Posts Tagged ‘4xe’
Off-roading takes quite a bit of skill to conquer the trails without damaging your vehicle, and Jeepers are largely known for their off-roading expertise. While off-roading may come naturally for some, it’s important to start with a solid foundation of off-roading knowledge and where better to start than with some of the most common terminology. Here are a few off-roading related terms that all Jeepers should be familiar with prior to hitting the trails. (more…)
Although not a domestic recognition, the Jeep Wrangler continues to rack up accolades — the latest? The Jeep Wrangler was recognized by Vincentric with the Best Value in Canada award for the Compact SUV/Crossover segment. Vincentric is a U.S.-based company with more than a decade of automotive industry data experience under its belt. This marks the tenth consecutive year of its Best in Value Canada awards, with three of those going directly to the Jeep Wrangler. Vincentric picks its winners by scrutinizing vehicle data by segment, examining data ranging from insurance and repair costs to consumption costs, regular maintenance, and depreciation.
To the surprise of absolutely no one, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe received a warm welcome once it launched. While the popular Corvette C8 sits atop the list of fastest-selling vehicles for the month of April (2021), the all-new Wrangler 4xe hybrid came in a close second. Statistics indicate that the latest Wrangler took an average of only 10.5 days to sell, with an average price of $57,161. For comparison, the Corvette C8 took an average of 9.2 days to sell, but with a much heftier average price tag of $87,390. (more…)
The 2021 Wrangler 4xe is coming in hot, ready to redefine what an eco vehicle should be. A hardcore off-roader, the Wrangler 4xe softens its impact on nature with a plug-in hybrid powertrain that retains all of its go-nearly-anywhere prowess. With its added efficiency and near-silent operation, the 2021 Wrangler 4xe is the perfect choice for those wanting to drive off the beaten path. Whether prospective buyers want more capability or a dash of personal style, Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts (JPP) covered all bases with their introduction of new performance parts and accessories for the Wrangler 4xe. (more…)
Jeep is on a journey to change its reputation from king of traditional SUVs to “green” electrified vehicles to lure modern buyers and pioneer electrified off-road vehicles amid a sea of competitors. Stellantis, Jeep’s new parent company formed after the merger of Fiat Chrysler and French automaker Groupe PSA, is counting on Jeep to be a large part of its electrification growth. Jeep currently offers three plug-in hybrid electric vehicles outside the U.S., while the all-new Jeep wrangler 4xe is slowly making its way to American dealer lots throughout the spring (2021). These first few models mark the beginning of the automaker’s plans when it comes to electrification, according to Jeep CEO Christian Meunier. (more…)
The adventure never stops for Jeep as the brand recently launched a new campaign titled “The Road Ahead.” The :84 digital video is a continuation of the brand’s ongoing “The Middle” campaign, both aiming to celebrate 80 years of Jeep while looking forward to the future and all the innovation it entails. Jeep is destined to continue blazing trails for the next 80 years and beyond. “The Road Ahead” features images of historic Jeep vehicles as the voiceover reminds us it’s impossible to know where we are going if we can’t appreciate where we’ve been. Highlighting the brand’s brilliant past, the digital spot focuses on the electric future of Jeep as images of the all-new Jeep 4xe vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) Toledo Assembly Complex welcomed a new member to its assembly line — the innovative 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the first plug-in hybrid of its kind. For the first time ever in the history of the iconic Wrangler model buyers will be able to buy the most technologically advanced Wrangler with its zero-emission open air-driving capability, all while dominating the road both on and off the beaten path. Assembly of the 2021 Wrangler 4xe, including its 275-horsepower gasoline engine, 17 kilowatt-hour battery pack, and two electric motors was just integrated into the existing Wrangler assembly line with the addition of two new shifts. More than 3,000 UAW-represented employees at the Toledo North plant in Ohio are responsible for assembly. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is destined to land in dealer showrooms in early 2021. (more…)
“Green” is definitely not a word anyone would associate with the Jeep brand. As Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) off-road-oriented SUV brand, Jeep is known more for its off-road prowess and run-of-the-mill engines, but the automaker has a plan to adapt and pivot its reputation. Now that Jeep’s been making an effort to expand its lineup to include plug-in hybrid vehicles, it’s safe to say that the brand is embracing a more eco-conscious future. Jeep’s Global President, Christian Meunier, vowed to expand the reach of the brand’s 4xe hybrid powertrain, grow the brand globally, and reform the automaker’s image as the world’s “greenest SUV brand.” Jeep is currently in the middle of implementing a broad, five-year electrification plan across its lineup that’ll have hybrid and all-electric options by 2022. (more…)
Renowned automotive industry publication Green Car Journal named the all-new 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid model the Green SUV of the Year. The announcement was made at the 2020 Virtual Greenbuild Conference and Expo.
By the end of 2020, Jeep will see its iconic Wrangler model diverge from its usual 4×4 badges as the brand introduces its first-ever hybrid plug-in variant. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler lineup will include a trim that’ll feature a 4xe badge as Jeep moves on to the next phase of its electrification plans. The eco-friendly powertrain doubles down on what it means to be a Jeep vehicle, especially an iconic Jeep Wrangler. Preservation of the environment is key as it’s the concept of open-air freedom and outdoor exploration that made Jeep a household name. (more…)