Within the Forsaken a lot of World War II Jeep sources memories with a small silhouette on the side of the windshield and “since 1941” above the multimedia touch screen. The last somewhat ironic, considering that Jeeps have been all over Italy for the next four years!
Even the ‘X’ shaped rear lights that distinguish rivals denied its history, based on military fuel cans used in the original Willys Jeep.
highest form of Renegade offers good interior space, with plenty of space in front and back. There’s good legroom for adults in rear seats, while its narrow width effectively does the same / two adults and three children proposition than its competitors.
A luggage space is 351 liters acceptable. The backs of rear seats fold into three sections, allowing the charge passing through the middle seat fold flat front passenger also to allow even longer items to be transported. There is also a double-floor to hide items when needed and a free space under saving wheel. Sensibly, the 4WD Trailhawk gets a spare normal size.
The Italian influence extends under the hood with a turbo petrol engine 1.4 liters and power of three of the four models 2WD anti-American. Fiat MultiAir2 unit, generates the 1.4 kW 103 and 230nm torque and is coupled to a six-speed DDCT (Dry Dual Clutch Transmission) automatic.
The level of Renegade Sport entry also 2WD has a 1.6 liters naturally aspirated Etorq 81 kW and 152 Nm petrol engine with a manual gearbox five-speed.
In line with its greater ambitions Trailhawk SUV Jeep Renegade has a gasoline engine 2.4 liter 129 kW of power and 230 Nm of torque and drives to nine-speed automatic.
All Renegade models come with seven airbags; ABS brakes with brake assist and electronic brake distribution of power; stability and traction control; electronic rollover mitigation; reversing camera; daytime running lights; and supports ISOFIX child seats. half length specification adds monitoring blind spot; automatic headlights; fog lights; and rear parking sensors, while the limited also receive bi-xenon headlights.
The length and Sport models have a 5-inch touch screen with 6.5 inches more limited inclusion of satellite navigation. Ends also to create a 7 inch color display instrument in front of the instrument panel that can be customized to suit; and better quality sound system nine-speaker BeatsAudio.
Bluetooth phone and audio streaming is standard with USB input and auxiliary are conveniently placed on top of a smartphone pocket size at the bottom of the instrument panel.
Our test was the 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline Limited. Entry is easy and the seats are supportive and comfortable, with plenty of space. external visibility is restricted by large pillars that curve on the windscreen and the camera of large housing / sensor at the top center of the windshield.
There is a degree of turbo lag on strong acceleration on takeoff, but since the operation of the engine is quiet and refined. The ride is comfortable, with good roadholding and noise and vibration, so tenuous. With its square corners and must be negotiated with care, but applies more SUV.
Jeep Renegade reacted to criticism prices with initial reductions in January 2016, between $ 1500 and $ 2500, with the option of a $ 1,000 distance unit load in two sports models.
A driveaway price of $ 29,000 the road to the Sport manual is even more than its rivals, but not to the extent that will deter the true lovers of jeep in search of Mixed appearance, character and performance capable Renegade offers.