Celebrated American SUV brand Jeep recently introduced the facelift model of its entry-level model - the Renegade SUV. Jeep has also gone ahead and revealed the details of the Renegade facelift more recently. Now, the Renegade has been a high anticipated launch in India for quite some time now, and it has been testing in our market. It is said that the Jeep Renegade will be hitting the Indian market in late 2018 or early 2019, and when it does, we expect to get the new facelift model. So, here are the details of the India-bound refreshed Jeep Renegade compact SUV.
The most important update of the new Jeep Renegade facelift model is the new MultiAir III turbocharged petrol mills. The updated new Renegade will be the first model in the entire portfolio of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to get equipped with the new downsized turbocharged petrol engine range. There will the options of a 1.0L 3-cylinder engine and a 1.3L 4-cylinder unit from the new MultiAir III family.
The smaller 1.0L mill can generate 120 PS of power and 190 Nm of torque, and is paired to a 6 speed manual transmission. The 1.3L unit is offered in two states of tune – 150 PS/270 Nm with a 7 speed dual-clutch transmission, and 180 PS/270 Nm with a 9 speed automatic gearbox and AWD system. These new MultiAir III petrol engines will also introduced in other FCA models later this year.