Jeep Wrangler JL vs. Jeep Wrangler JK in Morris, IL

If you've recently browsed Jeep's website, you may have noticed that two different Jeep Wranglers appear in the model lineup: the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler and 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK. So what's the difference? The all-new Wrangler, also known as the Jeep Wrangler JL, is the latest generation of the iconic 4x4 vehicle. The Jeep Wrangler JK, on the other hand, is the previous generation of Wrangler. While we think both vehicles will offer a number of great advantages for your off-roading needs, they do have some significant differences. Learn more about these Wranglers with the in-depth research that follows. We also encourage you to check out the new Wrangler inventory at our Jeep dealership in Morris, IL for available models.

Performance

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK vs. Wrangler JL Performance in Morris, IL

From engine options to 4x4 capability, you'll find many performance differences between the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL and Jeep Wrangler JK. In the table below, you can learn more about their distinctions and specifications.

Jeep Wrangler Model

Performance Specifications

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

·      3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine

        o   285 HP

        o   260 lb.-ft. torque

·      2.0L turbo engine

        o   270 HP

        o   295 lb.-ft. torque

·      3,500 lb. towing capacity

·      New Selec-Trac® full-time 4x4 system, Command-Trac® 4x4 system, or Rock-Trac® 4x4 system

·      6-speed transmission standard; 8-speed automatic transmission optional

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

·      3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine

        o   285 HP

        o   260 lb.-ft. torque

·      Command-Trac® or Rock-Trac® 4x4 system

·      3,500 lb. towing capacity

·      6-speed manual transmission standard; 5-speed automatic transmission optional

Exterior

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK vs. Wrangler JL Exterior Features in Morris, IL

From lighting to design, there are a number of exterior and interior differences between the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL and JK. Check out what you can expect on both models in the table below:

Jeep Wrangler Model

Exterior & Interior Features

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Exterior Features:

·      33-in. all-terrain tires

·      Air extractors added behind fender flares

·      Foldable windshield

·      Redesigned hood bumpers

·      Sky One-Touch™ Power Top

·      Zipperless Sunrider® soft top

·      Multi-length hinge pin system for easy removal and installation of doors

·      Daytime running lights on fender

 

Interior Features:

·      New seat design for ultimate comfort and support

·      Heated front seats

·      Additional rear seat legroom

·      Premium armrests

·      Trail Rail™ System

·      Jeep Utility Grid organizer and flexible storage system

·      Removable cargo floor hidden in the rear storage area

·      Lockable glove box and center console

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

Exterior Features:

·      Freedom Top® hardtop

·      Sunrider® soft top

·      Bright white LED headlights

·      Fog lamps

·      BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2™ tires

·      Heated exterior mirrors

 

Interior Features:

·      Premium cloth or leather seating

·      Steering wheel-mounted audio controls

·      Heated front seats

·      Washable interior with plug drains

·      Lockable storage bin

·      All-weather slush mats

Technology & Safety Features

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK vs. Wrangler JL Safety Features in Morris, IL

Advanced technology and safety features are extremely important to modern drivers. That being said, you won't be disappointed with the incredible state-of-the-art systems the Wrangler JL and JK have to offer.

Jeep Wrangler Model

Technology & Safety Features

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Technology Features:

·      7-in. driver information digital cluster display

·      Uconnect® 4C NAV infotainment system

·      Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

·      SiriusXM Guardian™

·      Alpine® premium audio system with eight speakers

·      Push-button start

 

Safety Features:

·      Advanced airbag system

·      High-strength steel beams

·      Blind Spot Monitoring

·      Rear Cross Path Detection

·      Hill Start Assist

·      ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera

·      ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System

·      SOS Call and Assist Buttons

·      Passive Entry System

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

Technology Features:

·      Uconnect® infotainment with navigation

·      Alpine® 9-speaker premium sound system

·      SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

·      Bluetooth®

 

Safety Features:

·      Advanced airbag system

·      High-strength steel frame

·      Trailer Sway Control

·      Remote Keyless Entry

·      Sentry Key® theft deterrent system

·      Hill Start Assist

Schedule a Test Drive at Greenway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Today!

Our Jeep dealership in Morris, IL has both Wrangler models available, so schedule a test drive with your favorite one today! For more information, contact the Greenway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram team by sending a message or calling (815) 942-4012.

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