2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck
Popular SUV new generation will start with upcoming model year, and it will include 2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck into the offer. This new version of the model will be launched side-by-side with regular one, providing more options for both pickup and SUV lovers. Starting with 2016 model year, and few years after, Jeep will feature quite expansion of its models. Besides big redesigns planned for the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee (2016) upcoming years will also bring new models as well as return of some old names. Although the year wasn’t précised, Jeep will return its Grand Wagoneer onto the market, and launch smaller SUV to enrich the line-up.
2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck DESIGN
News about the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck came from Jeep officials itself. Two years ago, Jeep president and CEO Mike Manley announced the news at the Detroit Auto Show. The model will primarily target the US market, which is the best soil for pickup trucks. Jeep already had its golden era with pickups and now, the company is planning to make a comeback with 2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck. Regular Wrangler and its pickup version will have a lot of similarities, but since we are talking about two different categories of vehicles, don’t expect everything to be the same.
Exterior design of the model will be taken from the Wrangler, including front fascia which is characteristic for this model. Its retro styling has broad base of fans, and finally people who have need for the functionality of the pickup can enjoy it. 2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck will be one of a kind model, since majority of its competitors go for similar styling and performance specs, but Wrangler will offer something different and unique in every way.
2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck ENGINE SPECS
Under the hood of the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck will be packed the same engines as for the regular version. However, the output rates of the engine might be different, since Jeep will probably boost the versions aimed for the pickup in order to make them more powerful and able to carry big loads. For the moment, there is no much info, but we will inform you about any updates related to this segment.
Current Wrangler is powered by 3.6-liter V6 gasoline engine rated at 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Four-wheel drive is standard, and that will be the same for the upcoming model as well as for the pickup truck version. Current transmission choices include 6-speed manual version and 5-speed automatic; however, this is expected to be changed. According to the latest news, 2016 MY should bring an eight-speed automatic transmission which will significantly influence fuel consumption.
Diesel engine will also be added for this model year, and it will most likely be turbocharged 3.0-liter Ecodiesel V6. It already empowers the Grand Cherokee and delivers 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque.
2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
Release of the model is not expected before late this year, but there is no precise info about the date. When it comes to price, 2016 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck will be pricier than the regular SUV version, which starts around $26,000. Pickup will most likely start around $30,000.