diesel engine later. The company will use a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine in the model. However, it needs to obtain approval from the US govt to offer the diesel engine in 2019 Wrangler.
This will be followed by the introduction of the PHEV powertrain in the lineup maybe sometimes in 2019. The engines will come with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The highest towing capacity of the engines may be close to 3500 pounds.
2019 Jeep Wrangler Diesel Price and Availability
The price of 2019 Jeep Wrangler diesel is unclear but it will be priced a bit higher than regular models.
It will debut sometime in early 2019. The closest off-road competitions are Toyota Tacoma TRD-Pro or Chevrolet Colorado ZR2.