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ReviewsJeep will offer Renegade and Compass PHEVs for 2020

18:32  05 march  2019
18:32  05 march  2019 Source:   autoblog.com

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Jeep Renegade PHEV , Jeep Compass PHEV . Image Credit: FCA/ Jeep . Precise market availability or launch date for the Renegade PHEV and Compass PHEV wasn't disclosed, but 2020 is unlikely to be far from the truth, as they look that production ready.

Jeep Renegade Gets a PHEV Variant for Europe in 2020 . The Renegade PHEV will be the second battery-operated Jeep , following the mild-hybrid 2018 Jeep Wrangler with the 2.0L turbocharged I-4. The company claims that by 2022, it will offer a total of 12 electrified architectures—in fully electric.

Jeep has unveiled plug-in hybrid versions of the Renegade and Compass crossovers at the Geneva Motor Show. Combined with a 1.3-liter turbo engine, the new powertrain gives the models electrified AWD, or e-AWD.

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The Jeep Renegade PHEV is a crucial part of FCA plan to reach 2021 fleet CO2 emission for EU market, but we believe this will not be Our sources indicate that together with an electric motor, this powertrain will offer a total output of around 250 horsepower. As you can see in the picture above, a.

Jeep announced that it will offer a new plug-in hybrid powertrain in the Jeep Renegade and Compass . While the PHEV technology for the Jeep Renegade and Compass are new, it is being adapted to the current vehicles without any significant styling changes to either.

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Thanks to the hybrid boost, the crossovers get a nice helping of performance. There's now 190 to 240 horsepower, meaning the Renegade and Compass PHEV reach 62 mph in around 7 seconds. In full electric mode, there's 31 miles of range, and the electric top speed is over 80 mph. CO2 emissions are said to be lower than 50 g/km.

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Jeep also mentions how the instant electric torque helps the crossovers' off-road capabilities. They have all-wheel-drive, but it's realized without a physical propshaft, rather engaged electrically.

And since the Renegade rides on the Small Wide FCA platform and the Compass on the long-wheelbase version of the same platform, we'd strongly expect the freshly revealed Alfa Romeo Tonale concept to be a platform sibling, as all three would be made in Italy. Alfa Romeo stated the Tonale's production version would be a PHEV, meaning that it's likely to utilize the same hybrid powertrain as seen in the electrified Jeeps; that would put the Giorgio platform rumors into bed. And 240 hp also bodes well for the sporty performance credentials that are crucial for Alfa.

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► 2020 Jeep Renegade and Compass PHEVs ► Jeep ’s plug-in hybrid system mixes a 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine with an electric motor to offer up to 237bhp and

Jeep 's plug-in hybrids, promising efficiency and capability, are likely to be on sale as 2020 models. Plug-in-hybrid versions of the Jeep Renegade and Compass , on display at the 2019 Both Jeeps would offer an electric-only range of approximately 31 miles and an electric-only top speed of 81 mph.

Precise market availability or launch date for the Renegade PHEV and Compass PHEV wasn't disclosed, but 2020 is unlikely to be far from the truth, as they look that production ready. In October, FCA stated the Renegade PHEV would appear in early 2020.

Jeep will offer Renegade and Compass PHEVs for 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 05 Mar 2019

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The Very First Plug-In Hybrid Jeeps Claim Up to 240 HP and 31 Miles of EV Range.
Jeep has introduced its very first production plug-in hybrids in the form of the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass , which are each powered by an electric motor in addition to the new 1.3-liter turbocharged inline-four. Together, the internal combustion engine and the electric motor make around 240 HP, can get the vehicles to 62 mph in roughly seven seconds, and offer electric-only drive modes for speeds up to 81 mph and distances up to 31 miles. Plus, they get an electric all-wheel drive system.

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