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2018 Jeep Wrangler JL - A Closer Look



We just got an even better look at the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL. Granted, it's still heavily camo-ed, but this four-door prototype gives us a closer look at some of the changes we'll see on the next-gen Wrangler.

2018 Jeep Wrangler Prototype Testing
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Looks like curved doors. Maybe even the sides. Looking more and more like a Jaguar with ever iteration.

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Yep, I say keep it boxy and the headlights round. I didn't buy my jk for gas milage. I like my gutless boxy wonder that only gets 13 mpg. Kicks but off road and that's why I got it.
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Looks like curved doors. Maybe even the sides. Looking more and more like a Jaguar with ever iteration.
Looks like just curved rockers.

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Why don't they make a smaller sporty Jeep. I bet it would be a seller. Remember the concept called the Hurrricane
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It's a fair point SilentBob2, but unfortunately FCA/Jeep does have to worry about mileage to some degree with CAFE and EPA standards only getting more stringent. That's why some trucks have the goofy airdamns that can provide a .5 to 1 mpg increase.

Did everyone see the Hurricane engine spy photos? There's been talk of this engine, the Pentastar V6, and a diesel option (like the 3.0-liter Ecodiesel engine found in the Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 Ecodiesel).
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When I got mine, it did get 18 mpg. Then I put the 35's on it and hello to 13mpg. I have hit 15 on the interstate but I'm pretty sure the wind was at my backside. I know they have to improve the gas milage just so long as they remember the key things that make a jeep a jeep. I'm even open to IFS as long as its worthy of off road abuse.
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