Editor’s Note: Contrary to early reports, official specifications have revealed that the Jeep Renegade will not be offered with a diesel in the US at launch. It will be fit with a 1.4-liter or a 2.4-liter gasoline engine in the US. For more on the new Jeep Renegade, click here.
The new 2015 Jeep Renegade will be sold exclusively with four-wheel drive in the US along with the option of a diesel engine.
Jeep confirmed to Automotive News that the Renegade will be offered with both gas and diesel powerplants, both of which will be assembled in the US. The motors will also be built in Italy and Brazil, suggesting that all three markets will get the option of both powerplants.
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In the US, the Renegade will be sold exclusively with 4WD, and it will also offer a more off-road focused Trailhawk version. Jeep says that an open-air version will also be made available after the model launches. It will also be the first small crossover to use a nine-speed transmission.
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The small Jeep will make its official debut tomorrow at the Geneva Motor Show.
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[Source: Automotive News]
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