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FCA US LLC Reports May 2016 U.S. Sales Increased 1 Percent; Best May Sales Since 2005

  • Jeep® brand sales up 14 percent; best monthly sales ever
  • Jeep Renegade and Jeep Patriot each posts their best monthly sales ever
  • Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City vans record their best May sales ever

June 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC today reported U.S. sales of 204,452 units, a 1 percent increase compared with sales in May 2015 (202,227 units), and the group’s best May sales in 11 years.

 

The Jeep® and Ram Truck brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in May compared with the same month a year ago. The Jeep brand’s 14 percent increase was the brand’s best monthly sales ever.

 

“Notwithstanding a challenging calendar, we managed to muscle our way to our strongest May sales in over 10 years,” said Reid Bigland, Senior Vice President - Sales, FCA - North America. “Initial sales of our all-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan are brisk and we expect further sales growth from this vehicle over the next few months as dealer inventory continues to build.”

 

Five FCA US vehicles set records in the month of May. The Jeep Renegade and Jeep Patriot each recorded their best monthly sales ever, while the Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City vans posted their best May sales ever. In addition, the Jeep Compass turned in its best May sales ever. On the brand side, the Jeep brand continues to set records with its best monthly sales ever.

 

Jeep® Brand

Jeep brand sales were up 14 percent in May for its best monthly sales ever and its 32nd-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The Jeep brand has set a sales record in every month dating back to November 2013. Both the Jeep Renegade – the newest entry to the Jeep product lineup – and the Jeep Patriot turned in their best monthly sales ever. Sales of the Jeep Grand Cherokee were up 4 percent for its best May sales since the year 2000. The Renegade last month made Kelley Blue Book’s 2016 list of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000.

 

Ram Truck Brand

Ram Truck brand sales, which include the Ram pickup, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City, were up slightly in May for its best May sales since 2005. Both the Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City vans each recorded their best May sales ever. The 2016 Ram 1500 took home the “Best Family Pickup Truck” award last month from the Family Car Challenge hosted by the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association (GAAMA).

 

Dodge Brand

Dodge Grand Caravan sales were up 76 percent last month for its best May sales since 2014, while Dodge Durango sales increased 2 percent for its best May sales performance since 2005. In addition, Dodge Charger sales were up 5 percent for its best May in two years. Dodge brand sales were down 5 percent in May compared with the same month a year ago. The Dodge brand earned three major awards last month during the Texas Auto Roundup hosted by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA). Dodge collected the Full-size Sedan of Texas (2016 Charger R/T Scat Pack), Performance Sedan of Texas (2016 Charger SRT Hellcat) and Super Car of Texas (2016 Viper GTC) during the annual competition.

 

Chrysler Brand

In its second month on sale, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan posted sales of 2,495 units, up significantly from the 487 units sold in its initial month on sale in April. The Pacifica last month was honored as the Family Car of Texas at TAWA’s Texas Auto Roundup. But the accolades didn’t stop there. The Pacifica also took home TAWA awards for Minivan of Texas, Best New Interior, and Best New Feature for its Uconnect Theater. Greater volumes of the new minivan will continue to arrive at dealerships just in time for the busy summer-selling season. Sales of the Chrysler 300 full-size sedan were up 38 percent for its best May sales since 2012. In addition, Chrysler Town & Country sales were up 49 percent for its best May in two years. Chrysler brand sales were down 19 percent in May compared with the same month a year ago.

 

FIAT Brand

FIAT brand sales, which include the Fiat 500, Fiat 500L and 500X, were down 19 percent in May, compared with the same month a year ago. Sales of the 500X were up in May compared with the same month a year ago, in its first month of year-over-year comparisons. The 500 last month made Kelley Blue Book’s 2016 list of the 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000. Deliveries of the all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider are expected to begin arriving in FIAT studios this month. The 124 Spider revives the storied nameplate, bringing its classic Italian styling and performance to a new generation of vehicles and buyers. Paying homage to the original 124 Spider nearly 50 years after its introduction, the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider delivers the ultimate Italian roadster experience with driving excitement, technology and safety combined with iconic Italian design. 

