Jeep advances with the development of new Renegade. It is a redesign for the compact SUV that competes in the segment of Volkswagen T-Cross, Honda HR-V, Chevrolet Tracker, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Kicks, Peugeot 2008 and Citroën C4 Cactus, among other models in this category.
After the appearance of a unit with the camouflaged bodywork on the streets of Brazil, a series of projections began to circulate that imagine what the final design of the car could be like. new Jeep Renegade. Note: they are not official images.
The designer KDesign captured the changes that are expected of the SUV in the frontal sector. There he would undergo touch-ups in the bumper format, fog lights and engine vents. It would also update the interior of the headlights, which would retain the classic rounded styling.
The projection includes important novelties in the cabin. Pending official confirmation, the Renegade 2022 It would feature a new floating-style touchscreen for the multimedia system and a general redesign of the dashboard, also with a new steering wheel.
Beyond the visual and equipment changes, the most important thing will be under the hood. Because there a new gasoline engine with turbo will debut, with the aim of discontinue the current 1.8-liter gasoline engine with 130 horses of power that equip some versions of the SUV.
Based on what different media in Brazil comment, where this model is produced for the entire region (the Argentine market arrives imported from there), there are of Stellantis engines (It is the new group that was born after the merger of FCA and PSA) with many chances to get into the Renegade range.
One of the candidates is the new engine gasoline 1.0 liter turbo 128 horsepower which will make its debut with the Fiat Pulse, the small SUV that the Italian brand will launch this year in Argentina. The other is the new engine 1.3-liter turbo gasoline engine with 180 horsepower They will also offer other models of the group, such as the new Fiat Toro and the Jeep Compass. At the top of the range would continue the 170 horsepower 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine, with 4×4 all-wheel drive.
The North American brand did not confirm when the new Renegade will be presented, but everything seems to indicate that before the end of the year it will be known in Brazil. And the Argentine market could reach sometime in 2022. For now, of the current model there are four versions for sale with prices between 2.77 and 5.11 million.