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Jeep Renegade will get a second facelift | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Revealed On Jan 11, 2022 05:25:00 PM

A second replace to the Renegade brings extra options, higher engines and a few bits shared with the Compass.

Jeep has unveiled a second facelift for the favored Renegade SUV. The up to date mannequin will first go on sale in Brazil, adopted by different markets. The Renegade is presently Jeep’s smallest SUV globally and has been round since 2014. The most recent replace brings just a few beauty modifications to the outside and extra tools on the within. We take a more in-depth look.

  • Renegade facelift will get revised entrance and rear fascia
  • Will get larger infotainment display and different bits from the Compass
  • Jeep evaluated the Renegade for an India launch, however the plan was shelved

2022 Jeep Renegade facelift: what’s new on the surface

Beauty updates on the 2022 Renegade facelift are fairly refined. Up entrance, the up to date SUV will get a slimmer grille and revised headlamps with flip indicators and LED daytime working lamp signatures built-in throughout the headlamps. It additionally will get a brand new search for the entrance bumper with beefier cladding and rectangular fog lamps which might be positioned larger than earlier than.

Whereas the Renegade stays largely unchanged in profile, the rear has been up to date with new graphics for the tail-lamps and a restyled bumper with a distinguished fake skid plate and narrower lights on the corners. It additionally will get a brand new dual-tone design for its alloy wheels.

2022 Jeep Renegade facelift: inside and options

On the inside of the facelift, there aren’t many modifications to the general design and format. Nonetheless, it has been up to date with a brand new 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a brand new steering wheel that’s much like the Compass, and a brand new 7.0-inch totally digital instrument cluster. The infotainment system can also be anticipated to run a brand new software program. By the way, the local weather management switchgear continues to be the identical because the pre-facelift Compass in India.

2022 Jeep Renegade facelift: engine choices

The Renegade facelift in Brazil has been unveiled with a T270 badge on its tailgate. Which means will probably be powered by a brand new 185hp, 270Nm, 1.3-litre T270 turbo-flex engine that runs on ethanol. In petrol guise, this engine is able to producing 180hp.

Globally, the Renegade is on the market in each two-wheel and four-wheel drive configurations with a 6-speed guide gearbox is customary. Automated gearbox choices embrace a 6-speed and a 9-speed unit. Jeep additionally presents a spread of petrol and diesel engine choices on the Renegade, relying available on the market.

Jeep Renegade for India

Again in 2018, Autocar India had solely reported that Jeep was planning to launch the Renegade in India someday this 12 months. The 4.2-meter-long Renegade would have been positioned between Jeep’s upcoming sub-4m SUV and the Compass that’s already on sale. By the way, the Renegade additionally shares its Small Huge 4X4 platform with the Compass in India.

Nonetheless, plans to introduce the Renegade have been shelved because the SUV was turning out to be dearer than its rivals and too near the Compass, which was nonetheless new to the market. There isn’t a information on the Renegade coming to our shores anytime quickly, nonetheless, Jeep has its fingers full with as many as three SUV launches deliberate this 12 months.

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