2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe: High Fuel Economy and Electric Range
The Jeep Grand Cherokee first burst onto the scene in 1992. Since then, it’s been at the forefront of the SUV segment, continuously raising the bar for capabilities and new features. Now, the Grand Cherokee enters a new era with the all-new 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid. It gets very high fuel economy and a small amount of electric-only range.
What’s the gas mileage of the Grand Cherokee 4xe?
Electrified vehicles are in high demand, whether because of concerns about the environment and the adverse effects of carbon emissions — or a desire to pay less money for fuel. Jeep addresses this demand with the Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid. It gets an estimated fuel economy of 57 MPGe.
The high gas mileage of the Grand Cherokee 4xe can be credited to its efficient hybrid system. It combines a 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine with two electric motors and a 400-volt EV battery. Also, the Grand Cherokee 4xe utilizes regenerative braking technology, which captures kinetic energy when the driver applies the brakes.
What’s the electric range of the Grand Cherokee 4xe?
With the plug-in hybrid system in the Grand Cherokee 4xe, drivers get the best of both worlds. They can enjoy the benefits of emissions-free electric power for short distances but don’t have to worry about running out of battery power. Once the electric power is used up, the Grand Cherokee 4xe can switch to using gasoline.
The electric range of the Grand Cherokee 4xe is an estimated 25 miles. This is higher than the average daily commute distance for Americans, so for much of the time, the Grand Cherokee 4xe may not even consume fuel.
How can I charge the Grand Cherokee 4xe?
You can charge the Grand Cherokee 4xe at home using a regular AC outlet or at a DC fast-charging station. The easiest thing to do is just plug in the Grand Cherokee 4xe when you come home. Charge it overnight, and then you’re good to go the next day.
The charge port for the Grand Cherokee 4xe is located on the left front fender. This charge port location makes it easier for nose-in parking at charging stations. To check the charge status, view the LED battery level monitor on the instrument panel. Also, the charge port has LED indicators for the charging status.
What are the E Selec driving modes in the Grand Cherokee 4xe?
The Grand Cherokee 4xe has three E Selec driving modes: Hybrid, Electric, and eSave. When you select the Hybrid mode, the Grand Cherokee 4xe combines power from the gasoline engine and electric motor. Maximizing both engine and battery power, Hybrid mode provides the best possible combination of performance and fuel economy.
For the Electric mode, the Grand Cherokee 4xe operates on electric-only power until the vehicle reaches a minimum charge for the battery. The Electric mode will also deactivate when the vehicle needs a higher throttle response, such as quick acceleration. In the eSave mode, the Grand Cherokee 4xe saves the battery charge for later use by prioritizing the engine output.
When and where can I buy the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe?
The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe will be released in early 2022. It can be purchased at any Jeep dealership in North America. The pricing information for the Grand Cherokee 4xe will be available closer to the launch date.
The Grand Cherokee 4xe is a good vehicle for drivers that want the capabilities and luxury of the Grand Cherokee — along with efficient and eco-friendly driving. Like many other automakers, Jeep plans to offer many electric vehicles in the near future. The Grand Cherokee 4xe is an integral part of this initiative.