Jeep CEO: JL Wrangler To Be Lighter, Debut First Half 2017; Jeep Pickup in Early 2018

Jeep boss Michael Manley has revealed that the 2018 JL Wrangler will shed weight and feature several design changes to increase its fuel efficiency.

Manley also confirmed that the next-generation Wrangler will be introduced in the first half of 2017 in a recent interview with Automotive News.

Further, the Jeep CEO disclosed that the hotly anticipated Jeep Pickup will be introduced in early 2018 and hinted that it would not be a “stripped-down” vehicle which provides a clue as to the positioning and cost of the Jeep Pickup when it is finally released.

Read Manley’s comments on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Pickup.