With peppy performance, rugged 4WD capability and plenty of practical cargo and tech features, the 2018 Jeep® Renegade demonstrates its utility on multiple fronts. Whether you’re running errands or venturing off-road, this subcompact crossover is a welcome companion for any adventure.
Performance and capability
The 2018 Jeep® Renegade offers a choice of 4WD or FWD, along with two zippy engine options: a 1.4-liter I4 MultiAir® turbo that produces 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, or a 2.4-liter I4 MultiAir® that puts out 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with 4WD, the Renegade can tow a maximum of 2,000 pounds, a task made easier with standard Trailer Sway Damping. Also for 4WD Renegades, an available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System lets you adjust traction settings to match road conditions.
For serious off-road capability, the Jeep® Renegade Trailhawk® trim is a must. The Trailhawk® can handle water depths of up to 19 inches, vanquish trail obstacles with its 8.7-inch ground clearance and navigate tough terrain with precision steering and Hill Descent Control.
Cargo and storage features
Whether you’re making a grocery store run or planning an off-road expedition, the 2018 Jeep® Renegade provides plenty of cargo capacity and flexible storage space. When the rear 60/40 folding seat is down, the Renegade has 50.8 cubic feet of cargo space. For even more flexibility, the Renegade Limited trim offers a 40/20/40 folding rear seat. There’s also an available height-adjustable rear cargo floor that can be moved up and down depending on the type of load you’re hauling. Up front, the Renegade provides a center console, storage tray and cargo net to keep your most important items safe and handy.
To keep you connected and informed behind the wheel, the 2018 Jeep® Renegade offers the Uconnect® touchscreen system with Bluetooth® streaming, voice control, hands-free calling, available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility and available SiriusXM® Travel Link. There’s also an available 7-inch color Driver Information Digital Cluster Display with steering wheel-mounted controls so you can easily access navigation details and information about your Jeep® Renegade. With available SiriusXM® Guardian™ services accessed through a smartphone app, you can start your vehicle remotely or send for roadside assistance.
For a subcompact crossover with proven utility, turn to the 2018 Jeep® Renegade. The Renegade’s sure-footed handling, flexible cargo options and useful technology make it a vehicle you can count on.
This article is presented by Colonial Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Hudson in Hudson, Massachusetts.