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Listed in Brazil, the Jeep Avenger will be the entry-level electric in the US

Listed in Brazil, the Jeep Avenger will be the entry-level electric in the US

Last week, during Bernstein’s 40th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference, Stellandis CEO Carlos Tavares said, Jeep will be fresh A cheap electric model In America. The idea is that it will cost around US$25,000 (almost R$131,000, in direct conversion). There’s no release date yet, but it’s coming later this year.

This model is not specified by the administrator. However, everything leads to it Avenger. After all, during the conference, the same way the company introduced, Tavares said Citroen E-C3From 20 thousand euros (R$ 114 thousand), you can get a Jeep for 25 thousand US dollars “very soon”.

Avenger is the size of Fiat Pulse (Jeep/Expression).

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And this value may be even less, after all, if sold as imported, the Avenger Does not qualify for a $7,500 federal bonus. However, it will have a competitive price because the idea is to face Chinese competition. “The EV race has become a cost-cutting race,” Tavares said.

The European Avenger uses a 54 kWh battery pack in its electric version. Thus, there is a declared autonomy of 400 km. However, it can travel up to 550 km in Eco mode. The brand claims that the 100 kW chargers can charge from 20% to 80% in less than 25 minutes. The electric engine produces 156 hp and 26.5 mkgf of torque.

SUV has CVT transmission (Jeep/Expression)

Avenger should arrive in Brazil next year. Like the Fiat Strada, Peugeot 208 and other cars, the electric SUV is believed to have a 1.0 Turboflex engine with 130 hp. A 1.3 Turboflex with 183 hp can come as an option on models with combustion versions in Europe, Mixed This is E.

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