Jeep Compass 4xe (along with Jeep Renegade 4xe) is the primary plug-in hybrid from from Jeep (a part of FCA) envisioned for the European market.

In line with the Autogefühl assessment, it is fairly a good automotive, particularly within the quiet and calming all-electric mode, which must be nice for metropolis driving and even some mild off-roading.

Supplied the use case doesn’t require numerous freeway driving, it’d turn into one of the best Jeep Compass ever. The 11.4 kWh most likely ought to final for as much as 40-50 km (25-31 miles).

Alternatively, the small engine feels harassed, and total the automotive is just not very sporty. On prime of that, the standard inside format appears barely outdated. There isn’t a place for a telephone and the infotainment is sluggish.

Sadly, the off-road functionality was not examined.

Jeep Renegade 4xe and Jeep Compass 4xe specs:

  • Vary (all-electric)
    typically, anticipated as much as round 50 km (31 miles)
    Renegade 4xe WLTP: 26 miles (41.8 km)
    Compass 4xe WLTP:
    N/A
  • 11.4 kWh battery; nickel-manganese-cobalt cells, 400 V system
    beneath the second row seat, fitted with a devoted heating and cooling circuit
  • 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.5 seconds
  • prime velocity of 200 km/h (124 mph); 130 km/h (81 mph) in EV mode
  • all-wheel drive
  • peak system output of about 140 kW (190 hp) or 176 kW (240 hp):
    Restricted model: – 1.3L turbo gasoline engine (130 hp and 270 Nm), electrical motor/generator and six-speed automated transmission within the entrance plus electrical motor (60 hp and 250 Nm) on the rear axle
    Trailhawk and S variations: – 1.3L turbo gasoline engine (180 hp and 270 Nm), electrical motor/generator and six-speed automated transmission within the entrance plus electrical motor (60 hp and 250 Nm) on the rear axle
  • AC charging in lower than two hours (100 minutes) utilizing a 7.4 kW wallbox
  • “the boot capability is virtually the identical as the standard engine model (330 liters for Renegade and 420 liters for Compass – within the configuration with seats in upright place)”