Jeep Renegade is slated to redefine what one expectes from a compact SUV when its launched here in India. The styling and capabilities of the hip new machine from Jeep look really tasty and if priced well, it should be the definitive machine for a whole bunch of adventurous young folks when it’s launched here in India. The fresh new exterior spy images of the car have been shared by Motoroids reader and fan Chetan Mali has shared these fresh new images of the Jeep Renegade doing the test rounds in India. The latest closeup images showcase up-close the brawny, boxy styling of the SUV with a set of roof rails up top and wide tyres shod on smart looking alloys. It’s notable though that a newer 2019 version of the Renegade is already doing the tests internationally. The current version of the Renegade will be showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo
Ahead of its rumoured launch that is expected to take place next year, the Jeep Renegade has been caught on camera several times during a public road test. Spy images reveal details of the interior of the smaller sibling to the Compass.
Inside, the test-mule of the Renegade features a dual tone theme of black and beige that can be seen on the seats and door pads. The dashboard has been finished in an all black theme with silver inserts. The model in question also comes equipped with steering mounted controls, a touchscreen infotainment system, climate control, USB and Aux-In support and an electronic parking brake.
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The Jeep Renegade is expected to be powered by a 1.6-litre MultiJet diesel engine with 118 HP of peak power and 320 Nm of peak torque. Transmission responsibilities will likely be taken care of by a 6-speed manual gearbox. A 7-speed DDCT automatic transmission may also be available though the chances of that happening are less. The Jeep Renegade for India will be available in both four-wheel drive as well as two-wheel drive versions.
Previous reports suggested that the Jeep Renegade could be launched in India with a price tag of INR 9 lakh (ex-showroom). The prices for all the variants may range from INR 9 to 14 lakh (ex-showroom). Expect the Jeep Renegade to rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta in the Indian automotive market. Stay tuned for updates.