The Jeep Wrangler debuted back in 1986 when SUVs were primarily a niche segment. After all of these years, the iconic Wrangler is still going strong, with its impressive off-road capabilities, durable body-on-frame body structure, high-level utility, and many advanced technologies. The 2020 Jeep Wrangler also delivers excellent performance with its robust engines. Read more to find out about the engine options and specs of the 2020 Wrangler.
Three Powerful Engine Options for the 2020 Jeep Wrangler
Buyers of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler have a choice of three powerful engine options. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine generates 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, while the 2.0-liter Turbo I-4 engine doles out 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The 2020 Wrangler also offers a diesel engine: the new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6, which produces an output of 260 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices for the 2020 Wrangler include a six-speed manual (standard for the 3.6L engine), the 850RE eight-speed automatic (standard for the 2.0L Turbo engine; available for the 3.6L engine), and the 8HP75 eight-speed automatic. All of these transmissions have an overdrive function.
Additional Performance Features for the 2020 Jeep Wrangler
The 2020 Wrangler provides a smooth ride and excellent handling with its suspension, which features a solid axle, a stabilizer bar, and a track bar for both the front and rear. For the Sahara and Rubicon models, the suspension features high-pressure gas-charged monotube shock absorbers. Confident steering for the Wrangler comes courtesy of the electro-hydraulic power steering system. Along with its 4×4 drive system, the Wrangler offers many off-road features to help you conquer the trails with ease. This includes front and rear Tru-Lok electronic locking differentials, the Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect system, Hill-start Assist, and Hill-descent Control.