Jeep has unveiled the Avenger, its first-ever fully e-SUV, in Europe. By 2025, the American carmaker intends to introduce four all-electric models, and by the end of 2030, it wants to be a 100% electric brand. Jeep believes that the introduction of the Avenger EV in Europe heralds the start of the brand's next phase of electrification. For India, the American automaker has not revealed any plans regarding the launch of the e-SUV. However, market reports indicate that the model will enter our market soon. For those unaware, the vehicle debuted first at the 2022 Paris Motor Show. Moreover, it is the first BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle), of the company, based on a brand-new CMP2 modular electric platform.
Jeep Avenger EV: Design
In terms of appearance, the Jeep Avenger e-SUV has the firm's classic design layout. The SUV's electric nature is denoted by a seven-slat grille that has been blanked out and has an 'e' imprinted on it. Other exterior features include front parking sensors, massive air dams, fog lamps located on the lower bumper, LED headlights with integrated LED DRLs, and more. Further, the electric SUV features flared wheel arches, 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, and a rear door handle set on a piece of glass. It also sports X-shaped LED taillights, a rear wiper, a roof-mounted spoiler with a high-mount stop lamp, a shark fin antenna, a panoramic sunroof, and a heavy rear bumper.
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Moving to the interior, the Jeep Avenger e-SUV is packed with amenities, including an all-digital instrument cluster and a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other features include level 2 ADAS, a powered tailgate, a 360-degree camera, multi-colored ambient lighting, power-adjustable front seats with a massage function, and more.
Jeep Avenger EV: Powertrain
Powering the e-SUV will be a single motor and a 54kWh battery pack. This motor has a maximum output of 154bhp and 260Nm. According to the firm, a 100kW charger can quickly charge the SUV from 20% to 80% in just 24 minutes. Regarding the driving range, the manufacturer asserts a 400-kilometre WLTP cycle on a single charge. According to the carmaker, it can extend to 550 kilometre (WLTP Cycle) when exclusively used in cities. The e-SUV has six driving modes: Normal, Eco, Sport, Snow, Mud, and Sand. Also, it is available in four versions - Avenger, Longitude, Altitude, and Summit.
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Jeep Avenger EV: India Launch
As mentioned, there is no update on the launch of the Jeep Avenger Electric SUV in India. Several industry reports, however, claim that it could enter our market shortly. India will see several electric cars in the coming years by different known manufactures. Whether the e-SUV will be a part of this list or not is something only time will tell.
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