2018 Jeep Wrangler; Cars.com photos by Christian Lantry Jeep redesigned its iconic SUV for 2018 and, although the Wrangler can go just about anywhere, caregivers should use extra caution when taking kids in car seats off the beaten path. The Wrangler's accessible Latch anchors made installing car seats easy, but room issues were a problem for our rear-facing car seats, while seat belt and head restraint issues had us struggling to get our booster safely installed. For this Car Seat Check, we tested a four-door Wrangler. How many car seats fit in the second row? Two Related: More Car Seat Checks Solid Latch, grade A: The two sets of anchors are exposed and larger than usual, so connection is easy. Three tether anchors sit on the seatbacks; they're clearly marked and easy to access. So-So Infant seat, Grade C: Connection was easy, but the 5-foot-6-inch front passenger was uncomfortable. Her knees were bumping up against the dash. Rear-facing convertible, Grade … [Read more...] about How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Jeep Wrangler?
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Legendary 4X4 Tradition Continues in New Skins Jeep invited the media to the Santa Monica Mountains in early March to drive the all-new 2018 Wrangler and the new 2019 Cherokee. Our off-road driving reinforced the long tradition of Jeep being sure-footed off the pavement—and impressively so. But stay on the roadways, and the driving attributes, especially of the Cherokee, continue to impress. Clean Fleet Report takes a look at our brief time in both vehicles and will follow-up in the coming months with in-depth Road Test reviews. 2018 Jeep Wranglers are all-new, but keep the Jeep look The All-new 2018 Wrangler The last time the Wrangler was redesigned was in 2006, which is more than a few lifetimes for a design re-do. Wrangler fans are loyal and were excited that the all-new 2018 Wrangler retained much of the same look, but with refined features that only enhance the off- and on-road driving capability. The 2018 Wrangler comes in two- and four-door models in up to four trim levels … [Read more...] about Flash Drive/Event: 2018 Jeep Wrangler and 2019 Jeep Cherokee
After images leaked online purporting to show a completely uncamouflaged, production-ready 2018 Jeep Wrangler, we've essentially seen everything we need to create a highly accurate rendering of what the next-generation Wrangler will look like. And that's exactly what the folks at JL Wrangler Forums have done. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below These renderings are, of course, speculative—they're based on legitimate-looking but unconfirmed images showing new details of what we assume is the '18 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. As such, these are a guess based on an assumption. Don't take them as the honest-to-goodness truth—but based on what we know from previous Wrangler reporting, and given JL Wrangler Forums' well-connected insider sourcing, we're highly confident the real Wrangler will end up looking very similar to these renderings. As we mentioned yesterday when we published grainy but accurate-looking '18 Wrangler images, the redesign appears to stick very closely … [Read more...] about This Is What the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Will Look Like, Basically
Here it is: The all-new, fully redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler, leaked on the internet and looking like a faithful rendition of the traditional Jeep profile. Can you spot the changes compared to the current JK-generation Wrangler?Posted early this morning to JL Wrangler Forum by user FS90, these images are a little on the grainy side, but the big details are all there. This, purportedly, is the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, the top dog of the Wrangler lineup. It's unclear where the black-and-white images came from, but the well-connected admins of the JL Wrangler Forum believe they're legit, and therefore so do we. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Let's take a gander at what's changed for 2018, and what hasn't. The front grille still features the traditional round headlights, but they now squeeze into the edges of the outer grille slots, a feature last seen on the Jeep CJ that preceded the Wrangler and ended production in 1986. The upper portion of the grille leans back … [Read more...] about This Is the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, Can You Spot the Changes?
Jeep faced a huge challenge in redesigning the Wrangler. The JK-generation rig, built from model year 2007 to the present, has been the most successful Wrangler by a huge margin. The addition of the four-door model more than doubled sales, making the rugged, open-top off-roader into a viable family vehicle. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below But while most Wrangler owners will never set a tire on the Rubicon Trail, every Jeep aficionado expects a new Wrangler to offer more off-road capability than the previous generation. Simultaneously, Jeep had to make the new Wrangler more comfortable on pavement, safer, and more fuel efficient—objectives that make off-roaders cringe.I can't tell you what the new Wrangler is like to drive, at least not yet. But I can tell you a whole bunch about how it's changed, from the huge alterations to the tiny new features. Here's everything you ever hoped to learn about the all-new, JL-generation Jeep Wrangler. Exterior Design Advertisement - … [Read more...] about 2018 Jeep Wrangler: Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know