2018 Jeep Wrangler: Redesigned Look, Enhanced Performance & Tech

From the WWII-era Willys MB used in the military to the classic Jeep CJ to the modern day edition of the Wrangler, this Jeep has a history of taking the adventure anywhere and everywhere in the Central NJ area and beyond. The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler really takes this capable SUV up another notch.

That’s because this 4th-generation vehicle, also known as the Jeep Wrangler JL (the precursor was the JK), provides added capability, a redesigned vintage-yet-futuristic appearance and loads of all-new technologies inside & out. With that being said, let’s delve into all the details about what’s new for the Wrangler.

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Modern Yet Classic Appearance

The look of the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler is most certainly unique. The exterior of this next-gen SUV provides an accurate first impression of excitement and adventure, thanks to design cues including:

  • Keystone-shaped 7-slot grille inspired by the Jeep CJ
  • Iconic round headlamps & square tail lamps for added heritage influence
  • Convenient fold-down windshield for off-roading journeys
  • Grab handles integrated into the body-colored sport bars
  • New front fascia for enhanced aerodynamics
  • Available 2-piece body-colored fender flares with a black lower insert

Once you take a seat inside at the wheel, you’ll see and feel the difference of this Wrangler compared to the previous generation. Here are the changes made to the 2018 edition:

  • Heritage center stack design
  • Platinum chrome bezel surrounding the inboard/outboard circular HVAC vents
  • Metal-plated center console accents
  • Cloth or leather-contoured seats with accent stitching, adjustable bolster & lumbar support
  • Lift-Assist handles to make door removal simpler
  • Vinyl-wrapped door trim panels
  • Lengthier armrests

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Updated Amenities for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Both the 2-door and 4-door 2018 Jeep Wrangler come with a number of new features never before seen in this model. The first one is actually an update to a technology: Uconnect 4. This next-gen infotainment system offers the following improvements:

  • Higher-resolution 5.0″, 7.0″ or 8.4″ touchscreen display with pinch-and-zoom capability
  • More streamlined smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Navigation system (8.4” only) to get turn-by-turn directions to popular destination
  • Access to SiriusXM satellite radio, Travel Link, Traffic & Guardian Connected Services with a subscription

There are more new or enhanced amenities than just the Uconnect system. You’ll get a safer & more convenient driving experience thanks to the ability to:

  • See what the naked eye can’t via Blind Spot Monitoring & Rear Cross Path Detection that works on highways like the Turnpike, Parkway and 78
  • Easily parallel park and back out of parking spots & driveways via ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic gridlines
  • Never needing to take your keys out of your purse, pocket or jacket again via push-button starter and passive entry with Keyless Go
  • Charge & integrate even more mobile devices thanks to 4 USB ports, 2 up front & 2 in the back

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More Capable Than Ever

Whether you take the drive on the road, to the beach or in the woods, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will give you the reliability anywhere you want to drive. This is evident by the following enhancements:

  • Approach angle: 44 degrees (industry leading)
  • Breakover angle: 27.8 degrees
  • Departure angle: 37 degrees
  • Ground clearance: 10.9”
  • Water fording: up to 30”
  • Max towing capacity: 3,500 lbs

There are also plenty of features that help make off-roading more fun and convenient. Among them are:

  • Specially tuned suspension
  • Skid plates
  • Front & rear tow hooks
  • Lightweight/high-strength aluminum doors, hinges, hood, fenders, windshield frame & magnesium swing gate
  • 33” tires (Rubicon models only)

You can also get aggressive 17” off-road wheels and front & rear steel heavy-duty off-road winch-ready bumpers with removable end caps in select models as well.

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The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler will be arriving at our Union County NJ dealership location in the near future. Please contact Salerno Duane Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram to learn more about this next-generation SUV!