Jeep will release an electric Wrangler in 2028, and new mid-size trucks will be available in 2027.

Jeep will release an electric Wrangler in 2028, and new mid-size trucks will be available in 2027.

Stellantis and the UAW recently came to a rough deal to end the strike that had shut down many factories across the country for weeks. While the specifics are still being worked out, a document containing Stellantis’s production plans for the next few years was leaked on social media during the approval process. This document shows the automaker’s road map for how it plans to switch its truck-heavy range to electric power.

The paper says that Jeep’s most famous model, the Wrangler, will stay in its current JL generation at the Toledo Assembly Complex until 2028. In 2025, the popular 4xe plug-in hybrid model will get an upgrade. The next Wrangler, called the J70, will come out in 2028, but it will only be available as an electric or plug-in hybrid off-roader. The plug-in setup will be different from the standard 4xe. It will work as a series hybrid, with the motor charging the battery instead of powering the wheels.

In the same way, the related Jeep Gladiator truck will get a better plug-in hybrid in 2025, while the current JT generation stays in production until 2028. But the Toledo plant doesn’t have a list for a next-generation Gladiator. Stellantis will likely put $1.5 billion into the plant in Belvidere, Illinois, so that it can make new midsize trucks starting in 2027. The use of the plural and the lack of brand specificity make it sound like this plan includes cars with the Jeep and Dodge names, which could mean that the Dakota nameplate will be brought back to life. There were no information given about the powertrain, but the document says that 80,000 to 100,000 units will be made each year. A new battery building will also be built in Belvidere. This project will cost $3.2 billion.

The huge Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models will get a makeover in 2025, and there will be a second one in 2027. Also, in 2025, a new version of the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer will be built at Warren Truck Assembly. It will be based on the same STLA Frame basis that the new RAM 1500 REV will use. At first, this model will have a range-extending plug-in hybrid setup. In 2027, an electric model will be added to the mix on the same base.

The electric Ram 1500 REV will start coming off the assembly line in Sterling Heights in 2024. The document also shows that there will be a range-expanding model, which was revealed by the CEO of the company earlier. A change will also be made to the gas-powered truck in 2024.

The two-row and three-row L models of the Jeep Grand Cherokee will stay in production at the Detroit Assembly Complex until 2027. A update is planned for 2024. The paper says that both gas-powered and electric models are on the way, with the next generation model coming out in 2027. But first, the Grand Cherokee’s corporate cousin, the Dodge Durango, will get a new generation in 2026. It will have both gas-powered and battery-powered models, and it’s likely that the Jeep will share powertrains.

The Jeep Compass, Jeep Renegade, Dodge Hornet, Chrysler Pacifica, and Ram ProMaster van were left off this list because they aren’t made in the United States. After the 2023 model year, the Jeep Cherokee will no longer be made. This will make room in Belvidere and Toledo. The Recon concept shown last year was supposed to come out in 2024, but it wasn’t mentioned. The Wagoneer S concept shown at the same time was supposed to become the Grand Cherokee EV, though it would come out later than planned.

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