2020 Diesel Jeep JLU makes official public debut

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    #1 Sep 26, 2019
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    The 2020 diesel Jeep JLU has just made its public debut - at the TX State Fair. More specs have been revealed now, which previews what to expect in the diesel Gladiator (which will arrive at dealers next year).

    2020 EcoDiesel Wrangler JLU Specs:

    • 3.0L turbo diesel V6 (3rd gen ecodiesel)
    • 442 lb-ft torque
    • 260 hp (per announcement)
    • New 8 speed automatic transmission (per announcement)
    • Standard ESS
    • 3.73 axle ratio (4.10 for Rubicon diesel)
    • Dana D44 axles front and rear
    • 18 gallon fuel tank
    • No towing numbers announced yet
    • EPA MPG numbers not finalized yet, but will be most fuel efficient and longest range Wrangler ever
    • Available on 4-Door Sport, Sahara and Rubicon JLU models (per announcement)
    • Pricing to be announced later after official fuel economy figures
    • Arrives at dealerships by end of the year


     
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    Look at what I saw on I-80 East towards Lincoln NE from Denver

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    The badge is lame but I’m super excited to drive one
     
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    Why wasnt this shown in Texas? Looks like its ready to be.
     
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    Likely because the Wranglers will hit the lots with the 3.0L first. (Lord only knows why)
     
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    Wranglers will be test mules, so FCA make sure that when they mount it on a Gladiator it will be an outstanding engine! :like:
     
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