It is going to be an exciting year for the well-known automaker Jeep because they are going to release the 2017 Jeep Renegade soon. The Renegade is efficient and practical to drive, and it works as Jeep’s secret weapon to enter the emerging SUV segment. This car may look small, but it meets the criteria and requirements of modern world. With new 2017 design, Jeep put in more effort into the styling and adds more sporty features to the new Renegade. If you enjoy an outing, adventure, and at the same time love a modern design car, this 2017 Renegade is for you.
2017 Jeep Renegade – Special Features:
The first look at the 2017 Renegade Jeep gives an impressive feeling with improving and round shape headlights. The front part of the car has the most design changed whereas other parts remain almost the same. Of course, you can still find the traditional 7-slotted grille on the front, and mix with the Wrangler’s design; this new Renegade is sportier and looks modern. And to make the exterior even better, you can consider including the optional My Sky removable roof panel. On the inside, it offers a four-speaker sound system, keyless entry, a USB port and the add-on voice command is also available. Apart from that, the interior looks sportier with eye-catching contrast color parts and LED lighting features. It has power adjustable exterior mirrors, multi-function steering, and even comes with automatic climate control system for dual zones.
It is designed for 5 persons, and the cabin is large enough with a lot of leg room and head room. It will be 4.2m in length, which is slightly longer than the previous model. You will be surprised this 2017 Jeep Renegade is so spacious due to its cubicle shape. The driver seat is comfortable, and the seat position is high enough for a clear front view.
2017 Jeep Renegade – Engine Specifications:
Under the hood of new 2017 Jeep Renegade, you can find the standard 1.4-litre engine while the 2.4-liter is available for Limited and Trailhawk variants. Depending on your requirement, the 1.4-liter engine offers a 6-speed manual, and the 2.4-liter offers the 9-speed automatic transmission. If you are driving the 1.4-liter, towing is not recommended. While for the 2.4-liter, the towing power can go up to 2,000 pounds.
Except for the Trailhawk, this 2017 Jeep Renegade offers both the 4-wheel drive and the front-wheel drive version. The 1.4-liter engine able to provide you 160 hp with 184 pounds of torque, while the 2.4-liter able to give you 180 hp and 175 pounds of torque.
2017 Jeep Renegade – Date of Launch and Predicted Price:
Driving a Jeep car is fun and rewarding, and if you are looking forward to the release of this SUV, do expect it to be around the second quarter of 2017. The exact date is yet to confirm from Jeep. The previous 2015 version Renegade retail price is under $19,000, with the new improved features and touch-screen system added onto the dashboard, this 2017 Jeep Renegade is expected to cost around $20,000.
And for the higher end Limited and Trailhawk models, the price is to be projected to reach $30,000. Jeep has to take into consideration the market changes and competitors price before they crunch out the exact figures. It will be interesting to see how this new crossover SUV from Jeep is going to take on the market in 2017.