Group Stellantis in the last few hours reported that the annual sales of Jeep in the United States they decreased by 12 percent in 2022 compared to 2021. In the same Stellantis press release, however, there is also good news for the American automaker. Actually Stellantis has highlighted that about 1 Jeep Wrangler 4 out of 4 sold last year in the US were plug-in hybrids: Jeep Wrangler 4x. That means more than 43,000 Wrangler 4xe models sold in 2022, a 46 percent increase over 2021. Overall, Jeep’s off-road electric units sold in the U.S. last year were particularly. 10,491.
The best-selling PHEV in America in 2022 was the Jeep Wrangler 4xe
“We have seen a great demand for our offerings PHE extension faced with the conditions of the industrial market which has changed from 2021 to 2022,” he said Jeff Komorhead of US sales for Stellantis. Jeep Wrangler 4x introduced in 2020 for the 2021 model year and combines a four-cylinder turbo engine with two electric motors, one engine-mounted and the other transmission, powered by a 17 kWh lithium-ion battery pack to produce 380 horsepower. EPA estimates 4xe range electric driving range of 40 km with a combined rating of 20 mpg.
Jeep Wrangler 4x therefore it represents a type of lock option for Stellantis which in the coming years intends to electrify its range of vehicles also in the United States. Taking advantage of the popularity of this model, the car group will also try to launch other electric models in the hope of being able to win new and important market shares in what remains the most important car market in the world.
Finally, we say that Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe sales also went well in the USA last year. These were a total of 5,813. This is 11 percent of all sales Jeep Grand Cherokee.