Jeep Renegade : Everything You Wanted to Know
It has been 75 years now since the Jeep Brand has been consistently delivering car lovers, beautifully engineered SUVs. The 2018 Jeep Renegade is a new member to the Jeep family that will be launching in India next year. The Renegade is a compact SUV made especially for adventurous and travel enthusiasts. The various catchy features that the company is offering are noteworthy. It might be the most affordable SUV in India. The Jeep Renegade compact SUV is designed by Ian Hedge and Jeremy Glover and will have steel wheels with interior reduced to essentials so as to achieve an attractive pricing. The design and style of the Renegade will have much resemblance to the Wrangler.
Jeep Renegade is a sports jeep with a sturdy look and dominating exterior profile. Features on offer would include touchscreen infotainment system, steering mounted controls, automatic climate control, leather wrapped steering wheel with multiple functions, leather upholstery in the top-spec version and a number of other gadgets onboard. Transmission options on offer could be a 6-speed MT, a 7-speed AT and a 9-speed AT, supported by 4X2 and 4X4 drivetrain systems.
While the testing of the Renegade continues in Maharashtra, we expect the SUV to stand up to our expectations. With such an affordable price and innumerable traits the Jeep Renegade will surely ace it. This jeep might appeal to both the off-roaders and the commuters but its specifications might outshine its performance.
Jeep Renegade Launch Date
Jeep Renegade will be launching in 2018. The American Carmaker have not announced any tentative dates yet. Their smallest SUV might be seen embellishing the 2018 Auto Expo in the month of February next year.
Jeep Renegade Price in India
Jeep Renegade will be manufactured at FCA-Tata’s Ranjangaon plant in Pune. Therefore this off-road vehicle will be available at a minimum price of ₹10 lakhs. The top model will be available for ₹15 lakhs.
Jeep Renegade Specifications
The Jeep Renegade will available to us in both petrol and diesel engine options. This Suburban Utility Vehicle will come with a 2.0-litre Multijet turbo diesel engine that will be capable of generating a maximum power of 138 bhp and 168 bhp, while the petrol driven model will consist of a 1.4-litre turbocharged MultiAir which bangs out a maximum power of 138 bph and a maximum torque of 200Nm. The SUV will come with Jeep’s Select Terrain system that offers five driving modes – Snow, Auto, Sand and Mud.
Jeep Renegade Exterior
Jeep Renegade comes with a tough exterior and a sturdy look. Wide airdams, signature grille, round shaped standard halogen headlamps and fog lamps help provide visibility during heavy fog and rain and an upright stance. The headlamps use minimum energy and have a longer life span. The vehicle also features Army jerry cans-inspired ‘X’ stamped which is visible in the headlights, tail lamps and the roof. Wide fenders, sturdy roofline, small and square shaped taillights gives it a sporty look. Wraparound black roof adds to its exterior magnificence, enhanced ground clearance protects the underbody element from getting damaged.
Jeep Renegade Interior
Jeep Renegade comes with versatile interior features with a blend of superior quality colours and materials. The SUV comes with a flexible interior package that includes a removable, reversible and height adjustable rear cargo floor panel to provide extra space. The fold-forward front-passenger seat increases the space further to accommodate for various items. It has a Uconnect system which would respond to the tap of a finger or even to the voice command. So the driver can ask for directions and listen to his favourite music while staying attentive on the road at the same time. In addition it has an eight channel 506-watt digital amplifier and 9 premium speakers including a 6.5 inch subwoofer in the rear. It`s 7 inch Digital Cluster Display helps the driver select terrain, control navigation and help get information about the vehicle.