New Jeep® Avenger, the model’s first-ever battery electrical automobile (BEV), is unveiled to press and public on the Paris Motor Present
At this time on the 2022 Paris Motor Present, the Jeep® Model revealed the all-new Jeep Avenger, the model’s first-ever battery electrical automobile (BEV).
The compact Jeep Avenger spearheads the introduction of a portfolio of succesful, totally electrical autos proper sized for Europe, and is a key part in a worldwide electrification technique because the model strikes in the direction of changing into the world chief in zero-emission SUVs.
Designed and constructed as a Jeep automobile from day one, the Avenger packs the Jeep DNA right into a compact SUV with a singular mixture of functionality, fashion, performance, and know-how to fulfill the wants of ever-connected clients.
“The brand new Jeep Avenger represents a key milestone for the model as it’s the first of a portfolio of all-new Jeep BEVs to be launched in Europe.” stated Christian Meunier, Jeep model CEO. “It provides Jeep model functionality that’s rightsized for the European market and on the Paris Motor Present, we’re showcasing why it’s a nice all-electric Jeep model different to present gamers within the B-SUV section.”
Produced within the extremely environment friendly Stellantis plant in Tychy, Poland, the brand new Avenger is supplied with customary Selec-Terrain® and Hill Descent Management which, along with its excellent strategy and departure angles and the automobile’s floor clearance, convey spectacular ranges of functionality into the section.
By way of electrification, the Jeep Avenger is supplied with a brand new era 400 Volt electrical propulsion system which mixes a brand new electrical motor and a brand new battery.
Utilizing a 100 kW Mode 4 cable in direct present related to quick public cost, three minutes of cost is sufficient to present journey distance of 30 km. Additionally, 24 minutes are adequate to cost the batteries from 20 to 80% cost.
The brand new Avenger’s Mission in Europe
Developed with the particular wants of European clients in thoughts, the brand new Avenger is a compact SUV which, at simply 4 meters in size, is positioned within the quickly rising B-SUV the second greatest European section when it comes to quantity.
In 2023, the B- SUV section is predicted to succeed in an annual whole of two.2 million gross sales, which accounts for one in 5 autos bought in Europe. The brand new Avenger is positioned beneath Renegade complementing the Jeep model providing, within the B-SUV section.
“The Jeep Avenger is the primary zero emission SUV for the Jeep model” stated Antonella Bruno, Head of Jeep Europe in Stellantis, “Will probably be the brand new entry level to the Jeep vary and can permit us to finish our SUV protection and we anticipate it to turn into the bestselling mannequin in our portfolio by 2024. Avenger provides one other degree of electrification to our providing and represents an additional step within the Jeep model’s evolution”.
“Jeep Avenger is emotional, enjoyable, cool and it stands out from the gang” she added.
The Jeep Avenger arrives in showrooms early subsequent yr, however clients can already pre-book the unique 1st Version, an eye catching, totally geared up model, in a lot of the European markets.
This makes it a invaluable and interesting selection for many who are on the lookout for a zero-emission different from the Jeep model away from the extra conventional gamers within the section. The brand new Jeep Avenger goals to develop the client base focusing on energetic way of life folks on the lookout for a succesful and fashionable design with compact dimensions and spacious interiors.
All-new electrical powertrain
The Jeep Avenger has a brand new era electrical propulsion system which mixes a brand new electrical motor and a brand new battery.
Due to the excessive energy and torque, along with a selected e-powertrain calibration, the brand new Avenger provides uncompromised driving enjoyment on- and off-road functionality.
The second-generation 400 Volt electrical powertrain is the primary one to be launched by Emotors, a three way partnership between Stellantis and Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding. It provides 115 kW, equivalent to 156 horsepower, and 260 Nm of most torque.
The brand new 54 kWh battery, which can also be produced by Stellantis, provides a excessive power density and a very good ratio between nominal and usable power. Particularly, the battery pack is made up of 17 modules and 102 cells using NMC 811 Lithium-Ion chemistry and delivers 400 km of vary within the WLTP cycle, which turns into 550 km within the city cycle*.
