The Jeep Renegade is offered with a choice between two 4-cylinder engines. A 1.3L turbocharged four makes 177 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. It is standard on the Renegade Limited and Trailhawk and optional on the Sport and Latitude trims. The other engine in the lineup is the 2.4L Tigershark engine, rated at 180 hp and 175 lb-ft. It comes standard on Sport, Latitude, and Altitude models. Both engines send power to the wheels via a 9-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, and 4-wheel drive is an option on most trim levels, though the Trailhawk trim includes it as standard equipment.
The 2021 Jeep Renegade is available in five distinct trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Altitude, Limited, and Trailhawk.
The Sport is the most value-oriented of the trim levels, costing less than the Latitude, this trim level comes standard with the 2.4-liter engine, front-wheel drive, cloth upholstery, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, Uconnect with Bluetooth phone connectivity, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, cruise control and push-button start.
The Latitude trim adds a little bit of luxury and style to the Renegade, body-colored mirror caps, premium cloth, ambient lighting, an additional USB port, configurable gauge, and security system.
The Limited focuses on turning the Renegade into a compact luxury SUV. This trim includes the turbocharged 1.3-liter engine, leather upholstery, heated front seats, power-adjustable driver's seat, a 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat, HD radio, 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment, voice-activated navigation, AC power outlet, Keyless Enter ?n Go, heated steering wheel, supplemental heater and remote start.
The Jeep Renegade standard safety features incudes Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection and Cross Path Detection.
Finally, standard options for the off-road-oriented Trailhawk include Jeep's Selec-Terrain system, an increased ride height, skid plates, all-terrain tires, tow hooks, and full-time four-wheel drive with low range.
Classic Jeep Look Provides For Lots Of Visual Interest
Nimble Handling In Turns
Accessible And Intuitive Technology Features
Trailhawk Model Provides Best-in-class Off-road Capability
For 2021, the Jeep Renegade receives many new updates, including additional trims and new standard driver assist features. blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist. Some of the new trims include 80th Anniversary Edition and Islander Edition, they come with unique interior/exterior styling and special features.
The Renegade also now comes standard with the larger 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Jeep Renegade proves that Jeep styling can translate successfully to a subcompact crossover. The smooth highway ride, well-shaped front seats, and optional Uconnect infotainment system give a modern vibe to the cabin. The Renegade's high-profile and boxy design provide for plenty of headroom. The Renegade can be configured from rugged to elegant, and it easily goes off-road and handles challenging weather and road conditions.