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2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck: Specs and Release Date

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The long-awaited 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck is finally in the late stage of development and should hit the market soon. People have been talking about this model for years and it finally comes, after so many speculations. Without any doubt, we can say that the new model is about to have lots of things in common with the new Wrangler SUV, which came completely redesigned recently.

The new truck will adopt the same platform, which was specially designed for these two models. Also, expect to the same design language, as well as the same interior design and engine lineup. On the other, some chassis tweaks are possible, as well as few more mechanical modifications. The new model is almost production ready. Latest reports suggest it should arrive early in the next year.

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck front vierw

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck redesign

The last time we saw a truck from the Jeep was more than three decades ago, so its no wonder that we are seeing so many reports about the new model. Though there have been a few concepts in the past, this is the first time we are about to see something in serial production. As you would expect, the new model has a lot in common with the legendary SUV, Wrangler. These two model will ride on the same architecture, though latest reports suggest that the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck will come with a longer wheelbase.

The reason is simple. This will be a comfort-oriented truck, with a spacious, probably double-cab design of the cabin. Of course, we need to see a large cargo bad on the back, and such a design requires a little bit of stretching. However, this shouldn’t have too many effects on the overall weight. The new model will feature all-aluminum body, which promises a lot of savings. Also, we expect to see a little bit different rear suspension design, which will be able to handle with heavy loads, towing and similar things.

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck side view

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck styling

In terms of styling, there is no place for surprises. The new 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck will have many things in common with the legendary SUV, and this refers to the styling too. Front ends of two models will be identical. The new Wrangler SUV came recently, and it completely sticks to its traditional manner. Compared to the previous model are minimal, in terms of turn signals and such kinds of modifications.

On the other side, the back end of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck will come in a classic truck-ish manner, probably with pretty spacious and useful cargo bed.

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck interior

In this aspect, there is no place for differences. The 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck will definitely feature the same cabin design as its SUV sibling. The new generation of Wrangler came with significant changes on the inside. The new cabin is completely waterproof.  More importantly, it comes with so many novelties in terms of style and tech features. The new truck should come with a full load of connectivity features. Materials will also be on a pretty high level, while the legroom will make this truck one of the most comfortable models in the class.

In term of safety, a rearview camera will probably be the only standard feature. Things like blind spot monitoring, cross traffic alert, and rear parking sensors will be optional, or part of the standard equipment in higher trim levels.

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck interior

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck engines

This is the aspect where we expect a lot of good things from 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck. Count on a solid palette of engines, which will start with the familiar Pentastar V6 gasoline engine. In this version, a familiar 3.6-liter unit will be good for about 285 horsepower. It is a quite powerful engine, but also pretty thirsty. In Wrangler SUV, fuel economy goes around 18 mpg in the city and 23 on the highway.

A new turbo inline-four will be also in the offer. This 2.0-liter unit delivers plenty of power and it is on par with the much larger V6. It features a max output around 275 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy is also better but definitely not spectacular. In the best case, you can count on 23 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway.

Fortunately for those who care about fuel economy, the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck will be available in diesel version too. There is a familiar 3.0-liter six-cylinder unit, the same that powers Grand Cherokee. It features a max output of 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque.

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck rear view

2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck release date and price

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler JT Pickup Truck will probably have its premiere early in the next year, most likely in Detroit. When it comes to the price, base models will probably go around 30.000 dollars.

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