The battery, which was examined for over 2 million kilometres, is extraordinarily compact, non-intrusive and is discovered beneath the entrance and rear seats and the central tunnel. Moreover, it’s protected by a excessive floor clearance and underbody skid plates throughout off-road driving.
Recharging the brand new Avenger is very simple. Through a 100 kW Mode 4 cable in direct present, related to quick public cost, three minutes of cost is sufficient to present journey distance of 30 km; or 24 minutes is adequate to cost the batteries from 20 to 80% cost.
Contemplating that European customers journey 30 km on a median per day, it’s doubtless that the automobile might be pushed for days earlier than recharging. In the meantime, with a 11 kW Mode 3 cable for alternating present related to a Wallbox or public station, it’s potential to ‘refill’ (from 0% to 100%) in 5.5 hours.
A necessary pillar of a Jeep SUV is its functionality, which in the present day features a extra sustainable strategy due to the 4xe hybrid plug-in know-how and now totally electrical powertrains.
The brand new Avenger is the primary front-wheel drive Jeep automobile geared up with customary Selec-Terrain® and Hill Descent Management which, along with the spectacular strategy and departure angles and the automobile’s floor clearance, make it a benchmark within the section.
The Selec-Terrain® system provides six modes: “Regular” for on a regular basis driving; “Eco” to reinforce vary; “Sport” for extra driving enjoyable; “Snow” for optimum traction on icy roads or trails; “Mud” to optimize mud efficiency and to reinforce grip; and “Sand” to restrict the danger of changing into caught on sandy soil.
The automobile’s structure reaches the best ranges of compactness potential with out compromising any of the Jeep model’s distinct traits.
The brand new Avenger is simply 4,08 m lengthy, which is 16 cm shorter than the Renegade. It has brief entrance and rear overhangs which improve its proportions. Moreover, its on-the-road presence is enhanced by bigger wheels than could be anticipated from a automobile of this measurement.
Due to the mixture of brief overhangs and huge wheels, the Avenger provides the most effective floor clearance within the class (200 mm), in addition to excellent strategy (20°), breakover (20°) and departure (32°) angles, that are important for off-road driving but additionally helpful in metropolis life, for instance when driving up a steep parking ramp.
Up to date Jeep Design
The Avenger follows a “design strategy” providing a contemporary interpretation of Jeep design in a compact bundle. The entrance of the automobile shows the long-lasting 7-slot grille, an genuine Jeep model signature which has developed from a vertical to a extra horizontal sample for useful effectivity.
The bent-over grille is positioned in entrance of the headlamps to guard them within the case of impression. The bulging fenders, one other basic Jeep design factor, provide a way of energy and robustness whereas speaking a strong and imposing presence on and off-road.
The facet view is marked by the basic trapezoidal wheel arches, designed to optimize wheel journey for optimum articulation. The automobile options imposing 18-inch wheels, with a strong design and diamond reduce end, mounted on 690mm tires dimeter. The silhouette was rigorously crafted to maximise the aero effectivity and convey a way of dynamism, strengthened by a floating “C” pillar, which is a well-recognized trait inside the present line-up.
Within the rear, the automobile options signature-lights impressed by the basic X gas cans. This “X” is a recurring theme inside and outdoors through the “X-Camo”, a sample which mixes the idea of “camouflage” with the letter “X”.
360 levels of safety
As a way to scale back any injury brought on by low-speed impacts, which make up round 70% of circumstances in Europe, the brand new Avenger is supplied with skid plates, 360-degree cladding, and encased protected headlamps.
Particularly, the entrance headlamps are encased and positioned up excessive for defense within the case of low-speed impacts. Plus, the brand new SUV skid plates are manufactured from polymer mould-in color.
For instance, if they’re scratched, the injury just isn’t seen. Additionally, in areas that are extra uncovered, together with the doorways, the cladding is even increased to supply further safety.
Purposeful and spacious interiors
The inside of the all-new Jeep Avenger continues the “design to perform” premise. The clear and strong inside design, which is anchored by a lean dashboard, was impressed by the Jeep model’s historical past and significantly by the Jeep Wrangler.
