All You Need To Know About The 2019 Jeep Renegade

by Mohammed Burman | 05/11/2018
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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.

2019 Jeep Renegade two cars

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.

2019 Jeep Renegade side profile

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. 

2019 Jeep Renegade rear

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.

2019 Jeep Renegade cabin

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

 2019 Jeep Renegade dashboard

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

  • Traction 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  Power Torque   Transmission
 Tuned 1.4L turbocharged MultiAir petrol  148bhp   350Nm  6-speed MT, 7-speed AT, 9-speed AT
Tuned 2.0L Multijet turbo diesel   138bhp   200Nm   6-speed MT, 7-speed AT, 9-speed AT
 1.6L Multi-Jet diesel  118bhp  320Nm  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.

2019 Jeep Renegade on sand

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.

2019 Jeep Renegade white colour running

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.

2019 Jeep Renegade grey colour on the road

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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