2012 Jeep Wrangler – The constant struggle for the Jeep Wrangler, this is civilization, without killing her off-road prowess. After all, how it could be on the Rubicon Trail, a small number of customers willing to make a jerky ride on the road or a racket inside that looks like a snare drum in an oil agreements. Over the last 18 months, the Wrangler has nearly upset. The designers of the dumped materials in hard granite inside for a soft and gentle curves. They renewed and thickens the hood to reduce wind noise. A powerful and efficient powertrain which replaces the old 3.8-liter V6 and four-speed automatic. The new Wrangler, which is available with two or four doors, is the most comfortable ever. And yet the steep approach and departure angles, rugged undercarriage and locking differentials and skid plate material, making it the most capable off-road available. Many vehicles can take you to distant places, but you’re likely to find themselves at home in a Wrangler.
If you look at the new Jeep Wrangler in 2012, is not immediately on the idea that this model has been transformed in some way. The legendary shapes, the round headlights, the brand-specific radiator grille, short wheelbase, soft-or hard – everything is still there and appreciate the expert. One suspects that is not at all at first sight, that Jeep has enormous changes planned for the 2011 and 2012er off-roaders and performed.
Already in the 2011 model year was JK (Wrangler’s current generation) and new interior design in the Sahara, the optional color-keyed hard top and the wheel arch covers. This seemingly small change had, in fact, a strong visual impact on the overall picture. In addition, the rear windows are larger than the previous model, which significantly improves the view. In model year 2012 Jeep Wrangler is the optional body-colored hardtop and wheel covers also available for the Rubicon.
The interior has been worked with much higher quality materials, the center console has been overhauled and modernized the instrument panel and the best of all, the sound insulation is worlds better than any Jeep Wrangler before it. New convenience features like heated seats, electric heated exterior mirrors and steering wheel controls and audio can now be ordered from any future Wrangler owners.
The previous model was developed by a 3.8L V6 202 hp / 321 Nm (237 lb. Ft) driven motor that is in the 2012 model year with a brand new 3.6L V6 Pentastar replaced. The new Pentastar makes 285 hp and 352 Nm (260 lb. Ft). The 6-speed manual transmission is unchanged in this model year, and the old 4-speed automatic transmission is replaced by slick 5-speed automatic from the Grand Cherokee. Even more technical features, such as axles, suspension, steering and brakes were overhauled substantially.
The new Pentastar engine offers a significant performance improvement in comparison to its predecessor and also the engine sound is more refined. According to the manufacturer to reduce the new motor to accelerate from 0-100 by 2 to 3 seconds, which was already confirmed by some independent test drives. According to the 2012 Wrangler www.motortrend.com reached the 100 km / h note after only 6.7 seconds, while the 3.8L engine between 9.8 and 10.2 seconds needed for it.
The latest target of Jeep Wrangler to make the models suitable for everyday use without sacrificing off-road qualities of the new models have been clearly expressed. The new Wrangler remains true to its off-line and he is even more fun in everyday life and on the asphalt.