2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Hybrid . New Jeep Grand Wagoneer Will Come With Plugin Hybrid Powertrain. It is confirmed that Jeep Grand Wagoneer will enter the luxury market with a hybrid powertrain. According to Jeep brand chief, Mike Manley, by the time the car is launched to the market, electrification is highly required to compete with its rivals. It is also important to reduce CO2 emission and increasing fuel economy as the market shows growing interest in cars with green technology. So, this car will probably get plug-in hybrid option, combining an electric motor and a petrol engine. Furthermore, upcoming Jeep Grand Wagoneer will get its platform from next generation Grand Cherokee.
2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Hybrid Specifications
Exterior, Interior redesign
From the 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Hybrid rendering, it seems like the front and rear part of Jeep Grand Wagoneer will resemble Grand Cherokee with three rows of seat 7-elements headlight and Jeep’s signature 7-slot grille. Other than that, there is nothing we can get about the design. Furthermore, Jeep also has not announced whether they will offer choices of wheelbase length or not.
Engine Changes – Jeep Grand Wagoneer Hybrid 2018/2019
It is absolute that New Jeep Grand Wagoneer will get a hybrid powertrain. But Jeep has not announced anything regarding what kind of engine will that be. There are two possible sources where Grand Wagoneer can get its hybrid powertrain. First of all, it can share the same powertrain with the new Jeep Wrangler. While, the second one is Chrysler Pacifica’s plugin hybrid drivetrain.
If Chrysler Pacifica’s drive train is chosen, some changes definitely will be made because Pacifica has front-wheel drive system while Grand Wagoneer is rear-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive. Just for information, Chrysler Pacifica is powered by 3.6 L V6 engine and the electric motor is powered by 16.0 kWh lithium-ion battery package.
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Probably some changes will be made when it arrives in Grand Wagoneer, but if it’s not it means the new Grand Wagoneer will have 30 miles of full electric range. Moreover, it seems like Chrysler’s Hemi V8 will also be included in the engine lineup.
Jeep Grand Wagoneer Hybrid 2019 Price and Release Date
New Jeep Grand Wagoneer will debut sometime in 2018 as 2019 model. Please remember that this car is not going to be cheap. The price tag will start at least $140,000. But, it can still increase if the company decides to add something more interesting to the production version.
In fact, the pricing becomes one of the main reason why Jeep decides to offer the hybrid powertrain in this model. Mike Manley stated that as a car with 6-figured price, this car would look like a poser compared with the likes of Porsche Cayenne and Volvo XC90 if it hits the market without some electrification.
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