The 2017 Jeep Renegade is going to be the newest crossover model by Jeep since Fiat merged with Chrysler and formed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. It would have a brand new platform, and will come with slightly larger dimensions as compared to earlier model. This vehicle will arrive in 4 different versions, Trailhawk, Sport, Limited as well as Latitude. It would rival other top offerings in sub-compact SUV segment with its specs as well as features. Handling will be enhanced in this model, with better stability and traction.
2017 Jeep Renegade: Improvements and Changes
Cabin would comprise of seats wrapped in natural leather and equipped with home heating option, sunroof & state of the art audio system. As many as 5 occupants can fit into this car. Improved navigation system, touch screen on the central console, premium sound system, leather seats having heating option &sunroof would be some primary features here.
The 2017 Jeep Renegade exterior design will sport new roofing rails, round headlamps, muscle hood, new bumpers, vertical grille, large round headlamps with angular edges and a 7-sloth chromed grill and funky rims. Modern colors and LED head and tail lamps would be some main changes in this car. Curves and lines on its body, traditional of Jeep, will make it more appealing for buyers. Exterior of the new Renegade would resemble that of Wrangler & Cherokee. Dimensions of this car will be bigger than earlier versions and it is anticipated to have a longer wheelbase.
Main features of 2017 Renegade will include enhanced navigation system, satellite radio, and Touchscreen multimedia, Uconnect & height adjustable rear cargo floor. 911 call features, Lane Change Assist, Lane Departure Warning, back up camera, Rear Park Assist, front safety sensors with Active Braking among its main safety aspects. It is going to come in all-wheel drive and offer a fine balance between on-road precision and off-road drive abilities.
2017 Jeep Renegade: Engines and Fuel Economy
There would be 2 engine options in this model. First one will be a 1.4 L, 4-cylinder power mill capable of generating 160 hp peak power. A 2.4 L engine would be the second one, capable of producing maximum power of 184 hp. Its 1.4 L power mill would be mated with a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox and its 2.4 L engine would be coupled with a 9-speed AMT gearbox. Presence of automatic transmission gearbox would be able to reduce fuel consumption in 2017 Jeep Renegade. All models of this car will be able to offer a mileage of 22 to 25 mph on city roads and 30 to 32 mpg on the highways.
2017 Jeep Renegade: Price and Arrival
Pricing of this car would be in the range of 18,300 – 26,500 USD. Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk would come at 18,300 USD, 21,700 USD, 25,300 USD and 26,500 USD respectively. Base models with lower number of features will cost less while advanced versions would expectedly have a higher price tag. The 2017 Jeep Renegade is set to come into the market in March 2016.