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Forget soft-roaders, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler is the quintessential SUV

Might as well be a tank
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04 December 2017 / 16:01IST

Modern marketing has ruined the perception of the tough-as-nails off roaders of old. All we see are jolly soft-roaders navigating trails that my gran could pass through in her wheelchair while blindfolded. With that said, one manufacturer takes off-roading very seriously and has stuck to its guns, making some of the best SUVs, some of those capable of putting a tank to shame. Jeep’s off-roading prowess is legendary, and the new Wrangler is the best at what it does, i.e, taking on the most unforgiving terrain on this otherwise pleasant planet. What makes the new Wrangler so great is the best-in-class approach angle of 44 degrees, up to 30 inches of water fording, a 3500-lb towing capacity, with near-infinite engine and body options. Dual-personality seems to be the theme with the Wrangler, promising a car that is docile enough to be your daily commuter, but baring its teeth when you show it some mountain trail. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler should be available in showrooms from January.

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