Jeep Refreshes Wrangler for 2024 With New Tech and More Performance Parts
The 2024 Jeep Wrangler premiered on the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday. The refreshed off-road-aimed 4×4 has extra functionality, extra expertise and extra consolation, a trait the Wrangler was by no means identified for.
The face acquired a slight redesign however nonetheless preserve the seven-slot grille Jeep Wranglers, and Jeeps basically, are identified for. It now options black textured slots, grey metallic bezels and body-color encompass. The Willys trim has gloss black slots and bezels; High Altitude fashions wears gloss black bezels and the Sahara has silver. Jeep says the slots enhance cooling and permit for the brand new 8,000-pound Warn winch choice.
The new winch, which is used to tug the Wrangler and different off-road autos, out of ruts, mud, water and sand, joins a great deal of different upgrades from the Jeep Performance Parts (JPP) catalog.
A brand new antenna is built-in into the windshield to keep away from bushes and branches, whereas a number of tender and hardtop choices are provided. Additionally there are ten wheel designs from the manufacturing unit, measuring 17 to twenty inches and extra door choices from JPP. Tires can stand up to 35 inches, however consumers will want the brand new axle to go greater.
On Rubicon fashions consumers can select the Dana 44 HD full-float rear axle. It’s for laborious core off-road fanatics and separates the wheel hub meeting from the axle shaft. That means the load of the car is transferred to the axle tube, leaving the shaft, the half that spins the wheels, free to do solely that.
In addition to the Dana axle, Rubicon fashions have Jeeps Rock-Trac part-time switch case, digital entrance sway-bar disconnect, Tru-Lok front- and rear-axle lockers and 17-inch wheels with 33-inch tires. The Rubicon X tops that with Jeeps most excessive Rock-Trac full-time switch case, an off-road digital camera, metal bumpers and a 35-inch tire bundle.
The 2024 Wrangler cabin comes with new tender contact surfaces, contrasting stitching and new brackets for storage. Expect High Altitude, Rubicon X and Rubicon 392 fashions to be quieter with acoustic entrance glass, thicker carpet and extra sound deadening foam within the windshield header and entrance cowl.
A brand new 12.3-inch touchscreen is obtainable with the Uconnect 5 software program and an Android working system. The navigation comes preloaded with trails, so even when a driver will get out of GPS vary, they will nonetheless be protected. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come normal with the brand new system, as does the choice to attach two telephones. Over-the-air updates will preserve the whole lot contemporary together with the customizable house display screen.
The Wrangler might be had with as much as seven USB-a and USB-c ports. A 12-volt outlet is normal whereas a 115-volt AC outlet is non-compulsory.
The 2024 Jeep Wrangler remains to be provided with the identical engine and transmission combos. The Wrangler 4xe hybrid has a 2.0-liter with an electrical motor making a complete of 375 horsepower (hp) and 470 pound-feet (lb-ft) of torque. The 4xe has an electrical vary of 21 miles on a full cost.
The gasoline-powered Wranglers are available three flavors together with four-, six- and eight-cylinder engines. The V6 delivers 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque; the turbo four-cylinder has 270 hp and 295 lb-ft and the returning 392 options the corporate’s Hemi V8 with 470 hp and 470 lb-ft. Eight-speed automatics and a six-speed handbook transmission remains to be provided. It can tow as much as 5,000 kilos.
The 2024 Wrangler is available in ten colours together with the brand new Anvil, together with Earl, Firecracker Red, Granite Crystal, Silver Zynith, High Velocity, Hydro Blue, Sarge, Bright White and black.
Pricing hasn’t been introduced, however the 2023 Jeep Wrangler begins at $35,690, the High Altitude is $55,215 and the most costly Wrangler Rubicon 392 with the V8 is $82,495. Expect pricing for the 2024 mannequin to remain close to that.