Jeep Renegade EPA Certified MPG

Discussion in 'Renegade Stock Tech' started by wayoflife, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. wayoflife

    wayoflife Administrator Staff Member

    Oct 25, 2014
    Northern Nevada
    Well, the EPA has finally released what we already knew for a while now and while they aren't as good as I was hoping, this article published on TruckYeah today helped put things into perspective. When you look at the closest competitors of the Renegade, you will see that they do get slightly better MPG but of course, none of them come in a 4WD with a low range. And really, 24 combined is still about twice what I'm getting with my JK's :)

    'Biggest' 2015 Jeep Renegade 2.4 4WD Rated At 24 MPG Combined
    The EPA has certified the 2015 Jeep Renegade 4WD with the larger 2.4 Tigershark engine at 24 combined MPG, 21 in city conditions, and as high as 29 on the highway. The 2WD variant can top 31 MPG.


    Here's the quick breakdown of the new Renegade's ratings with its bigger engine option:


    The Detroit Free Press says EPA ratings for the smaller (1.4) four-cylinder engine will come out Friday, but Jeep spokesman Todd Goyer told them "the company expects it will only account for about 10% to 15% of total Renegade sales."

    For comparison, a 2.o liter 2015 Kia Soul (2WD) is pretty close at 26 combined MPG. The upcoming 2016 Honda HR-V does even better with 29 combined MPG and 32 on the highway, and its city performance of 27 basically leaves the Jeep in the dust. A 2WD HR-V can hit up to 35 MPG with its seven-speed automatic or CVT.

    The Renegade might not be as efficient as its Asian rivals, but don't forget you can get it with a crawl ratio and somewhat-legit (Trailhawk) off-road outfitting.

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