2023 Jeep Wagoneer Starts at $58,995, Offers New Carbide Model

Jeep has revived the name of the legendary sports utility vehicle known as the Wagoneer for the 2022 model year, and this new version continues through 2023 with some changes and a new Carbide model.
You won’t see the “Jeep” name on this latest version of the Wagoneer. That’s because Stellantis, Jeep’s parent company, decided to make the Wagoneer line its own luxury nameplate.
However, marketing materials refer to the Jeep Wagoneer as “the premium extension of the Jeep brand, continuing its legacy as the original premium SUV.” So, even without a brand name on the car, it’s still a jeep.
There are two seven- or eight-passenger versions of this new SUV for 2023: the Wagoneer, starting at $58,995 (plus $2,000 freight) for the entry-level model with rear-wheel drive, or $61,995 with all-wheel drive; and the Grand Wagoneer, starting at $88,640 for the base model, which only comes with the Series I with all-wheel drive.
The mid-level Wagoneer Series II model starts at $68,725 with rear-wheel drive or $71,080 with all-wheel drive. The top-of-the-line Wagoneer Series III starts at $71,865 for a rear-wheel drive model and $74,865 for an all-wheel drive model.
Moving on to more luxury, the Grand Wagoneer only comes with all-wheel drive. The Series II model starts at $95,735, while the Series III starts at $107,995.

New for 2023 is the Wagoneer Carbide model, which is a Series II level with the Carbide Appearance Package ($3,695) added to the base price. It’s available in two-wheel drive for $72,470 or four-wheel drive for $74,775, the version we tested for this report.
The Carbide package comes with a panoramic triple-glass sunroof, Piano Black exterior accents, black interior accents, adjustable roof rail crossbars and a reversible loadspace mat.
Our tester came with River Rock premium exterior paint ($645).
The Wagoneer has long been a staple of the Jeep lineup, originally introduced in 1962 as a full-size Jeep station wagon. It was the new name for the Willys Jeep station wagon, which was produced immediately after World War II.

It was essentially the first full-size SUV, or off-road vehicle, although this designation for vehicles of this type did not appear until the 1990s.
American Motors and then the former Chrysler Corp. continued to produce the Wagoneer in the Jeep line until 1994, when it became the top model of the then nearly new Jeep Grand Cherokee line in its final year.
But that name has since disappeared, until the current revival. This time around, instead of being on a unibody Grand Cherokee chassis, the Wagoneer is returning to its roots as a body-on-frame vehicle based on the Ram 1500 pickup truck.

Such high prices put the Wagoneer, and especially the Grand Wagoneer, in the stratosphere, occupied by luxury brand SUVs from manufacturers such as Cadillac (Escalade), Land Rover, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Audi and Infiniti. Parent company Stellantis (formerly Fiat-Chrysler) says the Wagoneer competes in the “large SUV segment” while the Grand Wagoneer falls into the “premium” SUV segment.
Due to its Ram 1500 roots, the Wagoneer comes with a 5.7-liter V-8 with 392 horsepower and 404 lb-ft of torque as the base engine.
But in 2023, Wagoneer Series II and Series III trims, including our Carbide model, will feature a new Hurricane 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-six petrol engine that Jeep says “sets the benchmark for power and efficiency in the large SUV segment.” “. 420 horsepower and 468 Nm of torque.

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