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2024 Jeep Rubicon X: What is the Rubicon X? – Jeep Wrangler 2024 is the best-selling vehicle of all time. It has a legendary heritage and offers a unique combination of on and off-road dynamics, off-road capabilities, Jeep style, and open-air freedom. Wrangler’s latest generation of iconic and off-road-ready SUVs adds new safety and technology features while maintaining the Wrangler formula. It gives you the freedom to do and go wherever you want.
Jeep’s 2024 Wrangler model will be the first to feature a full-float Dana axle with a 100:1 crawling ratio. It also features a new Warn winch that can tow up to 8,000 pounds and a 5,000-pound increase in towing capability. Customers will enjoy more safety and comfort features with the new interior, which includes 12-way power-adjustable seats in front, a standard 12.3″ Uconnect 5 touchscreen, and side curtain airbags for both rows.
Christian Meunier is CEO of Jeep. He said, “The Jeep Wrangler represents the Jeep spirit, the Jeep soul, and it’s the ultimate adventurer.” Since its launch, Jeep has sold nearly 5 million Wranglers in the world. Each new generation of this 4×4 vehicle sets new standards. We are now raising the bar by offering the most advanced Wrangler ever, which includes more comfort, technology, and safety features. The freedom to select from four powertrains is an added bonus. This includes our 4xe electrified, the most popular PHEV on the American market.
The new Wrangler builds on the legacy of freedom, adventure, and its devoted fanbase.
The new Jeep Wrangler 2024 is a testament to the Jeep community’s power and their desire for greater capabilities, more advanced technology, and refinement. Jim Morrison is the senior vice president of Jeep North America. The plug-in model 4xe is the star of the line-up. “The new Wrangler makes the best even better with its legendary 4×4 capabilities, thanks to the first Dana full-float rear axle, which allows Wrangler drivers to upgrade their tires easily. It also has a comfortable and advanced interior, featuring a 12.3-inch standard touchscreen, power seats that can be tested to cross water, and more safety and technology features including side-curtain Airbags.
Jeep Wrangler 2024 will come in Sport, Willys Sahara High Altitude Rubicon, Rubicon 392, Rubicon 382. The order is now open and the vehicles will begin to arrive at Jeep dealerships in the U.S. later in 2023. In addition to the United States, Jeep Wrangler 2024 will be sold in other markets.
The new Wrangler 2024 features a body-on-frame design, a five-link suspension, and unrivaled capability. It also offers refined road dynamics and advanced safety.
Wrangler has four skid plates to protect the vehicle’s critical components, such as the transfer case, automatic transmission oil pan, and fuel tank. Willys, Rubicon, and other models are equipped with rugged steel tubular rock rails that help prevent body damage.
Aluminum closures that are lightweight and high-strength, such as doors, hinges and hoods and fender flares, and windshield frames, can help to reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency.
Wrangler will continue to use its proven coil-spring suspension system for 2024. Wrangler’s front suspension includes two upper and lower high-strength control arms to control the longitudinal direction and a track bar across the car for control of the lateral side. The five-link rear suspension has a layout similar to that of the front suspension. It features two high-strength control arms, one upper, and another two lower, for longitudinal control and a cross-car track bar for lateral control.
Front and rear track bars of full width are made from high-strength steel. They have been positioned so that they can control the lateral movement with the least amount of angle changes during suspension travel. Shocks have been tuned to provide the best balance of on-road and off-road performance, while also providing optimal ride comfort and body-roll control. Wrangler Rubicon features an electronic front-sway bar disconnect to allow for additional wheel travel on rough terrain.
There are more than 85 advanced security and safety features available.
The new Jeep Wrangler 2024 was designed with safety and security in mind. It offers over 85 active and passive security and safety features. First- and second-row side curtain airbags are standard on all 2024 models, complementing the driver front and passenger airbags as well as front-seat mounted driver and passenger side airbags.
Wrangler’s 2024 model features pre-tensioners on the second-row outboard seatbelts, load limits, and structural improvements to improve side impact performance.
Sport S models and higher now include advanced cruise control and forward collision warning. ParkSense’s rear parking assist system and blind-spot detection with cross-path detection are standard features on the 2024 Jeep Rubicon X, Rubicon 392, and High Altitude. They are also available for Rubicon, Willys, and Rubicon. All models come standard with a ParkView rear backup camera, traction, and stability control with electronic roll mitigation.
The 2024 Jeep Wrangler is characterized by a design that is sculptural and instantly recognizable. It features traditional Jeep styling cues. This iconic grille was first seen on the Rubicon model of 2023. The new 2024 Wrangler has been updated with black-textured slots. Neutral gray bezels are also available. The new grille is slimmer visually as well as literally. Its vertical black-textured slots allow for better cooling and also fitment of a new Warn winch that’s available in the Rubicon model.
The previous antenna was a steel mast. A new stealth trail antenna is integrated into the windshield, streamlining the appearance of the Wrangler and removing brush or tree branch snags.
