First used in 1964 on the inside door opening of the Jeep Wagoneer, the Renegade name returns to the Jeep lineup for 2010. The new Jeep Liberty Renegade promises to expand the Liberty lineup and will be offered in a new Renegade-exclusive Salsa Red Pearl Coat finish but also in the Natural Green Pearl Coat, Deep Water Blue Pearl Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat and Stone White Clear Coat.
Some standard exterior features of the Liberty Renegade include painted Mineral Gray Keystone 16-inch wheels, dark neutral metallic wheel flares, lower side sills, front and rear fascia, body side moldings and rear license plate bar; black headlamp bezel; Argent Silver accent on the lower fascia applique and roof rack; Satin Black vinyl hood graphics; deep-tint glass; fog lamps; skid plates and tow hooks.
Inside, we find new premium cloth seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, instrument panel grab handle and park-brake boot; new driftwood accent bezels; leather-wrapped center console and soft-door armrests; premium Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC); cruise control; security alarm; rear cargo cover and steering-wheel-mounted radio controls.
Under the hood we find a 3.7-liter V6 engine (standard on all Jeep Liberty models), capable to deliver 210 horsepower (157 kW) @ 5,200 rpm and 235 lb.-ft. (319 Nm) of torque @ 4,000 rpm.
The car also features Selec-Trac II active four-wheel-drive system, Brake-traction Control System (BTCS) as well as the Sky Slider full-length open-canvas roof.