Jeep launches SUV Renegade and Compass, to supply solely electrified SUV portfolio in international markets, Auto Information, Automobilnews
New Delhi: The Stellantis Jeep model has formally launched as we speak two new hybrid-electric SUV fashions: Jeep Renegade and Compass and mentioned that it’ll provide solely an electrified SUV portfolio in Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, and a number of other different nations by the tip of this yr.
In response to the corporate, the 2 new fashions comply with the profitable introduction of the Jeep 4xe plug-in hybrid vary which presently accounts for greater than 25% of the model’s whole gross sales in Europe. The powertrain delivers as much as 15% decrease consumption and CO2 emissions than the earlier petrol variations. The SUV additionally possesses ADAS options together with Freeway Help, a driver help system for degree 2 (L2) autonomous driving out there on Jeep Compass.
Antonella Bruno, head of Jeep model, Europe, mentioned, “Right now’s announcement builds upon the success of our present 4xe plug-in-hybrid portfolio, and is one other step in the direction of the excellent electrification of our full product line-up in Europe. The Jeep Compass and Renegade e-Hybrid provide a brand new entry level into our electrified portfolio increasing our gross sales momentum by providing extra hybrid choices to extra European prospects. This product growth will proceed in the summertime of this yr with the introduction of the 4xe model of the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee.”
The brand new hybrid expertise constructed within the Jeep Renegade and Compass e-Hybrid fashions provides a brand new different within the two-wheel-drive section.
In response to a media launch, the braking system of the brand new E-Hybrid automobiles contains the Clever Brake System which incorporates an ‘auto-charge’ characteristic utilizing combined regenerative braking to maximise the restoration of kinetic power and improves effectivity.
Furthermore, the hybrid fashions ship a flexible driving expertise, with numerous “EV options” reminiscent of Silent Begin, Power Restoration, Enhance & Load Level Shift, and Electrical Drive
Moreover, with the “EV capabilities”, the Jeep Renegade and Compass can run in numerous driving situations utilizing solely the electrical motor (and with the petrol engine turned off) to an array of electrical working modes like e-Launch, e-Creeping, e-Queueing, and e-Parking. Nevertheless, the EV capabilities can be found relying on battery cost standing and the facility output required.