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2015 Jeep Renegade: Look

Competes with: Encore, Fiat 500L, Countryman

Looks like: A boxy Jeep

Powertrains: turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder six-speed manual or 184-hp, four-cylinder with nine-speed transmission, front- or all-wheel

Hits dealerships: Early

Do you miss the old, boxy Cherokee? Do you desire the rugged fun of the Wrangler, but want something a bit more secure and fuel Think the new Cherokee is just too

Well, Jeep has an answer: the subcompact 2015 Jeep which was just unveiled at the Geneva International Motor

2015 Jeep Renegade Gallery (55 Photos)

The Renegade is the product of Fiat Chrysler and while it looks for all the world a pure American Jeep, is a modified platform shared the Fiat 500L that calls the new small-wide 4×4 That means it s tiny by standards — 1.8 inches shorter a Buick Encore but 5 inches than a Honda Fit. It be a global product sold all the world with an eye-popping of powertrain combinations tailored to markets, and it will even in a right-hand-drive version.


There is no mistaking the for anything other than a Despite its diminutive footprint, the harkens back to the original (not the current swoopy crossed with the Wrangler and a bit of the Liberty thrown in. In other it looks like a proper chunky and rugged. Features of include two types of removable called My Sky. Two large in the roof are revealed with a manually removable or power fiberglass panel system; styles are embossed with an that repeats elsewhere in the

When removed, the effect is of a open-air experience like the but with the added safety of a structure and the security of rigid panels for urban dwelling.

For wishing to have more prowess, an optional Trailhawk (pictured above) lifts the another 0.8 inch, modifies the for better obstacle approach and angles, and features greater articulation. The Trailhawk gets s Trail Rated badge, it has been fully vetted by the company and deemed capable of paths that the brand s off-roaders can handle. It also a special paint treatment, out the roof section.

Inside, Jeep mixed rugged cues and the latest to create a worthy follow up to the new s outstanding cabin. Jeep the look Tek-Tonic, with the to combine structural elements of the space with soft-touch colors and storage solutions from extreme sporting equipment. It s not a big cabin, as this is an into the subcompact crossover but the interior should provide flexibility for weekends or hauling

Seating for five is standard, that third person in the seat will not be happy. A cargo floor adds in back, while both seats and the front passenger fold flat.

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The company s electronics are also present, a 5-inch or optional 6.5-inch touch-screen in the center console, only by the optional 7-inch LCD panel in the gauge cluster. Bluetooth connectivity with Assist is available as well.

Under the Hood

Because the will be sold all over the a number of powertrains will be Seven engine options are for the little truck-let with a of turbo and non-turbo four-cylinder and diesel motors. For the U.S. two powertrains, which also in the Dodge Dart, will be in the Renegade: a turbocharged 1.4-liter making 160 horsepower and a 2.4-liter engine pumping out 184 hp. The turbo be available with a six-speed transmission only, while the four-cylinder will come with a nine-speed automatic A turbo 2.0-liter diesel making 167 hp and a healthy 258 pounds-feet of won t be coming to the U.S. unfortunately.

the diesel, the little Renegade can tow pounds.

Front-wheel drive is standard, and an system called Jeep Drive is optional. It normally in two-wheel-drive mode until is detected and can then transfer as as 100 percent of the engine s torque to any one On the Trailhawk off-road model, Active Drive includes a Low that acts as a creeper enabling the Renegade to do some off-road duty. Both include a selectable mode that enables the driver to the setting that matches the — Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud — the Trailhawk adding Rock to the list.

The Trailhawk model some other off-road as well, including 17-inch tires, front and rear plates, bright red tow hooks and descent control.


The Renegade will feature a of safety features, demonstrating the commonality of such systems in small vehicles. Forward warning, lane departure blind spot warning and a camera with rear detection are all offered along seven standard airbags to the Renegade one of the best-equipped small from a safety standpoint.


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