Jeep has every type of off-road vehicle and SUV that your heart could desire. If you are looking for a smaller SUV with all of the features a luxury vehicle then the 2018 Jeep Renegade might just be the vehicle for you. Coming from the strong heritage of the Jeep lineup, this edition is not only rugged but follows the traditional Jeep styling.
Starting with the power plant, there are two options that can provide power to the transmission. The first is a 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine that provides 160 horsepower with 184 lb.-ft of torque. This setup provides twenty-four miles per gallon in the city and thirty-one on the highway. The second is the 2.4 liter Tigershark MultiAir engine that pushes 180 horsepower and 175 ft-lb of torque. Going with this engine will provide a fuel efficiency of twenty-one miles per gallon in the city and twenty-nine on the highway. These engines are available on both the 2×4 and 4×4 models.
Those Renegades that are equipped with the 4×4 has a traction management system known as Selec-Terrain. This allows you to modify the handling depending upon the weather and conditions that you are driving on. The four modes are snow, sand, mud, or an auto select to allow the computer to decide the best mode for all editions. A rock setting is only available on the Trailhawk edition for those wishing to perform extreme off-road maneuvers. Also exclusive only to the Trailhawk is an Active Drive Low setting that provides a 20:1 crawl ratio.
There are six different editions of this model known as the Upland, Altitude, Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, and Limited. These provide a host of different features from the most basic to the more luxurious and rugged respectively. For those choosing to add the extra Commandview package, it provides a dual-pane sunroof with a power sliding front pane and a static rear pane. It also comes with a power sunshade if you wish to block out the sun when not in use. Depending on your edition and technology package, your vehicle would come equipped with either the Uconnect 4 with a 7-inch touchscreen or the Uconnect 4C Nav with an 8.4-inch Touchscreen. This could be paired with an upgraded nine-speaker premium sound system by Beats Audio.
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