Fiat Group Automobiles UK has disclosed the price range for the new Jeep Renegade that will be rolled out in the United Kingdom early 2015. Interested buyers could have their own Jeep Renegade for as low as £16,995 on-the-road (front-wheel drive 1.6-liter eTorq Evo 110hp Sport) and as high as £27,995 OTR (2.0-liter MJet 170hp 4WD Auto Low Trailhawk).
Fiat will offer a special ‘Opening Edition’ version of the Jeep Renegade at launch in Alpine White or Omaha Orange. Both have a black painted roof and a distinct interior as with 18-inch wheels. Only 200 units of Opening Edition will be made available.
The Renegade is the first Jeep model to be produced in Italy and the first vehicle from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to be jointly developed by Italian and US designers and engineers. To be sold in over 100 countries including the UK and the United States.
In the UK, the new Jeep Renegade can be availed in four different trim levels – Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk. Each of these trim levels is fitted with any of efficient turbo-diesel and petrol engines and is available in either four-wheel drive or front-wheel drive configurations.
The engines are paired with first-in-segment nine-speed automatic transmissions. Aside from having a Euro NCAP five-star safety rating, the new Renegade boasts of best-in-class interior space, outstanding on-road driving dynamics and dynamic off-road capabilities. Its advanced 4x4 systems feature category-exclusive rear axle disconnect that shift seamlessly between two- and four-wheel-drive, allowing drivers to save fuel when 4x4 capability isn’t required.
The new Jeep Renegade features a style that includes round headlamps, signature seven-slot grille and trapezoidal wheel arches. Customers could opt for two open-air roof systems: a large electric sliding glass roof or the 'My Sky' removable panels. Interested buyers can start ordering their Jeep Renegades on Jan. 6, 2015.