The new Jeep Renegade arrives in Argentina: know its main features

Jeep confirmed its presence in southern Argentina with a stand in one of the most important tourist spots for these winter holidays. See what it is about.

Jeep Argentina announced that it will once again be present at the Cerro Bayo winter center located in Villa La Angostura. With the slogan “push the limits to the limit”, the brand of the seven bars will provide different benefits to customers who visit the stand and it will also show some news that will come to the market in the future.

As an avant premiere, it will be exhibited for the first time on Argentine soil the renewed jeep renegade. It is a restyling that the best-selling SUV in Argentina had during 2021, which includes aesthetic changes and improvements in equipment and at a mechanical level.. The version that will be shown to the public is the Trailhawk, which is positioned at the top of the range in the catalog.

“Being the reference of the segment, the new generation of the Jeep Renegade is presented, before its launch in our country, a brand icon synonymous with off road, which evolves by incorporating content, raising the value proposition. This model update arrives to further expand market coverage in this segment. Designed to provide maximum comfort and capacity, The new Renegade presents novelties in terms of motorization, content and safety without losing the essence of a distinctive design, and preserving its 100% Jeep DNA.”.

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In addition to the renewed Renegade, the Stellantis brand will also exhibit the most outstanding models of its product range: the successful Brazilian Compass, the bestial Gladiator Rubicon and also its latest release in Argentina, the Commander in its Overland variant that we were already driving in an auto test.

This is the new Jeep Renegade that will arrive shortly in Argentina

Presented in Brazil last February, this renewal of the Jeep Renegade will allow it to reaffirm its leadership within the SUV B segment, that today is one of the most desired in the Argentine market. It is already produced at the Brazilian plant in Pernambuco and should be launched locally soon.

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Aesthetically, the Jeep Renegade incorporates novelties in the trunk and the rear sector. At the front, the renewed bumper stands out along with the optics that had a rethinking in the interior design and its format.. At the end, the headlights have a new interior design and the bumpers have also been modified.

One of the main novelties for the Jeep Renegade is the incorporation of the new engine T270which are already equipped by several exponents of the Stellantis group. It is a block of 1.3 liters and a power in the order of 180 hp, a substantial improvement over the 130 hp of the current 1.8 aspirated. However, everything indicates that both engines will coexist in the compact SUV range.

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As for the transmission, the Jeep Renegade will retain front-wheel drive associated with a six-speed automatic transmission for almost the entire range. For its part, the top of the range Trailhawk (which is exhibited in Villa La Angostura) It will have the proven 4 × 4 drive system with a nine-speed automatic gearbox..

For its part, this last variant will have the well-known system that allows select up to five drive modes (Auto, Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud and Rock), that adjust the parameters of the engine, transmission and torque delivery to all four wheels. This is complemented by the “4 × 4 Low” function, which is not a reduction gear but rather a function through which the system prioritizes shorter gear ratios to gain response at low speed.

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On the equipment side, the Jeep Renegade improved in everything that has to do with safety. In the Brazilian market, all versions are equipped with ADAS as autonomous braking and lane keeping. For its part, the most equipped variants add the automatic high beam system, blind spot alert and assisted parking system.

When it comes to media, The incorporation of a 100% digital dashboard similar to the one already used by other models such as the Compass stands out, as well as the fiat bull. It is 7” and offers multiple configurations to display all the information related to handling. For its part, multimedia is supported by the UConnect system that is supported by an 8.4” screen in the center consolethat now incorporates the novelty of connecting wirelessly to android auto and carplay to mirror the functions of the cell phone on the screen.

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That’s the way it is, Everything indicates that the launch of the Jeep Renegade in Argentina will be shortly and at that time the versions and equipment levels to be offered will be announced.a. For now, those interested who are vacationing in the south will be able to see it in advance at the Jeep stand in Cerro Bayo.

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