Brazil SUV Jeep Renegade was presented at the motor show in Sao Paulo

May 7, 2015 at 6:49 pm

The Latin American debut of the new 2015 Jeep Renegade compact SUV took place at the International Motor Show in Sao Paulo. The production of the novelty is established in the Brazilian plant in Pernambuco. The car has received two power units and will go on sale during the second quarter of 2015.

2015 Jeep Renegadein for Brazilian market pic

2015 Jeep Renegadein for Brazilian market pic

Jeep Renegade small SUV of 2015 model year received special technical equipment. In the Brazilian market 2015 Jeep Renegade SUV will be offered with two engine choices: a 1.8-liter turbo engine which is combined with 5-speed mechanic or 6-speed automatic transmission, and 2.0-liter diesel engine of Multijet II family paired with 9-speed automatic transmission.

2015 Jeep Renegade in San Paulo auto show pic

2015 Jeep Renegade in San Paulo auto show pic

We remind that in th US market 2015 Jeep Renegade compact SUV is offered exclusively with petrol engines: 1.4-liter turbo unit which develops 160 hp and 230 Nm of torque and a 2.4-liter that generates 184-horsepower and 240 Nm of torque. Engines are coupled with 6-speed mechanic or 9-speed automatic.

Local production of Jeep Renegade in Brazil is a great opportunity for the growth of the American brand in Latin America. The car became the first compact SUV in the Brazilian market with a diesel engine. In addition, until now there wasn’t any similar model with the ParkAssist function.