How the Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe Became America’s Second Best-Selling Plug-in Hybrid

How the Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe Became America’s Second Best-Selling Plug-in Hybrid

The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe soared to the top of the plug-in hybrid charts. Only sold with Jeep Wrangler 4xe.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe was launched as a 2022 model, offering 25 miles of electric range and 56 miles per gallon equivalent or MPGe. Since then, it has become the second best selling plug-in hybrid or PHEV. Why is the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe so well received? One big reason is that it’s an electric version of one of the best-selling cars of all time. The redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee was one of the most anticipated vehicles ever and Jeep found a way to not only improve it but also make it attractive to a new generation that seems to be fascinated by electrification and EVs. The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe is a great transition car for drivers who aren’t ready to make the jump to an electric transmission.

2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

The Grand Cherokee 4xe propulsion system combines two electric motors, a 400-volt battery pack, a 2.0-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine and an eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission for maximum efficiency and capability.

The Grand Cherokee 4xe’s E Selec models – Hybrid, Electric and eSave – allow the 4xe driver to tailor the hybrid powertrain to best suit every journey, whether it’s cruising, off-road or long-distance travel. Being able to choose when you use electricity is a great option because it means you have complete control. You can switch to the electric option when you’re out on the trail when you want to listen to the silence. Maybe you’ll save the electric option until you get home late and don’t want to disturb your kids or neighbors.

The Grand Cherokee 4xe has the power and torque drivers want along with room to accommodate the whole family. Most plug-in hybrids, with the exception of the Chrysler Pacifica minivan, are smaller or less fuel-efficient vehicles. In other words, the 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe has all the positives without any of the negatives. The driver still gets good performance, they can use electric power if they want but no range worries. The driver is not forced to find a charger in the middle of the night or in bad weather.

New for 2024

The 30th Anniversary Edition, previously called the 30th Anniversary Edition for 2023, offers leatherette seats, ventilated front seats, a wireless charging pad, an Alpine nine-speaker audio system, Uconnect 5 NAV with 10.1 inch touch screen, front passenger screen that includes a unique section. pilot assist with navigation, camera view and visual entertainment, unique black exterior, 20-inch black wheels, special badging, and body-colored rear leather, lower skirt, sill covers and wheel explosions.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe highlights

  • 25 miles of electric range and 56 MPG
  • 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Quadra Trac II 4×4 system with two-speed transfer case and 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio
  • 6,000 pounds. 4x higher pulling capacity
  • Blue hooks
  • The Trail Rated Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe offers up to 10.9 inches of ground clearance and 24 inches of ground clearance.

Grand Cherokee Trailhawk it comes exclusively as a 4xe, combining 25 miles of all-electric range with 56 MPGE and legendary 4×4 capability. The Grand Cherokee 4xe Trailhawk conquered the Rubicon Trail under all-electric power using Electric mode:

  • Quadra-Drive II 4×4 system with two-speed transfer case and 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio
  • Electronic back slip differential (ELSD)
  • Selec-Terrain traction management system
  • Speed ​​Control-Select
  • 10.9 inches of ground clearance
  • 24 inches of water diversion capacity
  • Blue hooks
  • 18-inch blue wheels with all-terrain tires
  • A sketch of the “Trailhawk” non-glossy helmet

Available High Altitude Package adds 21-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels, Gloss Black accents and badging, roof rails and a unique seven-slot grille to the already special models of Grand Cherokee 4xe Summit and Summit Reserve.

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