On the eve of the start of sales in Europe, Jeep has released technical details of the new model 2015 Jeep Renegade. Jeep Renegade had a world premiere at the Geneva Auto Show in March, and after half a year, in the fall, this Crossover arrives in showrooms in the European market.
A car belonging to the increasingly popular “B” segment of crossovers (Nissan Juke, Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008 …) shares its platform with the FIAT 500X, which will be presented at the Salon in Paris, and both cars will be manufactured at Fiat’s plant Melfi. Renegade is the first Jeep to be built in Italy, and is planned to be offered to customers in over 100 countries around the world. In addition, it is also the first model in its class that will be available with an automatic transmission nine-speed. In Europe, Renegade will be sold with four trim levels – Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk, and beginning to offer will find the so-called “Opening Edition” version.
The 2015 Jeep Renegade engine range includes two 1.4 liter petrol MultiAir2 with 140 hp (103 kW) and 170 hp (125 kW) and 1.6-liter petrol engine E.torQ with 120 hp (88 kW). When it comes to diesel, the European market will be available two MultiJet II engine, the 1.6-liter with 120 hp (88 kW) and a 2.0-liter with 170 hp (125 kW). All drive units are equipped with a Stop & Start system that enables reduced fuel consumption. Customers will be able to choose between two manual, one of the transmission system with dual dry clutch (DDCT) and the aforementioned automatic gearbox with nine gears, and between the version with 4×2 and 4×4.
Ability and Interior
As part of the 4×4 drive is available in two systems – Active Drive Jeep and Jeep Drive Active Low. The latter, thanks to a special mode of mapping speed ratios and combined the “Hill Descent Control” (control when driving downhill) and “Low”, allows the Renegade has off-road capability inherent Jeep brand vehicles. Systems Jeep Drive Active and Active Drive Low combined with the Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system with four modes (five for Trailhawk model, which in addition to Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud Rock and possesses adjustable). The settings are so designed as to permit adequate selection regime for driving on paved road or outside it, in order to achieve optimal performance on all types of terrain.
IP has a very nice analog speedometer, a trademark Jeep. There is a display that is between the analog gauges in the standard package and the size of the 3.5-inch monochrome display, however extra can be obtained 7-inch TFT display, which gives information about the way the driver information … On the main console there 5.0- or 6.5 -inch touch screen, depending on the choice. All new vehicles are equipped with extras such driver-assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear parking, a backup camera and rear cross-path detection, including Renegade
2015 Jeep Renegade Price
Prices and selection of models for will be known when the Jeep Renegade arrives at our market, price is jet unknown, as soon as we get first information it will be published. Meanwhile there is rumor about price and it say that price will be $20.000.