 

 

FCA US LLC Sales Summary May 2016

               
   

Month Sales

Vol %

CYTD Sales

Vol %

 

Model

Curr Yr

Pr Yr

Change

Curr Yr

Pr Yr

Change

 

Compass

9,198

4,252

116%

39,193

22,782

72%

 

Patriot

12,864

10,782

19%

52,067

49,944

4%

 

Wrangler

19,551

22,324

-12%

80,295

83,291

-4%

 

Cherokee

19,208

19,669

-2%

86,409

86,954

-1%

 

Grand Cherokee

18,856

18,209

4%

83,927

77,616

8%

 

Renegade

10,868

4,416

146%

42,549

9,573

344%

 

JEEP BRAND

90,545

79,652

14%

384,440

330,160

16%

 

200

7,600

20,007

-62%

33,164

88,009

-62%

 

300

5,598

4,042

38%

27,085

20,750

31%

 

Town & Country

8,583

5,753

49%

49,394

30,680

61%

 

Pacifica

2,495

0

New

2,982

0

New

 

CHRYSLER BRAND

24,276

29,802

-19%

112,625

139,439

-19%

 

Dart

4,514

8,667

-48%

25,774

42,353

-39%

 

Avenger

0

111

-100%

0

898

-100%

 

Charger

8,142

7,777

5%

44,101

43,058

2%

 

Challenger

6,677

7,438

-10%

29,128

30,166

-3%

 

Viper

47

58

-19%

241

289

-17%

 

Journey

6,137

8,813

-30%

37,423

41,456

-10%

 

Caravan

11,135

6,320

76%

58,050

29,364

98%

 

Durango

6,185

6,084

2%

32,204

26,101

23%

 

DODGE  BRAND

42,837

45,268

-5%

226,921

213,685

6%

 

Ram P/U

38,833

39,952

-3%

193,279

179,384

8%

 

Cargo Van

1

191

-99%

1

2,996

-100%

 

ProMaster Van

2,946

2,541

16%

14,175

9,854

44%

 

ProMaster City

1,833

914

101%

8,264

2,634

214%

 

RAM BRAND

43,613

43,598

0%

215,736

194,868

11%

 

Alfa 4C 

44

40

10%

273

295

-7%

 

ALFA BRAND

44

40

10%

273

295

-7%

 

500

1,553

2,614

-41%

6,819

13,107

-48%

 

500L

334

1,245

-73%

2,064

5,546

-63%

 

500X

1,250

8

15525%

6,308

8

78750%

 

FIAT BRAND

3,137

3,867

-19%

15,191

18,661

-19%

               
 

TOTAL FCA US LLC

204,452

202,227

1%

955,186

897,108

6%

               
 

    Total Car & MPV

56,722

64,072

-11%

279,075

304,515

-8%

 

    Total UV's

104,117

94,557

10%

460,375

397,725

16%

 

    Total Truck & LCV

43,613

43,598

0%

215,736

194,868

11%

               

 

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So everything is down double digits except RAM being neutral and JEEP is keeping them afloat. 

 

This is Sergio's legacy. Crappy management of product lines. Just kill off Fiat and stop wasting money on Alfa.

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How in the world do 92,000 people have a Patriot or a Compass? Are there BOGO deals going on that I don't know about?

Dude, I can't agree more! 

 

There are soooooooo many better vehicles out there than those 15 year old little SUVs. 

 

If there is a BOGO I'll go havzies(halvsies/halfzies) with you on a pair of them so we'll each get one for 50% off.  :thumbsup:

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How in the world do 92,000 people have a Patriot or a Compass? Are there BOGO deals going on that I don't know about?

Dude, I can't agree more! 

 

There are soooooooo many better vehicles out there than those 15 year old little SUVs. 

 

If there is a BOGO I'll go havzies(halvsies/halfzies) with you on a pair of them so we'll each get one for 50% off.  :thumbsup:

Sure thing. I'll just turn around and sell mine anyway. Neither are worth half of they are asking for IMO.

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Interesting that you can get a pretty loaded patriot or compass for $180 a month on a 36 month lease.

 

Course depending on model they are selling here in the greater seattle area from $10K to $16K new out the door. So I guess lots will get sold as long as they are cheap to buy.

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Check out the solid sales performance of the Jeep ® Renegade!  It enjoyed the second-best sales increase of any FCA product!  GO RENY GO!!

