2017 Jeep Renegade

Buyer's Guide

From its rugged charm, iconic seven-slot grille, and boxy appearance, to its urban-friendly size and class-leading off-road prowess, the Jeep Renegade is a stand-out option in the subcompact crossover class. While it may look like an all-American machine, the Renegade is a truly global vehicle. It shares its powertrains, platform, and space on the same Italian assembly line as the Fiat 500X.

For 2017, the Renegade carries over mostly unchanged other than the addition of a few new features. All models now receive push-button start with the Limited trim level receiving proximity key lock and unlock functionality. North trim level models with the (optional) 6.5-inch Uconnect navigation system now get a seven-inch reconfigurable instrument cluster display included as a part of the package. Lastly, automatic high-beam headlamps and HID headlights also join the options list. A new colour joins the Renegade's pallet for 2017 - Hypergreen.

Engine and transmission options for the Renegade depend highly on trim level.

Sport and North trim levels come equipped with a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that develops 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, which is strong for the class. This engine is available in front-drive and four-wheel drive models when paired to the standard six-speed manual. Thanks to a nifty disconnecting function for the rear axle, both 4x2 and 4x4 versions of have the same fuel economy - 9.9 L/100 km city and 7.5 L/100 km highway.

A nine-speed automatic transmission is available as an option on Sport and North trim levels in either front- or four-wheel drive configurations but comes paired to a bigger 2.4-litre naturally aspirated engine that produces 180 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy for this engine ranges between 10.8 - 11.2 L/100 km city and 7.7 - 8.0 L/100 km on the highway.

The 2.4-litre and nine-speed automatic transmission come standard on the Trailhawk and Limited trims, as does four-wheel drive. The Trailhawk uses an upgraded four-wheel-drive system with a shorter final-drive ratio and a special crawl ratio for when the going gets rough. Paired with upgraded suspension components, a tighter steering ratio, underbody protection, and all-terrain tires, the Trailhawk is the most capable vehicle off-road in the subcompact crossover class.

The interior of the Renegade offers plenty of soft-touch materials and quirky design elements including mud-splash motifs on the instrument panel and little hidden “easter egg” designs like the iconic Jeep grille and headlamps, but equipment levels on the base Sport trim are minimal. Air conditioning is not standard, and you’ll need to pay extra for a reverse camera. On the plus side, the view out from the driver’s seat is commanding and rear-seat passenger room and cargo space are decent for the class. A 60/40 split-folding rear seat is standard, with up-level trims receiving a 40/20/40 split folding configuration. Depending on trim level, the Renegade can be equipped with unexpected and unique features including a wiper de-icer, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, 115-volt power outlet, auxiliary heater, and removable roof panels.

Regarding technology, all Renegade variants come standard with Bluetooth and a USB port; optional on the Sport and standard on the North is a 5.0-inch touchscreen display. A 6.5-inch screen is also available with navigation. Emergency autonomous braking, forward collision warning, lane-keeping assist, and lane-departure warning are available in the Renegade, but only on the North and Limited trim levels.

Pricing for the 2017 Renegade starts at $21,745 for the Sport 4x2 with manual transmission and tops out at $34,145 for the Limited.

