Trim Levels and Features of the 2023 Wrangler 4xe
The Wrangler 4xe comes with the same rugged open-air design as the regular Wrangler, with its fold-down windshield and removable top and doors. Additionally, all Wrangler 4xe models come with the Unlimited body style, meaning it comes with four doors. The Willys trim, new for the 2023 model year, kicks off the lineup. It captures the essence of the Jeep brand with rugged 32-inch mud-terrain tires, a locking rear differential, LED headlights and fog lights, FOX shock absorbers, and cab rock rails. The Willys trim is easily picked out of the lineup with ‘Willys’ printed in bold stencil lettering on either side of the hood. Next comes the Sahara, which adds 20-inch alloy wheels, body-color fender flares, remote proximity keyless entry, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, nine-speaker Alpine premium audio, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, navigation, and push-button start. Following the premium features of the Sahara trim is the legendary Rubicon, which adds superior off-road capabilities with functional hood vents, high clearance fender flares, FOX suspension, electronic sway bar disconnect, 33-inch all-terrain tires, and much more. Atop the Wrangler 4xe lineup is the High Altitude trim. It takes the premium look and feel of the Sahara to a new level with a full body-color look, featuring body-color fender flares, side mirrors, bumpers and door handles. The Wrangler High Altitude 4xe also comes with side mirror-integrated turn signals, blindspot monitoring, rear parking sensors, and quilted Nappa leather-trimmed upholstery.
How is the Wrangler 4xe Powered?
As we mentioned above, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe is PHEV, meaning it uses a seamless combination of electric and gas power. Using Jeep’s efficient and powerful two-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine and a pair of electric motors powered by a lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack with 400 volts. Jeep strategically placed the electric motors to maximize efficiency and performance. One is mounted to the front of the engine where the alternator would normally be. Meanwhile, the second is placed within the transmission, replacing the normal torque convertor. This setup gives the Wrangler 4xe 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, Wrangler 4xe drivers can achieve the gas equivalent of 49 MPG, a 370-mile total driving range, and 21 miles of all-electric driving. To help drivers optimize their gas and electricity consumption, Jeep developed the E-Selec buttons, Hybrid, Electric, and E-Save. While Hybrid meshes gas and electric power and Electric runs solely on electric power, the E-Save mode disables the electric motors, saving the battery power and recharging it through regenerative braking. Additionally, the E-Save mode allows drivers to continue on to their destination even after the battery is depleted.
4×4 Capability of the 2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe
At its heart, the Jeep Wrangler 4xe is still a Wrangler. Therefore, it still offers Jeep’s iconic 4×4 capability. All Wrangler 4xe models come with Selec-Trac full-time 4×4. This system automatically switches to two-wheel drive on smooth roads to maximize fuel economy. When inclement road conditions are encountered, the system will automatically shift to four-wheel drive to maximize traction. This switch happens automatically, without any driver intervention. The Rubicon trim, however, comes exclusively with Jeep’s Rock-Trac transfer case. The Rubicon is designed for tough off-roading, and the Rock-Trac transfer case is best suited to handle that. Rock-Trac has both 4WD-High and 4WD-Low modes. When the low gearing is selected, Rock-Trac provides a gear ratio of 4:1, meaning that to turn the wheels one time, the transmission output shaft turns four times. This is good for off-roaders, as it provides high torque at crawling speeds, which is essential for control over rugged terrain. The Willys trim comes with a locking rear differential, which locks the rear axle to move the rear wheels at the same speed to provide continuous momentum on rugged terrain. Meanwhile, Wrangler Rubicon 4xe drivers have the option to lock both axles or just the rear one.
2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe for Sale at Astorg DCJR
The 2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe has returned for the 2023 model year and is now available here at Astorg Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. If you’re interested in owning a new plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4xe in the Parkersburg, West Virginia area, then head over to our new inventory page to discover over twenty 2023 Wrangler 4xe models ready for you to take home. Also, our sales team is here in-store, ready and waiting to answer any questions you may have, and set you up with a test drive so you can experience the electrified power of the Wrangler 4xe firsthand. We look forward to serving you!