Although there might be serious reasons why anyone should think twice about the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, there’re also plenty of reasons why you should love the all new model. Some of the reasons might include its ability to offer unmatched off-road capability, fun-to-drive personality, numerous variations, and extensive factory and aftermarket parts support. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 2017 release date should be expected sometime this fall.
The 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is an American icon akin to no other when it comes to maneuvering long and unending trails. What’s more, nothing like it can evoke images of Ike driving through liberated towns of Normandy. Or better yet, what else can offer a fun-loving youth the freedom of un-ending adventure deep in the Africa Sahara? Darn! Even the name “Freedom” is even plastered on roof designs and on the special edition.
Despite its long list of cons that seem like it was designed during the presidency of John F. Kennedy, its general personality and iconic imagery are perhaps the reasons why the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has been able to keep its relevance on the market for this long.
Another interesting aspect about the Wrangler is its general lack of direct competition. Those unperturbed by its downsides will find the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited to be a better companion on the trails and on other off-roading expeditions. Mild changes on the exterior and interior can also be expected as well. However, for those who find it rather dated for modern times, there’re a couple of alternatives to check out including the 2016 Toyota 4Runner, 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Toyota FJ, Nissan Xterra, and the Cherokee Trailhawk/Renegade.
The 2017 Nissan Xterra price starts from $23,660. Some of the specs include a legitimate off-road prowess, an available manual transmission system, a versatile interior, and laudable ride quality. Power comes from the familiar 4.0L V6 engine rated at 261 hp and 281 lbs. ft. of torque. The Nissan Xterra 2017 release date currently under wraps but sources privy of its development say we should expect it in early 2017.
The 2017 Jeep Cherokee price starts from an MSRP of around $23,495. Specs for those bucks include a refined V6 engine, a slew of high-end tech features, a spacious seating, and a smooth and quiet ride quality. The Jeep Cherokee 2017 release date should be expected sometime this fall.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review of Trims
Three core trims are available for the five-passenger 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: Sport, Sahara, and Rubicon.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Interior & Exterior Concept
Some of the standard accessories available on the base 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport include full metal doors with rank windows, sixteen-inch steel wheels, folding and tumble-forward backseat, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, skid plates, manual locks and mirrors, LED headlights and foglights, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, a full-size spare tire, air conditioning, bigger gas tank, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver seat, tow hooks, removable doors, and a fold-down windshield.
The Power Convenience Group tacks on features such as an auto-dimming mirror, power locks and mirrors, heated power mirrors, and keyless entry and ignition. Opting for the Sport S package gets you features such as a USB port, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, a touchscreen audio interface, and dual-zone automatic climate control.
Upgrading to the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara gets you features such as hood insulation, a leather –wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, painted exterior body panels, eighteen-inch alloy wheels, rear passenger grab handles, satellite radio, and sound deadening materials.
Finally, the Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon offers the above plus seventeen-inch alloy wheels, a lower crawl ratio, a heavy duty Dana front axle, rock rails, a front and rear locking differential, a 115-V outlet, air-conditioning, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio, and a coat hooks.
Features offered by the Black Bear Edition, and the Willys Wheeler should be expected on its release date.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Engine Specs
Motivation is offered by a 3.6L V6 engine rated at 285 hp and 260 lbs. ft. of torque. The 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited towing capacity is pegged at 3,500 pounds.
Wheelbase: 7 ft. 11.4 in. (95.4 in.)
Length: 13 ft. 8.3 in. (164.3 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 1.7 in. (73.7 in.)
Passenger volume: 101.2 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: max 55.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 3760 lbs.
Top Speed: 99 mph
0-60: 6.6 sec
MPG: 17/21 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Hydro Blue Pearl Coat, Mojave Sand Clear Coat, Rhino Clear Coat, Tank Clear Coat…
Towing Capacity: 3,500 lbs.
2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Release Date & Price
Rumors allege the new vehicle will most likely go for sale sometime this fall with a starting price point of around $23,895.