About a year after launching its first-ever plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV), the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, Jeep is anticipating the launch of its second PHEV and its first-ever plug-in electric hybrid Grand Cherokee called the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe. The Grand Cherokee 4xe has already garnered much attention because the standard Jeep Grand Cherokee is the No.1 selling SUV and the most awarded North American SUV. If you want to know some of the key specs of the forthcoming Grand Cherokee 4xe before it launched, then keep reading this blog post from Stony Plain Chrysler.
What drives the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe Plug-in Hybrid?
When it launches, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe will be the most luxurious and planet-friendly full-size SUV, bringing in all the goodies from the standard 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee and combining them with Jeep’s powerful yet efficient plug-in electric hybrid technology.
Upon its launch, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe will be available in five trims – Grand Cherokee Limited 4xe, Grand Cherokee Trailhawk® 4xe, Grand Cherokee Overland 4xe, Grand Cherokee Summit 4xe, and the top-end Grand Cherokee Summit Reserve 4xe. All Grand Cherokee 4xe models will be powered by a class-exclusive PHEV powertrain featuring a 2.0L turbocharged engine and a hybrid electric motor. This efficient combination produces 375 horsepower and an incredible 470 pound-feet of torque, all while offering the legendary 4×4 capabilities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and a maximum towing capacity of 6,000 pounds!
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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe Fuel Economy
The Grand Cherokee 4xe PHEV will offer three distinct driving modes: Hybrid, Electic, and ESave. It will provide an impressive fuel economy rating of 57 MPGe when driven in the default hybrid mode that offers the best of both worlds by utilizing both electric and gas power. This efficient driving mode provides maximum horsepower along with instant torque and impressive acceleration. In the electric mode, the Grand Cherokee 4xe will run entirely on electric power and offer an estimated 24-mile all-electric range and a 440-mile total combined driving range with a fully charged battery and a full tank of gas.
How much time does it take to charge?
You’ll be able to fully charge the battery of the Grand Cherokee 4xe in about 12 hours with the provided Level 1 charging cable. There will also be an available Level II Jeep branded charger to charge the battery in just 2 hours fully. Jeep is also installing solar-powered Jeep branded charging stations across Noth America.
Besides, the Grand Cherokee 4xe gets all the safety, comfort, and technology features from the 2022 Grand Cherokee like heated front and second-row leather seats, adaptive cruise control, ParkSense parking assistance, Uconnect® 5 NAV with 10.1-inch touchscreen display, available 20-inch fully polished aluminum wheels, dual-pane panoramic sunroof and much more.
When will it be available in Canada?
The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe will arrive at US dealerships in winter 2021. Its Canadian launch date remains to be known. However, we will keep you updated with more details in our future blogs.
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