2021 Jeep Wrangler's India launch postponed to March 17
Jeep India has postponed the launch of the locally-manufactured 2021 Wrangler SUV from today to March 17. It will be up for grabs in two variants. As for the highlights, the vehicle will have an eye-catching look and a spacious cabin with a host of features. It will draw power from a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter petrol engine. Here's our roundup.
The car will have removable roof and doors
The 2021 Jeep Wrangler will have a sporty design, featuring a muscular bonnet, the brand's signature 7-slat grille, a removable roof, fender-mounted turn indicators, and rounded LED headlamps. On the sides, it will be flanked by body-colored B-pillars, removable doors, ORVMs, and 18-inch alloy wheels. Vertically-positioned LED taillights and a tailgate-mounted spare wheel will be available on the rear.
It will run on a 268hp, 2.0-liter petrol engine
Under the hood, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler will run on a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 268hp and a peak torque of 400Nm. The motor will be mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and an all-wheel-drive system.
The vehicle will have a practical yet feature-rich cabin
The 2021 Jeep Wrangler will have a 5-seater cabin with 60:40 split-folding rear seats, key-less entry, an Alpine sound system, voice commands, and dual-zone climate control. It will house a 7.0-inch multi-information display (MID) and an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Multiple airbags, crash sensors, a rear-view camera, and ABS with EBD will ensure the passengers' safety.
2021 Jeep Wrangler: Pricing and availability
Details related to the pricing and availability of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler in India will be announced at the launch event on March 17. However, it is likely to carry a premium over the outgoing model, which starts at around Rs. 64 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).