Editor’s note: This adventure is allotment of the advancing Automotive News “Future Product Pipeline” series.
A new age for Jeep is demography shape.
By the end of abutting year, Jeep will accept a assorted powertrain portfolio that plays in the electrified and agent spaces, in accession to new three-row options and a redesigned Grand Cherokee. On top of that, a V-8-powered Wrangler appears close, potentially abacus an arresting advantage to the brand’s rekindled off-road war with the Ford Bronco.
All Jeep models will action electrification by 2022.
Renegade: The auto crossover is accepting several appropriate editions for the 2021 archetypal year. The Jeepster Edition, based on the Sport trim, includes 19-inch aluminum wheels, appearance atramentous grille rings, a Jeepster aperture decal and atramentous bolt seats with Ski Grey emphasis stitching. The 80th Anniversary Edition, based on the Latitude model, includes 19-inch auto with a Granite Crystal finish, Uconnect 4C with an 8.4-inch blow awning affectation and GPS navigation. The Islander Edition, additionally based on the Latitude, includes 19-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels, a dual-pane across-the-board sunroof, acquiescent access alien start, a different Islander awning decal and abstract bench backs. A redesign could access in 2023, and a diviner expects that the Renegade may end up on a PSA Group belvedere ancient afterwards the planned alliance with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Compass: FCA’s Toluca bulb in Mexico was bottomward in July to adapt for the bunched crossover’s midcycle freshening. The 2021 archetypal gets an 80th Anniversary Edition, based on the Latitude trim, that includes 19-inch auto with Granite Crystal accomplishment and covering seats with emphasis stitching. A redesign could access in 2024.
The V-8 Wrangler abstraction may arresting a new battling for the Ford Bronco.
Wrangler: The Wrangler midsize SUV, which was redesigned for the 2018 archetypal year, accustomed a diesel-powered alternative for the 2020 archetypal year. A constituent amalgam advantage will access in U.S. showrooms by the end of this year with the brand’s new 4xe tag for electrified models. A V-8-powered Wrangler Rubicon 392 Abstraction was apparent in July, aloof advanced of the acknowledge of the battling Bronco. The abstraction acme out at 450 hp and 450 pound-feet of torque and boasts 0-to-60-mph dispatch in beneath than bristles seconds. The off-road basic gets two new appropriate editions for the 2021 archetypal year, with the 80th Anniversary and Islander editions. Wrangler models now action the TrailCam forward-facing off-road camera with an 8.4-inch blow screen. The abutting abounding redesign isn’t accepted until about 2027.
Cherokee: The midsize SUV, aftermost active for the 2019 archetypal year, gets a new Latitude LUX trim that includes nappa covering seats, acrimonious ability advanced seats with a ability lumbar adjuster, and alien start. An 80th Anniversary Edition joins the calendar for the 2021 archetypal year. A redesigned archetypal could access in 2024.
Grand Cherokee: The abutting bearing of the midsize SUV, which has afflicted banker sources who accept apparent it, begins accumulation in the third division of 2021 and acceptable will go on auction backward that year. A constituent amalgam adaptation is accepted to chase anon after.
The Grand Wagoneer concept
Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer: Accumulation begins in the additional division of 2021 for the brace of body-on-frame, premium-level SUVs. The three-row cartage will go up adjoin the brand of the GMC Yukon and Lincoln Navigator. The Grand Wagoneer is the college trim level, with absolutely loaded versions accustomed six-figure amount tags. The models will be produced at the Warren Truck Accumulation Bulb in burghal Detroit.
Three-row utility: The bearding model, which will acceptable aperture beneath the Grand Wagoneer, is accepted in 2021. It will be produced at the Mack Avenue accumulation circuitous in Detroit that’s actuality created out of a above agent plant. Although it hasn’t been about named, sources say the agent will be a three-row Grand Cherokee. Accumulation is slated to activate in the aboriginal division of 2021.
Gladiator: The able midsize auto gets the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 with stop-start and an eight-speed automated transmission, due this year for the 2021 archetypal year. The agent archetypal achieves 28 mpg on the highway, compared with 22 for the accepted V-6 adaptation with an automated transmission. The auto receives 80th Anniversary and Willys appropriate editions. The Overland models now action a TrailCam forward-facing off-road camera. A redesign could appear about 2027 in accord with the Wrangler.