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What’s New for Jeep in 2020

2020 promises to be a big year for Jeep fans, and the range of Jeeps for sale looks to be very exciting. Each of the brand’s beloved vehicles has received attention and upgrades, from improved standard technology and safety features to minor cosmetic work for that “new decade” facelift. From the models we’ve come to know and love, like the Grand Cherokee, to new and enticing models, such as the brand-new Gladiator, Jeep has clearly spent some time making the 2020 lineup spectacular. Each model of Jeep for sale offers a range of trims, all of which include some pretty fabulous standard features.

From extra storage to extra power, there’s a little bit of something for everyone in the 2020 Jeep lineup. The brand, which entered the American market in the 1940s, has always been associated with the rugged demands of off-roading, ready to take on any challenge, and hit any trail. Jeeps are made for those with a sense of adventure, so it’s not surprising that this year’s Jeep lineup comes with a standard “ready to go” attitude. Take a look at the 2020 model options and just some of the features that make Jeep fans the most hardcore devotees on the planet!

The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee: More Than a Family Vehicle

A grey 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, which is a popular Jeep for sale, is driving on a treelined road.

In the mid-1990s, the Jeep Grand Cherokee somehow became synonymous with “family-friendly vehicle.” And while that’s still true enough, the 2020 Grand Cherokee straddles the line between “practical” and “fun,” with a plush and luxurious interior paired with a rugged, off-road capable design.

The 2020 Grand Cherokee is amongst the most treasured Jeeps for sale due to its incredibly versatile nature. It’s offered in trims from the base Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT, to the ultimate trail-ready Trackhawk. The diesel V6 engine has been discontinued for 2020, but the lineup of engines is still pretty impressive. The Laredo includes a 3.6L V6 engine that offers 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, while the Limited and above trims have the option of a 5.7L V8 engine that offers 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The SRT and Trackhawk drivers will enjoy the 6.4L V8 engine that offers 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, which is paired with a specialized off-road designed all-wheel drive system.

Inside, drivers can enjoy the practical features that just enhance the experience. Grand Cherokee has 36.3 cubic feet of cargo space, perfect for all of your adventure gear. Small items can be kept in a center console or door pockets. The V6 engine is capable of towing up to 6,200 pounds, while the V8 options can tow up to 7,200 pounds. And don’t worry- Grand Cherokee is still family-friendly, with child seat anchors in the rear seat, and a full suite of advanced safety features, which is really amplified on the Summit trim package.

The 2020 Jeep Wrangler: The Time to Explore Has Come

A red topless 2020 Jeep Wrangler 2-door is driving on small rocks in the middle of a valley.

The Jeep Wrangler has always been synonymous with serious exploration, and the 2020 model is no exception. Three primary trim levels are available, including the Sport, Sahara Unlimited, and Rubicon. Naturally, since Wranglers are one of the most customizable Jeeps for sale, there are various sub-trim levels, including the Altitude and Unlimited packages. The Moab trim has been discontinued, sadly, but with so many special editions in 2020, it shouldn’t be too hard to find the perfect Wrangler for any situation.

Both a body-color hardtop and a black soft-top will be offered in the new year, as well as a new Safety Group package that includes a blind-spot monitor as well as front and rear parking sensors. The Advanced Safety Group package adds adaptive cruise control and forward-collision warning, as well.

For those looking for more power under the hood, Wrangler offers several options. The standard 3.6L V6 engine offers 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, paired with either a six-speed manual or optional eight-speed automatic transmission. Drivers can also choose a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that offers 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque; this engine is exclusively paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Sahara models also offer a mild hybrid option to either engine, and a 3.0L diesel engine is in the cards for release in late 2020.

2020 Jeep Compass: Any Direction Possible

A red 2020 Jeep Compass is driving on a treelined road.

The 2020 Jeep Compass has received possibly the fewest revisions of all the new Jeeps for sale, but reviews are overwhelmingly positive. First, it’s an incredibly easy vehicle to understand, with intuitive technology and a roomy, comfortable interior. All Compasses include a 2.4L four-cylinder engine, which offers 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque, which takes part of the angsty decision-making out of the process. Also helpful is the fact that many of the higher trims have even more features such as safety and security features or advanced safety options. You’ll also find that upgraded media and technology features can be added as options to the more basic trims, allowing drivers to build their ultimate Jeep Compass.

The manufacturer trims are robust as designed, however. Starting with the base Sport trim, drivers will enjoy heated mirrors, automatic dual-zone climate control, a 60/40 split rear bench seat, a 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and multiple USB ports. As trims increase, the features become more luxurious such as leather seating and interior trim with the Latitude, heated seats and auto-dimming rearview mirror in the Limited, and the trail-ready, all-wheel drive Trailhawk. The Trailhawk comes equipped with off-road tires, raised suspension, and a special terrain system to help you navigate the wildest trails.

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator: Where Work Meets Adventure

A grey 2020 Jeep Gladiator is rock crawling.

 

As the only convertible truck on the market, Jeep Gladiator doesn’t have a whole lot of competition. This first-generation vehicle is a new kid on the block but has spent many years in the making.

All Jeep Gladiators include a highly capable five-foot cargo bed and are powered by a 3.6L V6 engine that offers 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, paired with a standard six-speed manual transmission or eight-speed optional automatic. Like it’s cousin the Wrangler, Gladiator features a convertible soft top, removable doors, and the classic Jeep fold-down front windshield. It can also tow up to 4,500 pounds with its Class II bumper hitch.

Trims include the Sport, Sport S, Overland, and Rubicon. Of course, Jeep also offers options and additional packages within each trim level to enhance the Gladiator experience, including an optional premium audio system, a Technology Package that adds a touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a Cargo Package that helps drivers manage cargo needs, and Safety/Advanced Safety packages.

The 2020 Jeep Renegade: Classic and Capable

A white 2020 Jeep Renegade is driving on a city street passed blurry buildings.

Among all the 2020 Jeeps for sale, the Renegade bears most resemblance to the classic Jeep aficionados will have in mind. It’s offered in seven trims, the Sport, Latitude, Limited, Upland, Altitude, High Altitude, and Trailhawk, which is designed for ultimate off-road experiences.

The 2020 Renegade Sport and Latitude models are powered by 2.4L four-cylinder engine, which offers 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque, while the Limited and Trailhawk include a turbocharged 1.3L four-cylinder engine that offers 177 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. All engines are paired with a standard nine-speed automatic transmission.

Regardless of which trim you choose and packages you add on, there are plenty of options that can be added. Choose a full-sized spare tire, or manually removable My Sky sunroof panels. A power sunroof is available on all trims but Sport, too. There are several available safety and security packages, each of which offers an increasingly comprehensive grouping of features, including blind-spot monitoring, automatic wipers, adaptive cruise control, and more.

2020 promises to be an exciting year for Jeep, with a solid lineup that offers a diverse range of models that are capable of handling off-road adventure, as well as a family road trip. Whether you’re looking for the thrill of a Wrangler, the multi-capable functionality of a Gladiator, or the reliability of a Grand Cherokee, there is a Jeep for sale in your area that will meet all of your needs!

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