2018 Jeep Wrangler Review for Drivers in Arnold, Oakville, Mehlville, MO

2018 jeep wrangler review

If you're an off-road aficionado, you already know there's no better vehicle to help you tackle your adventures than the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler. Starting at $26,995 MSRP, getting into the driver's seat of this capable SUV is easier than ever, and to help you learn more, the experts at Lucas-Smith Jeep have compiled this detailed overview. Keep reading to discover how the new Wrangler can serve your active lifestyle!

If you've already spotted which new Wrangler is the ideal SUV for your daily drive, check out our new Wrangler inventory to see the available models at our Jeep dealership in Festus, MO. We also invite you to visit our incentives page to see if you qualify for fantastic savings with our current finance and lease offers.

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Performance & Capability

2018 jeep wrangler performance specs

Do you want to take your next weekend excursion to new heights? With the standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine and Command-Trac® 4x4 system included with the new Jeep Wrangler, getting there is easy. If you're looking for increased torque, a 2.0L turbo engine with eTorque is available, which increases the torque to nearly 300 lb.-ft. Key capability and performance specs are as follows:


3.6L Pentastar® V6

2.0L Turbo I4 with eTorque


285 HP

270 HP


260 lb.-ft.

295 lb.-ft.


6-speed manual; 8-speed automatic (optional)

8-speed automatic


Command-Trac® Part Time 4WD System

Command-Trac® Part Time 4WD System

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

17/23 MPG (manual)

18/23 MPG (automatic)


Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs. (2-door)

3,500 lbs. (4-door)

2,000 lbs. (2-door)

3,500 lbs. (4-door)

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Interior & Exterior

2018 jeep wrangler interior and tech

Whether you're cruising down the highway or tackling tough terrain, the new 2018 Wrangler is fully loaded with a multitude of convenience features to keep you comfortable all the way to your destination. Interior and exterior features available with the Jeep Wrangler are as follows:

Interior Features:

  • Seating for four passengers (2-door); seating for five passengers (4-door)
  • 72.4 cu. ft. of cargo space
  • Low back bucket seats
  • Illuminated cup holders
  • Steering wheel mounted controls
  • Vehicle information center
  • 5-in. touchscreen display
  • 8 speakers
  • 60/40 folding rear seat
  • Optional all-weather floor mats

Exterior Features:

  • 17-in. black steel styled wheels with all-season tires
  • Black Sunrider® soft top; optional Black Freedom Top® 3-piece hard top
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Incandescent tail lamps
  • Molded black front and rear bumpers

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Safety & Technology

2018 jeep wrangler technology

While the Jeep Wrangler is the perfect outdoor companion, it has more to offer than just exceptional capability. The new Wrangler offers plenty in the way of safety and technology with several advanced driver assist systems and innovative infotainment features. Check out standard safety and technology features of the new 2018 Wrangler SUV below.

Safety Features:

  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Advanced Brake Assist
  • Hydraulic Assist Brake Booster
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation and Electronic Stability Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Keyless Enter 'n Go
  • Sentry Key® Theft Deterrent System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Traction Control
  • Trailer Sway Damping

Technology Features:

  • Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®
  • Media hub
  • Uconnect® 3 infotainment system
  • Optional SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with 1-yr. subscription
  • Optional Alpine® Premium Audio System

test drive 2018 jeep wrangler

Are you ready to experience the unrivaled capability of the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler for yourself? Schedule a test drive at our Jeep dealership in Festus, MO, also serving Arnold, Oakville, Mehlville, and Kirkwood, today! If you have any questions, get in touch with the Lucas-Smith team through our contact form or by calling (636) 725-0810.

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