2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 Review; Compact SUV Specs and Features
Here the 2019 Jeep Renegade MY18, the compact SUV of the Jeep House has redone its trick by introducing more technology on board, more valuable materials and a more spacious and practical cockpit.
2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 Redesign and Changes
Strong of the successes collected last year, the American Brand started well the new year presented to the international press and the public packed of fans version 2018 of its most iconic SUV. This update, which knows little of restyling of the exteriors, introduces not a few changes inside the cockpit, especially in the technological field, while maintaining unchanged the silhouette of the exteriors, the range of the thrusters and the fan of Fittings.
Unchanged in appearance, were to change is only the handle of the boot and the front pillar, the real leap of quality the small SUV “stars and Stripes” does it in the interior and specifically in the infotainment compartment. The 2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 is now being proposed with a fully refurbished Uconnect multimedia system that relies on the latest generation processor and high-def 5, 7, or 8.4-inch capacitive displays diagonally. A fast, fluid and practical system that introduces both the pinch to zoom function and the drag and drop function to personalize menus, as well as numerous other functions such as voice commands, call and speakerphone navigation, voice recognition of messages and The complete control of the air conditioner by the display.
2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 Features
There is, of course, the full compatibility with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standards and the ability to connect your smartphone either via Bluetooth or via cable/USB Port-an additional USB mail has been added to the back of the Front armrest-To make the screen of your smartphones visible directly on the infotainment display. For the most demanding Jeep has also thought about the services UConnect Live, connecting their smartphone through Bluetooth and opening the above application the customer can exploit the potential of six useful applications such as: Tune In Internet, Deezer Internet Music, Reuters, Facebook, Twitter and my: Car.
2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 Interior
Moreover, to make more spacious, practical and cozy the cockpit of the American SUV, the central console has undergone a slight facelift that allowed to obtain a space to store the smartphone-if you felt enough lack-and to redesign the Drink holders to make them more functional, as well as adding additional magazines such as the pocket to guard an Ipad Mini or other small accessories. Finally, the overall appearance of the cockpit has been made more modern and refined thanks to the introduction of new seat coverings, new interior finishes, new materials and a more elegant design for radio frames, aeration vents, central tunnel, and Speakers.
2019 Renegade MY18 Engine Specs
Available in the usual 5 productions (Sport, Longitude, Business, Limited and Trailhawk) The Jeep Renegade MY18 2019 boasts 12 different combinations of powertrains groups with powers from 95 to 170 hp, 3 distinct feeds (petrol, diesel and LPG), 2 versions of traction ( Front or integral) and 3 types of gearbox (6-speed manual, 6-speed double clutch and automatic with torque converter and 9 ratios). Already available in all Europe showrooms, not only to be ordered but also to be seen and proven, the SUV with the front to seven slits attacks the price list with a base rate of 20,990 euros.
2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 4X4 Off Road
Are you a lover of hard and raw off-road? Well, Jeep will settle you now. Opting for the top range variant, the 8.4-inch diagonal, will be supplied as standard the Navigator and a very useful application called Jeep skills. This application is ideal for those customers who want to improve their driving performance in 4×4. Thanks, in fact, to useful information such as traction, roll, pitch, pressure and altitude, the app Jeep skills constantly informs the driver on the off-road driving systems and provides specific indexes and feedback on the infotainment screen.
We tried the 2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 in version 2.0 Multijet 170 CV 4wd Trailhawk AT9, the most complete to be understood. During our test drive, held first around Balocco and then on an off-road path inside the FCA experimental circuit, we immediately appreciated the high habitability on board, the good visibility in all directions, the comfortable Raised driving position and good general level of plastics and finishing materials. The roar of the engine is felt just as the same thing we can not say for the aerodynamic rustles of the mirrors and the rolling of the winter tires (M + S) that tend to easily pervade the cockpit once overcome a certain speed.
The suspension calibration gives a pleasant, comfortable and safe guide that results in a good filtration of holes and rough terrain despite the test model mounting circles of generous dimensions. The roll is all in all contained, the steering is light, poorly filtered but not too direct and if brought to the limit the whims of the rider as long as you do not ask too much. The turbo-diesel engine has a good thrust and a full-bodied delivery from low revs, unfortunately, dampened by a precise change in the logic of operation but too much devoted to the comfort of driving.
Avventurandoci in the off-road route the compact (B-SUV) produced at Melfi has brought out all its hidden talents. Being able to count on the higher ground clearance (21 cm), on the major angles of attack, Dosso and output and on the 4WD system 4×4 Selec-Terrain with reduced gears and locking of the rear differential, the 2019 Jeep Renegade MY18 has been able to cope without Problems on very rough and slippery bottoms, inside deep fords, facing steep climbs and descents and overcoming twist and obstacles with lateral gradient.