- Renegade 4xe debuts Jeep’s plug-in hybrid 4×4 technology
- In the Trailhawk, the 1.3-litre turbo-petrol and electric motor make a combined 240hp
- Compass and Wrangler PHEVs to follow
Jeep has revealed its first electrified SUV – a plug-in hybrid version of the Renegade. The Jeep Renegade 4xe is the first of several electrified models promised by Jeep, including a plug-in hybrid Compass and Wrangler that will also wear the 4xe badge, as the American firm seeks to become the “greenest, most sustainable SUV company in the world”.
Jeep Renegade 4xe PHEV: Powertrain
Three trim levels are offered on the Renegade 4xe – Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk. The Trailhawk is more extreme off-road-oriented, while Limited and Longitude offer a setup more suited to urban driving.
Visually almost identical to other Renegade variants, the 4xe gains an electric motor…