2015 Jeep Renegade Video, First Look

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2015 Jeep Renegade Video, First Look

After months of speculation, teases and leaks, the baby Jeep Renegade has finally debuted at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.

When the Renegade arrives in the U.S., it will be powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 150 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Also available will be a 2.4-liter with 184 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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The American automaker wants the world to accept the Renegade as a true off-road vehicle and will be offering it in Trailhawk trim with an exclusive mode for rocks. Included on the Trailhawk version are front and rear tow hooks, a 0.8-inch lift, underbody skid plates and updated bumpers.

Find out more about the new Jeep Renegade in our first look video below:

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  • Don LeBlanc

    Yeah, that is all well and good, will it be 4×4 or just AWD? and will it be available in Canada with all or most of the options?

  • MistyGreen

    They’re calling it a 4×4 system, and it sounds like the optional 4×4 system has a low-speed ratio in the transfer case.

  • MistyGreen

    Also, I think I heard it may not be able to lock the differentials, since it uses a “brake lock differential” or some such thing to try to mimic a locked differential. Sounds kinda cheap to me.

  • MistyGreen

    Actually that might just be at high speeds, whereas you can still lock the diffs at low speed.. meh idk.

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