JK ’07-? | The Jeep Wrangler

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JK #8217;07-?

The model year brought the redesign of the Jeep Wrangler, in two and four-door models. The TJ platform was by a new JK platform. This next-generation was significantly larger than the model, with a 2 in longer wheelbase and 3.4 in wider track, though the two model is actually 2.5 in in the overall length than the TJ, for better approach and departure

With a larger available tire size of 32 in, angle is unchanged.

Some enthusiasts decried this new larger size, claiming it runs counter to the character of the and is too big to be an effective off-road vehicle. it should be noted that complaints were heard previous redesigns. Jeep sought to cement the Wrangler#8217;s as the marque#8217;s most-rugged vehicle as new crossover SUVs took of Jeep#8217;s on-road market

JK was introduced at the 2006 North International Auto Show Chrysler group CEO Tom LaSorda one up some steps and through a glass window, just as Lutz had done at the show in with the Jeep Grand The JK was first available for purchase the 2007 model year.

The JK is offered in two versions:

A short-wheelbase in X, Sahara and Rubicon trim

A long-wheelbase Unlimited 4-door, in X, Sahara and Rubicon trim

A 3.8 L EGH V6 producing 205 hp and 240 ft·lbf (325 N·m) is the base replacing the venerable AMC Straight-6 The 2.8 L VM Motori turbodiesel used in the Liberty is offered as outside of U.S, as it does not U.S. emission control for 2007.

A six-speed manual transmission is with a four-speed automatic offered as an option. The lower two have the Jeep Command-Trac part-time two-speed transfer with an optional Trac-Loc differential, while the Rubicon a Rock-Trac version of the NV241 electronic front- and rear-axle differentials.

Stability control is a new feature for the JK Wrangler. All versions off-road tuned anti-lock system and traction control with electronic limited differential. Standard on the Rubicon is a new electronic sway bar disconnect

The JK runs almost all vehicle other than steering computer software control. transmission, and to some extent are computer controlled, as are lights and systems. This is a first for the

As of mid-2007, there have three safety recalls for fixes.

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A Sunrider convertible top is standard equipment. Also on the JK model is an optional 3-piece hardtop. Although the doors can be removed in traditional Wrangler power windows and remote door locks will be for the first time in a Wrangler.

first is an available navigation This is the first generation of the Wrangler to have a change in the lamps.

2007 Jeep Wrangler

The JK series 2007 Wrangler was unveiled at the New York Auto on April 12, 2006. It is stretched more than the TJ model, four doors and 20.6 in added to the JK Wrangler#8217;s 95.4 in wheelbase. It is likely to compete larger late model vehicles like the Toyota FJ and Hummer H3. and will be priced $21,000.

Unlimited has the same and transmission choices as a short-wheelbase JK. X and trims offer an option of rear wheel drive. It is the four door convertible in the U.S.

The Unlimited offers options and equipment than any Wrangler model, including electronic stability program and seat-mounted side airbags, keyless entry, navigation and Sirius satellite radio.

On September 13, 2007, at the Defence Equipment International trade Chrysler LLC unveiled a Wrangler version designed for military use the J8. The unarmored Jeep J8 is equipped larger brakes, axles and components than the civilian and has a payload capacity of 1,339 kg The J8 also differs from the model by utilizing heavy-duty leaf springs for carrying payloads.

The Jeep J8 is powered by a four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine produces 118 kW (158 hp) and (295 lb.-ft) of torque, providing capability of up to 3,500 kg (7,716 lb). The is mated to a five-speed automatic The J8 also features a unique system with special and a hood-mounted snorkel that the J8 to wade in water up to 762 mm (30 deep and tackle sandstorm for up to five hours.

Available as a two-door with an pickup bed for personnel or equipment or a four-door multipurpose vehicle, it may be with numerous vehicle-body and configurations in either right-hand- or [2] Targeted for use by the militaries in overseas the J8 is not available in the United States it will not meet U.S. requirements. The J8 will be produced in

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