2020 Jeep Renegade Performance Review


The 2020 Jeep Renegade is a subcompact SUV with superior off-roading capabilities. If you're looking for a Jeep that delivers great performance across rugged terrains, then the new Renegade is perfect for you.

The 2020 Jeep Renegade: Features and Specifications

The Jeep Renegade is available in five trim levels. The base model is the Renegade Sport, and it has an MSRP of $22,275. The Latitude trim level starts from $24,125. The Limited trim level's MSRP is $26,645. The much-lauded Trailhawk trim level has a starting price of $27,794. And the premium High Altitude Trim level has an MSRP of $28,640.

The 2020 Jeep Renegade can seat five passengers and has ample headspace. Cloth upholstery is standard, and leather upholstery is available. Other available features include an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat and heated front seats.

The new Renegade combines balanced handling with accurate steering. Two engines are available with the Renegade. The base engine is a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine. This gives 180 Horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. A turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine is also available. This delivers 177 Horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are matched with a standard nine-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard. All-wheel-drive, as well as Four-wheel drive, are available on select trim levels.

The new Renegade has a decent fuel economy. The standard engine, together with front-wheel drive gives an EPA estimated MPG of 22 within city limits and 30 on the highway. The turbocharged engine gives 24 MPG within city limits and 32 on the highway.

The standard infotainment system is the Uconnect system. This includes a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, a USB port, a six-speaker audio system, and voice control. Available infotainment features include a 7/8.4-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, HD radio, and a nine-speaker audio system from Kenwood. The only standard safety feature on the Renegade is its rearview camera. Additional safety features are available through the Advanced Technology Group ($1295). Some of these features include blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and lane departure warning.

The 2020 Jeep Renegade is mainly known for its off-roading ability. Powerful terrain tires and 19-inch wheels give you the freedom to travel over all kinds of terrain. The Renegade comes with an available Selec-Terrain system. This lets you choose between different kinds of terrain, such as snowy, or rainy, or muddy. 

The Trailhawk trim, which comes with 4WD, traction management system, the turbocharged engine, skid plates, all-terrain tires, and more options, is the best trim level from the 2020 Jeep Renegade lineup. If you live in Emmaus, Easton, or Allentown, and want to test drive the 2020 Jeep Renegade, then visit the nearest Kelly dealership near you today!