The 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid is definitely one of the most interesting models to come in near future. After the recent launch of the new generation of Wrangler SUV, we are waiting to see how its pickup version will look like. The company has announced that the new truck will come pretty soon, probably by the end of the year. So, what to expect from this vehicle?
Well, this will be the first pickup truck in Jeep’s offer since 1992 Jeep Comanche. Although there were various aftermarket versions of older-generation Wrangler, a real production version has been missing so far. This will be changes quite soon since the new model is in the late stage of development. The new truck will come in many variants when it comes to powertrain. In this particular article, we will focus on hybrid version, which should be ready for the next year.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid design
Speaking of base design characteristics, we can presume a close relationship with the new Wrangler. Moreover, these two models will ride on the same platform. Still, a truck version is most likely to come with a little bit longer wheelbase. Most likely, the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid will come in some kind of double-cab configuration. Moreover, all truck versions of new Wrangler will come with this cabin design. Do not expect some single-cab workhorse in the offer. Although we didn’t see how the new 2018 Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid will look, it is easy to make a conclusion that will feature the same design language as SUV. Moreover, the front end should be pretty much identical. New Wrangler comes with a new yet pretty familiar styling. There are all those Wrangler’s famous styling characteristics, filled up with some fresh details.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid interior design
The new exterior design might be very similar to the previous generation, but that is not the case with the interior. On the inside, new Wrangler came with many changes. We expect that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid will feature pretty much the same cabin. There are many new details compared to the previous generation. Still, the company kept some retro design solutions, like positioning power window controls at the center console.
On the other side, the dashboard is pretty new, as well as a new three-spoke steering wheel. A color instrument cluster is available in higher trims. Speaking of trim levels, new SUV comes in Sport, Sport S, Sahara and Rubicon versions. We could expect a similar organization with the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid powertrain
We still don’t know the exact details about the new hybrid version. Still, we know that there aren’t many models with a hybrid powertrain in the current Chrysler’s offer. So, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid could either use some of the current units, are getting a completely new one. In the first case, we will most likely see a powertrain similar to the new Chrysler Pacifica. This van features a 14-kWh battery which helps a lot to save your fuel. Though, we believe that the new truck will get a completely new, or heavily modified version of Pacifica’s powertrain. Most likely, we are about to see a bigger battery, as well as more powerful electric motor.
2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid release date and price
The launch of 2018 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Hybrid is near for sure. Latest reports suggest the end of the year as the probable release date. When it comes to the price, some sources suggest a sum of 40.000 dollars, roughly.