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How in the world do 92,000 people have a Patriot or a Compass? Are there BOGO deals going on that I don't know about?

they (compass and Patrirot) are the worst products available on the modern market and yet look at how Sergio sells the sht out of them.  And all the rest of FCA's ancient products.  It's stunning how old all the products are and look at the sales!

 

Look at that drop in Chrysler 200 sales....and Chrysler in general is teetering on being a niche brand itself.

 

It's all mind boggling, but hey i vowed never to drive a Chrysler and there's one in my garage.  Somehow Chrysler had made a living off of repackaging the aging bones.  The bill is coming due soon though.  Can they survive aside from pickups and Jeeps.

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As someone who owned a trouble-free 07 Patriot bought new for 126k miles and 5 years they are actually decent vehicles, especially for the price.  Mine was a basic Sport with AWD/2.4/manual.  it was actually adequately fun to run around with the stick.  I averaged 26-30 MPG and got as high as mid 30s on a highway run.  They are far roomier than their size suggests and the folding rear and passenger seats made for very good cargo carrying capacity.  ven in 07 the had standard stability control, traction control, and brake force distribution.  Mine tracked well and performed excellent offroad even though it didn't have a low range.  It also had neat features such as a 2 prong outlet, rechargable flashlight, which seems silly until ou have it but comes in hand pretty often, a loackable 4wd system that actually allowed you to lock the awd system 50/50 when needed.  It also had the rear axle disconnect connect long before the Cherokee and Renegade and you could leave the AWD in auto.  Yes, 07-08 interior left a bit to be desired, but the 09+ interior, which has received upgrades basically every year, is very nice.  It is far and away the best vehicle in snow I have EVER owned.  The price is thousands less than anything else their size comparably equipped too.  And no, he rebates are nowhere near what you would think they are. 

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How in the world do 92,000 people have a Patriot or a Compass? Are there BOGO deals going on that I don't know about?

Dude, I can't agree more! 

 

There are soooooooo many better vehicles out there than those 15 year old little SUVs. 

 

If there is a BOGO I'll go havzies(halvsies/halfzies) with you on a pair of them so we'll each get one for 50% off.  :thumbsup:

Sure thing. I'll just turn around and sell mine anyway. Neither are worth half of they are asking for IMO.

 

That's about all I'd do as well but if we could get them for half off.. there's gotta be some left for us to profit on!

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As someone who owned a trouble-free 07 Patriot bought new for 126k miles and 5 years they are actually decent vehicles, especially for the price. Mine was a basic Sport with AWD/2.4/manual. it was actually adequately fun to run around with the stick. I averaged 26-30 MPG and got as high as mid 30s on a highway run. They are far roomier than their size suggests and the folding rear and passenger seats made for very good cargo carrying capacity. ven in 07 the had standard stability control, traction control, and brake force distribution. Mine tracked well and performed excellent offroad even though it didn't have a low range. It also had neat features such as a 2 prong outlet, rechargable flashlight, which seems silly until ou have it but comes in hand pretty often, a loackable 4wd system that actually allowed you to lock the awd system 50/50 when needed. It also had the rear axle disconnect connect long before the Cherokee and Renegade and you could leave the AWD in auto. Yes, 07-08 interior left a bit to be desired, but the 09+ interior, which has received upgrades basically every year, is very nice. It is far and away the best vehicle in snow I have EVER owned. The price is thousands less than anything else their size comparably equipped too. And no, he rebates are nowhere near what you would think they are.

It may be a "decent" car for you but overall, it is so far behind the competition in every way, I just can't see a compelling reason to shell out five figures for one. Edited by surreal1272
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As someone who owned a trouble-free 07 Patriot bought new for 126k miles and 5 years they are actually decent vehicles, especially for the price. Mine was a basic Sport with AWD/2.4/manual. it was actually adequately fun to run around with the stick. I averaged 26-30 MPG and got as high as mid 30s on a highway run. They are far roomier than their size suggests and the folding rear and passenger seats made for very good cargo carrying capacity. ven in 07 the had standard stability control, traction control, and brake force distribution. Mine tracked well and performed excellent offroad even though it didn't have a low range. It also had neat features such as a 2 prong outlet, rechargable flashlight, which seems silly until ou have it but comes in hand pretty often, a loackable 4wd system that actually allowed you to lock the awd system 50/50 when needed. It also had the rear axle disconnect connect long before the Cherokee and Renegade and you could leave the AWD in auto. Yes, 07-08 interior left a bit to be desired, but the 09+ interior, which has received upgrades basically every year, is very nice. It is far and away the best vehicle in snow I have EVER owned. The price is thousands less than anything else their size comparably equipped too. And no, he rebates are nowhere near what you would think they are.