Wrangler now has a new rolling stock, with tires ranging in size from 32-35 inches, thanks to ten standard and optional wheel styles, ranging from 17-20-inch diameter, and beadlock capable wheels included as part of the Xtreme 35 package.
There are many open-air options available, such as a standard premium soft top, two hardtops in black and body color, the exclusive Sky One-Touch powertop, Sunrider Hardtop, and a dual door group with half doors. This means that there are hundreds of combinations for doors, tops, and windshields, so Wrangler owners can tailor their adventure off-road to suit their needs.
Interior features of the new Wrangler are a blend of premium technology and Jeep-like functionality. A clean and sculpted center stack, inspired by heritage design, complements the horizontal dashboard. Wrapped instrument panels feature new surfaces in polyurethane or fabric with accent stitches. The dash now features new AMPS brackets.
All models come with improved voice recognition that uses microphone arrays. Standard on High Altitude Rubicon X, Rubicon 392, and 2024 Jeep Rubicon X, a premium cabin package includes acoustic glass in front, thicker carpet, and sound-deadening foam at the front cowl, windshield header, and B-pillars. This ensures a quieter drive.
The new 12.3″ touchscreen is the largest and most technologically advanced display available on a Wrangler. It sits prominently above the rectangular slim inboard vent and houses the award-winning Uconnect 5. Outboard air vents keep their circular design.
Uconnect 5 offers operating speeds five times as fast compared with the previous generation. Uconnect 5 offers flexibility by using Android and OTA updates.
New Wranglers are well-equipped to stay connected on the road. Dual USB Type C ports are standard for front-row passengers, allowing devices to be charged up to four times faster. Up to seven USB Type A or Type C, ports are available for each row of the Wrangler. The new Wrangler is equipped with standard 12-volt accessory sockets and has a 115-volt AC outlet for powering select home electronics.
Jeep will become the first automaker to offer built-in adventure off-road trail guides in its new Jeep Wrangler 2024. The new Jeep Wrangler is the first Jeep to feature the Trails Offroad system. This comprehensive guide makes planning off-road trips easier and more accessible than ever.
Trails Offroad is available as a detailed guide for all 62 Jeep Badge of Honor Trails, including the Rubicon Trail, Hell’s Revenge, and Jericho Mountain, in New Hampshire. The guides are displayed in the Uconnect 5 Navigation system on a 12.3″ high-resolution display. Owners can unlock Trails Offroad’s entire catalog with a subscription to the premium service.
The Wrangler Sport S 4xe and Wrangler Rubicon X are the two new plug-in hybrid models that will be available in 2024.
The Sports S 4xe is equipped with the plug-in hybrid powertrain, which delivers 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet torque and returns 49 MPGe. It also features a 12.3-inch digital touchscreen as standard, along with power window and door locks. Other standard features include adaptive cruise control, stop and forward collision warnings, side curtains, and rear airbags. Remote keyless entry and premium soft top are included.
Rubicon X is also new in 2024. The new Rubicon X is available with gas or 4xe engines. It adds style, technology, and capability to the top levels of Wrangler’s lineup.
The premium Rubicon X is based on the legendary Rubicon and adds a 12.3″ digital touchscreen, navigation, power 12-way adjustable seats in the front, a nine-speaker Alpine audio system, as well as Nappa leather interior seats. On the exterior, there’s a Rock-Trac transfer case with full-time off-road capability, an integrated camera for off-road use, steel bumpers, and body-color flares.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392, a 6.4-liter engine, has been tuned specifically for this model. It produces 470 horsepower and 470 pounds-feet of torque. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392’s 6.4-liter V8 engine is tuned to deliver 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque at idle speeds. This is perfect for climbing over obstacles but also allows a time from 0-60mph of just 4.5 seconds. Rubicon models have paddle shifters to give them a bit more engagement. The eight-speed auto is tuned specifically for high torque. Rubicon model 392 also come with Selec-Trac transfer cases that have a ratio of 4.72:1.
Cast iron V8 with twin plugs for each cylinder, variable timing camshaft, active intake manifold, and aluminum heads. The 392 model is equipped with an oil sump at the rear, as well as a high-mount alternator and free-flowing exhaust manifolds. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 also comes with an improved cooling hood and a Hydro-Guide intake system that consists of a three-level system, including a drain system in the airbox to separate incoming water from the incoming air. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon can cross water of up to 34″ even when water is washed over top.
This model comes with a Dana 44 HD solid full-float rear axle, which allows for easier tire upsizing. The package includes the Heavy Duty Electrical Group and Trailer Tow. The package includes a Class II receiver, a heavy-duty alternator with amps, and a Class II Hitch Receiver. It allows towing of up to 3,500 pounds. The Xtreme 35 Package comes standard on the Rubicon 392, which includes shocks that are designed to withstand heavy off-road use. An electronic front sway bar disconnect is also included for when the going gets rough.