Your questions, answered. Learn more about the Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe and how it opens up a new future of fun.

Is the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe currently available?
The Grand Cherokee 4xe will be available in Winter 2021.

Does the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe come in a hybrid?
Yes. The Grand Cherokee 4xe is a PHEV, which is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with a powerful electric motor and a gas engine. Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid technology gives you the confidence and freedom to take every adventure to new places. A manufacturer’s estimated all-electric driving range of 24 miles means you can charge up overnight or at public charging stations and get around town solely on electric power, while a combined electric and manufacturer’s gas estimated total driving range of 440 miles opens up whole new possibilities for exploring off-road.

What is a PHEV?
A PHEV is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Plug-in electric hybrids have a gas engine and an electric motor powered by a battery that can be charged by plugging it in. Plug-in hybrid innovation gives the Grand Cherokee 4xe an all-electric range as well as instant availability of torque for maximum off-road and on-road performance.

How does PHEV work?
A PHEV SUV combines a gas engine and an electric motor powered by a battery that can be recharged by plugging it in. With a plug-in hybrid SUV, you can drive using all-electric power, the gas engine or a combination of both. PHEV technology gives the Grand Cherokee 4xe a boost in torque and traction, while E-Selec driving modes enable you to optimize performance on every ride.

How does the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe know to use the gas or electricity?
The Grand Cherokee 4xe has E-Selec driving modes that enable you to decide whether to use electricity, gas or a combination of the two. Electric Mode uses only battery power for low-emissions zones in cities or quiet off-roading with maximum torque and horsepower, while E-save Mode reserves battery power for later. Hybrid Mode gives you the best of both worlds.

Will my Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe keep working if I run out of charge?
Absolutely! The Grand Cherokee 4xe is a plug-in hybrid electric SUV that combines a powerful electric motor with a gas engine, which means that even when the Grand Cherokee 4xe isn’t charged, you can still drive using the gas engine.

How do you charge the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe?
You can charge the Grand Cherokee 4xe with an in-home charger, like the included Level I charging cable, which charges up the battery in 12 hours, or the safe, simple-to-use available Level II Mopar® Branded TurboDX Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger, which charges up the battery in as little as 2 hours. You can also charge up at public charging stations, which can be found near places like shopping centers, hotels, government offices and other businesses.

Can I charge the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe through a regular outlet in my home?
The Grand Cherokee 4xe includes a Level I (120-volt) charging cable which can charge up the battery in 12 hours using a regular home outlet.

Do I need to charge the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe every night?
How often you charge the Grand Cherokee 4xe depends on how many miles you choose to drive using electric power. Because the Grand Cherokee 4xe has a manufacturer’s estimated total driving range of 440 miles, you’ll find you can take on all kinds of adventures without the need to charge every night. But in-home charging is so convenient that you may also find it’s just as easy to charge up every night and begin the next day fully ready for adventure.

Can I partially charge my battery if needed?
Yes, it’s fine to partially charge the battery. The 4xe is equipped with specialized software that manages battery usage over its life cycle to optimize battery performance and longevity.
You can also schedule charging during a certain time of day, like at night when electric utility charges are generally less expensive. This allows you to get a full charge when the vehicle is not in use.

What is the engine size of the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe?
The Grand Cherokee 4xe has a 2.0L I4 DOHC direct-injection Turbo PHEV engine that delivers an impressive 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, making it a powerful plug-in hybrid SUV that brings out the best in already proven Jeep® Brand capability.

If the Grand Cherokee 4xe is super quiet, how will pedestrians hear me when I’m driving near them?
The Grand Cherokee 4xe comes equipped with a Pedestrian Alert System. Whenever you’re driving at 20 mph and under, this safety feature lets pedestrians know you’re driving near them by making an audible noise.

Is the Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe hybrid worth it?
With the combination of an all-electric and gas driving range, the Grand Cherokee 4xe is a plug-in hybrid electric SUV that powers plenty of adventure. Take off-road exploration to new places or get around town on all-electric power. The Grand Cherokee 4xe makes it possible.

What Jeep® Brand models will be 4xe?
By 2025 the Jeep® Brand plans to offer 4xe plug-in hybrid technology on all models, ushering in a new era of efficiency and capability.