The Jeep Renegade 4xe plug-in hybrid, with an electric range of 26 miles, 123-134mpg and 50g/km of CO2, will be Jeep’s first electrified model in the UK.
With two electric motors featuring Powerloop, all-wheel drive is always available. The Renegade 4xe will be in showrooms in September with prices starting from £32,600.
The Jeep Renegade 4xe is the most fuel-efficient Jeep SUV ever, with the new 4xe technology offering zero tailpipe-emission in full electric mode.
The increased torque generated by the electric motor and the ability to adjust it with extreme precision ensures even greater four-wheel-drive capability on any terrain.
Thanks to the plug-in hybrid technology, CO2 emissions are lower than 50g/km in hybrid mode.
The Renegade 4xe features a new six-speed automatic transmission selector, updated Selec-Terrain rotary control with eAWD modes (4WD Lock, 4WD Low, Hill Descent Control) to engage the different driving modes – Auto, Snow, Mud & Sand, and Rock – including the new Sport mode for enhanced throttle response and steering.
The Jeep Renegade 4xe pairs a 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine with an electric motor, located between the rear axle, which is powered by an 11.4 kWh battery that can be recharged while driving or through an external power outlet or charge point. On its own, the efficient 1.3-litre turbo engine delivers a power output of 130hp or 180hp, plus the 60hp produced by the electric motor, giving a total of 190hp in the Longitude and Limited version or 240hp in the Trailhawk model.
The electric motor produces 250Nm of torque, while the combustion engine delivers 270Nm. Acceleration from zero to 62mph takes around 7.5 seconds and it has a top speed of 81mph in full electric and up to 124mph in hybrid mode.
The new Jeep Renegade 4xe line-up includes three trim levels – Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk – all featuring four-wheel-drive (eAWD) and a six-speed automatic transmission.
The Jeep Renegade 4xe arrives in showrooms in the UK in September priced from £32,600 for a Jeep Renegade 4xe Longitude, £34,500 for the Jeep Renegade 4xe Limited, and £36,500 for the Jeep Renegade 4xe Trailhawk.