Hybrid Jeep Wrangler now available to order in Europe

Hybrid Jeep Wrangler now available to order in Europe

January 24, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

The Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the highly anticipated plug-in hybrid variant of the popular Jeep SUV, is poised to hit the European market. To celebrate its launch on the Old Continent, a special First Edition was introduced.

The American automaker has decided to rely on electrification. And proof of this is the introduction of plug-in hybrid variants of some of Jeep’s most current models. The new Jeep Wrangler 4xe is one of those iconic vehicles that have had to adapt to new times and enrich the mechanical offering with an electrified alternative.

The new Wrangler 4xe is ready to take the European car market by storm. To celebrate in style the commercial launch of the new plug-in hybrid Wrangler in Europe, a special “First Edition” will be released, bringing with it a very comprehensive set of features that can be enjoyed in an SUV.

The starter version of the new Wrangler 4xe will only be available in two body colors. These are shades of Granite Crystal and Brilliant White. Jeep is positioning the First Edition as all-inclusive. The standard equipment available is truly impressive, both in terms of connectivity and safety and / or comfort.

The Wrangler 4xe First Edition features a drive mode selector, 18-inch wheels, full LED headlights, electrically adjustable exterior mirrors, keyless entry and entry. In addition, Uconnect NAV infotainment system with 8.4-inch touchscreen with smartphone support, 7-inch TFT instrument cluster, adaptive cruise control, rearview camera, and head-on warning are standard on the model. collision and blind spot detection with cruise control at the rear.

At the heart of the new Wrangler 4xe First Edition is a plug-in hybrid powertrain consisting of a 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine and two small electric motors. The total power reaches 380 hp, which is transmitted via an 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission to all four wheels.

The Wrangler 4xe has an electric range of up to 50 kilometers. A drive mode selector consisting of Hybrid, Full Electric and E-Save profiles allows you to take full advantage of the plug-in hybrid mechanics. In addition, thanks to the aforementioned electrical autonomy, it will carry the 0 Emissions from the DGT (General Traffic Directorate) environmental badge, with all the benefits that come with it.

This version, dedicated to the launch of the new Wrangler 4xe, can only be ordered through the Jeep website (select European markets only) and will be available until mid-March. The new Wrangler 4xe First Edition arrives at European dealerships in summer 2021.