Jeep Wrangler 2024 announced in Europe, and… surprise: it's not? hybrid only

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As promised in April on the occasion of the presentation of the restyling for the American market at the New York Motor Show, Jeep has published the details relating to the European version by Wrangler. The 2024 Jeep Wrangler is characterized by greater capabilities dynamics on and off the road, from new technological equipment and functionalities of advanced safety features, while “remaining faithful to the so-called Wrangler formula, i.e. the possibility to go anywhere and do anything”, explains the Stellantis group brand. Wrangler 2024 will reach European retailers in the first half of next year.

Compared to what was announced in April, there is news: Jeep made it known that in the Old Continent it would make the Wrangler available only in the 4xe plug-in hybrid version, but now it announces the “last call”for 2 liter turbo petrol: "In response to the s' questionconsumers who prefer a traditional engine, a limited number of examples of the 2024 Wrangler with the 2-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine will be available. offered in some markets such as Germany, Italy, Poland and Spain”.

It will be truly the last call for the petrol engine: Jeep has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that 100% of vehicles marketed in Europe in 2030 will have exclusively propulsionelectric.

DETAILS ON THE TWO ENGINES FOR EUROPE

So let's start right from here, from the engines planned for the 2024 Jeep Wrangler.

Jeep Wrangler 4xe

  • 51 km with zero emissions in the city ;, WLTP value
  • battery pack consisting of 96 nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) cells
    • 400 volts
    • 17 kWh
  • two electric motors
  • 4-cylinder internal combustion engine, 2 liters turbo
    • 380 horsepower (280 kW ) and 637 Nm of overall torque
  • 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission
  • new Jeep 4xe Power Box: 4 230 volt sockets, the 39;car can power external devices

Mode driving

  • Hybrid: by default, the car moves thanks to the torque produced by both the electric and the endothermic engine; however, the system favors the energy contained in the battery pack to then use the 4-cylinder petrol engine when the charge becomes insufficient
  • Electric: the system uses exclusively the electric motors to travel with zero emissions, provided that the battery charge allows it and that maximum power is not required through the accelerator (in these situations the 2 liter turbo is started)
  • eSave: the system gives priority to the internal combustion engine to safeguard the energy contained in the batteries.

Petrol Jeep Wrangler

  • 4-cylinder in-line internal combustion engine with double shaft overhead cams (DOHC)
    • 2,000 cc displacement
    • 272 horsepower
    • 400 Nm of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • twin scroll turbocharger with electronically actuated waste gate
  • circuit dedicated to cooling the air entering the engine, the throttle body and the turbocharger
  • Euro 6D-Final.

ADAS AND SAFETY

On the equipment front, the 2024 Jeep Wrangler can boastover 85 systems and features for active and passive safety. In all 2024 models they are side curtain airbags are standard for both the front and rear rows. Furthermore, the seat belts in the rear row have a pretensioner and a load limiter, structural improvements have been introduced for better resistance to side impacts.

Among the ADAS of the 2024 Wrangler, Jeep mentions:

  • collision warning with those in front
  • adaptive cruise control capable of stopping the car
  • blind spot warning
  • driver fatigue warning
  • lane keeping warning
  • road sign recognition (available from the first quarter of 2024).

Also, standard for all versions: electronic traction and stability control with electronic roll compensation, front and rear ParkSense parking assistance (the Sahara version also has a reversing camera, while the Rubicon has front and rear cameras for off-road driving).

< strong>Two versions are planned in Europe: Sahara or Rubicon, with the first more dedicated to road driving and the second for those with a more enthusiastic nature. adventuress.

THE RESTYLING

With the facelift There are some small tweaks to the design. In particular, Jeep has revised the bumper and grille which, now, can count on black slits, chronic in metallic neutral gray and matching edge. Furthermore, new standard and optional wheels arrive, from 17 to 20 inches.

Jeep continues to want to offer multiple possibilities of customization for your Wrangler through a large catalog of accessories. The off-road vehicle can be chosen in 10 colors including Anvil, Earl, Firecracker Red, Granite Crystal, Silver Zynith, High Velocity, Hydro Blue, Sarge, Bright White and black.

As for inside, we find the new Uconnect 5 infotainment system with 12.3-inch touch display and support for wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The system updates via OTA. The Wrangler offers a total of seven USB Type A and C ports for both rows of seats.

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