The 2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited 4xe Has Been Named “Hybrid Technology Solution of the Year”:

New Electrified Wrangler Already Gaining Praise...

The new 2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, has been named “Hybrid Technology Solution of the Year” by the AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program. The AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in automotive technologies, services, companies, and products. The AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of AutoTech companies and solutions in categories, including Connected Car, Electric Vehicles, Engine Tech, Automotive CyberSecurity, Sensor Technology, Traffic Tech, Vehicle Telematics, and more.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 4xe. (Jeep).

The Wrangler Unlimited 4xe features the most-advanced powertrain ever put into a Wrangler. Utilizing the popular 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, two electric motors, a high-voltage battery pack, and a unique ZF-based TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission, the Wrangler Unlimited 4xe can deliver up to 25 miles of zero-emission propulsion and is commuter-friendly as an all-electric daily driver without range anxiety.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 4xe. (Jeep).

The Wrangler Unlimited 4xe maximizes efficiency with an estimated 50 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe). Making a combined 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, the 4xe models can do a 0 to 60 mph time of 6-seconds and provide a total of 400 miles driving range.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler 4xe 2.0-liter GME-T4 Turbocharged Inline-Four-Cylinder. (Jeep).

“The Jeep Wrangler 4xe reaches a new audience by creatively mixing advanced propulsion with a staple in the off-road world,” said Bryan Vaughn, President of AutoTech Breakthrough Awards. “It is this combination of technology without sacrificing the core capabilities of the Wrangler that has earned the vehicle our Hybrid Technology Solution of the Year award.”

4xe models proudly wear the Jeep “Trail Rated” badge. All Wrangler Unlimited 4xe models are equipped with solid front and rear axles, a full-time 4×4 two-speed transfer case, fully-articulating suspension, and features 30-inches of water fording capability. 

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 4xe. (Jeep).

With the global market for autonomous vehicles will be worth $556.67 billion by 2026, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe proves to be a pivotal point for the future of the iconic off-road brand. The Wrangler Unlimited 4xe models will start to arrive in dealerships in the United States next month.


Mike Volkmann

Michael Volkmann, a mechanical engineer in the steel industry, autocrossed and road-raced Neons. Michael has drag raced his 1971 Duster 340, 2015 Dodge Charger SRT392, 2009 Challenger R/T, and Neons, of which he’s owned seven — one SRT4, three ACRs, and three Sport Coupes.

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We are about to see an spree of hybrids coming to the market, as this is the start given upcoming emission standards.

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