The Renegade is a subcompact crossover SUV produced by Chrysler, under the Jeep brand. This model was released last year as 2015 year model, as an all-new vehicle. It developed in Europe and it is produced in Italy, along with Fiat 500X, which is its close relative. Many of parts like platform, engines etc. are shared between these two models. Although this model is still very fresh, company already works on so-called mid-cycle refresh, which is expected to come in 2017. The 2017 Jeep Renegade is expected to come with several modifications, both in visual and technical aspects.
2017 Jeep Renegade specs
The 2017 Jeep Renegade will come refreshed. It will keep the same base characteristics, but it will come with plenty of modifications. Most of these changes will be visual nature. This mid-cycle refresh is still about two years ago, so exact details are still unavailable. At this point, we must rely only on rumors and speculations. It is expected that 2017 Renegade will come with improved look, which will include changes mostly at the front end. Expect to see improved front fascia, with new headlights and grille, adapted to the new design language. The cabin of this crossover is also expected to come with improvements. The styling is expected to remain pretty much unchanged, but on the other side, expect to see many new or updated hi-tech features.
2017 Jeep Renegade engine
When it is about engines, we expect 2017 Jeep Renegade to come without changes. While European model is available with various engines, North American model will be available in just two variants. The first one is Chrysler’s 2.4 liter I-4 engine, which is good for 184 horsepower, while the other one, borrowed from Fiat, is a 1.4 liter MultiAir Turbo engine with 160 horses. The fist engine comes with 9-speed automatic, while the 1.4 liter unit comes with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Jeep Renegade release date and price
At this point, it is worthless to speculate about more precise launch date of 2017 Jeep Renegade. It is only known that refreshed model will come somewhere in 2017. When it is about price, we don’t expect bigger changes. Current model goes between 18.000 and 23.000 dollars.