It is official: Jeep is yanking the three.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 from the Wrangler lineup, celebrating the loss with the 2023 Wrangler Rubicon FarOut Version. A thread on the JL Wrangler Boards received maintain of an e-mail to sellers that broke the information just a few days earlier than Stellantis received to it, now we all know it was all for actual. The package deal of particular package accommodates a “Diesel 3.0L” hood graphic and “3.0 D” badging elsewhere, Mopar Satin Black grille, LED Lighting Group, body-color fender flares, 17-inch wheels that Jeep calls unique however that appear like the Rubicon’s commonplace painted wheels, the Trailer-Tow and Heavy-Obligation Electrical Group, Chilly Climate Group, Security Group, plus black leather-based seats with purple accents and all-weather flooring mats for the cabin. Third-gen Dana 44 entrance and rear axles spin 3.73 gears.
Jeep says there’s additionally the Rock-Trac two-speed switch case and its 4.0:1 low-range, which may very well be the function that makes this an unique common Rubicon patrons could not copy. On the 2023 Jeep Wrangler configurator, selecting the 4:1 Rock-Trac switch case means selecting both the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder or the three.6-liter eTorque Pentastar V6. It will probably’t be paired with the EcoDiesel.
Order books for the Wrangler FarOut are open now and can stay so till November, across the time the primary models start reaching sellers. The automaker hasn’t coughed up the value but. Primarily based on the Wrangler we may configure, we landed at $63,995, which is $500 lower than the $64,485 priced a JL Wrangler Discussion board member claimed the FarOut would value. Our determine did not embody the $795 Rock-Trac switch case, nonetheless, for the rationale listed above. The announcement did not point out a manufacturing cap, both, so it appears like there shall be as many as sellers and customers order by November.
Jeep defined that because the Wrangler adopted the oil-burner for the 2020 mannequin 12 months, the lineup’s gained the torquier, V8-powered Rubicon 392 and Rubicon 4xe PHEV. These two powertrains will stick with it alongside the aforementioned 2.0-liter and three.6-liter. The EcoDiesel lives on within the Gladiator vary, beside the three.6-liter V6.