The smallest crossovers Jeep steel plug-in hybrids.
At the motor show in Geneva, the American brand introduced a hybrid version of the Renegade and Compass. Their power plant consists of a new 1.3-liter turbo engine and electric motor. In this pair of petrol unit is responsible for the front-wheel drive, electric rear.
The exact specifications of hybrid crossovers and details about the powertrain have not been disclosed. Jeep Renegade the total output of the installation will be from 190 to 240 HP, a slightly larger Jeep Compass – 240 HP From a standstill to 100 km/h hybrid Renegade is accelerated in around 7.0 seconds. How much time this will need a Compass not specified.
The reserve hybrids the electric range will be about 50 km at a speed not exceeding 130 km/h. According to preliminary data, the fuel consumption of the crossovers will not exceed 2.1 l/100 km and CO2 emissions will be less than 50 g/km.
Inside, the hybrids do not differ from their gasoline counterparts. The only difference in the special chart, multimedia system with data output on the operation of the hybrid system, the buttons used to select the operation modes of the power plant and the scale of the instrument indicating energy balance.
The company noted that the use of benzoelektrosila scheme has improved off-road performance of the car: connect the rear electric motor assists at the start and improves grip rear axle with the road.