2019 Jeep Wrangler Crestwood KY
2019 Jeep Wrangler at Craig and Landreth Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
When you think of the name Jeep, what model do you think of? Most people’s answer will be the Jeep Wrangler. With this latest iteration, the 2019 Jeep Wrangler offers more innovation on power, safety, and off-road ability. No other vehicle can match the Wrangler’s combination of an open-air and off-road adventure. Not that everything has changed mind you, the 2019 Wrangler sticks with traditional solid front and rear axles and a choice of 4-wheel-drive systems. What has improved is the Wrangler’s on-road ability which this year offers a smoother ride down surface streets.
- 3.6-liter V6 engine
- Eight-speed automatic transmission
- 285 horsepower
- Electronic stability control
- Electronic roll mitigation
- Trailer sway control
- Uconnect touchscreen
- High-strength aluminum doors
- Leather Seats and Dash
What engines are there to choose from?
Under the hood, the Jeep Wrangler is revolutionary with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 good for 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, and this engine either comes with a 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic. For those that want a little more power, there is an option of a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with eTorque technology that delivers 270 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. In the Sport and Sahara models, there is a capable driveline which includes the Command-Trac NV241 part-time, two-speed transfer case that features a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio and next-generation Dana front and rear axles. In addition, an optional Trac-Lok limited-slip rear differential provides extra torque and grip in environments, such as sand, mud or snow.
What are some features of the 2019 Jeep Wrangler?
The inside of the 2019 Jeep Wrangler is the classic sophisticated design with a simple and clean layout that has been part of the Wrangler’s makeup for a long time. This year the Wrangler comes complete with a more modern touch with a large touch-screen infotainment system and available Alpine audio system. The higher trims even offer heated seats and steering wheel, navigation and even a leather-wrapped dash, while the 4-door Wrangler offers optimal leg room. The outside of the Wrangler offers maximum stability and comfort with a body that is two inches wider and has more than two inches of additional wheelbase. The signature features are still here such as the iconic round headlamps, seven-slot keystone grille, trapezoid wheel flares, removable doors, and exposed hinges. Driving the 2019 Jeep Wrangler is also a breeze as it seemingly can drive over everything. The V6 and turbocharged 4-cylinder provide plenty of torque. Rubicon models even come with tubular rock rails in addition to the standard four skidplates for extra undercarriage protection. The Wrangler comes in several bold colors like Bright White, Hella Yella, Granite Crystal, Billet Silver, Black, Firecracker Red, Punk’n Metallic, Mojito!, Sting Gray, Ocean Blue Metallic, and Bikini.
What are some of the safety features?
The Wrangler features more than 75 safety features including standard electronic stability control (ESC), electronic roll mitigation, trailer-sway control, Hill-start Assist, and brake traction. The Wrangler also gets a technology upgrade with a Uconnect system that includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the choice of a 7.0- or 8.4-inch touchscreen with pinch-and-zoom capability, though for the Sport the standard is a 5.0-inch screen.
Final Thoughts on the 2019 Jeep Wrangler
The Wrangler keeps getting better and better. It was already the best off-road vehicle on the market but now it might be the best on-road as well, offering drivers a smoother ride. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 good for 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque provides plenty of power and the 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic transmission makes it the perfect choice for any driver. It also maintains its classic design while adding a few new features such as the Uconnect system and the Sport S adds power windows, air conditioning, and keyless entry while the 4-door’s Sahara model adds upgraded trim and the ability to select the more advanced Selec-Trac full-time transfer case. Most trims also come with an adjustable roof-top. No matter what model you choose, the Wrangler continues to remain a staple in Jeep’s lineup.