The famous carmaker just revealed its first-ever PHEV model 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe. This model comes with a Plug-In hybrid system and is built for serious off-roading. Besides that, it also gets some serious exterior refreshments, and it possesses a charge port on the side.
Generally, this SUV is distinguished outside from other Wranglers by special Electric Blue accents. Also, from the latest info, the new Wrangler 4xe will be the most fuel-efficient model on the roster. Thanks to a 2.0-liter turbo-4, two electric motors, and a 17.3-kWh lithium-ion battery, this model estimated 50 MPGe.
2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Design
From the outside, the new 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe SUV model is recognized from other Wranglers by special Electric Blue accents. Generally, there will be plenty of room for customizing. For example, on the rugged Rubicon model, you can add front and rear tow hooks as well as badges and the hood decal. The Wrangler Rubicon 4xe remains to be the most equipped model.
This model, besides exterior boost, also comes with a Rock-Trac 4×4 system, Tru-Lock electric front, and skid plates. The charge port is placed on the left front cowl with a LED light that indicates the charging status. However, other body parts will mostly remain unchanged.
The interior of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe will also get some mild changes. This model remains to be spacious, providing more than enough room for all five passengers. Basically, the cabin duplicates the aesthetic on the outside. The manufacturer added Electric Blue stitching on the seats and trim panels, giving a more sporty vibe to this SUV.
Of course, stepping in, cabin layout features are familiar from the rest of the Wrangler lineup. Jeep Wrangler 4xe Plug also features a great package of techs. It features an excellent 8-inch state of the art display and the latest Uconnect® system with support from Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Inside, you can also found an LED display atop the instrument panel to let you quickly check the battery status.
2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Plug-In Hybrid Specs
The upcoming 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, except for some small exterior and interior changes, will include a new engine. This model is powered by a plug-in hybrid SUV that consists of a 2.0-liter turbo-4, two electric motors, and a 17.3-kWh lithium-ion battery. Thanks to these combinations, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe produces 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque.
Interestingly, the manufacturer used exists 8-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel-drive system. Jeep promised that the Wrangler 4xe would deliver up to 25 miles of all-electric range and 50 MPGe efficiency. Generally, a plug-in hybrid model is the most powerful Wrangler ever.
Release Date and Price
The new 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe looks more stylish than the rest of the trims. This model will get many improvements and a Plug-In Hybrid engine. From the information that we got, the new SUV will go on sale early next year in variants Limited, Rubicon, and Sahara.
However, regarding the price of this model, the manufacturer didn’t release anything official. Basically, we heard many rumors that it could cost around $8000 more than the regular. If you didn’t know, the base model starts at $29,790.