2016 Jeep Renegade
The 2016 Jeep Renegade is a five-passenger subcompact crossover. The Renegade Sport is the most basic of all the Renegade models, but it doesn’t lack style, comfort or features. The 2016 Renegade Sport starts at $17,995 and has a standard six-speed manual transmission that has a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that offers 160 horsepower. Though powerful, drivers can expect an average of 24 miles per gallon city and 31 miles per gallon highway.
Owners enjoy keyless entry and power windows and locks which come standard on their Jeep Renegade Sport. The rear seat offers a split folding option and the driver seat has height adjustment. As a “sport edition,” the interior is outfitted with cloth upholstery that keeps maintenance and cleaning of the seats a breeze. It has a four-speaker sound system and has a USB port and auxiliary jack so drivers and passengers can charge and listen to their favorite music from iPods or smart phones.
The Renegade’s upright design provides drivers and passengers plenty of legroom and headroom. Three passengers can comfortably fit in the back seat thanks to the Renegade’s wide. When the rear seats are folded down cargo space nearly triples to 50.8 cubic feet making it a great car for transporting large items and hauling equipment. When rear seats are in their upright position, there is 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space, there’s ample room for suitcases and luggage.
Basic safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system, anti-lock brakes and traction and stability control. There are multiple airbags throughout the vehicle and include a driver’s side knee airbag, front seat side-mounted airbags and front and rear side-curtain airbags. Since the car is capable of towing up to 2,000 lbs., hill start assistance is a great included feature, this helps prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards when transporting a heavy load.
Jeep also has a few extra packages and several features and accessories that can be additionally purchased and added one’s Renegade Sport. Various features include a 6.5-inch touchscreen and navigation system. The option of an HD radio complete with Uconnect Access offers buyers the extra safety features such as a WIFI hotspot and voice texting. There is an additional safety package that offers a blind spot monitoring system and rear cross-traffic alerts. Buyers can also choose an Advanced Technology package that includes a lane departure warning system, rear parking sensors, a forward collision system with automatic braking and lane keeping assist.
Additional Renegade Models
There are four different Renegade trims and each model has the option front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, except for the more off-road oriented Renegade Trailhawk, which only comes as a four-wheel drive. Both the Trailhawk and Limited have a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 180 hp and offers 175 lb-ft of torque.
The Trailhawk is built with off-roading in mind. The Trailhawk features a raised suspension, hill descent control and tow hooks. The wheels are 17-inch aluminum rims, all-terrain tires and a full-size spare is included. The interior includes 115-volt power outlet, premium cloth upholstery, and removable cargo floor panel. The Trailhawk’s enhanced 4WD includes an enhanced low-speed gear and an extra drive mode. The starting price of the Trailhawk is around $26,355.
Compared to the Renegade Sport, the Renegade Limited has several additional features and a price increase of about $7,000 which puts its base MSRP at $25,000.The Limited’s exterior equipment enhancements are 18-inch alloy wheels and dual exhaust tips. Enhanced technology features include an upgraded driver information display, 115-volt power outlet and a remote start engine. The Limited’s comfort features include leather upholstery, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel and a dual-zone automatic climate control to help make back-seat passengers more comfortable.
Where can you purchase one?
Hollywood Chrysler Jeep is located just outside of Miami — visit us and test drive one of our 2016 Jeep Renegadee models today.