In order to commemorate the Grand Cherokee’s 30th anniversary, Jeep debuted a brand-new Grand Cherokee 4xe Anniversary edition at the Detroit auto show this year. It featured ventilated black leather seats, dark badging, and 20-inch wheels. The 2023 Jeep Wrangler Willys 4xe was the other new grade that Jeep unveiled during the event. The Willys 4xe is the new base model Wrangler and it has all the blue and “genuine retro elements” you would anticipate from a plug-in hybrid powertrain in a vintage Willys Jeep.

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Grand Cherokee 4xe Exterior

On the exterior, the Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe 30th Anniversary version from 2023, gussies up the Grand Cherokee 4xe with a few special design features. The most notable include; a redesigned front fascia with distinctive blue tow hooks. New 20-inch wheels, body-colour bumpers and cladding, special edition badging, and blacked-out external features can all be found on the car.

Cherokee 4xe Interior

Stepping inside, Black Capri leather front seats with ventilation are included in the cabin of the 30th Anniversary Grand Cherokee 4xe. this comes along with a nine-speaker Alpine audio system and a 10.1-inch touchscreen running Uconnect 5 with navigation and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. For the new Wrangler Willys 4xe, Jeep also offers a $3100 Sun and Screen package with a power top and an 8.4-inch touchscreen with Uconnect 4C and navigation.

Engine, Power and Transmission

Under the hood, The Grand Cherokee 4xe utilizes the same plug-in hybrid drivetrain as the Wrangler. This setup consists of the 270-hp, 295-pound-feet of torque, 2.0-liter inline-four engine and a belt-driven 44-hp motor and a second 134-hp electric motor. This takes the place of the torque converter in the eight-speed automatic transmission. This combination output is 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. These numbers surpass the 5.7-litre V-8’s 357 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque, but only for as long as the 14.0-kWh lithium-ion battery has enough power to contribute. The SUV’s hybrid drivetrain has a towing capacity of 6000 pounds.

Range and charging

The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe keeps its 56-MPGe efficiency rating and an electric range of 25 miles. With a 17.0 kWh battery, the Wrangler Willys 4xe can go 21 miles entirely on electricity while maintaining the same 49 MPGe as the other trims. The 2022 Wrangler four-door 4xe is only capable of travelling one less mile. Selec-Trac full-time four-wheel drive is used in the new Wrangler Willys plug-in hybrid. it has a 2.72:1 gear ratio. Also, With a factory suspension boost that adds 10.1 inches of ground clearance, it has a 30-inch water fording capability.

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe price

Being the base model, the Wrangler 4xe price starts at $55,590 before incentives. That is $600 less than the Sahara trim of the Wrangler 4xe, which is now the lowest-priced model. Orders for the 2023 Jeep Wrangler Willys 4xe can be made now, and deliveries should begin in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Later this year, Jeep will begin taking orders for the 2023 Grand Cherokee 4xe 30th Anniversary edition. The first delivery of the limited-edition bundle will start in early 2023, costing $4700.

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