First Fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler Delivered in India

by Vivaan Khatri | 23/08/2019
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The first new-gen Jeep Wrangler was delivered to its owner. The new model comes with a new updated interior and exterior.

Known for its robust build and an excellent off-roading capability, Jeep Wrangler is one of the top options for off-roading fans across the global. A few months ago, Jeep launched the fourth-gen Wrangler in the international market. This month, Jeep has introduced the India-bound Wrangler. For the India market, the new Wrangler is priced at Rs 63.94 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Recently, the first Wrangler is finally delivered to its buyer.

India's first new-gen Jeep Wrangler delivery

From the video, we can have a closer look at the fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler. At the very first look, it can be pointed out that the Jeep Wrangler features a restyled exterior with a beefed-up styling. Even though the Wrangler retains the iconic seven-vertically-slat grille and boxy silhouette on the front, it now comes with a chunkier bumper and new round LED headlights with integrated DRLs. LED lights are also applied on the fender and bumper.

New-gen Jeep Wrangler gets not only a redesigned exterior but also an extensively updated interior. On the inside, the Jeep Wrangler features a refreshed dashboard that sports an 8.4-inch Uconnect 4C NAV infotainment system touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as an instrument cluster with digital MID. Besides, to make the interior look plush and premium, new-gen Jeep Wrangler also gets leather upholstery. Other highlight features of this new-gen model include push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, and cruise control. Safety fitments on the new Jeep Wrangler include ABS with EBD, 8 airbags, rear parking sensor, ESP, a rearview camera, and traction control.

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2019 Jeep Wrangler sports extensive interior and exterior updates

In terms of engineering, the fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler is also revised to enhance its performance. Notably, the new Wrangler loses a significant amount of weight. Lighter bodyweight will significantly benefit the ride of the Jeep Wrangler. This SUV also sports differential locks and sway bars. Both of these functions can be easily controlled via buttons and switches on the centre console. Also in the video, the Jeep Wrangler has illustrated how powerful it is when coasting down the stairs in a composed and controllable way. Sitting on 18-inch wheels and employing a 4WD system, Jeep Wrangler shows a distinguished off-road capability. Especially, the new Wrangler is equipped with 4WD high, 4WD low mode and a newly-added 4WD auto mode. Other specs that could tell something about its off-roader ability include a 41.8-degree approach angle, 21-degree breakover angle, 36.1-degrees departure as well as a water wading capacity of 762 mm and a ground clearance of 215 mm.

About the powertrain, customers have no choice but to get a petrol-automatic combination. No diesel option is on offer. The fourth-gen Jeep Wrangler is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine which can put out a maximum power of 268 PS and a torque of 400 Nm. It is the same engine from the previous model but with higher power output. This engine comes with a new 8-speed automatic gearbox.

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In India, Jeep Wrangler is available in Unlimited variant only

When arrived India market, Jeep Wrangler comes exclusively in the form of a five-door model. Only the top-spec Unlimited variant is available on sale in India. It should be noted that the Jeep Wrangler is imported via the CBU channel (completely built unit), which means that the price of the Wrangle is approximately two times higher than the original price. At 63.94 lakh, 2019 Jeep Wrangler is more expensive than the older version by a huge gap of Rs 7.94 lakh. New updates and interesting stories will be introduced at IndianAuto.com.

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