As soon as contained in the automobile, the eyes are instantly drawn to the higher a part of the dashboard the place a single horizontal perform ‘beam’ which incorporates all of the air vents, ambient lighting and a centrally situated 10.25 inches contact display screen, which might be seen by each the motive force and passenger. The decrease facet of the dashboard is marked by a wide-open storage shell.
The brand new Avenger has distinctive particulars for this automobile class similar to premium seats with leather-based inserts* that are electronically adjustable with a therapeutic massage perform (late availability), multi-color ambient mild which reduces the pressure on eyes throughout night time driving, and a large sunroof (late availability). The automobile’s facet lights stay seen when the rear hatch opens for better safety and security.
The central console has additionally been developed to maximise accessible usable area for driver and passenger. Designed to make sure the best inside space for storing potential in a compact physique, the brand new Avenger has probably the most in its class: 34-litres of entrance storage, which is a powerful determine contemplating the 15-liters common within the section.
This extraordinary outcome was achieved by optimizing all of the areas and creating useful and spacious storage compartments.
Designed with flexibility and modularity in thoughts, the central tunnel dividers might be moved to suit the sizes of assorted objects and even be eliminated to create space for bigger objects. An additional helpful area is accessible beneath the automated transmission buttons and guarded by a folding magnetic cowl. On this area, a cellphone might be charged whereas concurrently storing a 1.5-liter bottle of water.
Design to perform guidelines have additionally been utilized to the trunk. Its quantity is among the many greatest within the section (380 litres) and its performance might be seen in its sill top of the boot loading which has been lowered all the way down to 720mm, the rear hatch width which has been elevated to over one meter and the addition of a hands-free energy liftgate which isn’t typical within the section.
**Seats made in vinyl with the next components in leather-based (central a part of the backrest and headrest).
State-of-the-art know-how: all the time related
Made for “all the time related” clients, the brand new Jeep Avenger ensures an amazing digital on-board expertise. All variations will likely be geared up with a ten.25-inch radio display screen Uconnect Infotainment mixed with full digital cluster accessible in two variants (7 and 10.25 inches).
The smartphone-like graphics is embedded within the Uconnect 10”. As well as, the system provides the likelihood to bodily mirror one’s personal system on the radio through wi-fi Android Auto and CarPlay; combine and match content material to construct your individual interface (as much as twelve widgets per web page, as much as six pages); embedded navigation by TomTom with enhanced pure voice recognition; and over-the-air updates.
The brand new Jeep Avenger additionally provides a collection of companies and functionalities that customers can make the most of remotely. For instance, due to the Jeep Cellular App, customers can find the situation of their vehicles immediately from their smartphones. Customers may even lock and unlock their doorways, examine the battery degree, set the local weather capabilities and recharge the automobile, as nicely work together immediately with the Avenger by means of a vocal assistant.
Superior Driving Help Tools**
The Jeep Avenger provides a full array of driving help options. It boasts Degree 2 autonomous driving, which mechanically adjusts pace and trajectory, and makes use of Adaptive Cruise Management and Lane Centering.
On this method, assist is supplied to the motive force with a view to assist the automobile following the lane and to stays within the middle of the lane and at a secure distance from the automobile previous it with a view to present a serene driving expertise. Plus, the Degree 2 autonomous driving contains Site visitors Jam Help, for a relaxed and cozy drive even in case of heavy site visitors.
The brand new mannequin additionally provides Site visitors Signal Recognition, which reads and interprets highway indicators; Automated Emergency Braking with pedestrian and bicycle owner recognition, which slows the automobile all the way down to a halt to mitigate the danger of potential accidents; Drowsy Driver Alert, which alerts the motive force when a second of drowsiness impacts consideration; Blind Spot Monitoring which displays a driver’s blind spot; Lane Protecting Help, which alerts the motive force when the automobile has gone out of the lane; 360° parking sensors with Lively Park Help (late availability); and 180° rear digital camera with drone view.
