It’s hard to describe the sheer size of the new 2023 Jeep Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L, but this video might help!
The 2023 Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L, Jeep stretched the wheelbase by about seven inches and the overall length grows by 12 inches. That makes the 2023 Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L about an inch longer than a Chevrolet Suburban. Although, it should be said that the 2023 Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L’s wheelbase of 130-inches is over four-inches shorter than the Suburban.
Andre and Alex went to the 2023 New York Auto Show and covered this American answer to Range Rover, capturing some interesting surprises on camera. That would include a special guest who popped in mid-way through the video. A lot of this video, and this previous story on TFLtruck.com center around the new powertrains.
The new 2023 Jeep Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L will rock you like a “Hurricane”
Yes, the 2023 Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L will come with the V8 options like before. The big news is the debut of Stellantis’ turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline straight-six “Hurricane” engines.
The 2023 Wagoneer L will offer a standard 3.0L Hurricane Turbo I6 with a rating of 420 horsepower @ 5,200 rpm. and 468 lb-ft of torque @ 3,500 rpm. Yep, this new “standard” powerplant produces more power and torque than GM’s premium 6.2L V8. When you move up to the more luxurious 2023 Grand Wagoneer L, you can choose a high-output Hurrican I6 engine with 510 horsepower @ 5,700 rpm and 500 lb-ft of torque @ 3,500 rpm. While the standard turbo engine can be run on regular 87-octane fuel, the high-output version requires premium 91-octane juice.TFLtruck.com
The new Hurricane engine is estimated to return 1 to 2 MPG better numbers than their V8 model siblings. On top of that, the Hurricane was built with the prospect of hybridization in mind.
Jim Morrison Head of Jeep Brand North American swings by as Andre does his walk around and gives us a ton of insight on the vehicle and its powertrain.