The new Jeep Wrangler 4xe Joins Renegade and Compass 4xe Models in theBrand’s Global Electric Vehicle Lineup. The advanced, eco-friendly premium technology delivers absolute and quiet open-air freedom, an even more fun-to-drive on-road experience, and a new level of benchmark Jeep off-road capability
After introducing o the Jeep Grand Wagoner Concept when it officially appeared, today we’ll talk about 4xe electric vehicle technology, which is the natural evolution of nearly 80 years of Jeep capability leadership, providing new levels of efficiency, environmental responsibility, and performance and capability on- and off-road.
Jeep Wrangler 4xe models will be available in Europe, China, and the United States by early 2021. The Jeep Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe models – introduced last year in Geneva – began arriving in Europe this summer. The Wrangler 4xe’s plug-in hybrid powertrain is capable of up to 25 miles (according to US homologation cycle) of nearly silent, zero-emission electric-only propulsion, making it commuter-friendly as an all-electric daily driver without range anxiety and the most-capable and eco-friendly Jeep vehicle off-road – combined with the open-air freedom that only Jeep Wrangler offers.
Wrangler 4xe is first and foremost a Jeep Wrangler with Trail Rated running gear:
- Solid front and rear axles
- Full-time 4×4 two-speed transfer case
- Fully articulating suspension
- 30 inches of water fording capability
Wrangler 4xe features advanced turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, and two electric motors generating a total power of 375 hp and 637 Nm of torque, and it has a robust TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. The car is equipped with a 400-volt, 17 kWh, 96-cell battery pack mounts beneath second-row seat to protect it from outside elements and preserve the interior space.
The combination of a 1.3-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and the electric unit guarantees performance and extraordinary driving pleasure: acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 7.5 seconds and full electric top speed is 130 km/h, which reaches 200 km/h in the hybrid mode.
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