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2015 Jeep Renegade: the new small Jeep

The Jeep Trailhawk gets additional details for better off-roading. by Jeep.

Renegade gauge get a mud splatter treatment to imply Photo by Jeep.

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Meet the Jeep Renegade . arriving at the Geneva motor show. The marks Jeep’s latest at a small SUV, following the panned Caliber-based Compass and ; both are expected to die shortly.

appearance suggests a sort of Kia Soul /Nissan Cube. a combination of sharply angular and forms competing with one Jeep calls it Tek-Tonic, and some elements like the come off cartoonish, there’s no it’s a far more attractive than the dumpy Compass.

New is the My Sky roof option, offered in a manual removable configuration or an removable with power-tilt/slide A nod to the Wrangler’s Freedom Top. My Sky of honeycomb fiberglass polyurethane panels that can be yanked off and in the cargo area during weather.

The same X motif found in the makes its way into the My Sky panels, into the material.

But the big question: Is it a

We’ll have to wait for the drive to confirm its capabilities, but on the Renegade should slot in above the Patriot and Compass but the Cherokee Trailhawk. The new ute shares its architecture with the upcoming 500X. itself a 500L modified for all-wheel drive. drive is offered, but like the Renegade has two available 4×4 Jeep Active Drive is a full-time AWD system Jeep can deliver 100 percent of engine to any wheel; Active Drive Low a 20:1 crawl ratio for shenanigans.

The Jeep Renegade will get additional ground and standard Active Drive Low drive system.

Up to 8.7 inches of ground clearance is with 6.7 and 8.1 inches of front and suspension articulation, respectively. ends use struts, with the getting a MacPherson setup and the a Chapman design (separating the from the damper) with two links and an isolated cradle for on-road manners.

Both systems come with the Selec-Terrain controller, letting choose from auto, sand and mud modes plus control; Trailhawk models get a rock mode. The rear of 4×4 models disconnects not needed to save fuel, and the also comes with a take-off unit we expect a complement of Mopar lawnmowers, and manure spreaders by next Detroit auto show.

that Renegade Trailhawk: It is, as Trail Rated, though the isn’t saying which exactly. Trailhawk models get 4×4 with Active Low. Ride height almost an inch over Renegades and skid plates and tow adorn the body.

Standard 17-inch all-terrain help the Renegade Trailhawk 19 inches of water fording and there’s 2,000 pounds of capability when the 2.4-liter I4 is

Jeep claims the new Renegade be sold in 100 countries around the to that end, there are 16 powertrain combinations depending sales location. United buyers get either a 1.4-liter turbo four-cylinder or 2.4-liter naturally aspirated I-4. The engine is available with a manual transmission, while the gets coupled exclusively to the nine-speed automatic transmission. 160 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque from the 1.4 while the larger 2.4-liter 184 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Two- and drive models are available both.


Black on Ruby Red this Renegade interior as a three other interior combinations are available on the new small

Like the exterior, the interior straddles the line between and caricature, though we’ll Jeep points for throwing all ideas at the Renegade. The Tek-Tonic reappears in the form of protective surrounding touchscreens, bezels and along with a dash top its inspiration from sports Additional features include a console tray with a map of Moab molded into the and a mud-splatter gauge-cluster graphic.

materials are used throughout, and come in either fabric or trim. Jeep also its segment-exclusive 360-degree heated wheel, which we’re refers to heated circumference than temperature potential.

motifs include:

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— Black: Black monotone with Moroccan sun finishes and dual-tone stitching.

— Surfing: Black and warm two-tone interior with chrome accents.

— Black monotone interior ruby red anodized finishes and plus Trailhawk graphic.

Free Falling: Bark and Ski gray two-tone interior anodized orange finishes.

From a practical standpoint, claims 12.4 cubic of cargo area is available the second-row seats, or 30.7 feet with the rear folded flat. A 60/40 folding second row is standard 40/20/40 configuration available.

Active Drive Low is standard on Trailhawk models; a nine-speed transmission is offered.

As expected the gets a full complement of safety acronyms hurled at its sticker. Options include collision warning, lane warning, blind-spot monitoring and cross-path detection, in addition to the stability control systems and of airbags.

Though components are globally, all Jeep Renegades are in Melfi, Italy alongside the Fiat 500X counterpart. to our resident Jeep historian, makes the Renegade the first Jeep model manufactured outside the U.S.

We’ll you pricing and on-sale dates as as we have them; in the meantime, tuned to all our Geneva motor coverage at autoweek.com/geneva .

About the Geneva motor

The 2014 Geneva motor runs March 6-16 and is to attract a range of production and cars as diverse as the Jeep and the new Koenigsegg One:1. Check out complete coverage at autoweek.com/geneva-auto-show.

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