Next-Gen 2018 Jeep Wrangler Gets All-New Look & Features

2018 Jeep Wrangler Poughkeepsie NY

There’s so much history behind the Jeep Wrangler that spawned from the Willys MB that was used during World War II and vintage Jeep CJ that first hit roads in the Mid Hudson Valley NY in 1944 into the model that we know today that started taking adventures on and off the road in 1986.

Now, the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler represents the 4th generation of this SUV. Codenamed the Wrangler JL, this vehicle combines new heritage & modern design cues with even more capability and loads of updated amenities. With that being said, let’s take a look at all of the changes for the next-gen Wrangler.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Redesign

As you can tell, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler has a different look from the 2017 editions that were so popular at our dealership serving Beacon NY. For starters, the keystone-shaped 7-slot grille's design is influenced by the Jeep CJ. Other exterior updates are comprised of:

  • Iconic round headlamps & square tail lamps that provide character
  • Convenient fold-down windshield to make off-roading more fun
  • Body-colored sport bars with integrated grab handles for a more consistent look & your convenience
  • New front fascia that provides improved aerodynamics
  • Optional 2-piece body-colored fender flares with a black lower insert for a unique look

The interior of the Wrangler has also been revamped to match the styling of the exterior. Among the new things you can see inside are:

  • ​Heritage center stack design cues
  • Metal-plated center console accents
  • Platinum chrome bezel surrounding the inboard/outboard circular HVAC vents
  • Cloth or leather-contoured seats with accent stitching, adjustable bolster & lumbar support
  • Vinyl-wrapped door trim panels
  • Lift-Assist handles to help remove the doors with ease
  • Longer armrests vs the 2017 edition
2018 Jeep Wrangler Hudson Valley NY

2018 Jeep Wrangler Features

Whether you choose the 2-door or 4-door 2018 Jeep Wrangler, there are so many amenities to be had that make your driving experience on and off the road so much safer, more fun and convenient. One of those features is the 4th-generation Uconnect infotainment system that gives you:

  • 5.0", 7.0" or 8.4" touchscreen display with higher resolution than its predecessor & pinch-and-zoom capability
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto to get even more out of your phone in your car
  • Navigation system for the 8.4” edition for getting to any destination you desire with turn-by-turn directions
  • Access to SiriusXM satellite radio, Travel Link, Traffic & Guardian Connected Services with a subscription
  • 4 USB ports (2 front/2 rear) for plugging in & charging your mobile devices

There are plenty of other new-for-2018 technologies that you can get in the Wrangler. Just a few of the highlights include:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring & Rear Cross Path Detection to aid in crash prevention on highways like Route 9, I-84 & the Taconic
  • ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic gridlines to make parallel parking & backing out of a driveway or parking spot simple
  • Passive entry with Keyless Go to enable you to lock & unlock the doors without needing a key in your hand
  • Push-button starter that lets you turn the Wrangler on without needing a key in your hand
2018 Jeep Wrangler Beacon NY

2018 Jeep Wrangler Capability

The all-new Wrangler has also been redesigned to let your journey go even further off the beaten path. That’s because this SUV delivers the following:

  • An industry-leading approach angle of 44 degrees
  • A breakover angle of 27.8 degrees
  • A departure angle of 37 degrees
  • 10.9” of ground clearance
  • Up to 30” of water fording
  • A maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs

Also reinforcing the 4th-gen Wrangler’s added capability are a set of upgraded technologies onboard. Among the features that you can use to your advantage on the farm or in the woods are:

  • Specially tuned suspension
  • Skid plates
  • Front & rear tow hooks
  • Lightweight/high-strength aluminum doors, hinges, hood, fenders, windshield frame & magnesium swing gate
  • 33” tires for Rubicon models
  • Optional aggressive 17” off-road wheels
  • Optional front & rear steel heavy-duty off-road winch-ready bumpers with removable end caps

Browse Our Jeep Wrangler Inventory

There are so many choices you can get when choosing the 2018 Jeep Wrangler at Dutchess Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Poughkeepsie, New York. We’ll help you find the right model for your driving needs and budget since there are dozens of door, top & windshield combos offered. Contact us today and we’ll help you determine whether you’d like the:

  • 2-door or 4-door version
  • Sport, Sport S, Sahara or Rubicon trim
  • 4x2, Command-Trac 4x4 or Rock-Trac 4x4 drivetrain system
  • Sky One-Touch powertop, body-colored hardtop, black 3-piece hardtop or premium soft top roof
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