Jeep’s Wagoneer line is getting momentum for 2023 with new, very long(er)-wheelbase “L” variants that will give Jeep the equipment necessary to really sq. off from the complete-dimension SUV phase, as well as a pair of new engines that will exchange the Wagoneer’s ageing pair of Hemi V8s. We furnished a rather detailed dimensions and powertrain comparison of the Wagoneer from other full-dimensions SUVs again when the limited-wheelbase design launched in 2021 and it seems like we’ll have to do an additional, as the L throws both of those of those people types totally on their ears.
The Wagoneer L’s 130-inch wheelbase (a 7-inch enhance above the standard Wagoneers) will actually conclusion up remaining the shortest in the comprehensive-dimension luxury SUV class, but not by a lot. Lincoln’s Navigator L (oops) checks in at 131.6 inches and the Cadillac Escalade ESV and GMC Yukon XL boast 134 inches among axles. The Wagoneer L’s overall duration grew by a foot in general.
The powertrain scenario is even spicier. The Wagoneer L will appear regular with Stellantis’ new Hurricane twin-turbo inline-6 engine that creates 420 horsepower and 468 lb.-ft. of torque. The Grand Wagoneer L will benefit from the significant-output variation, which Jeep is referring to as the “Hurricane Twin Turbo 510.” The “510” denotes its power output torque checks in at 500 lb-ft.
We identified as that a “Hemi substitute” when it was declared and the Wagoneer L is our 1st style of just that. The typical Wagoneer is run by a 5.7-liter Hemi with the eTorque delicate hybrid process superior for 392 hp and 404 lb-ft. That was the most powerful standard engine among comprehensive-size American luxurious SUVs and the Hurricane will top rated it. The Grand Wagoneer’s 6.4-liter V8 will make 471 horsepower and 455 lb-ft of torque the 510 variation of the Hurricane has that handily defeat far too, and now features section-primary torque.
That is all fantastic, but if that electricity and complexity occur with out weight personal savings, has Jeep really moved the ball down the area at all? The Hurricane is meant to be about 150-200 lbs . lighter than its equal Hemis. Right until Jeep delivers the common Wagoneer with equally of its new Hurricane engines, it’s going to be rough to make an apples-to-apples comparison, but we’re pleased to see that the base control body weight of a Wagoneer L 2WD is only about 100 kilos additional than that of the standard Wagoneer. The Grand Wagoneer L, nevertheless, seems to have acquired shut to 300 pounds above the standard-wheelbase equivalent.
Environment fat aside, Jeep can at the very least say that these additional highly effective inline-sixes are somewhat more fuel successful in the Wagoneer L variants than the Hemi V8s are in either of the scaled-down vans. The 2WD Wagoneer L has been rated at 17 mpg town, 23 mpg highway and 19 mpg merged 4WD drops that to 16/22/19. The common 2WD Wagoneer checks in at 16/22/18 4WD at 15/22/17. The Grand Wagoneer L with its 510-horsepower engine (4WD only, remember) is rated at 14 mpg city, 19 mpg highway and 16 mpg mixed the non-L with the 6.4-liter Hemi and 4WD was rated at 13/18/15.
Within, the very first and next rows are almost equivalent to the regular Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. Even the 3rd-row passenger dimensions stay the very same wherever the L truly shines is cargo space. The Wagoneer L gives 44.2 cubic ft of cargo quantity guiding the 3rd row (up from 27.4) — trumping the Escalade ESV and Yukon XL. Fall the third row and that expands to 88.2 cubic feet. Drop the center row and you have more than enough space to lay a 4×8 sheet of plywood flat (130.9 cubic feet). All L styles feature 6 tie-down loops in the cargo location and Grand Wagoneer L models appear normal with a rail process for cargo management.
Everything else about the Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L will essentially mirror the existing “brief” wheelbase equivalents, with 2WD available on the Wagoneer L and 4WD conventional on the Grand. Pricing has not but been announced remain tuned for that a very little nearer to go-time.
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