Jeep has elevated costs nits Wrangler and Gladiator ranges for the second time this yr, with the Wrangler most affected.
Gladiator costs rose on July 1, with Wrangler costs following on August 1.
The previous has seen the smallest will increase, with costs up by between $2900 and $3200.
The Wrangler, in distinction, has seen its costs soar by as a lot $12,000. The minimal Wrangler worth improve on this newest spherical of hikes is $6000.
“The latest pricing actions are primarily prompted by a convergence of worldwide market forces, such because the rising value of uncooked supplies and freight, or semiconductor scarcity, which affect the general trade,” stated a spokesperson for Jeep Australia.
“We proceed to work with our distributors and sellers to minimise prospects from any destructive affect as a lot as doable.”
Jeep hasn’t confirmed any specification adjustments for the Gladiator and Wrangler ranges.
It says there’s inventory of the Gladiator at dealerships now, however prospects are an eight-10 month lead time for a Wrangler.
These newest will increase comply with a worth hike throughout nearly the whole Jeep vary earlier this yr, with Gladiator costs elevated by as a lot as $2300 and Wrangler costs rising throughout the board by between $6600 and $7000.
As with the most recent improve, Jeep Australia cited elevated materials prices and provide chain points.
The successive will increase imply a flagship Wrangler Limitless Rubicon is now $19,000 costlier than it was late final yr, whereas lesser Wranglers have all seen their costs elevated by roughly $13,000 in the identical time.
The price of entry to the Wrangler vary simply retains rising, following the discontinuation of extra inexpensive two-door Sport S and Overland fashions.
Round this time final yr, essentially the most inexpensive Wrangler was $61,750 earlier than on-roads. The price of entry is now nearly precisely $20,000 larger.
To the tip of August, Jeep has bought 884 Wranglers and 1029 Gladiators.
The previous was down 30.3 per cent on the identical interval final yr, whereas the Gladiator was its mirror picture, up 34.3 per cent.
The Cherokee sits in final place with 242 gross sales, down 26.2 per cent. The model general is down 8.4 per cent on the identical interval final yr.
- 2022 Jeep Wrangler Limitless Night time Eagle: $81,450 (+$6500)
- 2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon: $83,950 (+$6000)
- 2022 Jeep Wrangler Limitless Overland: $86,950 (+$6500)
- 2022 Jeep Wrangler Limitless Rubicon: $90,450 (+$12,000)
- 2022 Jeep Gladiator Night time Eagle: $73,450 (+$2900)
- 2022 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon: $82,450 (+$3200)
All costs exclude on-road prices.