2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Review

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Serving Merrillville, IN

 Is the 2018 Jeep Wrangelr JL a two- or four-door model vehicle?

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL will be available in two- and four-door models.

 What is the maximum tow rate for the 2017 Jeep Wrangler JL?

The maximum tow rating is 2000 pounds for the two-door and 3500 for the four-door.


 What’s New for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL?

For 2018, the Jeep Wrangler JL retains its traditional reputation of a versatile and robust SUV that’s ready to tackle any landscape. The standard powertrain includes a 3.5 L V6 engine that carries the Pentastar badge. You can extract up to 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque from this six-cylinder engine that runs on an induction system with natural aspiration. Powered by a turbocharger, the all-new 2.0 L eTorque engine is capable of cranking out 295 lb-ft of torque. Paired with an automatic transmission system that offers eight gear ratios, this compact turbo engine has a maximum rating of 268 hp. The Pentastar engine is synced with an automatic transmission system that generates up to five gear sequences. As in previous generations, the 2018 Wrangler JL is available with an industry-leading 4×4 drive. The Command-Trac 4×4 drive is engineered to overcome the challenges that might pop up on rugged terrains. A transfer case with two speeds is paired with this signature technology. You may also opt for the Rock-Trac 4×4 drive that’s tuned to maximize traction on rocky surfaces. Compared to SUVs by other brands, this Jeep model has a class-leading crawl ratio. High departure and approach angles provide an extra leverage for traversing diverse landscapes. The front and rear axles on this vehicle carry the Dana brand. When parked on a steep hill, the Wrangler JL is held in place by the Hill Start Assist. Similarly, the car maintains its balance on a downward slope with some assistance from the Hill Descent Control. Tow hooks and skid plates are some other features that make this Jeep SUV suitable for off-road trips.

When looking inside the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL, you’ll also notice some new and enhanced amenities that are designed for adventurous families. Covered in real leather, the front seats have cooling and heating for optimum comfort regardless of the weather conditions. When driving on a pleasant day, you could easily open the Sky One-Touch Power Top, which has removable rear-quarter glass panels. Having a fold-down design, the front windshield may also be collapsed and put away to improve visibility of the road ahead. Having a three-piece modular design, the Freedom Top hard top provides reliable protection from the outdoor elements. Powered by a spring-assisted mechanism with zippers, the soft top carries the Sunrider label. Even the lightweight aluminum doors in this Jeep SUV could be removed and replaced on demand.

 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL for Sale in Merrillville, IN

Are you seeking to embark on memorable off-road adventures in a Jeep SUV? Then visit our dealership to get a closer look at the 2018 Wrangler JL. This robust Jeep model has class-leading capabilities and amenities at affordable prices. We’ll be thrilled to provide information on the technical specifications, digital technology, safety features and styling options that are available for this family-friendly vehicle. Contact us today to reserve a test drive in this Jeep that has earned the iconic Trail Rated badge.