Hot off the FCA Canada presses, the all-new model has been named a “Best Value” in the U.S.-based stat firm’s compact SUV and crossover categories. What did Vincentric conclude? They used a powerful proprietary database, called Dynamic Cost to Own, to crunch every number from total ownership costs and market pricing to insurance and repair costs, fuel consumption and maintenance demands, and lifetime-long depreciation. The result? According to Vincentric President David Wurster, owning the sport utility costs 10 percent less overall than expected. In short, 2018 Wrangler packed the most lifestyle-impact punch for the investment.
Both the experts at Eagle River Chrysler Ltd. and Jeep SUV lovers here in Whitecourt, AB alike know how and why, too. For one, Jeep Wrangler is built to last. Our automaker stuck to what it knew from 70-plus-years of craftsmanship excellence and counting: a durable design nonetheless modernized with lightweight, high-strength aluminum and stylishly accented by what has made the brand look the part — a Jeep CJ-inspired keystone grille and round headlights. Secondly, the SUV gets around, across tough terrain and through even tougher Canadian weather. That’s thanks to a selection of available Selec-Trac, Command-Trac, and Rock-Trac 4×4 systems, four-wheel-drive capability unrivaled in the market, next-generation Dana axles, electric axle locks from Tru-Lok, and more.
Next, Wrangler incorporates your choice between a pair of powertrains both advanced for the unbeaten path and fuel-efficient. You can look forward to a turbocharged 2.0-litre inline-four or a powerful 3.6-litre Pentastar V6. Better yet, there might just be a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 with ESS coming sometime in 2019 — an engine of choice for orienteers looking to make the most of power and economy.
Check out a new 2018 Wrangler for yourself, and you’ll also find more open-air options than ever, a slate of top-tier Uconnect infotainment technology, and a host of more than 75 safety and driver-assistance features available to rein it all in, too. Plus, there’s plenty more to stand the test of time where that came from. Take one for a test drive here on Caxton Street today, and see what the pros are talking about!