2017 Jeep Renegade Review
Posted on January 27, 2020
Finding a small-size SUV that is joy to drive on and off-road can be a challenge. Because we are all about solving problems at North York Chrysler, we can offer our customers in the Toronto area the unique 2017 Jeep Renegade. This tough but stylish Jeep is available in five trim levels, up to 10 striking exterior colours, and both forward and four-wheel drive. Let's take a closer look at the 2017 Jeep Renegade which can claim both Best-in-Class 4x4 capability and Best-in-Class interior headroom.
Performance and Power
When you check under the hood of the 2017 Jeep Renegade you will find one of two engines. The first is a 1.4-liter I4 MultiAir Turbo 16-valve SOHC engine that produces 160 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 184 lb.-ft. or torque at 2500 rpm. If you demand more power some trim levels off a 2.4-liter Tigershark I4 MultiAir Engine 16-valve SOHC engine that puts out 180 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 175 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,900 rpm. The 2017 Jeep Renegade has a choice of two different transmissions including a six-speed C635 manual transmission and a class-exclusive nine-speed 948TE automatic transmission. To give you great handling and a smooth ride, the 2017 Jeep Renegade comes with independent front and rear suspension, rack and pinion steering, Hill Decent Control, and a Selec-Terrain Traction management system with Rock Mode. Because the 2017 Jeep Renegade was made to go off-road, your next outdoor adventure will be easier thanks to the Trail Rated 4x4, trailer sway damping capability, and 907 kg in towing capacity if you have the Class III receiver hitch with a 4-pin wiring harness. On top of all this performance you'll also get up to 7.7 L/100 km highway and 9.9 L/100 km city in fuel efficiency.*
Staying Safe, Comfortable, and Connected
This exceptionally safe small-size SUV is available with over 65 standard and available advanced safety and security features. You are surrounded by a seven-airbag system that includes advanced multistage front airbags, driver's knee blocker air bag, supplemental front seat-mounted side, and supplemental side-curtain front and rear airbags. There is also a host of impressive available safety features such as Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, Parkview Rear Back-Up Camera, park Sense Rear Park Assist, and a Lane Departure Warning System.
Staying connected on and off-road is made easier and safer thanks to the selection of Uconnect multimedia centres with hands-free communication16, Bluetooth streaming audio and voice commands. You can also add a seven-inch customizable full-colour in-cluster display centre, Keyless Enter 'n Go with remote start, and even a nine-speaker BeatsAudio premium sound system with an eight-channel 506-watt digital amplifier and specifically tuned 6.5-inch subwoofer. To stay comfortable the 2017 Jeep Renegade as offers sound-deadening acoustic glass, power 12-way driver's seat including four-way power lumbar adjust, and available leather-faced seating.
*All vehicle mileage based on 2017 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.