Jeep India has finally launched a locally assembled Jeep Wrangler in India. The Wrangler’s made-in-India model is aggressively priced at ₹ 53.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The 5-seater off-roader now arrives in India as a semi-knocking (SKD) unit rather than a fully built unit (CBU). The 2021 local assembly was launched by Jeep Wrangler at its Ranjangaon manufacturing facility near Pune, Maharashtra, last month. The company also started accepting pre-bookings for the SUV at the same time.
Here are the version-wise prices of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler:
|type||Ex-showroom Price (Introductory)|
|Unlimited||L 53.90 Lakh|
|Rubicon||L 57.90 Lakh|
The new Wrangler is a part of Fiat Chrysler’s expansion plan for the Indian market. The company has invested more than $ 250 million over the next two years to expand its presence in India with four new sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) under its Jeep brand. While the 2021 Jeep Compass was the first product to be rolled out of the Ranjangaon plant, and the second product is the new Wrangler. In addition, the other two products will be a three-line Jeep SUV and next-gen Grand Cherokee.
The 2021 Jeep Wrangler is available in two trims – Unlimited and Rubicon. The locally manufactured Wrangler gets a seven-slat grille with round LED headlamps, fender-mounted side indicators, 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, LED taillights, tailgate-mounted spare wheels and more. The carmaker also offers SUVs with an option to remove roofs and doors. The SUV will be available in five colors – Black, Fireworks Red, Granite Crystal, Sting Gray and Bright White.
On the inside, the new Wrangler sports a significantly updated cabin, which now gets a revised dashboard and central console. It also gets an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with technology connected to UConnect 4C NAV with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other features include push-button start, dual-zone climate control, premium leather upholstery, passive keyless entry and more. For safety, the Wrangler is equipped with 60 safety and security features, including electronic stability control, hill start assist, select speed control, electronic roll mitigation, tire pressure monitoring system, driver and front passenger airbags, complementary seat-sided airbags, front Huh. Park Assist, rearview camera and more.
Under the hood, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler gets a 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine. The mill is designed to deliver 262 bhp of power against a peak torque of 400 Nm, while it is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. It comes with a new Celiac-Trak full-time 4WD drive system that works together with sensors measuring traction slip.