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2018 Jeep Wrangler JL specifications and dimensions

The transmissions:

Manual5.132.631.531.000.810.72  4.49

Engines and transmissions are detailed on the main Wrangler JL page

Clearances and angles

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Rubicon (JL=2018+) JK 2-door JL two-door JK four-door JL four-door
Running ground clearance 10.2” 10.8” 10.2” 10.8”
Approach angle (degrees) 44.6° 44.0° 44.4° 43.9°
Departure angle (degrees) 40.6° 37° 40.7° 37°
Breakover angle (degrees) 25.5° 27.8° 20.9° 22.6°

The two doors

Running ground clearance9.7”10.0”10.8”
Approach angle (degrees)41.4°41.8°44.0°
Departure angle (degrees)35.9°36.1°37°
Breakover angle (degrees)20.3°21.0°27.8°

The four doors

Running ground clearance9.7”10.0”10.8”
Approach angle (degrees)41.4°41.8°43.9°
Departure angle (degrees)35.9°36.1°37°
Breakover angle (degrees)20.3°21.0°22.6°

Jeep Wrangler Curb Weights

The V6 2018 Wrangler JL’s weight dropped by 200 pounds from the 2017 Wrangler JK.

Curb Weight*Two doorFour door
Wrangler Sport3,9554,200
Wrangler Sahara 4,345
Wrangler Rubicon4,1454,455

* For V6 automatic. Add 55 pounds for the four-cylinder or 15 pounds for the manual transmission..

Towing is up to 2,000 pounds with the two-door and up to 3,500 pounds with the four-door (may vary based on equipment).


Wheelbase: 96.8 and 118.4 inches

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Inches/Cu.Ft.
Front head room, hard top 40.7
Front head room, soft top42.6
Front leg room 41.2
Front shoulder room 55.7
Rear leg room 35.7 (two-door)
38.3 (four-door)
SAE cargo volume, seat folded (four door) 72.4
SAE cargo volume, seat upright (four door) 31.7
Total volume (four door) 150.4
Overhang (F/R)29.2 / 40.8
Length with spare tire166.8 / 188.4
Liftover height29.7
Cargo width x height at gate opening41.1 x 36
Load floor height30

2011-17 Wrangler specifications • Jeep Wrangler JL

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