Canada Press Kit: 2018 Jeep Renegade

FCA Canada: 2018 Jeep® Renegade Overview

Windsor, Ontario August 31, 2017 - The 2018 Jeep® Renegade delivers a unique combination of best-in-class, off-road capability, open-air freedom and convenience, a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission that contributes to outstanding on-road and off-road driving dynamics, two fuel-efficient engines, world-class refinement and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings.   
 
New for 2018:
  • Uconnect 4 multimedia centre with 7-inch display, Apple CarPlay compatibility and Android Auto standard on 2018 Jeep Renegade North, Limited and Trailhawk models
    • Jeep Renegade Sport now comes standard with a Uconnect 3 multimedia centre with 5-inch touchscreen and hands-free communication with Bluetooth streaming audio
    • North, Trailhawk and Limited models are available with the optional Uconnect 8.4 NAV Group
  • ParkView rear backup camera now standard on all 2018 Jeep Renegade models
  • Increased storage capacity as a result of interior upgrades, including a revamped Selec-Terrain shifter dial layout, relocated USB port and two new storage areas in the front row
    • Redesigned interior also features new seat fabrics, colours and bezel treatments
  • Dual-pane power sunroof available on North, Trailhawk and Limited models, while the power My Sky open-air roof panel system is now also optional on all models
  • On-demand 4G Wi-Fi (late availability) hotspot capability provides faster speed and more reliable in-vehicle wireless internet connectivity to your laptop, tablet or smartphone and supports up to eight mobile devices
  • SiriusXM Guardian delivers advanced in-vehicle connectivity and useful apps for drivers and passengers. Features include SOS Call, Roadside Assistance, Send and Go, Vehicle Finder and Remote Services which can be used virtually anywhere, allowing owners to lock, unlock doors, or start their vehicles. Available with the Uconnect 4C NAV Multimedia Centre
  • SiriusXM Travel Link makes every trip more efficient, SiriusXM Travel Link provides premium data services and information, including weather, fuel prices, sports, and movies. Available with Uconnect 4C NAV Multimedia Centre
  • SiriusXM Traffic Plus works with the vehicle’s navigation system to display traffic speed and flow information, along with accident information to assist drivers in routing around congested areas. Available with Uconnect 4C NAV Multimedia Centre
 
Highlights:
  • Jeep Renegade expands the brand’s vehicle lineup, entering the growing small sport-utility vehicle (SUV) segment, while staying true to the adventurous lifestyle and 4x4 capability for which Jeep is known
  • Both Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4x4 systems include the Jeep Selec-Terrain system, providing up to five modes (Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud modes, plus exclusive Rock mode on the Trailhawk model) for the best four-wheel-drive performance on- or off-road and in any weather condition
  • Renegade Trailhawk delivers best-in-class 4x4 capability with standard Jeep Active Drive Low with 20:1 crawl ratio; 221 mm (8.7 inches) of ground clearance; skid plates; signature red front and rear tow hooks; up to 206 mm (8.1 inches) of wheel articulation; Hill-descent Control; up to 483 mm (19 inches) of water fording; and up to 907 kg (2,000 pounds) towing capacity with 2.4-litre Tigershark engine and available tow package
  • Segment-exclusive disconnecting rear axle and power take-off unit (PTU) optimize fuel efficiency of Jeep Renegade 4x4 models
  • Jeep Renegade features fresh styling with rugged body forms and aggressive proportions, which enable best-in-class approach and departure angles purposely designed to deliver best-in-class capability
  • For segment-exclusive panoramic views, available “My Sky” open-air roof panel system conveniently stows in the rear cargo area to provide passengers open-air freedom with ease
  • Jeep Renegade includes over 65 standard and available safety and security features, including Forward Collision Warning-Plus and LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus
  • Jeep Renegade offers advanced technology, including available Uconnect 4 7-inch touchscreen radio with Apple CarPlay compatibility and Android Auto; navigation; HD Radio; Bluetooth handsfree calling, voice command and streaming audio; and SiriusXM satellite Radio. The available BeatsAudio premium sound system includes eight speakers and a subwoofer for studio-quality sound
  • Apple CarPlay compatibility enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, Messages, phone and Apple Music through Siri Voice control or the Uconnect touchscreen
  • Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google voice search, Google Maps and Google Play Music via the Uconnect 7-inch touchscreen or steering wheel controls
  • Uconnect 4 multimedia centre includes performance improvements with faster startup time, enhanced processing power, vivid imagery, plus higher resolution and sharper graphics
 
Model Lineup
For 2018, the Jeep Renegade lineup consists of four models:
  • Sport (4x2 and 4x4)
  • North (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Limited (4x4)
  • Trailhawk (4x4)
 
 Exterior Colours:
  • Anvil
  • Colorado Red
  • Omaha Orange
  • Solar Yellow
  • Hypergreen
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Jetset Blue
  • Glacier Metallic
  • Black
  • Alpine White
 
Available Interior Colours:
  • Black/Sandstorm with Tan accents
  • Black
  • Black/Ski Grey with Ice Blue accents
  • Black with Red accents


FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 96th anniversary in 2021. FCA Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA, a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers that sell Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo products, as well as SRT performance products. The company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. In addition to its assembly facilities, which produce the Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Chrysler Voyager and Chrysler Grand Caravan (Windsor) and Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a research and development centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and parts distribution centers throughout the country.