New 2017 Jeep Renegade at Three Rivers for Pittsburgh, PA
The Jeep Renegade is a small-sized SUV that continues Jeep's tradition of rugged vehicles with an aptitude for the off-road, while making the passenger experience comfortable and convenient. With the Trailhawk trim level, the Renegade boasts best-in-class off-road capability. There are four trim levels available: Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk. Most trim levels come standard with high-tech features that gives the driver a more modern and enjoyable experience.
Under the Renegade's Hood
There are two available engines for the 2017 Jeep Renegade. Standard on the Sport and Latitude models is the 1.4-liter turbocharged four cylinder engine. Standard on the Limited and Trailhawk and optional on the other models is a 2.4 liter four-cylinder engine. The 1.4-liter can generate 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque and comes with a six-speed manual transmission, while the 2.4-liter can generate 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque and is coupled with a nine-speed automatic transmission. There are front-wheel and four-wheel drive options at all trim levels with the exception of the Trailhawk, which comes exclusively with four-wheel drive. The Renegade Trailhawk provides best in class capability with an updated, Trail Rated four-wheel drive system and comes with a number of added features that include its signature red tow hooks, skid plates, and hill decent control. The Trailhawk has a 20:1 crawl ratio, 8.1 inches of wheel articulation, 8.7 inch ground clearance and can ford up to 19 inches of water. An optional towing package and the 2.4-liter engine boosts the Renegades towing capacity to 2,000 pounds.
Design of Jeep Renegade
The Renegade follows in the foot-steps of the rest of the Jeep family of vehicles with its rugged exterior to match its tough capabilities. This tough exterior is coupled with an interior that will get the driver to their destination in comfort and style. At the base level, the renegade features cloth upholstery, a driver information display and a four-speaker sounds system with USB port. There are optional packages that add both style and functionality. There are alloy wheels in the Sport Appearance package, while the Power group adds air-conditioning, cruise control and heated, power-adjustable outside mirrors. The Renegade gets even more luxurious at higher trim levels. Some of the Sport's optional features become standard at other levels with additional standard amenities like LED lighting, Uconnect control interface with five-inch touchscreen, voice commands, and a rearview camera, among other upgrades. The Renegade makes economical use of its space to maximize the possibilities of a small SUV. With the second row folded down the Renegade features 50.8 cubic feet of stowing area.
How much cargo space does the Jeep Renegade offer behind the second row of seats?
The Jeep Renegade offers 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space.
How fuel efficient is the Jeep Renegade?
Both engines available on the Jeep Renegade have over 30 MPG.
There are more than 70 possible safety features available on the renegade. Standard at the base level are, front side, side curtain and driver knee airbags, antilock brakes, hill start assist, and traction and stability control. A rearview camera is also standard on most trims and optional on others. Rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, automatic emergency braking, and forward collision mitigation help to fill out the plethora of optional safety features. With its rugged capabilities and many standard and optional features, the 2017 Jeep Renegade will get you to your destination in comfort and style.