2023 Jeep Wagoneer: New Engine, Features, Predicted Specs

The Jeep Wagoneer offers the Jeep faithful a large SUV that can compete with models such as the Ford Expedition and the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban. For the 2023 model year, the Wagoneer’s second year on the market, the SUV offers a new engine and a new long-wheelbase L model. Find out what we know so far about the release date, price, specs, and features of the 2023 Jeep Wagoneer.

When will the 2023 Jeep Wagoneer be available to buy?

Front angle view of black 2023 Jeep Wagoneer, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Jeep Wagoneer | Jeep

The release date of the 2023 Jeep Wagoneer will be in the second half of 2022. It will be available to buy at Jeep dealerships throughout the United States, as well as in select international markets. The Jeep Wagoneer is built alongside the Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Ram 1500 Classic at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, Michigan.

How much does the 2023 Jeep Wagoneer cost?

Stellantis didn’t yet release the price information for the 2023 Jeep Wagoneer. However, the 2023 Wagoneer will likely have a slight price increase over the 2022 Wagoneer. The starting price of the 2022 Wagoneer ranges from $58,995 MSRP for the Series I trim up to $73,995 MSRP for the Series III trim. For the all-new long-wheelbase 2023 Wagoneer L model, you can expect a more significant price increase compared to the standard 2022 Wagoneer model.

2023 Wagoneer specs: Engine output, gas mileage, and towing

Gray 2023 Jeep Wagoneer driving on a country road, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Jeep Wagoneer | Jeep

All 2023 Jeep Wagoneer models feature a new twin-turbocharged inline-six-cylinder engine, which replaces the 5.7-liter V-8 engine in the 2022 Wagoneer. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the twin-turbo engine generates 420 horsepower and 468 lb-ft of torque.

The estimated gas mileage of the 2023 Wagoneer is not yet available. However, one of the reasons why Jeep replaced the V-8 engine is the new twin-turbo inline-six engine is more efficient. With this in mind, the 2023 Wagoner will undoubtedly have a higher fuel economy than the 2022 Wagoneer (up to 16 city/22 highway mpg).

Like the 2022 Wagoneer, the 2023 Wagoneer will have an incredible towing capacity of 10,000 pounds. The Wagoneer is the only SUV that boasts a 10,000-pound towing capacity. 

Buyers of the Wagoneer have a choice of a rear-wheel drive system or three variations of a traction-enhancing four-wheel system. However, to unlock the off-road driving capabilities of the Wagoneer, a 4WD system is recommended. Each 4WD system has varying levels of capabilities. The off-road capabilities for the Wagoneer are further enhanced by its adjustable air suspension. Also, the SUV also offers a Selec-Terrain system with selectable drive modes, such as Sand/Mud, Snow, and Rock.

The long-wheelbase 2023 Wagoneer L is larger than the standard Wagoneer model

Along with the new engine, the other major change for the 2023 Wagoneer is the addition of a long-wheelbase L model. The L model is larger than the standard Wagoneer model, with 12 inches added to the SUV’s length and 7.0 inches added to the wheelbase. 

As a result of the increased size, the Wagoneer L provides more passenger and cargo space than the standard Wagoneer. This includes:

  • Class-leading total passenger volume of 179.3 cu-ft
  • Class-leading cargo space behind the third row: 44.2 cu-ft

Features in Jeep Wagoneer Carbide appearance package

The 2023 Wagoneer also offers a blacked-out Carbide appearance package. It features black exterior trim detailing, gloss-black wheels, a panoramic tri-pane sunroof, and unique interior trim and upholstery. While Stellantis announced the Carbide appearance package on the same day that it revealed the changes for the 2023 Wagoneer, it’s available for the 2022 Wagoneer too. The automaker stated that the Wagoneer Carbide will be released in Spring 2022.

What are the full-size SUV competitors of the Jeep Wagoneer?

Dashboard and front seats in 2023 Jeep Wagoneer, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Jeep Wagoneer | Jeep

The full-size SUV competitors of the Jeep Wagoneer include the Chevy Tahoe, Chevy Suburban, Ford Expedition, Toyota Sequoia, GMC Yukon, Nissan Armada, Lincoln Navigator, and Cadillac Escalade.

This article was updated on 7/27/2022.

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