Exploring And Electrifying The Future Of Mobility, The New Jeep Wrangler 4xe

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Afiq Saha | 24-06-2021 01:00 PM

Unstoppable as per its brand’s tradition, the new Jeep Wrangler 4xe sports unprecedented ingenuity in the most capable, powerful, efficient, eco-friendly and electrifyingly advanced ways.

The new plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4xe, pronounced ‘four-by-e’ combines the freest and most authentic Jeep spirit together while proudly parading the EVs commonly known, exclusive ‘Electric Blue’ styling essence.

Performance wise, the new Wrangler 4xe has been enhanced significantly. It now accelerates from 0 - 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds while delivering 380 hp of maximum combined output and 637 Nm of torque. As for the fuel consumption, it combusts around 3.5 l/100 km in hybrid mode.

In addition, it also sports a ‘pure electric’ all-wheel-drive system that ensures more than 50 km of ‘pure electric’ zero-emissions range according to the WLTP cycle. 

Charging the new Jeep Wrangler 4xe has never been easier with the easyWallbox. It ensures a full charge in less than 3 hours at 7.4 kWh with options for scheduling. Plus, courtesy of the Max Regen feature, it also allows the battery charge to increase while cruising.

Furthermore, installed in the Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid are two electric motors with a high-voltage battery pack and a high-tech turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine paired with a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic gearbox. 

Specific on the trims, equipped are two advanced four-wheel drive, active full-time systems called ‘Selec-Trac’ and ‘Rock-Trac’, next-generation Dana axles, Tru-Lok electric front-axle and rear-axle lockers, Trac-Lok limited-slip differential and electronic front sway-bar disconnect.

On that note, the new Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid comes in three trim levels. The Sahara 4xe, the Rubicon 4xe and the exclusive ‘80th Anniversary’ 4xe special edition. All trims are offered with two 4x4 systems and specific 17-inch and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Also known for its customizations, a total of ten exterior paint colours are available, ranging from Black, Bright White, Firecracker Red, Granite Crystal Metallic, Hella Yella, Billet Silver Metallic, Sting-Gray and, for the first time in the range, the new Hydro Blue, Snazzberry and Sarge Green. 

All colour options can be combined with the several roof configurations available, for instance, a soft top, a hardtop, a power soft-top or a dual top.

The advanced features include an 8.4-inch touchscreen Uconnect NAV system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, Uconnect Services, trim specific 7-inch TFT display in electric and hybrid modes, and a 9-speaker Alpine audio system with a 552-W subwoofer.

Safety feature wise, it has been equipped with a suite of advanced ADAS systems consisting of Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Path Detection, rear-view camera, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM), front and rear Park Assist and Keyless ‘Enter’n’Go’. 

Topping all of that are the optional safety features, ranging from Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning-Plus and a new forward-facing camera.

Wrapping it up, the new Wrangler 4xe has been made available in all European Jeep dealerships. Jeep Wave’s benefits include two years of routine maintenance, roadside assistance, and dedicated customer services with every new purchase.

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