It may be a "decent" car for you but overall, it is so far behind the competition in every way, I just can't see a compelling reason to shell out five figures for one.

 

Considering the price of other SUV's in the segment you get a lot for your money. yes, it is certainly time for a replacement and it is coming soon, but they still offer a lot for the money ou pay, yes 5 digits, but low 5 digits.   Honestly what was really holding them back was the CVT.  You'll notice that once the 6 speed auto became available in 14, that is when sales starting climbing at a fast clip.

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They just sell because they're dirt cheap because they don't do any one thing better than any of their competitors. Maybe something like ground clearance.. 

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i didn't drive the manual, but a rental in a compass was dreadful.  terrible cvt, terrible ride, overall couldn't wait to get out of it.  A patriot test drive with cvt once was the same deal.

 

It's possible the manual changes the entire perception of the vehicle.

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They just sell because they're dirt cheap because they don't do any one thing better than any of their competitors. Maybe something like ground clearance.. 

 

Ground clearance, approach and departure angles.  The room is great and the nifty features i mentioned.  The ability to lock the AWD system 50/50 which most don't offer, The FE, at least for the manual I had was better than I am sure I could get from the others.  Talking taks where I averaged over 30 in mixed and got mid 30s on the highway.  It has the tightest turning radius of any vehicle I think i have ever driven too so maneuverability is a big point.  And how many have reclining rear seats and a 120 volt outlet?  It really is a good runabout.  It offers touch screen with nav and everything and a rear backup camera now.  The only thing i could think of that it is really missing is backup sensors and crosspatch detection. 

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i didn't drive the manual, but a rental in a compass was dreadful.  terrible cvt, terrible ride, overall couldn't wait to get out of it.  A patriot test drive with cvt once was the same deal.

 

It's possible the manual changes the entire perception of the vehicle.

 

The CVT is utterly dreadful barnone.    I went with the manual simply because i hated the CVT so much.  The manual is actually a good one.  Smooth, easy to use.  it is what I learned to drive a manual on actually.  it helps too that the shifter is mounted with a short stick like a car.  it also makes it much quicker.  The manual runs mid 8s to 60 which is pretty average for the class, but the CVT is mid 9s to 10.  No one has ever tested the 6 speed auto though.  The 5 speed also destroys the CVT in FE, my lowest tank was 26 and plenty of times I would average in the 30s for a tank.  the CVT seems lucky to match my lowest tank.  I you ever have a chance take an AWD/manual for a drive you might be pleasantly surprised.

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Aaaaaaaaaand 0.1% of people take these CUVs off road so all that increased ride height and departure angles get you is worse mileage and worse driving characteristics..what people use that drive these.

 

Maneuverability is completely your opinion unless you've driven all of the little CUVs to actually say it is better or worse. 

 

My Escape has reclining rear seats and a 12v outlet. I would assume with the Escape being one of the older CUVs the others have them as well as they're newer.  

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The two things I did not care for in my Patriot were the CVT and the tiny fuel tank.  Other than that, I enjoyed it.

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How in the world do 92,000 people have a Patriot or a Compass? Are there BOGO deals going on that I don't know about?

I bet they are 90% fleet sales.

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FCA proving they don't need 3 mainstream car brands.  Their car sales are all in the tank, and they don't even have any replacements lined up for most of their products they have on sale now.

 

I do like the Jeep Renegade, Jeep is all this company has, the rest is bankruptcy in waiting if gas prices spike or the economy tanks.

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This little terrier makes me happy... tiny fuel tank and all.

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Aaaaaaaaaand 0.1% of people take these CUVs off road so all that increased ride height and departure angles get you is worse mileage and worse driving characteristics..what people use that drive these.

