The 2017 Jeep Renegade will be using the very popular Fiat Chrysler platform in their next model. This car has become popular at a phenomenon rate, from the time of its launch. Their latest model is going to further increase their sale. Next Jeep will be first released in India and then in other nations around the world. According to rumors, a newly revamped powertrain is going to be used for the next model. The overall size of this car is also expected to grow which means that the next model will be more spacious and comfortable for the riders. The next model will be available in four trim choices which are:
2017 Jeep Renegade: Spectacular Powertrain
It can be expected that there will be two engines in the next Jeep Renegade.
- 1.4 liter with 4 cylinders.
- Engine with 2.4 liter capacity.
All the trim levels in 2017 Jeep Renegade will have a base engine of 2.4 liter fuel capacity. This setup will produce 180 HP and generate optimum torque of about 170 lb-ft. It can be expected that fuel economy of this engine will be around 30 miles per gallon. Transmission is going to have all drive features and will be of nine-speed automatic mode.
Other engine choice which is the Multijet engine is borrowed from Fiat’sengine concept. This engine is going to be very economical and will have both diesel and petrol variants. There will be an additional feature which will help drivers to choose different driving modes. This new special terrain feature has modes like sand, mud, snow and stone.
What changes can be expected in the body structure?
Jeep is going to use a new platform for its next model. This new platform choice means that this car will weigh less than its forerunners. Many significant changes can be expected in the overall body design. New suspension system is speculated along with a more muscular bumper.
The 2017 Jeep Renegade is going to have an innovation grille setup. This new design will have seven inlets for air exchange. Chrome design will ensure that there is no intrusion of impurities that might affect the engines. Headlamps will have sleeker designs compared to its forerunners. Tail lights will be rounded in appearance. Hood contains the Jeep logo on it which has been a tradition for some time. Both fog lights and daytime running lights will be present in this new model.
The 2017 Jeep Renegade will have a new sunroof and seats with heating feature that will have sensors to detect temperature drop. Seats will be designed with high quality leather upholstery which will make it for more comfortable for the passengers to sit on.
Navigation system is not well developed in this car, but there is a host of new safety features. Some of the safety features include airbags, parking assists, defoggers, lane assists and many more.
When will the new 2017 Jeep Renegade be released and how much will it cost?
It is speculated that 2017 Jeep Renegade will be launched to market by the spring of 2016. But release date might be postponed for a few weeks. Base level models will have starting price of $19,000. But prices can be higher as there are no official updates in Jeep’s website. Trailhawk models will have a price tag of around $26,000 if not more.