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Jeep News: Jeep Wrangler Diesel Is Likely After 2015

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By William Maley
Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

March 3, 2013


For those who wish the Jeep Wrangler could come with a diesel option, your wish might be coming true. Wards Auto had the chance to talk with Jeep President and CEO Mike Manley and asked about the possibility of a diesel for the Wrangler.

“Wrangler is on the radar to get (a) diesel. Remember we’re also going through the product change of Wrangler for 2015-16. That will probably be the right time to introduce the diesel into that vehicle," Manley revealed. “I’m confident that the Grand Cherokee will show just how large a demand there is for diesel, and I think what that will do is reinforce the need for us to target Wrangler as a vehicle that can take a diesel.”

If given the green light, the Wrangler would be the forth diesel offered in the Chrysler family. The other three are the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500, and Ram ProMaster.

Source: Wards Auto

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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I love diesels. I fear Chrysler's asking price for the diesel option.

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Sweet, but can we fix this sentence?

If given the green light, the Wrangler would be forth diesel offered in the Chrysler family.

Never knew "be forth diesel" was proper.

I am excited about all the great Alternative fuel options.

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Sweet, but can we fix this sentence?

If given the green light, the Wrangler would be forth diesel offered in the Chrysler family.

Never knew "be forth diesel" was proper.

Ha :neenerneener:

Its been fixed.

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I already like the Wrangler and a diesel engine would make it a very tempting purchase.

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I thank many will flock to buying new Wranglers if it comes with a diesel option.

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