 

Maneuverability is completely your opinion unless you've driven all of the little CUVs to actually say it is better or worse. 

 

My Escape has reclining rear seats and a 12v outlet. I would assume with the Escape being one of the older CUVs the others have them as well as they're newer.  

More than you think do.  I did mine and always surprised at how capable it was even sans he off-road package. Maneuverability is more than an opinion.  A Patriot is actually smaller and shorter than basically everything else in the class.  it slots right between the Renegade and Cherokee in size.  it also has a VERY tight turning circle.  I am not even saying anything bad about any other CUV's, just stating that the Patriot does have it's perks.  Oh, and the locking 4x4 system makes the thing basically unstoppable in the snow. 

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This little terrier makes me happy... tiny fuel tank and all.

 

The Renegade Trailhawk is such a little terrier.My big hope is that it gets a version of the new turbo 4.  I also wish it would get the Cherokees locking rear differential and of course a Comanche variant.  It shouldn't be too long before we see the Compass/Patriot replacement.  It should be nice, everything points to mini Grand Cherokee and can't wait to see it's Trailhawk version.

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Aaaaaaaaaand 0.1% of people take these CUVs off road so all that increased ride height and departure angles get you is worse mileage and worse driving characteristics..what people use that drive these.

 

Maneuverability is completely your opinion unless you've driven all of the little CUVs to actually say it is better or worse. 

 

My Escape has reclining rear seats and a 12v outlet. I would assume with the Escape being one of the older CUVs the others have them as well as they're newer.  

More than you think do.  I did mine and always surprised at how capable it was even sans he off-road package. Maneuverability is more than an opinion.  A Patriot is actually smaller and shorter than basically everything else in the class.  it slots right between the Renegade and Cherokee in size.  it also has a VERY tight turning circle.  I am not even saying anything bad about any other CUV's, just stating that the Patriot does have it's perks.  Oh, and the locking 4x4 system makes the thing basically unstoppable in the snow.

I think you are overestimating the number of people who actually take those two CUVs off-road. I live in the desert and yet to see any of those off road ever. Hell, people barely take their Wranglers off road anymore.

