The approaching 2019 Jeep Scrambler combines modern technology with great performance. Scrambler is one of the most iconic SUVs that have ever existed. The new Scrambler that is caught testing on the public road comes with the recognizable exterior, but underneath new engines are available, just like new interior with the latest technology. It is a significant update from Jeep that should help Scrambler to beat all types of terrain.
Overall, the 2019 Jeep Scrambler is dimensionally wider and longer and it adds windshield that is easier to fold, removing the doors is another thing you should not worry about. Both off and on-road capability is much improved as well. Don’t get confused with the names, it is confirmed that the Jeep Wrangler changed its name to Scrambler, but generally, it is the same model.
2019 Jeep Scrambler Exterior will be made of aluminum
The exterior design looks evolutionary, and as we mentioned, the 2019 Jeep Scrambler is two inches wider and even the wheelbase is longer. The stability is now better as a result. The doors suffered plenty of aluminum trim and are easier to remove. Furthermore, the folding windshield is a piece of cake now, as you don’t have to remove all of 28 bolts, but 4 instead. LED headlights and taillights are added, and the roof comes with multiple configurations.
The passengers can now enjoy the open-top driving like never before. Some management features are also expected, such as storage boxes. The rear bumper comes with a center step that is standard just like the license plate holder. Down low, two hooks and a trailer hitch receiver are placed.
2019 Jeep Scrambler interior spied
The 2019 Jeep Scrambler looks both new and modern, but then again, simple and practical. The spy shots of the interior do not reveal much. The layout is very simple with some modern touches. The dashboard panels come in body-color and round vents flank new touchscreen.
Higher trim levels provide niceties like leather seats with contrast stitching and the dash is also leather-wrapped. The Uconnect system adds Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and with other interior upgrades, Scrambler moves into a premium category for sure.
Like the previous model, the new one 2019 Jeep Scrambler will come with the good amount of safety features. It will get a front and side airbag system, high-strength steel beams to improve impacts on the side, blind spot monitoring, rear cross path detection, tire pressure monitoring and parking sensors. Furthermore, we expect more in the final version.
2019 Jeep Scrambler engine output and transmission
The upcoming 2019 Jeep Scrambler comes with two powertrain options, and some speculations are saying that even the diesel engine will become available. For now, we are sticking to confirmed information. The first engine is a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder unit that returns 268 HP and 295 lb-ft of torque and is mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The second choice is a popular Pentastar 3.6-liter V6. This one is able to produce up to 285 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque. It comes with 8-speed automatic or a new 6-speed manual transmission, and this is the only way to obtain this engine with manual transmission.
Fuel economy for a new 2.0-liter engine is yet unknown, while V6 powertrain is rated at 25 mpg at the highway. Both engine types will be available with the all-wheel-drive system. However, there is a rumor that this model will also get a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6. Also, the plug-in variant is expected to come later.
The new model 2019 Jeep Scrambler will get many new features for easy towing. It will get Trailer Sway Control that will be charged for brake pressure on wheels and it will also adjust engine throttle that will help to eliminate the sway and give this pickup truck stability.
Also, there is a Hill Start Assist to prevent rolling backward and many more. Thanks to this feature the model will be able to maximum tow 3500 pounds.
2019 Jeep Scrambler Price and Release Date
The 2019 Jeep Scrambler will start at $29,000. Furthrmore, the four-door Scrambler model cost $42,000. There are no direct rivals. However, we can mention Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and Chevy Colorado as the closest competitors. The new Scrambler will go on sale before the end of 2018.