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Jeep Gladiator 4Xe Hits a Bump in the Reveal Road

Monday, December 20th, 2021
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It’s not every day a heavy-hitting automaker admits that the competition led them back to the drawing board. But Jeep is brave enough to hit the reset button, even amidst a successful refresh. 

Of course, the Jeep Wrangler has always served at the forefront of Jeep’s affection. Since the Wrangler is the apple of the automaker’s eye, its recent refresh welcomed new trim packages and beefy off-road options like the factory’s 37-inch tires. However, these are mere examples of how Jeep knocks it out of the park with fresh, innovative redesigns.     

Somehow the attention the Jeep Wrangler renders does not parallel to its first cousin once removed, the Jeep Gladiator pickup truck. According to Mopar Insiders, the transfer of the  Wrangler’s prominent electrified 4Xe powertrain proved more difficult than Jeep anticipated. 

Mopar Insider is a reliable source for automotive information, and if its reports are accurate, then the Jeep Gladiator 4Xe won’t be seen or heard until 2024. Unfortunately, the Gladiator 4Xe would surface one model year after the mid-cycle refresh of the esteemed Wrangler. 

There are no expectations for wholesale alterations to the Wrangler. So It’s safe to assume that the Wrangler will endure fewer technological and feature upgrades necessary to contend against the Ford Bronco. 

When properly equipped, the Ford Bronco Badlands trim with Sasquatch mode features Trail Turn Assist and an electronic disconnecting sway bar which is enough to leave any automaker shaking in its boots. But Jeep wants to ensure the Wrangler competes for the marathon and not just the race. So other Jeep projects fall to the waist, as the Wrangler takes precedence.    

Several modes in the Jeep lineup engage electrons in the powertrain, such as the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee. Moreover, Jeep unmasked an objective of a fully electrified lineup by 2025, and with the Gladiator 4Xe extended a year, Jeep can still obtain that objective.  

Although unfortunate, the Gladiator 4Xe has hit the pause button on Jeep’s DVR. So it’s not illogical for the Wrangler to hit center stage. After all, the Wrangler is Jeep’s most distinctive model.    

At the time of writing, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4Xe consists of a 2.0-L turbocharged four with two electric motors paired with an eight-speed automatic. The tandem generates 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, plus 18 miles of all-electric range. So let’s anticipate modest enhancements for 2023.

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Jeep Isn’t Tapping Out With the All-New Wagoneer

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
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Miami Lakes AutoMall Jeep Grand Wagoneer

The all-new 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer transition into a luxury market. Jeep progresses with the intention of a potential sub-brand for premium SUV buyers. 

Just as Nike owns Jordan (the shoe that is), Stellantis looks to unleash additional features that will subsequently lead to the new brand-within-a-brand. Of course, nothing is officially set in stone, but the next phase of the Wagoneer will take some time. As eager as consumers may be, even the caterpillar took time to be a butterfly. Likewise, the Wagoneer needs time to grow before adding volume. 

Premium Future

Tall side windows and upright pillars are just one of many amenities envisioned in premium variations of the SUV. Leather and wood greet consumers with the beautiful integration of the McIntosh audiophile sound system and Amazon’s streaming Fire TV technology. Amazon Technology is the first video screen providing the front seat passenger to browse the market. 

Premium Horsepower

The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are equipped with Jeep’s most powerful engines ever. But the automotive world is gearing toward an electric future, and Stellanis is no different. 

Future Jeep’s will see electric technology, and it doesn’t matter if the vehicles are conventional plug-ins, plug-in hybrids, or fully electric. Jeep intends for 70% of its models to be electrified by 2025. 

With the SUV’s fuel economy numbers for the city being a young teen, the Wagoneer should see a plug-in drive system. 

The Wagoneer will also transition platforms to the new Stellantis STLA frame. The skateboard style frame will face customization, which is needed to endure Jeep’s infamous off-road capabilities. The customization won’t be an easy task for the skilled automaker as Jeep will look to incorporate the SUV’s premium features when creating the Wagoneer sub-brand. 

Premium Market 

A subbrand was always within the foreseeable future for Jeep, similar to Jaguar Land Rover with its Range Rover. Finally, JJeep is reaching out to the consumer that isn’t afraid to above six figures. A Jeep sub-brand seems natural, but an iconic brand with such a heavyweight name, Jeep must be cautious not to let it dissipate.

The difficulty Jeep faces moving forward is carrying the legacy of the traditional Jeep badge. It won’t be too hard for the Wagoneer and the Grand Wagoneer since the vehicles are the most extensive and most expensive by far. 

Other Jeep vehicles have spiked in price as the all-new top-of-the-line 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve midsize SUV debuted around $65,000. 

Premium Rolls 

Successful sub-brands exist, like the Land Rover Range Rover and the Mercedes-Benz with Maybach, AMG, and future all-electric EQS family. Unfortunately, many have failed to generate a successful sub-brand, such as Chevrolet’s Geo and Toyota with Scion in 2016. Jeep is heeding the precautions and making sure it doubles down on grand success with this premium SUV.  

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Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk? Yes, please!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

 

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It feels as if it was so many moons ago when Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) introduced the idea of reviving the Jeep Wagoneer. While consumers have waited a long time for the arrival of the Wagoneer, it’s becoming hard to deny that it’s closer than we think. The concept Wagoneer was introduced earlier this year at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab – a physical concept car meant Jeep was at the very least seriously considering the possible development of this vehicle! As if the Easter Safari was not enough to drum up excitement, a leaked document that possibly indicates a Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk might be in the works will definitely get consumers going. If all goes according to plan, FCA confirmed that the Wagoneer lineup will be making its debut in 2022.

A recently leaked document from German transmission maker ZF mentions a model dubbed the “Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk.” All the details and equipment specs found in this leaked document point to the Grand Wagoneer having an eight-speed transmission – the very same automatic high-torque gearbox that can be found in the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. The document also lists a 6.2-liter V8 engine that generates 718 horsepower, nearly identical to the powerful engine of the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

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The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer also defy expectations in terms of their underpinnings. Consumers expected that the vehicles’ architecture would mirror that of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, however, it seems that FCA has been retooling the Warren Truck Assembly plant with intentions to manufacture the Wagoneer lineup there. It should be noted that the plant currently serves as the assembly facility of Ram pickup trucks, further indicating that it is likely the Wagoneer trims will have Ram underpinnings.

FCA has plenty of experience with the continuous innovation of their vehicles, the upgraded Dodge Durango being a perfect example. The Dodge Durango SRT, outfitted with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine, is the most powerful and fastest three-row SUV in America. FCA clearly figured out a winning formula, so it’s not too far fetched to think that Jeep could follow in Dodge’s footsteps.

Consumers have very little to go on, and it doesn’t help that the leaked document is dated from 2017, but hope springs eternal thanks to all of the coincidences. It feels only natural that Jeep continues their winning streak with an introduction of a high-powered trim of their Wagoneer. Of course, this is all speculation at the moment seeing as to how we have no direct confirmation from FCA. As is to be expected a request for comment from FCA went unanswered.

While consumers wait for the Wagoneer to make its arrival, there’s no reason a Jeep model can’t be enjoyed right now. Here at Miami Lakes Automall, we have a large inventory of vehicles from Jeep’s latest lineup. Our friendly sales staff will stop at nothing to make sure you drive off in style.

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