2020 Jeep Renegade Review, Plug-In Hybrid, Specs

The 2020 Jeep Renegade is bringing plenty of excitement for so many reasons. One of the biggest news in Jeep for 2020 is the Renegade Hybrid model. This variant will be produced in Italy and it will be available in Europe first. North American markets will have to wait slightly longer, unfortunately.

The 2020 Renegade will arrive with a striking design. The subcompact crossover offers the iconic round headlights and the overall modern appearance. The interior is modern too and even cabin space is generous for such a small vehicle. Renegade is coming with the front-wheel-drive setup and two engine options.

2020 Jeep Renegade front

2020 Jeep Renegade Recognizable Design

The exterior of the all-new 2020 Jeep Renegade looks more than recognizable. The subcompact crossover made us all fall in love with its stylish design and interesting styling. Up front, round headlights are perhaps the most famous exterior feature, next to the seven-slot grille that sits vertically. Shorter overhangs are also visible at first glance.

Renegade comes with a traditional design and it perfectly mixes retro and modern. 16-inch wheels are standard, along with the rearview camera and fog lights. On the other hand, rain-sensing wipers and the My Sky removable-roof are optional.

2020 Jeep Renegade interior

2020 Jeep Renegade Interior Is Impressive

The forthcoming 2020 Jeep Renegade will offer room for five passengers. Given the fact this is a subcompact crossover, Renegade offers ample legroom and headroom. Whatsoever, even the cargo area is quite impressive and it is rated at 19 cubic feet. Folding the rear seats opens up to 50 cubic feet. Even the front passenger seat can be folded flat in order to accommodate longer items from the inside.

The comfort is great and the base cloth upholstery looks upscale. However, optional leather seats are providing real comfort. The steering wheel comes with the heating option and the customers can opt for the optional Beats audio system. Safety rating will be better than before, as Jeep will introduce more standard safety equipment.

2020 Jeep Renegade side

2020 Jeep Renegade Engine Details

Jeep has some big plans for 2020. The current model comes with a 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that can produce 160 HP and 185 lb-ft of torque.

The 2.4-liter four-cylinder unit is optional and it delivers 180 horses and 175 lb-ft of torque. However, the biggest news about the 2020 Jeep Renegade is a hybrid drivetrain.

2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-In Hybrid Specs

Hybrid version mates electric motor and battery pack with one of the two engine options. The motor will deliver additional power so we expect more than 200 horses.

Whatsoever, mileage figures will jump from 27 mpg to over 30 mpg combined. A hybrid version will arrive with the standard front-wheel-drive setup and the platform that accommodates a rear-mounted electric motor.

2020 Jeep Renegade rear

2020 Jeep Renegade Price and Release Date

The price of the approaching 2020 Jeep Renegade will start at around $20,000. The hybrid variant will be priced at $25,000 and it will be produced in Italy.

Whatsoever, Renegade will firstly arrive in Europe and sometime after official release, U.S. markets will get Renegade as well. We can expect the subcompact crossover to arrive at the beginning of 2020. Most of the competitors will be models Kia Soul, Opel Mokka and Fiat 500X.

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