Jeep Renegade, the new compact SUV just landed in the UAE

Starting price:  86,000 AED
Engine volume:  2.4 litre
Cylinders:  Inline 4
Torque:  240 Nm
Horsepower:  184 hp
0 to 100 km/h:  8.5 sec
Maximum speed:  174 km/h

Jeep’s latest vehicle rolls into showrooms in the UAE this month! Inspired by a 1940’s Willy’s MB Jeep and a vintage jerry can (yes really an old fuel container), the Renegade takes Jeep into the compact SUV category. A smart move by the American vehicle manufacturer as compact automobiles are gaining so much popularity now. As for the inspiration, it’s noticeable on the rear lights and the Mysky dual panel roof extract details from the fuel canister. Front styling cues are derived from the past to form a shorther yet wider grille.

Jeep collection11 exterior colours are available to choose from, including vibrant colours such as Solar Yellow, Sierra Blue, Omaha Orange, Colorado Red as well as basic colours such as black and white. All paint schemes are available across all four trims. Higher levels receive a separately painted black roof, for a cool two-tone effect. Trim levels start from Sport, Longitude, Limited and the highest being Trailhawk. Sport is the only one with power being sent to the front wheels whilst the other three receive a four-wheel drive system. All are powered by 2.4 litre inline four cylinder petrol engine.

Inside there are a few options to choose from for the seat upholstery, dashboard trim and accents for upholstery. There is a choice between leather and fabric in all models except Sport. Colour-wise, you can choose between beige, black, grey and white. For dashboard colours, there’s just black and beige. Accent colour which are most prominent around A/C vents include satin silver, ruby red and anodized orange. All models will receive 5-inch UConnect touchscreen infotainment systems with radio functions and Bluetooth connectivity. An upgrade to a 6.5-inch touchscreen is available complete with navigation. AUX and USB inputs are standard across all models. Audio is pumped out through either a four-way speaker system or a six-way 560-watt premium audio system supplied by BeatsAudio.

2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

Many optional features are available that aren’t standard; a rear mounted bike rack, US Army side door decals, black hood decal, cargo nets for the boot, premium branded floor mats, door sill guards with Jeep branding and a cargo tote to organise essential items.

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Jeep Renegades are equipped with over 60 unique safety features such as front collision detection, blind spot detection mirrors, adaptive cruise control, parking assists, tire pressure sensor, hill start assist and lane departure assistance. Expect all these features to be standard on Trailhawks and optional extras on lower trims.

Cars Jeep Renegade Mistsubishi ASX Nissan Qashqai
Engine volume:  2.4 litre petrol/inline 4  2.0 litre petrol/inline 4  2.0 Litre petrol/inline 4
Horsepower:  184 hp  148 hp  142 hp
Torque:  240 Nm  197 Nm  196 Nm
Top Speed:  174 km/h  180 km/h  180 km/h
Drivetrain  Front wheel drive or Four Wheel Drive  Front wheel drive or Four Wheel Drive  Front wheel drive or Four Wheel Drive
Starting price (AED)  86,000  77,000  72,900

It may be small, don’t let that fool you though. It’s equipped with a drive mode selector for sand, rocky and asphalt driving. This video shows what it’s all about, and that the Renegade can follow in the footsteps of those before it.

Jeep Renegade’s are available in the UAE right now. Keep your eyes peeled on as listing will be available shortly, in the meantime check out all new Jeep and used Jeep for sale in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, UAE listings online.

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