New Wrangler — the guided tour

Riley Riley

Jeep has taken the wraps off a new-look Wrangler with a redesigned seven-slot radiator grille, 10 all-new wheel designs and multiple open-air options, including the exclusive Sky One-Touch powertop.

The grille, first introduced on the 2023 Wrangler Rubicon 20th Anniversary, wears an updated look with black textured slots, neutral grey metallic bezels and body-colour surround (gloss black slots and bezels on Willys, gloss black bezels on High Altitude and platinum silver slots and bezels on Sahara).

Slimmer both visually and literally, the new grille’s black textured vertical slots improve cooling while also allowing for fitment of the new factory-installed Warn winch, which is available on Rubicon models.

The latest evolution of the iconic off-roader adds greater capability, new technology and advanced safety features, all while staying true to the Wrangler formula.

In an automotive first, it will also feature built-in off-road adventure guides with the introduction of Trails Offroad.

Downloaded to the Uconnect 5 infotainment system and displayed on a new 12.3-inch high-resolution screen, Trails Offroad offers detailed trail guides for the 62 Jeep Badge of Honor trails, including the Rubicon Trail in California, Hell’s Revenge in Utah and Jericho Mountain in New Hampshire.

For even more adventures, owners can upgrade to a premium subscription that unlocks the full catalogue of 3000-plus trail guides. 

The catalogue spans a wide variety of difficulty levels and terrains and boasts an unmatched level of information and quality, but unfortunately the guides do not extend beyond the US and Canada.

Wrangler now delivers standard first- and second-row side-curtain airbags, plus standard forward collision warning and advanced cruise control with stop — on Sport S and above.

Rubicon models add even more 4×4 capability with an optional factory-installed 3630kg capacity Warn winch, up to 100:1 crawl ratio and new Dana 44 HD Full Float solid rear axle that allows for tyre upsizing by customers and up to 2270kg maximum towing.

New Wrangler will be available in Sport, Willys, Sahara, High Altitude, Rubicon and Rubicon 392 models.

From the 4.8L/100km 4xe plug-in hybrid to the V8-powered 350kW Rubicon 392, the new Wrangler offers customers the ability to choose from the most diverse powertrain options in the off-road segment.

The advanced 4xe lineup and high-performance Rubicon 392 come exclusively with an eight-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.0- and 3.6-litre gas engines offer both a six-speed manual transmission and an eight-speed automatic transmission.

  • 2.0-litre turbocharged PHEV 4xe: 280kW and 637Nm of torque
  • 2.0-litre turbocharged I-4 engine: 201kW and 400Nm of torque
  • 3.6-litre V6: 212kW and 352Nm of torque
  • 6.4-litre V8: 350kW and 637Nm of torque

By the end of 2025, Jeep says the entire North American Jeep brand lineup will be electrified.

By 2030, 50 per cent of Jeep sales in the United States will be fully electric.


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