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The STLA Medium platform

by David Zatz
Updated 2/12/2024

Based mainly on Peugeot’s e-VMP, with accommodations for Jeep and other North American production, STLA Medium is already being used in Europe. Its North American debut will be the Jeep Compass, built in Brampton (Ontario), the past home of Chrysler and Dodge big cars.

STLA Medium twin motor - Stellantis platform

STLA Medium covers compact and midsize cars and crossovers (C and D), with sizes that would include the Renegade, Cherokee, Neon, Stratus, and even the original Plymouth Duster. Propulsion is FWD or AWD, the latter using a second electric drive unit in the rear.

STLA Medium has different “top hats,” like body-on-frame cars, to allow for similar chassis in sedan, hatch, and crossover formats. One which has already been shown is the Opel Manta concept car (the production Manta will be made in 2025). The wheelbase will run from 106 to 114 inches, while length can go from 169 to 193 inches. Ground clearance will peak at 8.7 inches. Wheels can be up to 30 inches.

STLA Medium Mopars will be made in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, starting with the 2025 Jeep Compass.

Some additions from an excellent French-publication (Largus) article:

This is the most popular size for American cars, including the RAV4/Camry, CR-V/Accord, Civic, Rogue, Equinox, Outback, and such. It is largely based on the Peugeot EMP2 platform; in the US, it will use more high-strength steel for safety.

The STLA Small, Medium, and Large fit together as:

Small Medium Large

137.8 - 177.2
3.5- 4.5 m

169.3 - 192.9
4.3 - 4.9 m
187.6 - 201.8
4.8 - 5.1 m
Width 66.9 - 70.9 70.9 - 74.8 74.7 - 79.9
Wheelbase 90.6 - 106.3
2.3 - 2.7 m
106.3 - 114.2
2.7 - 2.9 m
113.0 - 121.1
2.87 - 3.1 m

See our platforms section for STLA Large and such.

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