Plug-In Hybrid Jeep Compass Revealed With 50 Km Range

by Jatin Chhibber | 23/07/2020
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The new Jeep Renegade 4Xe and Compass 4Xe will go on sale in the European market from September this year

Jeep has recently revealed the Renegade 4Xe and Compass 4Xe, which will be the company’s first electrified models in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region. Apart from having connected features, the new plug-in hybrid technology makes the new Jeep 4Xe SUVs sit at the front of carmakers ‘green’ evolution. Both the 4Xe SUVs are expected to be 100 per cent electric. The American carmaker claims that the new Renegade 4Xe and Compass 4Xe are perfect for everyday city driving because they employ 11.4 kWh battery pack, which comes paired with an electric motor that is capable of shredding out 60bhp of peak power. In one full charge, both the SUVs can offer a total range of 50 km.

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The new Jeep Renegade 4Xe and Compass 4Xe will be perfect for everyday city driving

Both the upcoming plug-in hybrid Renegade and Compass will be authentic 4X4 SUVs as they’ll be powered by two different electric motors with Powerloop and an all-wheel-drive system. The AWD system will help the SUVs to effortlessly counter some uneven terrains. The powertrain propelling these SUV is capable enough to belt out 240bhp of peak power and can achieve a top speed of 130kmph in electric mode and 200 kmph in the hybrid model. In hybrid mode, the engine is rated to offer a mileage of 2-litres/100 km. The official bookings for the Renegade 4Xe and Compass 4Xe have already initiated in most parts of Europe. The new 4Xe models will be offered across all the Jeep outlets in Europe from September this year.

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Both the  SUVs will be the most efficient Jeep models ever made by the carmaker

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Both the SUVs will be offered in three different trim levels namely- Limited, S and Trailhawk along with two power levels- 190bhp and 240 Nm. The SUVs will also feature 4Xe badging and will be the most efficient Jeep models ever made by the carmaker. In other new, Jeep India has plans to introduce 7-seater Compass in the Indian market by next year. It’ll derive power from a 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine and a 2.0-litre turbo diesel mill. Once launched, it’ll compete with the likes of MG Hector Plus, Mahindra XUV500 and upcoming Tata Gravitas. 

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