Trends of pickup for the next few years seem to be a lot of attention of automotive manufacturers. One of them certainly will enliven the Jeep variants of the pickup in the global automotive market. After some time ago showed a teaser image for a new pickup truck, recently FCA boss Sergio Marchionne confirms Jeep Pickup will be officially rolled at the end of 2017 with reservations made in 2018. It is 2017 Jeep Liberty.
Engine and Performance
This engine can generate power of 230 hp at 6,000 rpm engine speed. This machine, which can also be run with E85 ethanol, replacing the engine of the same size, but has a direct injection, variable valve timing. Meanwhile, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder is still offered, though economically less profitable for you. Eco-Boost engines is considered be a much better choice. 1.5L engine has a power of 179 hp and 177 pound-feet of torque. While the 2.0L engine-powered 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Even for the top variant is equipped with paddle shifters.
The model pickups offered is very similar to the Jeep Wrangler. Recognized by their newest pickup, 2017 Jeep Liberty is using the platform of the Wrangler modified in the sector behind it. In fact, the design is carried acknowledged not doing a lot of drastic changes. This is so that does not change the identity of the SUV that has been widely known in the Wrangler. Similarly, it is what as quoted in some sources. One was devoted to the storage area can accommodate a mobile phone and its location adjacent to the USB port. These ports can obviously be used to charge the phone or be used to access the Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
Exterior and Safety
Although the appearance of the characters Wrangler is still quite strong in the latest Jeep pickup models, some development was certainly made to maximize the deficiencies contained in Wrangler SUV models. Earlier, in 2016, Jeep has introduced a pickup version of the Wrangler through a concept vehicle named Gladiator or 2017 Jeep Liberty. Now the concept car is approaching production and will be sold to the global automotive market.
Unfortunately, Jeep has not confirmed details on the latest product, both in price and specifications that will be carried Jeep Wrangler pickup. For you fans of Jeep cars, start from now you have to pray and hope that soon there will be a party appointed as distributor so you can experience the sensation of driving with Jeep model of 2017.