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Jeep Wrangler JL Pricing

Jeep’s new Wrangler JL has been out in the US for months, but the Australian launch has been pushed back further and further. At this stage the first quarter of 2019 is when we’ll see it.

With solid axles front and rear and coil springs all around, the Wrangler JL is the only real ‘lifestyle’ off-roader on the market that isn’t compromised by utility or road-handling bias.

Jeep’s suggested retail pricing has finally been released for the JL Wrangler. Prices listed won’t include on-road costs, options or additions. Screenshots were unapologetically purloined from Robert Pepper’s excellent Facebook page.

There are six models covering the base model Sport S, Overland and Rubicon spec levels and in both two and four-door variants. Safety systems have been upgraded over the outgoing JK model, but rising safety expectations saw the JL Wrangler score badly in the Euro-NCAP testing due to a lack of autonomous safety technology.

Jeep JL Wrangler

 

Drivetrain

There is no manual option; all models share the eight-speed automatic gearbox. The Sport S and Overland models feature the standard 4X4 system and traction control. The Rubicon gets Jeep’s special Rock-Track system and heavy-duty locking diffs.

The majority of models will have the 3.6L Pentastar V6 petrol engine which produces 209kW of power and 347Nm of torque.

Only the Rubicon will be offered with an oil burner, in this case an EU6 emissions compliant 2.2L turbo four-cylinder producing 147kW and around 450Nm of torque.

 

The paint range has also been released.

Jeep JL Wrangler paint colours
Mojito! gets my pick

Interior

The interior is pure Jeep; the Sport S advertised as having a wash-out interior while the Overland gains McKinley leather trimmed seats. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard across the range.

Is the Wrangler JL a winner?

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  • That picture of the paint range has cut off two of the colour options. According to the official Australian brochure, there will also be available “Firecracker Red” and “Granite Crystal” dark grey.

    If those prices are accurate they are not as high as I expected. They are actually quite close to the US pricing, considering that they come with more equipment as standard than the US equivalents.

  • Who chose the colours they are not very good I mean they haven’t even got red and like everyone else here in Aus who drive wranglers have requested the 3.0lt V6 diesel but someone with a uni degree sitting behind a desk who probably has never owned a wrangler gets to decide these things with out listening to the people if they put the 3.0Lt in they would more than likely double their sales but don’t listen to your customers what would they know.
    we want more power not less think about it Jeep Aus

    • I do agree a 3.0L V6 diesel would be nice especially if it was tunned by the correct ECU mapping for 202kw or greater and 600nm. With that tune, it wouldn’t only haul ass but also as a diesel be economical at the same time. Plus it should increase the maximum tow weight. Its nice jeep increased it from 2250kg to 2500kg however it would be nice if it was 3,000KG with a decent payload of at least 950kg. That way you can put the accessories on it such as front and rear bar, winch lights, roof racks,k4-5 passengers plus cargo such as camping gear. We all load them up for camping trips worldwide; so greater cargo and towing than they’re offering would have been nice.

  • How disappointing, no 3.0 litre diesel option like in the current Grand Cherokee, yet it is offered in the US. And they seemed to have priced themselves out if the market in the Rubicon range. There go my plans to upgrade my current Wrangler.

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