Locally assembled Jeep Wrangler Launch Details Out
Last year, Jeep India announced its plans to locally assemble the Wrangler in India. Now the made-in-India Wrangler model is all set to hit the roads as Jeep India is ready to launch Jeep Wrangler on March 15 in the Indian market. It will be sold in the country as a completely knocked down (CKD) unit instead of a completely built unit (CBU). The upcoming Jeep Wrangler will be assembled at the Ranjangaon facility and the company has also announced an investment of Rs.180 crore in India, a part of which will go towards local manufacturing of the jeep.
The new Jeep Wrangler gets a revamped premium cabin comforts an updated dashboard with a centrally placed 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It includes 7-inch reconfigurable Driver Information Display, Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control, soft-wrapped console lid and armrests with accent stitching, 18-inch aluminium wheels, ParkView, Rear Back-Up Camera, body-colour fender flares and grille with accents, and side steps.
The powertrain system might also remain intact. We don’t expect to see any changes to the engine the 2021 Jeep Wranlger will use the same 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 268 bhp and 400 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and Jeep’s RockTrac 4X4 AWD (all-wheel-drive) system.
In the year 2020, Jeep Wrangler was launched at Rs. 63.94 lakh (ex-showroom) and the first batch was sold out last year itself. As 2021 Jeep will be locally assembled the prices are expected to drop.