Jeep Avenger 1st Version
Beginning in the present day and persevering with till November 30, there’s a pre-booking initiative devoted to the brand new Jeep Avenger 1st Version – an unique, totally geared up and full electrical, eye-catching configuration which in Italy and Spain solely may even be accessible with a turbo petrol engine. It’s a ‘can’t-miss’ alternative as those that specific their curiosity on-line by means of the pre-booking would be the first ones in a position to order it and, due to this fact, drive it.
As soon as on the web site, the consumer can entry a devoted platform and select the powertrain, the place accessible, most popular livery and the closest vendor. At this level, the consumer will have the ability to present contact particulars and privateness consent to search out out when the automobile will likely be lastly accessible on the vendor for precise orders.
For extra element you’ll be able to entry the pre-booking platform.
The attention-catching Jeep Avenger 1st Version has a two-tone livery – Solar with Volcano roof or Granite with Volcano roof—or full Volcano livery and has been enhanced by privateness glass, 18” alloy wheels which spotlight its character on the highway and entrance and rear full LED lights. The inside contains multi-colour ambient mild and a yellow dashboard fascia; premium heated black seats with yellow accents; a heated windshield; a pad cowl for the central console; a top adjustable cargo ground and handsfree energy liftgate.
Moreover, the Launch Version provides the Uconnect 10” infotainment with 10.25” display screen, 10.25” full digital cluster, wi-fi Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and wi-fi smartphone charging pad.
Unique to the BEV model, the brand new Avenger 1st Version is supplied with Degree 2 ADAS programs which assist drivers to take care of their pace, the gap from the automobile forward and the middle of the lane in a totally autonomous method.
Capping off the refined gear bundle, there are, computerized air con, the Blind Spot System, auto excessive beam, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, power-foldable and heated facet mirrors, 360° parking sensors with rear digital camera with drone view and Mode 3 cable for public recharging.
Underneath the Jeep model’s “Freedom to Select” initiative, solely when the automobile will likely be accessible, Jeep will provide to the client a full set of merchandise for personal and public charging similar to Wallbox permitting them to plug of their storage or the RFID card to recharge in one of many 300.000 companion public charging stations in Europe.
Unique customization and 100+ equipment
As is Jeep model custom, the brand new Avenger might be enhanced with particular equipment and customization packs.
The Jeep Avenger will provide greater than, permitting personalization, primarily based on the client’s particular wants and boast the “stand of the gang” strategy, giving clients a number of prospects to make their very own SUV distinctive.
Custom-made Avenger debuts on the Paris Motor-show
On the Paris Motor-show, the Jeep model shows a shocking Granite-colored Jeep Avenger full electrical with Volcan roof, custom-made with hood sticker with the distinctive X-camo livery, blue accents and Avenger brand. The automobile additionally shows 18-inch “Gloss Black” wheels with blue detailing, emphasizing the electrical powertrain.
The inside options middle console magnetic pad cowl with “e” brand in blue on the outside and X-camo weave inside; rubber mats for the storage compartments on the dashboard and middle tunnel with typical X-camo weave; premium carpet ground mats with the automobile’s silhouette brand.
Constructed within the high-efficiency plant in Tychy, Poland
The Tychy Plant (Poland) – erected in 1972 – 1975 – occupies an space of greater than 2.4 million sq. metres, of which manufacturing halls and repair amenities account for 0.5 million sq. metres. Your entire manufacturing cycle to remodel coils of sheet steel right into a completed automobile requires roughly twelve engineering hours and one automobile rolls off the meeting traces virtually each 50 seconds.
The manufacturing at Tychy is organized to adjust to the best degree of high quality and has been awarded with the Bronze, Silver and Gold of the World Class Manufacturing program as a recognition of the fixed enchancment of merchandise, course of and repair to stay an business chief and supply your best option for patrons.
The plant operates an entire manufacturing cycle consisting of 4 levels: stamping – run by an outdoor provider since 1998; welding – which proudly boasts 99.5% automation due to 921 robots engaged on the road; paint store – additionally greater than 90% computerized; and meeting manufacturing traces. The Tychy Plant has made a powerful 12.5 million autos since manufacturing launch in 1975 as much as September 2022. Vital investments have been made in launching the B-SUV platform in Tychy.