The Core Features of the 2017 Jeep Renegade

The 2017 Jeep Renegade stands out as one of the best subcompact SUVs. According to the US News ranking and awards, it is among the top 10 off-road SUVs. Furthermore, it is the cheapest Jeep in the market today.

Now, before rushing to a 2017 Jeep Renegade Baltimore dealership, there are core features you should expect.

Performance

First, you will have to decide whether you are interested in automatic or manual transmission. 2017 Jeep Renegade comes with a six-speed manual transmission. The 1.4-liter four-cylinder engines can deliver up to 160 horsepower. You also can go for the nine-speed automatic transmission. It comes with a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine that produces a 180 horsepower.

Those who love powerful machines can opt for higher trims that have larger engines. But most drivers will find the base engine sufficient. Regarding fuel economy, the Renegade offers a 24mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. This is above most of its competitors in the category.

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Off-road Capability

The off-road capability of the Renegade outdoes most of the subcompact SUVs. Models such as the Trailhawk and the Deserthawk come with all-terrain tires, increased ride height and skid plates. The features are complemented with the Active Drive fulltime four wheel drives and low-range gearing system. Even more, all 4WD models have a Select-Terrain capability for adjusting its driving dynamics.

Safety

Like all Jeep models, the Renegade does not have advanced safety features. However, you can add some safety technologies to the ride for less than $1000. They include; lane departure, forward collision and blind spot monitoring and warning systems.

The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration awarded the 2017 Jeep Renegade an overall four-star (out of five) rating. It received four stars in front crash and rollover tests. Side crash tests earned a five-star rating.

Infotainment

As with safety features, renegade’s base model only has the necessary infotainment technology. Its Uconnect infotainment system has a 5 inch or 6.5-inch screen depending on the model. Uconnect ranks among the most user-friendly systems of its kind. It has an intuitive menu structure and prompt response to inputs. You can as well connect you Yelp and adjust climate settings with the system.

Interior

The 2017 Jeep Renegade is a five-seat SUV. Its comfortable seats come in standard cloth fabric, but the leather option is available. The cabin is made of high-end materials with unique Jeep styling. The Renegade offers 18.5 cubic feet cargo space behind the rear seats. Folding the seats provides about 32 cubic feet more.

If you are looking for a robust, all-terrain subcompact SUV that is available for varied tastes and budgets then here is your ride. Visit the 2017 Jeep Renegade Baltimore shop for your car.

 

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