2015 Jeep Renegade Rocks in Geneva Debut Kelley Blue Book

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2015 Jeep Renegade in Geneva Debut

Jeep to the world stage that is the auto show to unveil an vehicle that aims to in a new generation for — and a new generation of to — the iconic brand. the Jeep Renegade, it will against other sub-compact such as the Nissan Juke, countryman and Mitsubishi Outlander Though it has a small literal Jeep is banking on the Renegade a massive figurative one.

how big? The 2015 Jeep is to be sold in more than 100 and will be available with 16 combinations.

The newest vehicle in lineup was designed in America and be made in Italy, not a total since Jeep parent has merged with Italian giant Fiat. The 5-passenger Renegade will be the smallest in the brand’s lineup, but will the latest technology, such as the Uconnect touch-screen information and system, and a 9-speed automatic that debuted last in the Renegade’s bigger brother, the Cherokee. Getting back to its the Renegade is smaller than it may in photos.

With a total length of inches, the new Renegade is just a few longer than a Mini and slightly shorter than its 500L cousin.

Design-wise, the is instantly recognizable as a Jeep to its familiar slotted grill and big headlights, but otherwise looks from just about else. While more and crossover SUVs favor edges, the Renegade puts on a air with its slab-like sides and shape. Most interesting are its which stretch over of the cabin to enhance visibility and bring the outdoors in.

That trait is further enhanced to two My Sky open-air roof systems panels that are removed or via power operation.

While 4-cylinder engines will be in the Renegade around the world, it is to the U.S. with a choice of A 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder makes 160 horsepower/184 lb-ft of or a larger 2.4-liter 4-cylinder creates 184 horsepower/177 lb-ft of If these engine sizes and corresponding performance numbers familiar, it’s because are. Chrysler already them in vehicles such as the Dart, Fiat 500, and own Cherokee. In the Renegade, the 1.4-liter Turbo engine will be available with a 6-speed transmission, while the 2.4-liter Tigershark (we don’t make up names; the automaker does), come with the 9-speed that debuted last in the Cherokee.

Each will be available in or 4-wheel-drive form.

If you’re a fan, this may be the point in you’re thinking, That’s all and good that the brand is its lineup, but is this thing a Jeep? And by that you mean, can it hop wade streams, and generally do the of off-roading that takes you to where the Renegade’s soft-roader wouldn’t tread?

Jeep you it can.

Following in the footsteps of the the new Jeep Renegade aims to set apart from the crossover SUV with off-road cred, best-in-class ability when the ends.

First and foremost, we had to deliver a SUV, and to get there, we’ve the all-new ‘small-wide 4×4 to set benchmark levels of off-road in the small SUV segment, said Jansen, B/C-segment Vehicle Executive, Chrysler Group Additionally, we designed the Renegade superior driving dynamics, and frequency selective damping and a world-class brake system our four-wheel independent suspension to for on-road precision.

The 2015 Renegade does look to commendable off-roading advantages to its rivals, at least on paper. The off-road worthiness is brought to you by up to 8.7 of ground clearance, a 30.5-degree angle, and Jeep’s Active Low 4-wheel-drive system with a crawl ratio.

And like the its off-road credentials come something of an asterisk. Base models will be front-wheel and have lower ground and approach/departure angles, making more suitable for the urban vs. any real one. The good is, for buyers whose idea of use entails more than a lot, the new Jeep will two 4-wheel-drive systems, including the Active Drive Low on the Trail Renegade Trailhawk. This version brings the stats above, plus a terrain-selection that includes a Rock to conquer more difficult

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This toughest version of the will also be able to up to 19 inches of water and will be with skid plates, and rear tow hooks, and 17-inch tires.

For buyers who don’t quite this much firepower but who still want the benefits of 4-wheel-drive or plan occasional off-road use, any version of the Renegade can be had with the Active Drive system. not as hardcore as the Trailhawk, the system is enough to be able to send 100 of engine torque to any wheel needed to get out of a sticky situation. systems use a power transfer (PTU) disconnect that the rear wheels when traction is needed and offer a Selec-Terrain system that can the Renegade for snow, sand or mud the touch of a button.

On the towing front, the 2015 Renegade will be able to up to 2,000 pounds, but to do that the 2.4-liter engine. (Sorry, we don’t get one of the sweet and stout offerings that can lug up to 3,300 of toys.)

Other pertinent such as pricing, sale and fuel economy, are still to be

As for its name, this isn’t the time Renegade has graced a The automaker unveiled a 2-seat, air concept of the same moniker in that looked something a dune buggy and was powered by an powertrain that included a engine and lithium-ion batteries. farther back into the of a brand whose initial were born in World War II not quite that far back) was the Wrangler Renegade, an early trim package that specialized seats, unique and a larger fuel tank.

The Renegade unveiled at the 2014 auto show is an entirely new yet one with roots and a relationship to Jeeps and others. Like the concept from a few years this one promises to emphasize fuel efficiency and a youthful and as with the legendary Wrangler, the Jeep pays more just lip service to going In our first blush with the we are excited about its looks and and can’t wait to see what made of both in town and on the

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