As we celebrate World Electric Vehicle Day, Jeep held its own celebration in the form of 4XE Day as the American auto brand lifted the veil on a new compact SUV – the Jeep Avenger. The Jeep Avenger will be sold with two powertrain options – hybrid and all-electric, in North American and European markets. Well, the Jeep Avengers represents the brand’s entry into the electric vehicle space with its first-ever all-electric SUV. Also, the brand is in the process of converting more than 50 percent of its sales in the US to electric vehicles by 2030. Likewise, the brand is looking to have an electric vehicle-only range of cars for the European market by 2030.
Speaking of the Jeep Avenger, it will have a 95 horsepower engine. There will be a configuration of two or four motors. Besides, Jeep plans to offer it in 2WD and 4WD layouts. In terms of design, the base-level SUV is superior to the traditional seven-segment grille, which, of course, is closed here. On either side of the grille are two slim LED headlights. On the sides, the silhouette looks elegant with massive wheel arches and a rear spoiler.
Some elements of the compass are clearly visible in this element. Unfortunately, not much has been revealed about the interior. We can say that the Jeep Avenger will be as big as the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos.
New vehicles include the Jeep Recon, a mid-size four-wheel drive SUV the size of the Jeep Wrangler, and its gas-powered Bronco Sport competitor. It will be produced at an undisclosed plant in North America starting in 2024. No range, performance numbers, or pricing have been announced.
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Jeep will also begin manufacturing a luxury mid-size SUV Wagoneer S that is all-electric in 2024 that can also go off-road. The electric Wagoneer sub-brand is expected to reach 400 miles (650 kilometers) on a single charge, have 600 horsepower, and be able to travel from zero to 60 mph (100 kph) in about 3.5 seconds.
The Wagoneer S will also be built in North America at a plant that has yet to be revealed. Pricing for this SUV has not been released either. Coming to Europe next year is the Jeep Avenger compact SUV, the brand’s first fully electric vehicle.
Jeb says the Little Avenger, which has a range of 250 miles (400 km) per charge, will not be coming to the United States. Executives said it is better suited to Europe, where there is a strong market for smaller vehicles.
The Avenger will be officially revealed on October 17th at the Paris Motor Show. It will hit showrooms early next year. Jeep also plans to offer four all-electric SUVs in North America and Europe by the end of 2025, executives said.
Christian Meunier, CEO of the brand, said the Recon, though, would not replace the Jeep Wrangler small SUV. “Wrangler is the icon,” he said, without saying there would be an electric Wrangler. He said Jeep is well on its way to becoming the leading zero-emission SUV brand worldwide.
With input from PTI