American manufacturers, Jeep has recently showcased its two new products in Indian market: Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Jeep in order to strong their position in Global market, will be launching three cars in India, in the upcoming year. In these three cars, two of them are showcased at Auto Expo 2016. Jeep wrangler will be a rugged off-roader while the other car Jeep Grand Cherokee will be a soft off-roader. In this article we will be discussing the details of Jeep Wrangler.
Mike Manley, Head of jeep, said” Our aggressive expansion in international markets is one of the key drivers behind our current global sales momentum. Last year, we started local production in Brazil and China, and today, we are launching the Jeep brand in the fifth largest market in the world, India, setting the foundation for our future growth in this country.”
Jeep Wrangler Specifications and launch
Jeep Wrangler will be launching in mid of 2016. Its official price is not revealed. Jeep will be spending $280 million to set up the plant for the production of wrangler and Grand Cherokee in India. This model will have front one-touch power windows, cruise control and many more. Wrangler will have 17-inch wheels and have the removable door and roof.
Dimensions of Jeep Wrangler
Jeep model, Wrangler, will be 4,751 mm in length, 1,877 mm in width, 1,840 mm in height. Its wheelbase will be of 2,947 mm.
Engine specifications of Jeep Wrangler
In India, the diesel variant of Jeep wrangler will be powered by 2.8L CRD Turbo Diesel DOHC I-4 engine that will be mated with 5-speed automatic transmission. This car will also be available in petrol engine.
Features of Jeep Wrangler
Wrangler will have the features like Hill Start Assist (HAS), Command-Trac Shift-On-The-Fly 4WD, Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) that are highly desirable for adventure lovers.Its India specific version will have steering wheel which will be leather wrapped, Alpine Premium Audio system, external temperature display, ABS, stability control, post-collision safety system, engine immobilizer, and many more. Its interior will have USB chargers, Infotainment features, 8 speaker audio system with USB etc.
Competitors of wrangler
Jeep, American Manufacturer, this time will be giving a fight to the established brand of Indian market that are Ford, Hyundai and Chevrolet.