2019 Jeep Renegade Specs, Release Dates, Prices

The 2019 Jeep Renegade delivers a unique combination of best-in-class off-road capability, open-air freedom and convenience, as well as fuel-efficient powertrains, including an all-new 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission. This combination contributes to outstanding on-road and off-road driving dynamics, world-class refinement and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings.

NEW FOR 2019:

  • All-new 1.3-liter direct-injection turbocharged engine with engine stop-start (ESS) technology mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission that increases fuel efficiency and reduces emissions now standard on Limited and Trailhawk models (optional on Sport and Latitude), providing 177 horsepower and 210 lb.-ft. of torque
  • New active grille shutters now included (not on Trailhawk models) and ESS technology for increased fuel efficiency
  • Refreshed exterior design includes new front fascias and grille surround
  • New aluminum wheel designs
  • New 19-inch aluminum Granite Crystal-painted wheel option on Latitude and Limited models
  • New Bikini, Slate Blue and Sting Grey exterior paint colors (late availability)
  • New LED Lighting Group includes LED headlamps, daytime running lamps (DRL), cornering fog lamps and tail lamps
  • New features added to Advanced Tech Group include adaptive cruise control, ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist Plus and front park sensors
  • New instrument cluster graphics


Two 4-cylinder engines are available for the 2019 Jeep Renegade. Standard on every Renegade models is a 2.4-liter engine good for 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. Optional on the Limited and Trailhawk is a new 1.3-liter turbocharged engine that makes 177 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. Both can be paired with 4WD or the standard 2-wheel-(front) drive (2WD). A 9-speed automatic transmission is standard across the line. The Jeep Renegade can tow up to 2,000 pounds with the 2.4-liter engine and 4WD. Towing is not recommended for 1.3-liter models.

Both Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4×4 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 Trail Rated 4×4 capability with standard Jeep Active Drive Low with improved 21:1 crawl ratio, 8.7 inches of ground clearance, skid plates; signature red front and rear tow hooks, up to 8.1 inches of wheel articulation, Hill-descent Control and up to 19 inches of water fording.

1.3-liter turbocharged inline-4
177 horsepower @ 5,750 rpm
200 lb-ft of torque @ 1,750 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 24/32 mpg (2WD), 23/29 mpg (4WD)

2.4-liter inline-4
180 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm
175 lb-ft of torque @ 3,900 rpm
Zero to 60 mph: 9.2 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 33.4 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 17.2 sec @ 80 mph
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 22/31 mpg (2WD), 21/29 mpg (4WD)


For such a small car, the 2019 Jeep Renegade is impressively roomy inside. There’s more than enough headroom for taller folks, though they might find an issue with the limited legroom when sitting behind another tall passenger. The My Sky panels are more interesting in theory than execution. The Renegade offers average materials quality for a segment filled with mostly impressive cabins. Even hard plastics don’t look especially cheap, while the soft-touch dash and solid switchgear make the cabin look and feel appropriate for its price.

The Renegade compact cabin ensures that everything upfront is easy to reach, from the big, simple climate controls to the touchscreen and the 4WD terrain selector. Headroom is excellent for the segment. The ample range of seat adjustment provides superior front legroom. Backseat legroom is largely dependent on the front-seat position, which is typical for the segment. Fitting a rear-facing child seat would be difficult.

The seating position is rather upright in the 2019 Jeep Renegade boxy cabin, but the optional eight-way power driver’s seat and tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel ensure a wide range of drivers will be able to find their ideal settings. It’s comfortable for daily commuting as well as off-roading. The upright windshield provides a broad view ahead. The big mirrors and a rearview camera are appreciated while parking, as are the Renegade’s overall square dimensions. Lane departure warning and blind-spot monitoring are optional.

Measured from front to back, the 2019 Jeep Renegade isn’t very long, but for its class it is pretty tall and wide, which gives it some useful interior dimensions. The boxy shape and tall cabin mean lots of headroom and three-across seating is possible thanks to the exceptional width. Up front there’s plenty of legroom, but adults will be a little cramped in the rear. Behind the second row, the Renegade has 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space. Lowering those seats will give you 50.8 cubes to work with. These are respectable numbers, though vehicles such as the Honda HR-V or Kia Soul wagon offer even more.


The 2019 Jeep Renegade is a subcompact crossover with greater off-road abilities than any other vehicle in the class. Its available in four trim levels: the base Sport, Latitude, the luxurious Limited or off-road-oriented Trailhawk.

The base Renegade Sport comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, manually adjustable mirrors, keyless entry, a rearview camera, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a fold-flat front passenger seat, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, a removable cargo floor panel, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, a 5-inch touchscreen, a USB port and a six-speaker sound system.

Three primary packages available for the Renegade Sport. A Sport Appearance package adds alloy wheels, roof rails and privacy glass. The Power & Air Group package adds heated and power-adjustable outside mirrors, cruise control and air conditioning. The Uconnect 7.0 Group includes dual-zone automatic climate control, satellite radio, a 7-inch touchscreen, and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The Renegade Latitude include all those packages along with foglights, automatic headlights, body-colored door handles and mirrors, ambient LED lighting, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a second-row USB port. The optional Cold Weather Group adds automatic wipers with de-icers, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel and all-season rubber floor mats.

The luxury Limited includes the Cold Weather Group content plus 18-inch wheels, keyless ignition and entry (with remote engine start), an upgraded driver information display, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, leather upholstery, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, and a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat with a center pass-through.

The 2019 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk adds 17-inch wheels with all-terrain tires, four-wheel drive with low-range settings, hill descent control, a raised suspension, tow hooks, underbody skid plates, a full-size spare, unique exterior and interior accents, all-season floor mats and upgraded cloth upholstery. It also has a few of the Limited’s upgrades. Options for the Trailhawk include the Popular Equipment Group, Cold Weather Group and Premium Leather Group.

Optional on the top three trim levels is an 8.4-inch touchscreen with it HD radio and integrated navigation, a tow package, and the Safety & Security Group, which includes blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic wipers, xenon headlights and a cargo cover.

For the Latitude and Limited, the Advanced Technology Group (requires Safety & Security) adds full-speed forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, an automatic parking system, front parking sensors and automatic high beams. These top trims also offer the new LED Lighting Group that adds a variety of LED exterior lighting, including the headlights.

All 2019 Jeep Renegade can be outfitted with a full-size spare that eliminates its underfloor storage bin (standard on the Trailhawk). All trims can also be outfitted with manually removable My Sky sunroof panels. All but the Sport can alternatively be equipped with a traditional power-operated sunroof as well as a nine-speaker Beats premium audio system.





























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