What’s the Difference Between the Jeep Wrangler and the Jeep Wrangler JK?

August 16th, 2018 by

2018 Jeep Wrangler Grill
Have you seen both the 2018 Jeep Wrangler and the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK on the market, but wondered what the difference between the two is? Some key distinctions include:

  • Price: The Wrangler JK starts an MSRP from $23,995, while the Wrangler starts at an MSRP from $26,995.
  • Half-door option: Only available on the JK
  • Trims: The Wrangler JK has eight models from which to choose, while the Wrangler has four.
  • Weight: The Wrangler JK weighs 200 more pounds than the Wrangler
  • Engine Options: The Wrangler JK has just one engine option, while the Wrangler offers two additional engine options.
  • Fuel Efficiency: The Wrangler JK reaches an EPA-estimated 17/city and 21/ highway MPG, while the Wrangler achieves an EPA-estimated 18/city and 23/highway MPG.

Similarities

While there are a number of differences between the Jeep Wrangler and the Jeep Wrangler JK, the two models share many amenities and traits, such as:

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine
  • Top Options: Choose between no top, a soft top, a hardtop, and a body-color hardtop.
  • Jeep Performance Parts
  • Door Count: Two-door and four-door formats are available.
  • Trail Rated badge
  • Maximum towing: Both have towing capacities of 3,500 pounds
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2018 Jeep Wrangler JK White

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