One fuel short
Laforge stated Jeep is providing only one short point – the Altitude – for the 1.2-liter fuel Avenger. This has the similar worth throughout Europe (prior to native taxes) to disincentivize cross-border gross sales.
In Germany, the fuel Avenger begins at 27,000 euros, 10,000 euros beneath the entry-level electrical fashion. The Altitude short electrical variant prices 42,000 euros in Germany.
In Italy, the fuel Avenger is available in 3 short ranges, with 4 presented for the electrical fashion.
“We are offering limited batches of gasoline Avengers in France, Germany and the U.K. and I expect them to account for few thousand units in the full year,” Laforge stated.
Jeep stated that the proportion of fuel fashions bought thru Might at 87 % is deceptive as in April it was once to be had handiest in 3 nations, Italy and Spain the place the fuel was once to be had, and France the place it was once now not but. Gross sales in Germany opened in June and in U.Ok. in July.
Jeep will export electrical Avengers to Morocco, Turkey, Japan and South Korea then this 12 months. Gross sales within the U.S. and China aren’t deliberate.
From January to Might, Jeep bought 7,214 Avengers in Europe, in line with Dataforce. Of those 6,252 had been fuel variations and 962 had been complete electrical. Round 3 quarters of Avenger gross sales are in Italy.
EV percentage is falling
Jeep had forecast that the marketplace percentage of all-electric fashions in Europe’s petite SUV department would build up this 12 months. To the contrary, the proportion of battery-electric petite SUVs from all manufacturers fell to two % thru Might. Latter 12 months their percentage was once 3 %.
The percentage of full-electric fashions within the petite SUV sector was once 4.5 % within the first 5 months when compared with 4.8 % for the full-year 2022, in line with an ANE research of gross sales by way of department in accordance with Dataforce figures.
General gross sales within the department greater by way of 17 % to 867,017 gadgets thru Might, with call for for battery-electric SUVs up 9.2 %.
The Hyundai Kona was once the best-selling fashion within the department, with 12,976 gadgets bought, forward of the alternative two Stellantis fashions, the Peugeot 2008 (10,070) and the Opel Mokka (9,619). China’s MG ZS ranked fourth with 5,396 gadgets, forward of the Avenger at 962, in line with Dataforce figures.