Today’s market is so specific that even icons like Wrangler need frequent updates. Therefore, it’s no wonder that the 2021 model year came with significant updates. We saw two big novelties under the hood, as well as a couple of other updates, such as new special editions etc. So, the logical conclusion would be that the 2022 Jeep Wrangler shouldn’t come with bigger changes. That will probably happen but we won’t exclude the possibility to see a couple of minor updates. Moreover, some sources even suggest the introduction of the all-electric version.
No matter how massive updates will be in the next year, we have no doubt that base design characteristics will remain the same. So, you may count on a legendary design, which offers world-class off-road performance. Also, the engine lineup is impressive it will include at least five powertrain options in the offer. 4-door models will also offer a quite spacious cabin.
Considering that there are no significant changes to come, we expect that the 2022 Jeep Wrangler release date will be scheduled for the end of the year.
2022 Jeep Wrangler Design
As we’ve just mentioned, the next year shouldn’t bring updates as massive as the current model. Instead, the overall layout will certainly remain the same. You may count on a classic styling, good-old body-on-frame layout and two well-known body styles in the offer. One of the most typical things about this SUV is that it comes with all kinds of upgrades and accessories on offer, such as removable doors and roof, exclusive off-road hardware and many other things. This puts it among the industry leaders when it comes to customization.
For the next year, it looks like the new 2022 Jeep Wrangler colors could be the biggest update. Still, keep in mind that this company always surprises us with some new special editions. For example, the last year’s model came with new Islander and 80th Anniversary special editions. So, we may expect something similar in the future as well.
When it comes to the 2022 Jeep Wrangler interior, things will remain pretty much the same. Unlike most of today’s crossovers which tend to offer cabins that look pretty much as passenger cars, this model sticks with tradition and offers a conservative way of cabin designing. Therefore, everything looks rugged and trucky, but also comes in a combination with a couple of nice touches and lots of tech features.
As we already mentioned, there are two body styles on the offer. The base 2-door model features less than 97 inches in wheelbase, so it’s no wonder it’s not particularly spacious on the inside. Simply, off-roading is its main focus. On the other side, the 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will continue as a four-door version, which offers a wheelbase that’s longer for more than 20 inches. Therefore, the amount of passenger space is pretty impressive. Furthermore, you may also count on respectable cargo volume, which goes around 31.7 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 72.4 cubic feet with rear seats folded.
We may see a couple of additions to the list o standard features for the next year, but we are pretty sure that most of the things are about to remain the same. Therefore, base models should come with pretty basic equipment, such as manual windows and door locks, push-button start, a removable soft top with sunroof, and three 12-volt outlets. Also, there are tech goodies like a 5-inch touch screen, an eight-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, and a USB port.
Fortunately, there are so many upgrades in the offer. You can get things like 7- and 8.4-inch touch screens, a nine-speaker Alpine audio system, satellite radio, HD Radio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a Wi-Fi hot spot, additional USB ports, navigation, power accessories, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, and remote start.
2022 Jeep Wrangler Engines
As we already mentioned, the 2022 Jeep Wrangler electric version has been rumored, but the officials are still quiet. On the other side, the rest of the powertrain lineup will certainly continue in the same way. Base models will feature a good-old 3.6-liter V6, which puts out around 285 horsepower. There is also a more efficient 2.0-liter turbo-four in the offer, which offers more torque and better fuel economy. Speaking of fuel economy, there is also a 3.0-liter turbodiesel, which is good for about 260 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque.
At the top of the offer, you will find the 2022 Jeep Wrangler 392, which debuted recently. This model features a well-known 6.4-liter V8 HEMI engine, which puts out around 470 horsepower and offers monstrous performance. Finally, there is the new PHEV version, which combines a turbo-four engine with two electric motors, for a total output of 375 horsepower.
2022 Jeep Wrangler Release Date and Price
We expect to see this model on sale sometime in the last quarter of the year. The starting price should go around $29.000 for two-door models and $32.000 for four-door models. Key competitors will be models like the new Ford Bronco, Toyota 4Runner etc.