Jeep may not be coming to India in
the near future but that does not mean it’s not doing great globally. The
all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade now
enters the growing small SUV segment
globally. The Renegade offers great off-road capability, a segment-first
nine-speed automatic transmission that contributes to both on-road and off-road
driving dynamics, fuel-efficient engines, among others.
all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade expands the brand’s product portfolio and targets
the rapidly expanding small SUV segment around the globe with benchmark levels
of efficiency and driving dynamics,
while at the same time delivering best-in-class 4x4 capability that customers
expect from Jeep,” said Mike Manley, President and CEO — Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC.
“Renegade symbolises the brand’s renowned
American design, ingenuity and innovation, marking the Jeep brand’s first entry
into the small SUV segment in more than 100 markets around the globe,” he
The Renegade has leveraged the 4x4 technology from the all-new Jeep
Cherokee. The 2015 Renegade offers two advanced and intelligent 4x4 systems. Both
systems can provide up to 100pc of the engine’s available torque to the ground,
through any wheel, for optimal grip.
Renegade is the first small SUV to feature a disconnecting rear axle and power
take-off unit (PTU) – all to provide Jeep Renegade 4x4 models with enhanced
fuel economy. The system instantly engages when 4x4 traction is needed.
Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4x4 systems include the Jeep
Selec-Terrain system, providing up to five modes (Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud
modes, plus exclusive Rock mode on the Trailhawk model).
Renegade will offer up to 16 strategic powertrain combinations – the most ever
in a Jeep vehicle – customised to markets around the world to meet a range of
performance and efficiency needs.
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