Around 10,000 of the all-electric Jeep Avenger EV have already been sold. Stellantis started taking orders in December last year.

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The automaker said the compact Avenger was the first introduction in a range of “capable, fully electric vehicles right sized for Europe” and also “a key component in a global electrification strategy as the brand moves towards becoming the world leader in zero-emission SUVs”.

European Avenger specification includes standard Selec-Terrain and Hill Descent Control which, with claimed “outstanding approach and departure angles and the vehicle’s ground clearance, bring impressive levels of capability into the segment”.

The SUV has a new 400 volt electric propulsion system which combines a new 156hp electric motor with 260 Nm of torque and a new 54 kWh battery pack.

The Jeep Avenger EV is the first all electric vehicle worthy of the Jeep brand. However, it is not expected to sell in the North American market. The Avenger the first Jeep to be produced in Poland.