The new refreshed 2020 Jeep Renegade model looks rugged and it brings plenty of changes that will impact the design of the exterior and interior. Over the past years, the Jeep Renegade that is Jeep’s smallest and least expensive SUV offered great and impressive performance thanks to the strong platform.
However, with the new model we can expect more techs inside, better comfort and lots of new safety features. Also, the new PHEV model is announcements and it will be equipped with a 1.3-liter engine and an electric motor that provides pure EV range of 30 miles.
2020 Jeep Renegade Facelift
The refreshed design of the 2020 Jeep Renegade makes this SUV look more attractive and sporty. The front end continues to offer the same stylish lines with round headlights that are powered with LED lights. Also, the wider this year seven-slotted vertical grille will salt its appearance. The hood will also see some changes and it provides more attractive lines.
We can clearly see some DNA that is borrowed from the iconic model Wrangler. We can describe the design of the new Renegade modern and retro packed in one. There is also plenty of black trim and curvaceous surfacing.
2020 Jeep Renegade Interior Design
The interior of the forthcoming 2020 Jeep Renegade is crafted perfectly. The new model will offer a stylish cabin and is made of quality materials. Also, there’s plenty of space inside. This model is available with two rows of seating and offers great cargo space.
There is a room for five passengers, with great legroom and headroom this year. There are 18.5 cubic feet of storage capacity behind the rear seats. However, with the folded rear seats the buyers will expand it to 50 cubic feet.
The four trims are available that includes Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk. The base one trim Sport will offer features like AM/FM radio, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, USB input, 6-way-adjustable driver’s seat, rearview camera, power windows, and door locks.
Stepping up to the Latitude that is also a highly recommended, buyers will get a 7-inch Uconnect touch-screen infotainment system, and fog lights. The most equipment models Limited and Trailhawk will add dual-zone climate control, rear park assist, leather seats, navigation, heated seats and steering wheel and a powerful 506-watt Beats audio with nine speakers.
2020 Jeep Renegade Under the Hood
According to the latest news, the new 2020 Jeep Renegade model will be available with two 4-cylinder engines. The models like Sport and Latitude will be equipped with the new turbocharged 1,3-liter engine. This engine is capable to produce 177 HP and 200 lb-ft torque. This new engine is a replacement for the aging 1,4-liter turbo four.
This engine is connected to the six-speed manual transmission. However, the second one and the old 2.4-liter is on the models on above optional and standard on the models like Limited and Trachawk. This engine will offer the same output of 180 HP and 200 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, it`s connected to the new 9-speed automatic transmission. Also, both models will be available with front-wheel drive as standard and the four-wheel system is optional.
The 2020 Jeep Renegade PHEV model is also announced by the company and under the hood of this model will sit a 1.3-liter engine. This engine will be mated to an electric motor. This combination will output of up to 240 horsepower along with a pure EV range of 30 miles. The fuel economy will be also great from the latest report. However, the exact numbers are not available at this moment.
Release Date and Price
The debut of the new 2020 Jeep Renegade can be expected to be sometime at the end of this year. The price details have not been available at this moment.
However, the current model comes with the starting price of $20,000 for the base model and it goes up to $30,000 for the most equipped Trailhawk and Limited. With the base price, the new model will compete with models in the same range as the Chevy Trax, Kia Soul, Subaru Crosstek and Mazda CX-3.