2018 Jeep Renegade: Small Package, Big Heart

2018 Jeep Renegade: Small Package, Big Heart



Sometimes affectionately known as the Baby Jeep, the 2018 Jeep Renegade is one cute ute. Don't let it's size and aesthetics fool you though. This is one tough little guy, capable of fording through 19" of water, can tow a ton (quite literally) and bests it's rivals in several categories.

Put yourself behind the wheel of the 2018 Jeep Renegade today by visiting Willowbrook Chrysler in Langley.

First, the looks. Glossy and cute, the Renegade just screams fun when it drives by; and it is. Featuring iconic Jeep styling, the familiar grille, large circular headlamps leave no doubts as to it's lineage, and it's high ground clearance and wide tracks remind you of it's inherent capabilities. After all, a capable truck is definitely the most fun to drive.

Available in six trims, the Sport, North, Altitude, Upland Edition, Trailhawk and Limited, each with an escalating assortment of comforts, conveniences and capabilities, there is sure to be a Renegade to suit your lifestyle.

The Sport, which is the Renegade's base model, comes nicely equipped for less than $22,000. It comes with cloth seats, a back-up camera, 5" touch screen and is powered by a 1.4L, 160-hp engine with 184 lb-ft of torque. Moving up to the North will get you premium cloth seats, a 7" touch screen, and Apple CarPlay & Android Auto integration. The Altitude package adds lots of glossy black accents, 18" gloss black aluminum wheels as well as black side window mouldings and deluxe black cloth seats.

Climbing up to the Upland Edition is where you start to see significant changes. The engine is swapped out for a 2.4L Tigershark, Jeep's Active Drive 4x4 system is added and it is outfitted with a tangerine interior and 17" low-gloss black polished aluminum wheels. Moving up to the Trailhawk and the Renegade receives Selec-Terrain traction management system with Rock mode, hill descent control and Jeep Active Drive Low. Finally, the Limited adds a bunch of comforts and conveniences to the Trailhawk's capabilities including heated leather seats, keyless entry, a 7-inch full colour customizable in-cluster display centre, as well as the Jeep Active Drive 4x4 system.

Despite it's small size, the 2018 Jeep Renegade is capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds when equipped with the Trailer Tow Group. That's enough capacity to tow a small trailer or boat up to the cottage. It is the only vehicle in it's class with these bragging rights. Thanks to Jeep's legendary 4x4 systems, it also boasts best-in-class 4x4 capability with features like a 20:1 crawl ratio, it's traction management system with Rock mode, unsurpassed ground clearance, protective skid plates and a higher ride height, allowing for the previously mentioned fording through 19-inches of water.

With it's deceivingly fresh and cute styling, the Renegade packs bite into it's small package. If you'd like to experience the 2018 Jeep Renegade first hand, visit Willowbrook Chrysler in Langley to take a closer look and get behind the wheel for a fun test drive.