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    • By William Maley
      One thing Jeep is very good at is providing different variations of their models to fit a buyer’s desire and budget. The Grand Cherokee is an excellent example with seven different models on offer. Jeep is using this same strategy for the Cherokee with seven different trims ranging from the base Sport to luxurious Overland. We spent some time in the Overland to see if a luxury version of the Cherokee makes any sense.
      The Overland model stands out from other Cherokees as the lower body cladding is painted in the same color as the body. Depending on what color you select, it will either make the Cherokee look good or just a giant blob - the latter being the case for our silver test vehicle. A set of 18-inch polished aluminum wheels come standard and add a nice touch of class. Compared to other Cherokee’s I’ve driven, the Overland does feel a little bit more luxurious. This comes down to some of the appointments used such as cream leather upholstery for the seats and door panels, a texture dash cover finished in brown, and accent stitching.  Overland models get power seats for driver and passenger. This makes it easy to find a comfortable position thanks to the adjustments on offer. Backseat passengers also get their own set of adjustments - reclining, and sliding the seat forward and back. Passengers will have no complaints in terms of space or overall comfort. One area that a fair number of people will complain about is cargo space. The Cherokee is towards the bottom of the class with only 24.6 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats and 54.9 cubic feet when folded. This comes down Jeep making certain compromises to be able to fit all of the off-road hardware to the Cherokee. The 8.4-inch UConnect system fitted to the Cherokee is the previous-generation version. While you do miss out on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, UConnect still comes with one of easiest interfaces to wrap your head around with large touch buttons and redundant physical shortcut buttons. Powering the Cherokee Overland is a 3.2L V6 with 271 horsepower and 239 pound-feet of torque. This is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and Jeep’s Active Drive II 4WD system. With this Cherokee tipping the scales at 4,046 pounds, the V6 is the right engine for the job. It offers enough performance for everyday driving and is one of the most refined engines in the class. The nine-speed automatic provides smooth and quick upshifts. Downshifts are another story as the transmission seems somewhat reluctant whenever merging or making a pass. The Cherokee has some of the worst fuel economy numbers in the class with EPA figures of 18 City/26 Highway/21 Combined. I was able to eek out 22 MPG during my week of driving in mostly urban areas. Ride comfort is a plus point to the Cherokee as the suspension absorbs most impacts from bumps and other road imperfections. Road and wind noise are kept to very acceptable levels. One area that Cherokee does surprisingly well is in handling. Despite its off-road credentials, the Cherokee handles with confidence with a limited amount of body roll. The steering is precise and has some decent weight. Still, the Cherokee lacks the fun element you would find in competitors such as the Mazda CX-5. The Overland trim is quite expensive with a starting price of $38,690 with 4WD. This particular model seen here came with an as-tested price of $43,690 with a few options ticked such as the Active Drive II system, Technology Package (includes adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, parking assist, and rain-sensing wipers), and a panoramic sunroof. For that kind of cash, you can get into a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4X4 that offers slightly more power and returns similar fuel economy figures. The Overland is nice a variant of the Cherokee. But there is no way it can justify a price tag of nearly $44,000. If you really want a nice Cherokee, drop down to the Limited and go easy on the options list. Disclaimer: Jeep Provided the Cherokee, Insurance, and One Tank of Gas
      Year: 2017
      Make: Jeep
      Model: Cherokee
      Trim: Overland
      Engine: 3.2L DOHC 24-Valve V6
      Driveline: Nine-Speed Automatic, 4WD
      Horsepower @ RPM: 271 @ 6,500
      Torque @ RPM: 239 @ 4,400
      Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined - 18/26/21
      Curb Weight: 4,046 lbs
      Location of Manufacture: Belvidere, Illinois
      Base Price: $37,695
      As Tested Price: $43,690 (Includes $1,095.00 Destination Charge)
      Options:
      CommandView Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof - $1,755.00
      Technology Group - $1,645.00
      Jeep Active Drive II - $1,205.00
      Heavy Duty Package Group - $295.00
    • By William Maley
      With all of the new improvements and technology for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, it was going to slightly more expensive. We now know how much more that will be.
      Motor1 reports that when the Wrangler hits dealers early next year, it will have a starting price of $28,190 (includes a $1,195 destination charge) for the base 2-door Wrangler. This is an increase of $3,000 when compared to the 2017 model. All 2018 Wrangler models see an average increase of $3,020 to their base price.
      You're not getting much with the Wrangler Sport. Standard equipment includes a six-speed manual gearbox, Dana axles, and 17-inch All Season Bridgestone tires. You'll need to shell out some cash if you want power windows and locks; keyless entry, and air conditioning. The Sahara is slightly better equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, painted fenders, upgraded audio system, and power accessories. But Jeep is only offering the Sahara in the 4-door Unlimited which will set you back $38,540.
      Rubicon models come equipped with a load of off-road goodies such as beefier Dana 44 axles, electronic locking differentials, automatic swaybar disconnects, upgraded transfer case, and BF Goodrich off-road tires. The Rubicon begins at $38,190 for the two-door and $41,690 for the four-door Unlimited.
      Source: The Car Connection, Motor1

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    • By William Maley
      With all of the new improvements and technology for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, it was going to slightly more expensive. We now know how much more that will be.
      Motor1 reports that when the Wrangler hits dealers early next year, it will have a starting price of $28,190 (includes a $1,195 destination charge) for the base 2-door Wrangler. This is an increase of $3,000 when compared to the 2017 model. All 2018 Wrangler models see an average increase of $3,020 to their base price.
      You're not getting much with the Wrangler Sport. Standard equipment includes a six-speed manual gearbox, Dana axles, and 17-inch All Season Bridgestone tires. You'll need to shell out some cash if you want power windows and locks; keyless entry, and air conditioning. The Sahara is slightly better equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, painted fenders, upgraded audio system, and power accessories. But Jeep is only offering the Sahara in the 4-door Unlimited which will set you back $38,540.
      Rubicon models come equipped with a load of off-road goodies such as beefier Dana 44 axles, electronic locking differentials, automatic swaybar disconnects, upgraded transfer case, and BF Goodrich off-road tires. The Rubicon begins at $38,190 for the two-door and $41,690 for the four-door Unlimited.
      Source: The Car Connection, Motor1
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