We already know a new Jeep truck is coming next year, but FCA's off-road brand has lots more in store for the next five years.
The launch of the all-new 2018 Wrangler was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to new products at Jeep including the Jeep Wagoneer making a comeback. By 2022, Jeep will be adding a slew of new products ranging from a new subcompact crossover to a full-size SUV not to mention all of the latest technologies expected from a modern automaker.
As part of its five-year plan, Jeep will enter three new markets with a mid-size truck, a new crossover slotting beneath the already-small Renegade and the return of the Jeep Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer nameplates in the full-size segment. While some products will be localized to specific global regions, Jeep will have a total of 11 vehicles in its portfolio, which will be the brand's most expansive lineup ever.
The new bookend models will target two of the fastest-growing segments right now, but Jeep is also planning to launch redesigned versions of the Renegade, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee in this time. More importantly, it looks like the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee will be adding three-row models.
All told, Jeep will be launching two new products each year over the next five years with localized products planned for the Chinese, Latin American and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets. By 2022, all nameplates will offer some sort of electrification option including a confirmation of 10 plug-in hybrids and four battery electric vehicles. Jeep will also boast Level 3 autonomy technology by 2021.
This advanced technology is definitely targeting new customers, but Jeep isn't forgetting about off-road enthusiasts. Although details are slim, Jeep will launch the Deserthawk trim level in the first quarter of 2020 with desert-driving customers in mind. The Deserthawk trim compliments Trailhawk and Trackhawk models, and it would appear this new model will launch on the Cherokee.
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