Fiat Chrysler launches petrol variant of Jeep Wrangler Unlimited at Rs 56 lakh
The iconic SUV dishes out a massive power of 284 PS and 347Nm torque from the 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 petrol engine.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India on Monday launched the petrol version of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited priced at Rs 56 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The iconic SUV dishes out a massive power of 284 PS and 347Nm torque from the 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 petrol engine, which powers more than 5 million Jeep SUVs worldwide, is now available in India in the Jeep Wrangler.
This petrol version expands the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited range in India along with the 200 PS 2.4-litre TurboDiesel, which was already launched in August 2016.
Kevin Flynn – President and Managing Director, FCA India said, “We are delighted to now offer the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited at Rs 56 lakh to Indian customers with the award-winning 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 engine. This will now be the most accessible model in the Wrangler line up equipped with this super smooth powertrain, the hallmark of efficiency, performance and refinement. With this announcement, the Trail-rated Jeep Wrangler is now available in both Petrol and Diesel powertrains in India.”
The 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 petrol engine is an all-aluminum motor in 60-degree layout. The engine’s two-step variable valve timing system and eight-holed fuel injectors makes it a very capable engine that delivers power to all four wheels seamlessly through a 5-speed automatic transmission. The Pentastar also features a new thermal management system and a cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system to deliver better fuel efficiency in off-roading situations as well, the company said in a statement.
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited comes with Command Trac 4WD system, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), heavy duty suspension with gas shock absorbers and wash-out interiors with removable carpet and drain plugs, besides McKinley leather seats, air conditioning with automatic temperature control, auto headlamps, Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Electronic Roll Mitigation, full-framed removable doors, remote keyless entry and so forth.
Flynn added, “The excitement and interest in the Jeep Brand is growing and the addition of our Petrol Jeep Wrangler Unlimited broadens our appeal further. In addition, we are actively preparing for the launch of our very first localized Jeep, The Jeep Compass in Q3 of this calendar year.” 2017 really puts Jeep on the Indian map.”