September 13, 2021
, Windsor, Ontario
The innovative 4xe plug-in hybrid thrust complement in a Jeep® Wrangler that delivers scarcely wordless pushing and extended off-road capability has been voted a Wards 10 Best Engines and Propulsion Systems leader in a initial year of eligibility.
A strike with consumers and lauded by media given a launch in early 2021, a Jeep Wrangler 4xe provides 35 kilometres (21 miles) of zero-emission all-electric operation and is rated during 4.8 Le/100 km (59 MPGe).
Within weeks of reaching dealerships, a Jeep Wrangler 4xe became one of a top-three offering PHEV in Canada for a second entertain of 2021.
“This is advanced, environmentally accessible record that seamlessly fits into anyone’s daily life,” pronounced Micky Bly, Stellantis Head of Propulsion Systems. “Then we take a Jeep Wrangler 4xe off highway and it hits we that electrified thrust and scarcely wordless using are distinct anything you’ve ever experienced. You won’t wish to come off a trails.
“Delivering a powertrain that manages torque from 3 sources and loses zero from a Jeep Wrangler’s mythological capability is a challenge. We are energized by a response from a business as good as a approval from a Wards editors. We’re not finished, there is some-more to come,” Bly said.
Consumers are pushing a Jeep Wrangler 4xe on roads in a United States, Canada, Europe and China. In North America, 4xe thrust is accessible on a Jeep Wrangler Sahara, Rubicon and High Altitude models.
“The all-new 400-volt plug-in hybrid complement creates a Jeep Wrangler 4xe a whole lot some-more fit and it compromises zero on a trail, in a rugged, off-road element,” pronounced Tom Murphy, WardsAuto Managing Editor. “And on a highway, we need to unequivocally compensate courtesy to notice when a 4-cylinder turbo shuts down and you’re sailing along in battery-electric mode. The Jeep Wrangler has always been about channel formidable turf to suffer a good outdoors. With a Wrangler 4xe, Jeep loyalists can feel good about assisting safety a good outdoor as well.”
“The Jeep Wrangler 4xe is a transparent instance that we can have a best of both worlds: mythological Jeep capability total with an electrified, ecofriendly package that allows we to suffer inlet in roughly comprehensive silence,” pronounced Christian Meunier, Jeep Brand Chief Executive Officer. “The Jeep Wrangler 4xe is already a success around a creation and shortly after launch, it became a series one offering PHEV in America, showcasing that 4xe is a new 4×4.”
The Jeep Wrangler 4xe’s thrust complement combines dual electric motors, a 2.0-litre I-4 engine and 8-speed involuntary delivery for scarcely wordless thrust and extended 4×4 off-road capability, but EV operation anxiety. This arrangement enables a Trail Rated Jeep Wrangler to keep using rigging that includes plain front and back axles, full-time two-speed send case, entirely articulating cessation and 76 centimetres (30 inches) of H2O traversing capability.
The E Selec modes let a motorist tailor a Jeep Wrangler 4xe thrust to a trip: Hybrid, Electric and eSave, that preserve a battery container assign for after use. The Wrangler 4xe’s 17-kilowatt-hour battery container recharges in about dual hours on Level 2 (220-volt) energy and about 12 hours on Level 1 (110-volt) domicile power.
Full sum on a Jeep Wrangler 4xe are accessible in a online press kit.
A History of Winning
This is a 11th uninterrupted time a Stellantis product has done a list of Wards 10 Best Engines and Propulsion Systems. In a 28-year story of a award, 10 engines/systems constructed by Stellantis and a prototype companies have accounted for 21 winners, including (engine/latest vehicles tested/years listed) in retreat sequential order:
- 2.0-litre I-4 plug-in hybrid (Jeep Wrangler 4xe): 2021
- 3.6-litre Pentastar Upgrade with eTorque (Ram 1500): 2019-2020
- 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 hybrid (Chrysler Pacifica): 2017-2018
- 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 (Ram 1500):2014-2016
- 6.2-litre Hellcat supercharged HEMI® V-8 (Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat): 2015
- 83-kW electric engine (Fiat 500e): 2014
- 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 (Dodge Avenger, Chrysler 300S, Ram 1500): 2011-2013
- 5.7-litre HEMI V-8 (Dodge Charger R/T, Chrysler 300C, Dodge Challenger R/T, Ram 1500): 2003-2007, 2009
- 5.9-litre Cummins turbodiesel I-6 (Ram HD): 2004
- 4.7-litre SOHC V-8 (Jeep® Grand Cherokee): 1999
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