The New 2021 Jeep Renegade
In early 2021, the Jeep Renegade was named the Best Small SUV by 4×4 Magazine. If you’ve always admired what SUVs can do but needed something on the smaller side, then the new 2021 Jeep Renegade was made for you! This subcompact SUV has the classic Jeep look that’ll turn heads. But what’s more is, it’s beautifully designed on the inside to keep you and your passengers safe, comfortable, and entertained! Want to hear more about this vehicle? Then read on. We’ll give you a comprehensive guide to the new 2021 Jeep Renegade.
A General Overview
The Jeep Renegade is a 5-passenger SUV that has 2 rows of seats. With its standard soft cloth upholstery, it allows everyone to sit comfortably in any position, with plenty of headroom and legroom. Not only does this car give plenty of space for people, but also your belongings. It’s got 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space in the back, which shoots up to 50.8 cubic feet when you fold the rear seats down. This subcompact SUV is bigger on the inside!
For the powertrain, you have 2 options: a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine (180 HP) or a 1.3L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine (177 HP). Whichever one you choose, it’ll come standard with a 9-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Thanks to its small size and economic engine choices, the 2021 Jeep Renegade gets fantastic gas mileage! the 1.3L turbo engine gets you 24 MPG in the city and 32 MPG on the highway, while the 2.4L engine gets you 22 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway.
8 Amazing Trims
The new 2021 Jeep Renegade has 8 trims available: Sport, Jeepster, Latitude, Upland, 80th Anniversary, Islander, Limited, Trailhawk. The 80th Anniversary and Islander trims are limited edition models that give you unique exterior styling and some additional standard features when compared to their counterparts. Find out about each trim has below!
This standard trim is quite impressive when it comes to its standard features. For one, it comes standard with the more powerful 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive (which can be upgraded to four-wheel drive). You’ll also enjoy 16-inch steel wheels with all-season tires, halogen headlights, heated side mirrors, remote keyless entry, push-button start, cloth upholstery, and dual-zone automatic climate control.
The infotainment system comes with a 7-inch touchscreen, 1 USB port, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and a 6-speaker stereo. The Sport trim also gives you plenty of safety features too! They include automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, and lane departure warning.
- All-season tires: traverse all roads in any season without worry of slippage
- Good suite of safety features: the base trim will protect you with things like automatic emergency braking and blind spot monitoring
The Jeepster trim is basically a mold of the Sport trim. This means you’ll get all the standard features there, including all-season tires, remote keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic emergency braking, and blindspot monitoring. However, the notable differences are the addition of 3 key features: 19-inch alloy wheels, remote start, and proximity keyless entry. So, if you want a little more convenience, opt for the Jeepster.
- Dual-zone automatic climate control: no matter where you’re seated, the temperature will be just perfect
- Proximity keyless entry: if your hands are full, just use this convenient feature to get in and out easily
The Latitude trim is also another one that builds upon the standard Sport trim. The most notable differences are that you get 17-inch alloy wheels and 2 USB ports instead. Also, you’ll have plenty of choices for upgrades here. First is the Luxury package, which upgrades your infotainment system to an 8.4-inch touchscreen and gives you things like the turbocharged engine, adaptive cruise control, parking sensors, and hands-free park assist.
You can also add the Convenience package. This includes features like rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and a power-adjustable driver’s seat.
If you want to choose “a la carte” features, those available to you include a 9-speaker stereo, remote start, proximity keyless entry, and a panoramic sunroof.
- 2 USB ports: you won’t have to fight over who gets to charge up their devices
- Upgrade packages: the Luxury and Convenience packages give you more choices for the Latitude trim
The Upland trim is one of the only trims that 4-wheel drive is standard. This can be great for those that love getting out on the trails! The standard features here are 17-inch alloy wheels, tow hooks, a front skid plate, and remote start. You’ll also get a restyled front bumper, which will help you clear the ground better if you go off-roading.
- Front skid plate and restyled front bumper: be an off-roading king/queen with these features
- Remote start: get your car nice and warm before you even leave your house
Here’s another trim that only comes in 4-wheel drive. It also comes standard with the turbocharged engine. Take the Latitude trim, copy it over with some upgrades, and you’ll get the Limited trim.
You’ll benefit from leather upholstery, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, remote start, proximity keyless entry, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. The infotainments system also gets a larger touchscreen (8.4 inches), as well as HD radio and navigation.
- Leather upholstery: get an elegant feel for your SUV with this luxurious material
- Heated front seats and steering wheel: brave the cold with these convenient features
The Trailhawk trim is an absolute off-roading beast. It takes the Limited trim and adds all-terrain tires, skid plates, tow hooks, a higher-riding suspension, and a lower gear ratio. Do note that this trim gets regular cloth seats. However, you can opt for leather upholstery here by adding the Luxury package.
- All-terrain tires: conquer any road in any weather condition with these solid tires
- Higher-riding suspension, skid plates, and tow hooks: quality off-roading is possible, and the tow hooks allow you to bring additional equipment easily
Come See the New 2021 Jeep Renegade
The new 2021 Jeep Renegade might be small, but it’s packed with so many features. Not to mention, it’s very spacious inside too! So, if you want all the benefits of an SUV but need to save on space, this is the vehicle to choose. It was named the Best Small SUV after all! Are you looking to see the new 2021 Jeep Renegade in person? Then head over to Patriot CDJR. If you have any further questions about this amazing SUV reach out to us by filling out our contact form or using the chat feature live on the site and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. If you’re interested in more of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram top models be sure to check out our research hub!
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