Jeep, which is world-renowned for SUVs, has decided to surprise all fans by refreshing one of the most popular models. The latest 2019 Jeep Renegade has already been noticed in some countries in the driving test.
However, some parts of its look are obvious. It is interesting to know that this model will be based on the Fiat 500X platform and will be produced in Italy. This SUV will try to win the race with a lot of competitors with its interesting style, strong engine, unique details and great comfort.
2019 Jeep Renegade Design and Changes
The new lines of the 2019 Jeep Renegade will show something cubical shape than before. Although most designers prefer sharp headlights as the need of the modern vehicles, Renegade remains consistent with round headlights decorated with LED strip.
The radiator grille with uprights lines and the big black bumper give robustness to this vehicle. Side mirrors will be quite large, made in body color, and the roof will contain a roof rail that will contribute to the sporty look. The rear section reveals simplicity with cube-shaped taillights and two exhaust pipes.
2019 Jeep Renegade Interior
The interior of this model does not look much like the interior of other Jeep models. Everything is much more robust, which certainly does not affect comfort and aesthetics.
The infotainment screen will be a bit larger than before. It will be able to have a lot of safety programs as well as an improved audio system. The leather will be the main material, and beside it, the chrome will be in use. There will be the possibility that details of the interior, such as the frame of the fan or gearbox, are made in vibrant colors, such as orange.
2019 Jeep Renegade Engine and Fuel Economy
The new 2019 Jeep Renegade comes with two 4-cylinder engines. The sport /latitude models will have a turbocharged 1.4-liter engine. This engine will have 160 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 184 lb-ft of torque at 2,500-4,000 rpm. The EPA city/highway rating is 24/31 mpg for the 2WD and 24/31 mpg for the all-wheel drive.
The Limited and Trail hawk variants while getting the larger 2.4-liter as optional. It will deliver 180 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 175 lb-ft of torque at 3,900 rpm. The EPA city/highway for this model is 22/31 mpg (2WD), and 21/29 mpg (4WD).
The model with the 1.4-liter engine will be available only with a 6-speed manual transmission. However, the 2.4-liter will get a 9-speed automatic.
2019 Jeep Renegade Towing Capacity
The upcoming model Jeep Renegade from manufacturer info can tow up to 2,000 pounds – this is only with the 2.4-liter engine and all-wheel drive. With the 1.4-liter engine, the towing is not recommended.
2019 Jeep Renegade Expected Date of Arrival, Price and Rivals
There is no official info about release date and price. But from some sources, the 2019 Jeep Renegade will have MSRP under $20,000 for a base model. However, with features like automatic transmission, air conditioning and an infotainment system price will rise.
The fully loaded models Limited and Trail hawk can easily reach $30,000. In this price range, the new Jeep Renegade will compete with models Kia Soul, Chevy Trax, Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V and Subaru Crosstrek.