2015 Jeep Jeepster
The new 2015 Jeep Renegade, or nicknamed Jeepster will be the fresh start for SUV segment of Jeep. This is the first model mad in Italy and imported to North American market. There have been a long way, and Jeepster will be Jeep’s hope to maintain a reputation acquired during many years, of tough off-roader. Jeep Renegade 2015 will have powerful 4×4 system. It will send all power produced from engine to any of the 4 wheels. This is new and improved, intelligent and advanced system of 4×4. In regular drive, rear axle will disconnect, and that means not all power will be used, and fuel consumption will be less. On the other hand, 4×4 will activate its traction whenever is need for it.
2015 Jeep Jeepster redesign
The new 2015 Jeep Jeepster is built on same platform as Fiat 500L, so there are some similarities in exterior look. Also, there are some footprints of Patriot, but 2015 Jeep Jeepster is more elegant and aggressive. Jeep will offer this vehicle in similar style as Cherokee Trailhawk. Inside, designers put new form of interior style called Tek-Tonic. This feature is there to offer some functional details on one hand, and elegant accents on the other. Removeble roof panel will come standard for all trim levels. From other hi-tech deatures, the 2015 Jeep Jeepster offers new Uconnect interface and new Uconnect Access connectivity system. There will be also forward collision warning and lane departure warning on the safety side.
2015 Jeep Jeepster engine
New 2015 Jeepster, or 2015 Renegade will be offered in US market with one of two engines. First will be 1.4-l turbocharged four-cylinder. This powertrain will produce 168 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Other option will be slightly stronger, with an output of 184 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque from 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. There are also possibilities for diesel options. For all models there will be installed 6-speed manual gearbox, and buyers will have an option to upgrade it to 9-speed auto transmission system. Maximum towing capacity for 2015 Jeep Jeepster is 2000 pounds.
2015 Jeep Jeepster release date and price
New Jeepster was presented at car show in Geneva, and market sale is expected to start very soon. From leaked information, it is certain that $18,595 will be starting price for the 2015 Jeep Jeepster. Main competitors will be MINI Cooper Countryman, Nissan Juke and Buick Encore.