2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Hits Dealer System – First Official Look at New Options, Packages, Colors & Features

JLWranglerForums.com has just verified that the 2018 Jeep Wrangler (JL) now appears in the FCA dealer system and we’re happy to bring you the first official look at the trims, engines, colors, packages, options and new features listed for the next-generation Wrangler!

This provides confirmation of much of the advanced information we previously reported such as the discontinuation of the 2-door JL Sahara trim, and the dealer screenshots also give us a few surprises such as the 2.72:1 Selec-Trac full time 4WD system (JLU Sahara only), black power soft top option, tan colored soft top options, new “Trail Rail Management System” as well as several new packages.

Check out these 2018 JL Wrangler dealer screens which provide a preliminary first look at the options, packages, colors and features to be expected for the JL/JLU.

*Note this is preliminary dealer systems info and subject to change. There could be late availability options and other changes before the official debut.**


  • No 2 Door JL Sahara
  • Belt Starter Generator for 2.0L Turbo
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel with ESS listed
  • New 2.72:1 Selec-Trac Full Time 4WD System listed (4-door JLU Sahara only)
  • Black Power Soft Top
  • Premium Soft Top and Premium Sunrider Soft Tops still available (now available in black or tan)
  • New “Trail Rail Management System”
  • Heavy Duty Electrical Group – Former TJ package which added 117 amp alternator/600-amp battery. (On the JL, will this perhaps include the 4 auxiliary control switches and/or CB radio wiring?)
  • LED Lighting Group appears as an option for Sahara/Rubicon. The LED group currently is an option on the Sport only, as the 2017 Sahara/Rubicon receive standard LED headlamps and fog lights. This could be an early bug or it could indicate that the LED fender lights/tail lights are optional on Sahara/Rubicon.
  • Notable omissions include tow group, supplemental side airbags (could be included in safety group), gear ratio upgrades, etc. Keep in mind this is preliminary info.
  • MSRP info is not yet listed


  • JL Sport (2 Door)
  • JL Rubicon (2 Door)
  • JL Unlimited Sport (4 Door)
  • JL Unlimited Sahara (4 Door)
  • JL Unlimited Rubicon (4 Door)

**Note: As JLWranglerForums.com recently reported from the JL-specific FCA dealer meeting last month, FCA will no longer be offering the 2-door JL Sahara trim. The 4-door Sahara remains. The order codes for the Wrangler trims always appear in order from Rubicon-Sahara-Sport. As you can see, the “Wrangler 2 door” selection for Make shows only two models — JLJS72-WRANGLER RUBICON and JLJL72-WRANGLER SPORT (compare to the attached 2018 JK menu).


  • EC3 – 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine with BSG (Belt Starter Generator)
  • ERC – 3.6L V6 24V VVT Engine Upgrade with ESS
  • EXJ – 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine with ESS G3


  • DEM – 6-Speed RWD Manual Transmission
  • DFT – 8-Speed Auto 850RE Transmission (Make)
  • DFV – 8-Speed Auto 8HP75 Transmission (Buy-Germany)


  • PAU – Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
  • PJD – Acid Yellow Clear Coat
  • PRC – Firecracker Red
  • PSC – Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • PW7 – Bright White Clear Coat
  • PX8 – Black Clear Coat
  • PY5 – Nacho Clear Coat

**Note: Light Green and Blue do not appear on the list but were mentioned in the dealer meeting.


  • A7-T5 – Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats (Black/Heritage Tan)
  • A7-X9 – Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats (Black)
  • AL-T5 – Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats (Black/Heritage Tan)
  • AL-X9 – Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats (Black)
  • CL-T5 – Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats (Black/Heritage Tan)
  • CL-X9 – Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats (Black)
  • D5-X9 – Premium Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats (Black)
  • T7-T5 – Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats (Black/Heritage Tan)
  • T7-X9 – Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats (Black)


  • AAN – Technology Group
  • AD6 – LED Lighting Group
  • ADC – Convenience Group
  • ADE – Cold Weather Group
  • ADH – Heavy Duty Electrical Group
  • AEK – Electronic Infotainment System Group
  • AEN – Dual Top Group
  • AJ1 – Safety Group
  • AST – Steel Bumper Group
  • AWS – Smoker’s Group


  • CHD – MOPAR High Headliner
  • CMD – Trail Rail Management System
  • CWA – MOPAR All-Weather Floor Mats
  • CWJ – Soft Top Window Storage Bag
  • HAA – Air Conditioning
  • RC4 – Alpine Premium Audio System
  • RF5 – Google Android Auto
  • RFP – Apple CarPlay
  • RSD – SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • XWX – Jeep Trail Rated Kit


  • GCD – Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows
  • GTB – Power Heated Mirrors
  • MC6 – Steel Front Bumper
  • MM3 – Body Color Fender Flares (2-Pc)
  • MRK – Tubular Side Steps


  • HT1 – Black 3-Piece Hard Top
  • HT3 – Body Color 3-Piece Hard Top
  • ST2 – Premium Black Sunrider Soft Top
  • ST3 – Premium Tan Sunrider Soft Top
  • STB – Premium Black Soft Top (No Description Available)
  • STC – Premium Tan Soft Top (No Description Available)
  • STJ – Black Power Soft Top


  • TDB – 255/70R18 All Terrain Tires
  • TQK – 245/75R17 All Season Tires
  • TQL – 245/75R17 All-Terrain Tires
  • TRR – 255/70R18 All-Terrain Tires
  • TT4 – LT285/70R17C OWL Off-Road Tires
  • TTC – 245/75R17 All Terrain Tires
  • WBG – 17” x 7.5” Polished Granite Crystal Wheels
  • WF9 – 17” x 7.5” Tech Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • WLD – 17” x 7.5” Black Wheels with Polished Lip
  • WPT – 18” x 7.5” Tech Gray Polished Face Wheels


  • DHP – 2.72:1 Selec-Trac Full Time 4WD System
  • DSA – Anti-Spin Differential Rear Axle
  • GXD – Remote Proximity Keyless Entry
  • GXM – Remote Keyless Entry
  • NHK – Engine Block Heater
  • XBM – Remote Start System

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