Jeep Renegade Spied in India Again

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Jeep, the iconic American SUV manufacturer, is all set to kick off its Indian innings shortly. The model spearheading Jeep’s charge in India will be the Wrangler, Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SRT. There is another interesting small SUV in Jeep’s arsenal that could make a lot of sense for the Indian market. The product in question is the Renegade. Although Jeep says they will not launch the Renegade in India, the SUV continues to undergo extensive testing on India roads. Here are some spy shots and other info on the Jeep Renegade India Price, Specifications and other details.

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Jeep Renegade India Launch

Model Name Expected Launch Date
Jeep Renegade India Launch Mid 2017

The Jeep Renegade isn’t a part of the official model lineup that will come to India as announced by FCA. And even though it has been spotted testing on Indian roads on multiple occasions, there is still a chance it might not make it to India as Jeep could be using it to test the platform or engines for future products. However, we still can’t rule out a possible Jeep Renegade India launch sometime in 2017.

Jeep Renegade India – Spy Images

Spy Shots Courtsey – Ajay Ghawate-Patil ‏(@ajayghawate)

Jeep Renegade Price in India

Model Name Estimated Ex-Showroom Price
Jeep Renegade Sport Price in India INR 12.00 lacs
Jeep Renegade Latitude Price in India INR 13.90 lacs
Jeep Renegade Limited Price in India INR 15.70 lacs

jeep renegade india spy images-1The Jeep Renegade range in international market starts at around $18,000, which translates to about INR 12 lakhs. With Jeep setting up a production facility in India, it is highly likely that the Renegade will be manufactured here. If that is the case, then it could have a starting price of INR 11.50 – 12.00 lakhs (ex-showroom). Here’s the ex-showroom price of Jeep Renegade in India according to our estimates.

Jeep Renegade India – Specifications

Length x Width x Height 4236 x 1880 x 1690 mm
Wheelbase 2570 mm
Wheel Type and Size 18” Alloys
Boot Space -NA-
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.6 L Diesel
Power 120 bhp
Torque 320 Nm
Top Speed 179 km/h
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 10.20 secs
Transmission (Gearbox) 6-speed manual
Mileage 20 kpl (estimated)
Air Conditioner Type Automatic Climate Control

For India, Jeep could use the 1.6-litre MultiJet diesel to power the Renegade. This is the same engine that can be found under the hood of the Maruti S-Cross. The 1.6 L Diesel is offered with the Jeep Renegade in the British market.

Jeep Renegade India Mileage

City 16 kpl
Highway 22 kpl
Combined 20 kpl

Jeep Renegade India – Rivals

The Renegade small SUV will rival fellow small SUVs such as the –

Jeep Renegade Exterior Design

The Renegade borrows plenty of design features from its siblings; The seven-slot front grille along with the squarish box-design coupled with a high ground clearance that is reminiscent of past Jeep SUVs are present, you also get circular headlights, boxed out wheel arches, squarish tail-lamps and prominent body cladding all around. There are modern design touches too, including the roof-rails, the glass-area on the sides and the rear.

Jeep Renegade India Launch, Price, Specifications, Images 2015 Jeep Renegade Front Right Qaurter

Jeep Renegade Interior Design

On the inside, you get a Uconnect infotainment system inside the car which gets a 5-inch or a 6.5-inch touchscreen display depending upon the region. The driver gets a 7-inch display unit which can be configured and the same will double up as an instrument cluster as well. You get a panoramic sunroof and the SUV will get a slew of customisation options as well for the accessories.

Jeep Renegade India Launch, Price, Specifications, Images 2015 Jeep Renegade Interior Front Cabin

The Jeep Renegade is not a full-fledged SUV, as in do not expect it to go rock crawling or mud-bogging or dune-bashing. It will get a AWD drive system which can detect road surfaces and adjust torque sent to all wheels for best grip in different situations, but the vehicle ride-height restricts the Renegade to mild off-roading at best.jeep renegade india spy images 2The Renegade has the Fiat 500L platform as its underpinnings. It gets disc brakes on all the wheels and might also get a 9-speed automatic transmission that first broke cover on the Grand Cherokee in 2013. “The all-new 2015 Jeep Renegade expands the brand’s product portfolio and targets the rapidly expanding small SUV segment around the globe with benchmark levels of efficiency and driving dynamics, while at the same time delivering best-in-class 4×4 capability that customers expect from Jeep,” said Mike Manley, President & CEO, Jeep.

What do you think of the Jeep Renegade India launch? Let us know in the comments section below. And stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for the latest updates on the Jeep Renegade India Launch and Price.

Spy Images Courtesy- Manoj Prabakarn and RP

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Hope to see this launched in India. With a pricing of 14 lacs would be formidable competition to the likes of Duster, Creta et all. Along with the wonderful 1.6 l s-cross engine would be a great small “soft” SUV. Bring it on Jeep.

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