There are some new features for certain trim levels for the 2017 Jeep Renegade. The Limited adds passive entry as standard. The Latitude will include 7-inch color thin-film transistor. The Trailhawk comes with the 4x4 Trail Rated capability. Later in the year all the trims will get keyless go as standard. The Renegade comes with Uconnect Access, the touchscreen, and the full color instrument cluster. Get ready for the fuel efficient, amazing off-road capability, and innovative technology. If the Jeep Renegade sounds like your kind of SUV, keep reading.
Under the Renegade's Hood
There are a pair of engines in the Renegade. The first is a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder that is rated at 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It only comes in a six-speed manual transmission. The next level up engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that is powered by 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission. All the models can have front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The only trim level that comes standard with four-wheel drive is the Trailhawk. The base engine has a fuel economy of 27 miles-per-gallon. The 2.4-liter engine has fuel economy of 25 mpg with the front-wheel drive and 24 with the four-wheel drive. There are selectable drive modes for different terrains. The Trailhawk has a more advanced four-wheel drive system. This system has enhanced low-speed, off-road gearing, and an extra drive mode. If the Trailer Tow package is added the 4WD and 2.4-liter engine can tow up to 2,00 pounds.
Design of Jeep Renegade
The crossover SUV can fit five passengers and comes in four trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk. The Sport model includes push-button start, power windows and locks, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, a height-adjustable driver seat, a driver information display, and a four-speaker sound system with an auxiliary jack. There is a Sport Appearance package that can add alloy wheels and roof rails. If the Power group is added it includes heated, power-adjustable outside mirrors, cruise control and air-conditioning. The Latitude includes both the Sport package and the Power group contents. It also comes with fog lights, automatic headlights, LED lighting, a fold-flat front passenger seat, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Additional equipment for the Latitude includes a rearview camera, the Uconnect control interface with 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, voice commands, an additional USB port and a six-speaker audio system. If the Altitude package is added it includes 18-inch wheels, vinyl door trim, and upgraded cloth upholstery. The Limited get dual exhaust tips, automatic wipers, full keyless ignition and entry, remote start, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat. The Trailhawk comes with hill descent control, raised suspension, tow hooks, underbody skid plate, and all the Latitude's equipment.
Are there other safety features that can be added?
Yes, the other safety features include rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, forward collision warning, and forward collision mitigation with automatic emergency braking.
Can I add a sunroof?
Yes, you can add a removable "My Sky" sunroof on all the trim levels or the Sport can have a front sunroof that is power operated.
Are there any vehicle incentives?
Yes, we have a lot of incentives. Just pick a vehicle and see what is available. Vehicle Incentives
The Uconnect Access system has a lot of emergency features like roadside assistance, stolen vehicle location services, and remote door locking. Along with those features are the standard details like driver knee airbag, front side airbag, and side curtain airbags. A rearview camera comes standard on all trims, except the Sport, but it can be added. Test drive the new 2017 Jeep Renegade at Earnhardt, today!