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The Jeep Renegade is a small compact SUV from the American SUV maker and will make it to India late 2017. The new small SUV will feature both petrol and diesel engines and should be priced around the Rs 18-25 lakh range when launched. The new Jeep Renegade should be a popular car in India because of its heritage and design.

Talking about design, the Jeep Renegade harks back to the original Willy’s Jeep with its slatted grille and recessed headlamps. The front bumper receives a tough skid plate on the bottom and separate fog lamps. At the rear, the old school design continues with the square tail lamps that look like the fuel jerry cans that used to go on to the older World War 2 jeeps. The Renegade also gets a set of tough looking 17-inch wheels and large tyres that help its stance along with a set of squared-off wheel arches.Jeep Renegade

In terms of interior design, Jeep has given customers the option of customizing the Renegade in various different combinations. That said, the standard car will get a black interior package with a touchscreen infotainment system. The Renegade gets Apple CarPlay and navigation as standard along with optional satellite radio services. The Renegade will be available with a 5-seater option only and will get a spacious boot that can easily swallow up a weekends worth of luggage. The new Renegade will also have a plastic roof panel that will be removable completely in order to give the car a more open top feeling.

In temrs of engines, the Renegade will make it to India with a 1.4-litre turbocharged motor and a 1.6-litre or 2.0-litre multijet engine. The 1.6-litre engine is the same engine that is available in the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. The new Renegade will come with both a manual and an automatic option. The manual gearbox will be a 6-speed unit while the automatic gearbox will be a 9-speed unit. Both will come with front wheel drive and all-wheel-drive options.

When launched in India, the Jeep Renegade will go up against cars like the Hyundai Creta (on the lower end of the price grade) and the Hyundai Tucson. The Jeep Renegade will also go up against the likes of SsangYong Tivoli, the upcoming Audi Q2 and the Volkswagen Tiguan. That said, if the Renegade is priced higher than what we expect, it will go up against the likes of the Audi Q3, Mercedes-Benz GLA and the BMW X1.

Jeep Renegade Price

Jeep Renegade is going to launch in India with an estimated price of Rs. 10.00 lakh

Editor's View of Jeep Renegade

  • Upside

    compact size, Jeep heritage, off road capability

  • Downside

    Interior design, interior space

  • Our Verdict

    The Jeep Renegade is the smallest SUV to wear the Jeep badge but is as capable off road and is also quite capable on the road both on the highways and in the city. The new compact SUV will come with both petrol and diesel engines

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Renegade

Q. Is there any idea when Jeep Renegade will be launched?
  • As of now, there is no update available form Jeep India regarding the launch of Renegade. Stay tuned to ZigWheels for further updates.
Q. I am looking forward to buy Jeep Renegade as it's expected in late 2019 or early 2020. Can you please help me with whether it's worth waiting and how it would b better then Hyundai Creta in terms of handling and driveability.
  • Jeep unveiled the Renegade facelift recently and now the American automaker has revealed the details of the upcoming India-bound compact SUV. Although it isn’t official yet, the Renegade should hit the Indian market by early-2019. The highlight of the updated Renegade is the new MultiAir III turbocharged petrol engines. The 2019 Renegade is the first car under the FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) umbrella to be powered by the new downsized turbo petrol family. The updated compact SUV will be offered with the option of a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder motor or a 1.3-litre 4-cylinder engine from the MultiAir III family. Both engines feature direct injection and forced induction. If launched, the Renegade, which is based on the same Small-Wide 4x4 platform as the Jeep Compass, will compete with compact SUVs such as the Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur, the upcoming second-gen Renault Duster. It would be too early to share any verdict regarding its handling and driveability as the car is not launched yet in the Indian Market. For more updates on it stay tuned to ZigWheels!
Q. How many no of seats are there in Jeep Renegade?
  • Jeep Renegade is expected to be a 5 seater car.
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Q. Jeep Renegade is available in petrol or diesel?
  • The Jeep Renegade is likely to share its engine options with the Compass in the country. Expect the Renegade to be powered by the 2.0-litre diesel along with the 1.4-litre turbo petrol. A 6-speed manual would be standard, while the Renegade is likely to be offered with the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with the petrol as well. The Renegade also offers the 9-speed automatic with the 2.0-litre diesel like the Compass Trailhawk internationally.
Q. Is there any idea when Jeep Renegade will be launched?
  • As of now, there is no update available form Jeep India regarding the launch of Renegade. Stay tuned to ZigWheels for further updates.
Q. Does Jeep Renegade has sensors in front and rear, and is it having a rear camera?
  • It would be too early to give any verdict as Jeep has not officially confirmed the Renegade for India. So, we'd suggest you wait for its launch so that we can showcase the complete feature list.
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