2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK Houston TX
New in 2018, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK offers three Editions; the Golden Eagle, the Freedom, and the Altitude. The Golden Eagle now will include a new premium tan soft top that will also be optional for the Freedom Edition and the Rubicon Recon Edition. 2018 will also bring in a standard decal for all Unlimited JK’s. This “Wrangler JK” decals will be placed on the quarter panel at the driver’s front side. A plethora of all-new features are also available for the best off-roading capabilities.
- 17/21 miles per gallon
- 3,500 pound towing maximum
- six-speed manual transmission
- Tire-pressure monitoring
- Traction control
- Trailer sway damping
- Heated front seats
- Wheel-mounted audio controls
- All-weather premium sound system
What is the standard engine for the Wrangler?
The standard engine on the Unlimited JK is a 3.6-liter V6 with 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine is capable of towing a maximum weight of 3,500 pounds. Each transmission was given its own EPA rating for fuel economy. The five-speed automatic transmission was rated with 17/20 miles per gallon, while the six-speed manual transmission was given a rating of 17/21 miles per gallon. This V6 engine is paired with four-wheel drive for the optimum driving experience both on and off the road. To further customize this driving experience beyond just the transmission choice, the Wrangler offers a multitude of combinations for the gear and axle ratios.
How safe is the Wrangler?
The Wrangler Unlimited JK takes safety very seriously. A high-strength steel has been specially engineered for the keeping your passengers safe in case of a collision. Sensor detection has all been put in place on the airbags to deploy at just the right moment for optimum safety. In addition to these safety features, electronic stability control and electronic roll mitigation with brake application have been designed to help drivers keep their Wrangler in control on any terrain. Some of the additional features added on for both security and safety would include hill start assist, front passenger seat belt alert, remote keyless entry, a security alarm, a tire pressure monitoring display, traction control, trailer sway damping, and an advanced brake assist.
What options are available?
So many options are available to the Wrangler Unlimited JK. This includes the choice of no top, soft top, hardtop, and even a body-color hardtop. The choice of no doors, half doors, and full doors is also available. You can also choose trim levels for specialized features. These trim levels being the Rubicon, Sahara, Sport S, and the Sport. The option between two-door and four-door is also available. Multiple exterior colors like firecracker red clear coat, mojito clear coat, punk’n metallic clear-coat, and even an all-new ocean blue metallic clear coat. The Wrangler will come standard with a 73.1:1 crawl ratio, up to 30 inches of water fording, a 34.6 foot turning diameter, an electronic sway bar disconnect for front wheel drop up to 29%, an approach angle of 42.2 degrees, and off-roading capabilities on sand, mud, rock, or snow. Some of the standard interior features would include wheel-mounted audio controls, a 115-volt power outlet, heated front seats, an available nine-speaker Alpine all-weather premium sound system, and an auxiliary input jack. To prep for winter weather, the Wrangler Unlimited JK comes with all-terrain tires and heated mirrors.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK
If you love off-roading, then you are going to love the Wrangler Unlimited JK. If you have any questions we would be more than happy to answer. Please give us a call whenever.