2015 Jeep Renegade


What the 2015 Jeep Renegade has to offer for the year 2015?

The 2015 Jeep Renegade is one of the all new vehicles for the year 2015.


Jeep is renowned for building off the road capable SUVs just like Grand Cherokee and Wrangler. Hence when company came up with the 2015 Renegade that is a new entry level model smaller than the compact Cherokee; it was expected to be unlike the other models offered in the crossover SUV class. No doubt, the 2015 Renegade has different features. It is expected of this car no doubt. At the same time, the vehicle has been offered with a fun drive along with the plenty of characters.

The vehicle is based on the same underlying structure of the body that is for the Fiat 500X. The Renegade is small indeed. As compared to the Cherokee, it is almost 15.4 inches smaller. At the same time it is almost an inch wider than the Cherokee. It has caused positive effects on the interior of the car making it wide enough to offer rear seating capacity for three people and useful cargo capacity too.

The 2015 Jeep Renegade is a fun to drive. It is easy to be parked and a four wheel model. The users are offered with choice of two engines. Moreover, as compared to the other inexpensive earlier jeep crossovers, the 2015 Jeep Renegade is more personable. It has been offered in various colors in the market. Moreover, interior can also be customized with colorful trim pieces. There are playful touches offered by the 2015 Jeep Renegade, for instance a little BigFoot silhouette on the rear window and mud splatter graphics on the gauges. In case technology is important to you then once again 2015 Jeep Renegade will satisfy you with a slick touch screen interface and a number of other safety features.

Body style, trim levels and options:     

The 2015 Jeep Renegade offers seating capacity for the five passengers and it is offered in four trim levels.

The Sport Model:

This trim level offers the following standard features:

  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • automatic headlight
  • dual sunroofs (non-sliding, non-removable)
  • keyless entry
  • power windows and locks
  • a 60/40-split folding rear seat
  • a height-adjustable driver seat
  • a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel
  • a four-speaker sound system with USB
  • audio inputs

The Latitude:

This trim level offers the following features:

  •  alloy wheels
  • roof rails
  • fog lamps
  • automatic headlights
  • heated power-adjustable outside mirrors
  • air-conditioning
  • ambient LED lighting
  • a fold-flat front passenger seat
  • cruise control
  • a leather-wrapped steering wheel

Electronic features offered by this trim level are as follows:

  • a rearview camera
  • the Uconnect control interface with 5.0-inch touch screen
  • satellite radio
  • Bluetooth phone
  • audio connectivity
  • voice commands
  • an additional USB port
  • a six-speaker audio system

The Limited:

Features offered by this trim level are as follows:

  • 18-inch alloy wheel
  • dual-zone automatic climate control
  • an upgraded driver information display
  • an auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • remote engine start
  • a 115-volt power outlet
  • leather upholstery
  • an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat (with four-way power lumbar)
  • heated front seats
  • a heated steering wheel
  • a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat
  • a remote rechargeable flashlight

The off-road oriented Trailhawk:

It comes with:

  • Four-wheel drive
  • Hill descent control
  • a raised suspension
  • tow hooks
  • underbody skid plates
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • all-terrain tires
  • a full-size spare
  • premium cloth upholstery
  • red interior stitching
  • a removable cargo floor panel
  • a remote rechargeable flashlight

Powertrains and performance:

The 2015 Jeep Renegade is offered with choice of two engines. The base engine is standard in the Latitude and Sport models. It is a turbocharged 1.4-liter four cylinder producing 160 horsepower and offering 184 pound feet of torque. It is offered in the market with a six speed manual transmission. It is worth stating that nine speed automatic transmissions are optional.

Optional for Sport and Latitude and Standard for Trailhawk and Limited is 2.4-liter four cylinder making 180 horsepower and 177 lb feet of torque.  Except Trailhawk that is 4WD, all the other Renegades are either four wheel drive or front wheel drive.

The estimated EPA values offered by 2.4-liter engine are 25 miles per gallon combined i.e. 22 miles per gallon within the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway. This is acceptable though rival offer better fuel economy.

Safety features offered by the 2015 Jeep Renegade:    

The safety features offered by the 2015 Jeep Renegade are as follows:

  • antilock brakes
  • traction control
  • stability control
  • driver knee airbag
  • front side airbags
  • side curtain airbags
  • hill start assist
  • rare view camera
  • lane departure warning system
  • frontal collision warning system
  • rear parking sensors