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August 18, 2017
Vehicle Details: 2017 Jeep® Renegade Performance
Fight convention on and off the road with the 2017 Jeep® Renegade

When it comes to performance and capability, the 2017 Jeep® Renegade comes in at the top of the line. With Active 4x4 capability, a Selec-Terrain® Traction Control System and a towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds, the Renegade simply dominates its segment. Whether you’re cruising down the highway, earning up to 31 mpg, or taking your vehicle where there are no roads, the Renegade has your back.*

The Jeep® powertrain

With two different engine options, 2017 Jeep® Renegade drivers can choose the powertrain that best suits their needs. Drivers can choose between the standard 1.4-liter I4 Multi-Air® Turbo engine and an upgraded 2.4-liter I4 MultiAir® engine. The 1.4-liter engine is paired with a six-speed C635 manual transmission, while the upgraded engine is paired with a nine-speed 948TE automatic transmission. The 2.4-liter engine comes standard at the highest trim level.

Fuel economy and towing capability

With a 12.7-gallon fuel tank, the 2017 Jeep® Renegade’s standard 1.4-liter engine earns an impressive 24/31 mpg city/highway.* With the 2.4-liter engine, the vehicle earns an estimated 22/30 mpg city/highway.** The Renegade is built for off-roading with up to 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. It comes with Active Drive 4x4 and Active Drive Low 4x4 capability as well as a towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds.

Hitting the (off)road

The 2017 Jeep® Renegade’s standard Selec-Terrain® Traction Control System allows drivers to choose their road conditions in order to customize the vehicle’s performance. With control settings for snow, sand, mud and rock, in addition to the automatic setting, drivers can get optimum performance out of their Jeep® Renegade in any driving condition. To help navigate uneven terrain in off-road conditions, the Renegade also comes with Hill Descent Control and Standard Hill Start Assist. You’ll be able to tackle any terrain or weather condition behind the wheel of the Renegade.

On the road or off, the 2017 Jeep® Renegade delivers stellar performance and capability in all conditions. With its ability to handle rough terrain and persistent inclement weather, you can count on the Renegade to take you where you need to go, even without roads.

*EPA estimated mpg with 1.4L engine and six-speed automatic transmission, 4x4. Actual mileage may vary.
**EPA estimated mpg with 2.4L engine and nine-speed automatic transmission, 4x4. Actual mileage may vary.

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