The American automaker, Jeep is intending to further penetrate into the Indian SUV segment with the 2019 Jeep Renegade launch in the second quarter of 2019.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade is going to be introduced to India auto market in 2019 with a wide range of features. Like the older sibling Jeep Compass, the Renegade will be built locally so that Jeep can aggressively price it. This article is going to provide you with a collection of what to expect from this new SUV.
1. 2019 Jeep Renegade Launch Date
Jeep has announced that the 2019 Renegade SUV will be its next vehicle to be launched in the Indian auto market. Whereas the global launch will transpire by the end of 2018, the Indian launch is expected to happen in the second quarter of 2019. At present, the development of Jeep’s dealership is underway to satisfy the increasingly high demand of the customers. We will inform you of the specific launch date right after the automaker announces it.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade is expected to be launched in India in the first half of 2019
2. 2019 Jeep Renegade Exterior
First globally launched in 2014, the Jeep Renegade coming to India would be the facelifted model which has been disclosed in Italy recently. While it still preserves Jeep’s typical touch, it also sports a futuristic attraction.
In the front, the 2019 Renegade SUV will get a novel front fascia, a brand-new wider grille with grey finish, new LED projector headlamps with circular DRLs, white indicators with mounted fenders and a redesigned sculpted bumper with a new plastic cladding which stretches to the square wheel arches.
The 2019 Renegade SUV front will come with a novel front fascia, a wider grille, new LED projector headlamps with circular DRLs
On the side profile, the 2019 Renegade will receive a newly-designed ORVMs and wide twin-spoke alloy wheels. Other features such as a steady roofline and mesh panels contribute to the masculine look of the vehicle.
The side profile of the new Renegade will contribute to its masculine look
In the rear, the car will be equipped with small but rude taillights, a brake light, a trapezoidal exhaust system, two individual mesh panels on the redesigned bumper.
The rear will be packed with new taillights, a redesigned bumper, etc.
As regards the dimensions, the Renegade SUV will be 4,230mm long, 1,805mm wide and 1,690mm high. It is likely to get a 2,570mm wheelbase and a 200mm appearance. It will sport a 351L boot space with all-seats unfolded. The luggage storage capacity can be expanded by 1,438 litres when the rear seats are folded. The Renegade will provide amber space to comfortably accommodate up to 5 people.
2. 2019 Jeep Renegade Interior
The feature list of the 2019 Jeep Renegade interior is as impressive as the exterior. It will sport top-notch material and colour, cutting-edge technology and smart storage features. Its interior is expected to get a brand-new design style with a combination of soft and palpable with functional and rough details. For example, the sculpted soft instrument panel is combined with rugged functional features such as the grab handle for the passenger.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade offers the passengers a top-notch cabin with amber space
Image source: Motor World India
The new SUV will have a flexible cabin with a cargo floor panel which is reversible, removable and height adjustable, a front passenger seat which is forward foldable and the rear seats which can be folded to get more storage capacity. All the seats will be covered in novel premium fabric upholstery and can supply sufficient back and thigh support for all the passengers. Moreover, the cabin also sports a glove box and two cup holders between the front seats, a USB port, 12v charge point and an auxiliary port, which add to its flexibility. Other outstanding features of the SUV will include
A newly-designed central console and dashboard
Automatic temperature control
Leather-wrapped multi-functional driving wheel
UConnect 4 system with a 5-inch touchscreen infotainment display which will support voice command, Bluetooth and hands-free calling
Start/stop push button
Dials instead of switchgears
Height adjustable drivers’ seat
Air-conditioner vents in the rear
The 2019 Jeep Renegade will have a new dashboard with a lot of new features
To conform to the new safety rules which will come into effect in the coming time, the 2019 Indian-bound Jeep Renegade will be packed with a wide range of safety features consisting of
Dual airbags in the front
Side and curtain airbags
Anti-lock braking system with electronic brakeforce limitation
Dynamic stability control
It is reported that the Renegade SUV got five stars in EURO NCAP. It offers 87% for adult protection, 85% for child protection, 74% for safety assistance and 65% for pedestrian protection.
4. 2019 Jeep Renegade Performance
The Indian-bound Jeep Renegade will be powered by three petrol and diesel engine options. To be more specific, the SUV is likely to be powered by a tuned 1.4L turbocharged MultiAir petrol engine which can generate a max power of 148bhp and a peak torque of 350Nm. Moreover, the vehicle can also receive power from a tuned 2.0L Multijet turbo diesel motor which can produce 138bhp of max power and 200Nm of peak torque. Jeep is also expected to equip the new Renegade with a 1.6L Multi-Jet diesel motor with a power output of 118bhp/320Nm which also provides power for the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. The power is spread to the four wheels through three transmission options: a 6-speed manual, a 7-speed automatic and a 9-speed automatic gearbox.
| Engine type
| Tuned 1.4L turbocharged MultiAir petrol
|| 6-speed MT, 7-speed AT, 9-speed AT
|Tuned 2.0L Multijet turbo diesel
|| 6-speed MT, 7-speed AT, 9-speed AT
| 1.6L Multi-Jet diesel
|| 6-speed MT, 7-speed AT, 9-speed AT
The top variant could also be equipped with Jeep’s Select Terrain system which helps the car travel comfortably on various terrains with four different driving modes: Snow, Auto, Sand and Mud. The torque can be adjusted to make the vehicle best suited to the outside conditions, thanks to this system.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade offers four different driving mode, which can adjust the torque to the outside conditions
In terms of mileage, the new Renegade is expected to be more fuel-efficient than its older sibling, the Jeep Compass. The new SUV could produce 18 - 20kmpl in the petrol version and 14 – 15kmpl in the diesel one.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade is expected to produce an impressive mileage
5. 2019 Jeep Renegade Price in India
Brought to India via the CKD route, the Renegade SUV will be locally assembled at the Ranjangaon factory. This will help Jeep India aggressively price this new SUV. In India, the Renegade SUV is expected to be priced from Rs 10 lakh for the base version to Rs 16 lakh for the top-spec version. Once launched, it can effectively compete against the Hyundai Creta, Mahindra TU700 and Renault Duster.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade is able to effectively compete with its rivals in the Indian SUV segment
With a host of amazing exterior and interior features as well as various engine options, the 2019 Jeep Renegade is a potential compact SUV in India. It deserves to be one of Jeep’s forthcoming big products and will mark the deeper penetration of the American automaker in the teeming Indian SUV segment.
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