The Jeep has a reputation of a reliable crossover manufacturer and the 2018 Jeep Renegade will have to meet the high expectations of all off-road lovers. The Renegade model was announced back in 2014 and divided the public opinion into two major sides, one saying it is too small and innocent looking to be a “tough” car and the other believing that Jeep will not disappoint its customers. Many will disagree, but the SUV has much more to offer than it shows. However, it is a certain fact that there are more reliable and cheaper vehicles in the same class. So, the 2018 Jeep Renegade needs to take every positive feature of its predecessor leaving all disadvantages in the past.
2018 Jeep Renegade – Changes and Updates:
The new 2018 Jeep Renegade will share a similar appearance with the first model. It will have a boxy design, seven-slot front grille with a few new curves and line added. The SUV is built in a dualistic way – it is suitable for both the city and off-road experience. The interior, on the other hand, delivers a significant upgrade, good news for every unsure potential buyer. Both sporty and comfortable features will be installed, making the car more appealing to the eye and mind.
The high-tech steering wheel controls, a 4-speaker sound system with AUX audio jack, 3D GPS system for unknown roads, and much more. The safety doesn’t stay behind with the stability control system, ABS, extra curtain airbags and children safety locks. Being able to accommodate five passengers comfortably, the Renegade can play the role of a family car and an off-road adventure vessel.
2018 Jeep Renegade – Powertrain:
The Jeep hasn’t announced exact engine specifics. From unofficial source will have a 1,4-liter turbocharged 4-cyllinder engine. This engine will produce 160 hp at 5500 rpm and 184 pound-ft torque. It’s coming with a 6-speed manual transmission. Accompanied by 12,7 gallons of fuel capacity the EPA fuel economy will reach 24 mpg/31 mpg. Another option is a 2,4-litre 4-cylinder engine, caring 180 hp at 6400 rpm and torque of 175 pound-ft with a 9-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy on this one in 22 mpg/31 mpg, which stands for a high economy balance considering the powerful engine.
2018 Jeep Renegade – Release Date and Price Range:
The expected release date of the new model falls in the middle of 2017. The anticipation of this model is huge, but both critics and fans will have to wait until final evaluations. The price of the vehicle is expected at values between $19,000 and $30,000, ranging from the exact model.