The Italian public got their first chance to check out the 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe lineup this past weekend at the Milano Monza (MIMO) Motor Show in Milan. The 2nd annual event allowed the new 4xe flagship to be center stage for the American adventure brand after a successful pre-order launch earlier this year.
“The new Grand Cherokee proposed in a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version completes our 4xe range, an acronym that immediately became a brand in the Jeep brand, synonymous with maximum comfort and total safety, in any environmental condition, zero emissions, and an off-road capability, the one that made Jeep famous in the world, further improved,” stated Alessandro Grosso, Country Manager Jeep® Italy. “It is no coincidence that with Renegade, Compass, and Wrangler 4xe we are the undisputed leader in Italy in the LEV sector, which includes fully electric cars and plug-in hybrids, with a share that has exceeded 22%. We are extremely satisfied because our customers, historical Jeep customers, are following our path towards electrification, and in these days at MIMO we met the Jeepers of tomorrow, attracted by the global charm of the Jeep brand and by a future marked by freedom with zero emissions “.
The 4xe PHEV technology enhances the fun, freedom, and adventure that the Jeep brand is known for while providing unprecedented performance, fuel economy, and environmental friendliness. The 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe offers 25 miles of all-electric range and 56 MPGe from a PHEV system that delivers 375 horsepower, 470 lb.-ft. of torque, 0-60 miles per hour (MPH) in 6.0 seconds, and max towing of 6,000 lbs. The Grand Cherokee 4xe comes standard with a two-speed transfer case, 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio, and 47.4:1 crawl ratio. When equipped with the Quadra-Lift air suspension, the Grand Cherokee 4xe delivers up to 10.9 inches of ground clearance and 24 inches of water fording capability.
Available in Italy in the Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, and Summit Reserve versions, to satisfy any aesthetic taste and mobility requirement, the different declinations of the New Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe share a high level of premium refinement, innovative technology, the most advanced Uconnect ™ system as always, 110 advanced safety devices that enable autonomous driving, reference off-road capability, and electrification at L2 level.
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