2017 Jeep Renegade Specifications

There are 9 available trims for this model. View a specific trim for more precise information.
Overview
Specifications
From $21,745 MSRP
8.8
Fuel Economy City/HWY combined
180 hp @6400 rpm
Number of seats 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Body style SUV
Trim MSRP Number of seats Body style
Trim Horse Power Torque Transmission Drivetrain
Trim Length Body Width Body Height Wheelbase
Trim AUX Input Satellite Radio MP3 Play Bluetooth Connect
Trim Standard Seat Trim Heated Front Seats Heated Rear Seats Power Driver Seats
Trim Traction Stability Brake Assist ABS Blind Spot Sensor
Trim Back Up Camera Parking Distance Sensors AC Power Windows Navigation
FWD 4dr Sport $21,745 5 SUV
FWD 4dr Sport 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Front Wheel Drive
FWD 4dr Sport 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
FWD 4dr Sport
FWD 4dr Sport Cloth Seats
FWD 4dr Sport
FWD 4dr Sport
4WD 4dr Sport $27,745 5 SUV
4WD 4dr Sport 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Four Wheel Drive
4WD 4dr Sport 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
4WD 4dr Sport
4WD 4dr Sport Cloth Seats
4WD 4dr Sport
4WD 4dr Sport
FWD 4dr Altitude $27,945 5 SUV
FWD 4dr Altitude 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Front Wheel Drive
FWD 4dr Altitude 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
FWD 4dr Altitude
FWD 4dr Altitude N/A
FWD 4dr Altitude
FWD 4dr Altitude
FWD 4dr North $27,945 5 SUV
FWD 4dr North 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Front Wheel Drive
FWD 4dr North 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
FWD 4dr North
FWD 4dr North Cloth Seats
FWD 4dr North
FWD 4dr North
4WD 4dr Altitude $29,445 5 SUV
4WD 4dr Altitude 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Four Wheel Drive
4WD 4dr Altitude 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
4WD 4dr Altitude
4WD 4dr Altitude N/A
4WD 4dr Altitude
4WD 4dr Altitude
4WD 4dr North $29,445 5 SUV
4WD 4dr North 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Four Wheel Drive
4WD 4dr North 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
4WD 4dr North
4WD 4dr North Cloth Seats
4WD 4dr North
4WD 4dr North
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail* $33,045 5 SUV
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail* 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Four Wheel Drive
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail* 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail*
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail* N/A
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail*
4WD 4dr Deserthawk *Ltd Avail*
4WD 4dr Trailhawk $33,045 5 SUV
4WD 4dr Trailhawk 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Four Wheel Drive
4WD 4dr Trailhawk 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
4WD 4dr Trailhawk
4WD 4dr Trailhawk N/A
4WD 4dr Trailhawk
4WD 4dr Trailhawk
4WD 4dr Limited $34,145 5 SUV
4WD 4dr Limited 180 hp @6400 rpm 175 ft-lb @3900 rpm 9-Speed A/T Four Wheel Drive
4WD 4dr Limited 166.6" 74.2" 66.5" 101.2"
4WD 4dr Limited
4WD 4dr Limited Leather Seats
4WD 4dr Limited
4WD 4dr Limited

News & Features

by Benjamin Hunting
November 29, 2016
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Owner Reviews: 2017 Jeep / Renegade

Average Rating

2016 Jeep Renegade

by ebear on 06-28-2017
This is a fantastic vehicle
i have had this car for a little while now and i enjoy all of the accessibility and the convenience it offers. i have and will continue to recommend it often,
Overall
4.5
Comfort
4/5
Performance
3/5
Fuel Economy
5/5
Interior Design
5/5
Exterior Styling
4/5
Reliability
4/5
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1992 Jeep Renegade

Trim: 4.0
by Jeep_king on 06-19-2014
1992 jeep yj renegade
Our baby beast 1992 jeep renegade has been in the family for 15 years, Never gave us hard time. It is very reliable rare Jeep.
Not like Cherokee or newer model jeeps. Beauty power v6 4.0L strong engine and transmission.. One of the best you can ever own. Only issue with jeeps is there mad dog toys, Made of steel and matel, It starts to rust.. but saying that, It is also really easy to fix, Not like cars or other trucks..
all you do is buy diamond steel plate and screw it ontop of the rust.. So far my experience with jeeps is awesome, cheap on parts easy fix ups, just do oil change and drive for years.
Overall
5.0
Comfort
5/5
Performance
5/5
Fuel Economy
3/5
Interior Design
5/5
Exterior Styling
5/5
Reliability
5/5
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1992 Jeep Renegade

Trim: 4.0
by Jeep_king on 05-06-2014
It is a beautiful realiable jeep
Never had any issue in over 15 years very nice jeep run ride for summer off roading , or for long drive to the beach.
this jeep has 4x4 which is also no bad for winter.
Overall
5.0
Comfort
5/5
Performance
5/5
Fuel Economy
4/5
Interior Design
5/5
Exterior Styling
5/5
Reliability
5/5
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