The Jeep Wrangler, the automotive most individuals are in all probability considering of after they hear about “a Jeep,” will take a leap ahead into the world of other powertrains in 2020 when it will get a plug-in hybrid variant. The PHEV model of the Wrangler was introduced on the LA Auto Present this week (through Roadshow) alongside an EcoDiesel and customary gasoline variations.
There’s not a lot extra data on the market but relating to the plug-in Jeep, besides that it may borrow from the hybrid model of the Chrysler Pacifica, which presents a completely electrical vary of 33 miles and an total effectivity score of 32 miles per gallon. Perhaps you may stick to electrical drive for the commute, and solely dip into your gasoline reserves whenever you’re hitting the off-road trails for the weekend.
That is positively a little bit of a departure for the tried and true Wrangler model id, however automakers are more and more in search of locations within the lineup the place use of EV and hybrid drivetrains make sense, from each a client and a producer’s perspective.