Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Diesel price slashed by INR 6 lakh

The SUV employs standard 4x4 system and a 5-speed automatic transmission.

Back in August 2016, Jeep India announced the launch of Wrangler Unlimited diesel along with the flagship Grand Cherokee. At the time of launch, it was the pricing which shocked everyone. The entry level Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in India was priced from INR 71.59 lakh, ex-showroom!

Now, Jeep India has two good news – they have not only announced a more affordable Wrangler Unlimited petrol variant, but have also slashed the price of diesle variant.

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The Wrangler Unlimited has an ARAI mileage of 12.1 kmpl.

The new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with petrol engine is priced from INR 56 lakh, ex-showroom while the diesel variant is now priced from INR 64.45 lakh, ex-showroom. The iconic off-roader will be imported into India as a completely built unit and is positioned in a niche segment.

Measuring 4,583mm in length, 1,877mm in width and 1,829mm in height (hard top) 1,860mm (soft top) the 5 seater Jeep Wrangler Unlimited sits on a wheelbase measuring 2,947mm and has ground clearance of 186mm. Targeting the hardcore off-road enthusiasts, the Wrangler Unlimited is equipped with Command-Trac shift-on-the-fly part time 4WD system, Dana solid front axle and heavy-duty rear axle.

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Jeep will open 10 outlets by end of 2016.

The Wrangler diesel is powered by a 2.8-litre turbocharged engine which is good enough for 200 PS and 450 Nm of torque. Mated to a 5-speed auto transmission, the motor returns an ARAI certified fuel economy of 12.1 kmpl. Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Petrol variant in India is powered by award-winning 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine offering 290 PS peak power at 6,350 rpm and 347 Nm torque at 4,300 rpm. It is this powerful petrol engine that powers over 5 million Jeep SUVs worldwide.

Equipment list includes multi-stage front airbags, ABS, EBD, traction control, Hill Start Assist, ESC, Electronic Roll Mitigation, remote keyless entry with anti-theft system, automatic headlamps, automatic climate control, leather seats, heated front seats, and 6.5-inch touchscreen Uconnect infotainment system with navigation, voice command, Bluetooth, and 40 GB hard drive.

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is available in six exterior color options – Firecracker Red, Billet Silver Metallic, Black, Bright White, Rhino, Granite Cyrstal Metallic. The seats can be specified in black or dark saddle (brown) leather upholstery.

The off-roader offers an impressive boot capacity of 884 litres which can be further expanded to 1,980 litres with the second row of seats folded. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has no direct rival in the Indian market. The company will inaugurate 10 Jeep Destination Stores across 9 cities in India by the end of this year.