4 Aspects of Their Car That Jeep Wagoneer Owners Love the Most

Looking for a reliable indicator of how car owners feel about specific vehicles? The APEAL study provides some excellent insights. APEAL, which stands for Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout, asks viewers to rank in order the attributes they like about particular vehicles. And when it comes to the 2022 Wagoneer, four features stand out the most.

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The Jeep Wagoneer is full of style

The reviewers certainly agreed with the car owners. The is certainly an attractive vehicle. It’s big and looks powerful and commanding, especially sitting on standard 20-inch wheels. And while you might have trouble getting into some parking spaces, chances are you’re not that concerned if you’re shopping for a Jeep.

Wagoneer doing Jeep stuff.

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When it comes to driving sensation, some owner satisfaction in this regard is undoubtedly due to the power of the Wagoneer. We’ll touch on the powertrain later, but first the Wagoneer’s driveability should be commended. The independent suspension system keeps the Wagoneer going, while cruising smoothly on even the bumpiest of roads.

Electronic rack-and-pinion steering makes for easy all-around maneuverability. The Wagoneer also features precise and responsive braking, which helps drivers navigate heavy traffic and winding roads. There are well-crafted off-road options too, including optional 18-inch off-road tires, a hill descent control option, skid plates, and more.

Acceleration, cornering and steering responsiveness are also advantages thanks to the powertrain and engineering. And while there’s only one powertrain option available, it’s more than enough to provide owners with a superior driving experience.

A respectable thruster

The Jeep Wagoneer features a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine paired with a 48-volt electronic system that places the vehicle in . Also mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Wagoneer’s powertrain will give you 392 hp and 404 lb-ft of torque.

While these aren’t the highest numbers in the segment, they are very respectable. And when paired with the Wagoneer’s other performance and handling, they’re more than enough to handle almost anything the average driver would throw at them.

The Mild Hybrid feature also helps resolve difficult starting and stopping issues that drivers of older Wagoneers (and related older Ram models) have experienced. It also improves the Wagoneer’s fuel economy slightly, giving it an estimated combined rating of 18 mpg for the 2WD option and 17 mpg for the AWD option.

Fuel economy was the feature Wagoneer owners liked least, but it’s the norm in this segment. And the Wagoneer still beat out other competitors like the Ford Bronco Raptor in this category.

The Jeep Wagoneer offers a feeling of security


The size and power of the Jeep Wagoneer undoubtedly help drivers feel safe. But this SUV is also equipped with a considerable number of advanced safety features available on all trim levels.

Every Wagoneer features brake assist, rear cross traffic alerts, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, lane departure alerts, automatic emergency braking and forward collision alerts. Jeep is also launching a rear view camera designed to compensate for dynamic conditions.

The choice of provides drivers with automatic high beams. And upgrading the Wagoneer with the comfortable Group package adds a 360-degree camera, traffic sign recognition, intersection monitoring, parking assistance and sleepy driver detection.

With all these advanced safety features, coupled with the size and precise handling of the Wagoneer, it’s no wonder drivers appreciate the feeling of safety it offers. And overall, the Wagoneer has a lot to offer drivers looking for a capable large SUV.

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