2015 Jeep Renegade unveiled at the 2014 Geneva international motor show
Best-in-class off-road capability with world-class on-road driving dynamics
Designed and engineered to first and foremost deliver legendary Jeep 4×4 capability, the all-new 2015 Renegade is the first small SUV from Chrysler Group to use the all-new •small-wide 4×4 architecture.–
With it’s fully independent suspension capable of up to 205 mm (8.1 inches) of wheel articulation and 220 mm (8.7 inches) of ground clearance (Trailhawk), Renegade raises the bar in the small SUV segment with best-in-class off-road capability. Extensive use of advanced steels, composites and advanced computer-impact simulations enable the all-new 2015 Renegades architecture to deliver world-class torsional stiffness and Jeep brands durability required for Trail Rated adventures.
The all-new Renegade is the first Jeep to integrate Konis frequency selective damping (FSD) front and rear strut system. This damping system enables the Jeep Renegade to deliver world-class road-holding and handling characteristics.
Designed for global markets: 16 powertrain combinations
True to the Jeep brand, the all-new Renegade will offer customers in global markets maximum off- road capability and fuel efficiency. The Renegade will offer up to 16 strategic powertrain combinations “ the most ever in a Jeep vehicle “ customized to markets around the world to meet a range of performance and efficiency needs.
Powertrain options include:
ï‚· Four MultiAir gasoline engine offerings
ï‚· Two MultiJet II diesel engine offerings
ï‚· Efficient and flex-fuel capable E.torQ engine
ï‚· Emissions and fuel-saving Stop&Start technology
ï‚· Segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission
ï‚· Two manual and one dual-dry clutch transmission (DDCT) offerings
Worlds first small SUV with nine-speed automatic transmission
Like the new Jeep Cherokee, the all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade has raised the bar ” this time in the small SUV class ” with the first available nine-speed automatic transmission. When paired with either the 2.0-liter MultiJet II diesel engine, or 2.4-liter MultiAir2 gas engine, the nine-speed transmission delivers numerous benefit’s customers will appreciate, including aggressive launches, smooth power delivery at highway speeds and improved fuel efficiency versus a six-speed automatic transmission.
Segment-exclusive technologies once found only on higher classed SUVs
The all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade offers technology features once found only in upper-segment vehicles, and makes them attainable to customers in the growing small SUV segment “ including award-winning Uconnect Access, Uconnect touchscreens and the segments largest full-color instrument cluster.
ï‚· Uconnect Access: Utilizes embedded cellular technology to allow Jeep Renegade occupants to get directly in contact with local emergency-service dispatchers “ all with the push of the
9-1-1 Assist button on the rearview mirror. Uconnect Access applies the same logic to roadside assistance. One push of the •ASSIST– button summons help directly from Chrysler Groups roadside assistance provider, or the Vehicle Customer Care Center. Further peace of mind comes from the systems ability to receive text messages, announce receipt of texts, identify senders and then •read– the messages aloud with Bluetooth-equipped cell phones. AOL Autos named Uconnect Access it’s •Technology of the Year for 2013.– (Uconnect services may vary in different markets)
ï‚· Uconnect touchscreen radio systems: Award-winning in-vehicle handsfree communication, entertainment and available navigation. Key features available on the Uconnect 5.0 and
6.5AN systems include a 5.0-inch or 6.5-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, single or dual-turner, radio data system capability (RDS), digital audio broadcast (DAB), HD Radio, digital media broadcasting (DMB), SiriusXM Radio, SiriusXM Travel Link, SiriusXM Travel Link, USB port and auxiliary audio jack input. (Uconnect services may vary in different markets)
ï‚· Segment s largest full -color instrument cluster display: Filling the Jeep Renegades gauge cluster in front of the driver is an available 7-inch, full-color, premium multiview display,
featuring a reconfigurable function that enables drivers to personalize information inside the instrument cluster. The information display is designed to visually communicate information, using graphics and text, quickly and easily.
Renegade features up to 70 advanced safety and security features
Safety and security were at the forefront in the development of the all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade, setting the stage for up to 70 available safety and security features “ including the availability of Forward Collision Warning-Plus and LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus.
In addition, engineers added both active and passive safety and security features, including Blind- spot Monitoring; Rear Cross Path detection; ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic grid lines; electronic stability control (ESC) with electronic roll mitigation and seven standard air bags.
Jeep brands global resources
Designed in America and crafted in Italy, the 2015 Renegade continues the Jeep brands dedication to the global marketplace and demonstrates the depths of it’s available resources. The final assembly location for the Renegade will be at the Melfi Assembly Plant. The Renegades global portfolio of powertrain production includes the United States, Italy and Brazil.