is introducing the first electrified Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe along with the
ultimate off-road Grand Cherokee, the new Trailhawk. The all-new 2022 Grand
Cherokee 4xe is the first Grand Cherokee to offer a plug-in hybrid vehicle
Its introduction signals the continued growth of the Jeep
brand’s electrified mission of “Zero Emission Freedom,” as the brand explores
future mobility during an anniversary year that celebrates 80 years of
achievements, insights and innovations.
The all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee will arrive in Jeep dealerships in
North America in the fourth quarter of 2021. The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe
is scheduled to arrive in North America early in 2022 and in global markets
later that year.
fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee builds on its legacy as the most awarded
SUV ever, bringing an all-new architecture, new plug-in hybrid powertrain,
all-new exterior design and all-new interior with world-class craftsmanship and
first-to-market technologies to the global full-size SUV segment.
the most capable SUV brand pushes toward its future of “Zero Emission Freedom,”
the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee will be the most technologically advanced and
4x4-capable Jeep Grand Cherokee yet.
More powertrains – with 4xe (PHEV) technology targeting to deliver an
estimated 25 miles of all-electric range, 57 miles per gallon equivalent
(MPGe) and a combined driving range of more than 440 miles (708 km).
More legendary capability – the most 4x4-capable Grand Cherokee
ever, the new Trailhawk 4xe has conquered the Rubicon Trail in full-electric
operation. New class-exclusive sway-bar disconnect allows for improved
articulation and traction over rocks and rough terrain
More technology –
Uconnect 5 with a segment-first front passenger screen, new high-definition
rear-seat entertainment system and Active Driving Assist
More space and versatility –
with 144.6 cu. ft. of total interior passenger volume (+4.1 cu. ft. over previous
generation) and 37.7 cu. ft. of cargo space (+1.4 cu. ft.), the new 2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee offers enhanced levels of comfort and spaciousness, including
accommodating a set of golf clubs transversely in the cargo hold
More innovative features – with
an all-new architecture, all-new exterior design, all-new interior with front
passenger screen and Amazon Fire TV, independent front and rear suspensions and
class-exclusive Quadra-Lift™ air suspension with electronic semi-active
More world-class craftsmanship
– resulting in the most luxurious Grand Cherokee ever, including the Summit
Reserve trim with Palermo leather interior and 950-watt, 19-speaker McIntosh
More safety – with more than
110 advanced safety and security features, including Active Driving
Assist with hands-on automated driving, plus 360-degree surround view and night
state-of-the-art Grand Cherokee is designed inside and out to deliver unmatched
capability and composed driving dynamics. Its renowned 4x4 systems (Quadra-Trac
I, Quadra-Trac II and Quadra-Drive II), Quadra-Lift air suspension and
Selec-Terrain traction management system instill Grand Cherokee with the Jeep
brand’s legendary 4x4 capability.
all-new architecture and sculpted aerodynamic body style combine to improve
vehicle performance, safety and reliability, while significantly reducing
vehicle weight, noise, vibration and harshness. Designed to maximize overall
passenger safety, comfort and convenience, Grand Cherokee packs a powerful
punch with next-generation features and technologies that make it a stand out
in the full-size SUV segment.
Grand Cherokee 4xe delivers 375 hp and 470
lb.-ft. of torque, besides offering Quadra Trac II 4x4 system with two-speed
transfer case and 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio and 47.4:1 crawl ratio and around
2,720 kg 4xe max towing capability
fuel-efficient 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine is part of Stellantis’s Global
Medium Engine family. The high-tech, direct-injection engine uses a
twin-scroll, low-inertia turbocharger mounted directly to the cylinder head.
Efficiency is enhanced via the use of electric power steering and an
electrically driven air conditioning compressor, removing those loads from the
conventional alternator is replaced with a high-voltage, liquid-cooled motor
generator unit. Connected to the engine crankshaft pulley via a belt, the motor
generator spins the engine for nearly seamless, fuel-saving, start-stop
operation and generates electricity for the battery pack.
larger high-voltage motor generator is mounted in the transmission, replacing
the torque converter. Two clutches manage power and torque from the e-motor and
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe carries a 400-volt, 17-kWh EV battery. The battery
units and controls mount underneath the vehicle, packaged under the floor and
protected by a series of skid plates.
battery pack system includes a dedicated heating and cooling circuit to keep
the battery at its optimum temperature for best performance. The system
includes a dedicated heater unit and a chiller that uses the Grand Cherokee’s
air-conditioning refrigerant to reduce coolant temperature when needed.
Grand Cherokee’s 4xe system also includes an Integrated Dual Charging Module
(ICDM) that combines a battery charger and a DC/DC converter in a single,
compact unit and a Power Inverter Module (PIM) that is reduced in size. These
are mounted under the body and protected with steel shields.
high-voltage electronics are sealed and waterproof. The Trail Rated Jeep Grand
Cherokee 4xe is capable of water fording up to 24 inches (61 cm).
charge port is beneath a push-open/push-close cover on the left front fender
for convenient nose-in parking at charging locations. The charge port includes
LED indicators of charging status. An LED battery level monitor sits on top of
the instrument panel, making it easy to check battery state of charge
at-a-glance during charging.
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