The new Jeep Avenger, the off-avenue brand’s first production-certain electric powered car, made its formal debut on Monday at the 2022 Paris car show.
The Avenger is a subcompact crossover designed commonly for Europe. It turned into teased in September collectively with the larger Recon and Wagoneer S electric powered SUVs, each of which you can attain Jeep dealerships in 2024, eleven though the Avenger has now no longer been shown for U.S. sale.
The Avenger is shown to begin income in Europe in early 2023, accompanied via way of means of a few markets in Asia. The car is placed under the compact Renegade and can be deemed too small for the U.S. market. It measures simply 160.6 inches in length, or approximately six inches much less than the Renegade.
Powerterrain of Jeep Avenger
The Avenger rides on the modular CMP platform from Stellantis, Jeep’s parent company. The platform is designed for small cars and is compatible with electric and combustion engines. Jeep has confirmed gas-powered Avengers will be available in select markets. The CMP platform can also be found in crossovers like the DS 3 Crossback and Opel Mokka, which also offer electric options. However, the Avenger features a newly developed 400-volt electric architecture and a single electric motor on the front axle, making this Jeep only front-wheel drive. The engine produces 156 peak horsepower and is powered by a 54kWh battery that Jeep estimates will provide a range of more than 200 miles. According to Jeep, it can be charged from 20 to 80 capacities in about 24 minutes with a DC fast charger.
Despite providing front-wheel drive, the Avenger nevertheless has advantages from Jeep off-street attributes like quick overhangs and an excessive floor clearance (for the class) of just about 8 inches, plus Hill Descent Control and the Selec-Terrain machine that tailors traction and balance management and different automobile structures to numerous forms of surfaces.
The automobile additionally comes with an excellent function list, notwithstanding being the entry-degree version withinside the Jeep range. All Avengers include a virtual device cluster (7.0-inch preferred and 10.3-inch available) and a 10.3-inch infotainment screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, navigation, voice activation, and the capacity for over-the-air updates. Electronic driver-help functions could be offered, both preferred or available, such as computerized emergency braking, site visitors signal recognition, and a toll road help function which could manage an automobile in an unmarried lane via way of means of combining adaptive cruise management and lively lane management.
Avenger manufacturing could be dealt with at a Stellantis plant in Tychy, Poland. An associated Alfa Romeo version likely referred to as the Brennero and a redesigned Fiat 500X are rumoured to enrol in the Avenger on the Polish plant withinside the coming years.