Jeep Grand Wagoneer Plug-In Hybrid May Get 30 Miles Of Electric Range
There aren’t many official details available yet on the revived Jeep Wagoneer and the larger Grand Wagoneer (rendered above), but an insider source offers new information on the long-awaited SUV. Mopar Insiders. The person suggests that the new model would arrive as one of the most technologically advanced products in the entire FCA range.
In its 2018 product plan, Jeep said the Wagoneer was getting a plug-in hybrid powertrain. According to this source, the system has a battery large enough for the SUV to cover approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) on a charge. It would use the same eight-speed automatic transmission as the Wrangler plug-in hybrid. This source indicates that the PHEV Wagoneer arrives a year after the start of the combustion version.
The source also suggests that the Grand Wagoneer has a very luxurious cabin. There would be a digital dashboard with a head-up display available and a 12-inch frameless layout for the infotainment system. In addition, the front passenger has their own customizable screen to play with on the go. In addition, there is an optional rear passenger entertainment system. For another screen, there would be a rear-facing camera screen in the rearview mirror.
Jeep allegedly will offer premium materials for the Wagoneer’s cabin. This will include leather trim and a mixture of aluminum and wood. It looks like a very comfortable place for a road trip or even off-roading.
Jeep postponed the debut of the Grand Wagoneer and Grand Cherokee from the original plan for their premiere at the Detroit Auto Show in June before the event was canceled. The company has reportedly decided to postpone the disclosure for three months, putting the likely disclosure in September. It is always possible to start sales before the end of the year.