The latest version of the Jeep Wrangler offers multiple updates for the new model year. One of the highlighting changes made to the new Wrangler is the addition of a four-cylinder engine option. Traditionalist may raise their eyebrows at a four-cylinder engine, but the 2018 Jeep Wrangler turbo four-cylinder engine performance ratings are impressive.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Engine Options
Three engine options are offered on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler. The first is the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Performance ratings for this engine check in at 270 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Fuel economy ratings for 2018 Wrangler models equipped with the four-cylinder engine check in at 9.4 L/100 km highway (30 mpg) and 10.5 L/100 km city (27 mpg).
The 2018 Wrangler will continue to offer the Pentastar V-6 engine. This 3.6-liter V-6 turns in performance ratings of 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The engine can be paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automatic transmission.
In addition to the two gasoline engines, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler will offer a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine. Performance ratings for this engine check in at 260 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque. The diesel engine is also paired with the eight-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine will be available on the 2018 Wrangler starting in 2019.
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler will continue to build on the SUV’s impressive reputation for performance. The Wrangler offers all of the best technology features Jeep has developed, including the Uconnect touchscreen infotainment system while still maintaining the rugged, off-road performance car shoppers expect from the Wrangler.
The 2018 Jeep Cherokee is now available here at Stony Plain Chrysler. Our inventory of vehicles can be viewed here on our website.