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Jeep’s New SUV: Jeep Set to Launch Affordable SUV in India, Including Electric Jeep Renegade 4X4 Model

Jeep’s New SUV: Jeep is gearing up to launch an affordable SUV in India. Additionally, the company will introduce an electric model of the Jeep Renegade, featuring a 4X4 option.

The SUV Craze Continues
The SUV segment in the car market shows no signs of slowing down, with strong sales of compact and mid-size models like the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. In this competitive landscape, Jeep is expanding its SUV lineup in collaboration with Citroen. The company plans to introduce a new SUV based on a Citroen SUV platform. Let’s find out when it will hit the Indian market.

Compact Segment Offering
Reports suggest that Jeep will unveil its new SUV in the compact segment. While the name ‘Jeep Renegade’ is speculated, it has not been confirmed. Notably, this new Jeep will come at an affordable price point. To achieve this, Jeep will utilize the platform of the Citroen C3 Aircross, leveraging the flexibility of the Stellantis Group to streamline production.

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Engine Specifications
According to reports, the new Jeep SUV may feature a 1.6-liter petrol engine with manual and automatic gearbox options. This engine is expected to deliver a blend of power and efficiency. The new model will be built on the C-Cube platform and could exceed 4.3 meters in length.

Pricing Details
Currently, Jeep has not disclosed the pricing for the new model, but details are expected soon. It is anticipated that the SUV will be priced between Rs 15 lakh and Rs 20 lakh in India. Competing directly with models like the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyrider, Honda Elevate, and Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, the new Jeep is slated for a late 2025 or 2026 launch in India.

Preparing for an Affordable Electric SUV
There are also reports of Jeep planning to launch an electric version of the Jeep Renegade with a 4X4 option. The starting price for this electric model is expected to be around Rs 20 lakh. The company is focusing on expanding its lineup of affordable vehicles amidst the growing shift towards electric vehicles in India. Alongside Jeep, other automakers such as Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Kia, and Honda are also gearing up to introduce affordable electric cars in the Indian market.

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