The new news is circulating over the web that the popular company is currently working on the new five-year project that will bring 12 different electrified powertrains by 2022. Moreover, this plan will also include the newest 2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid model.
The plug-in hybrid model will be built in Italy at the same Melfi plant that currently produces the Jeep Renegade model and the Fiat 500x. Since the first introduction of the Renegade SUV in late 2014, more than 742,000 copies have been built and sold. From the official statement, the company has been spent more than $230 million investment in the factory that hires thousands of people.
2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid design
The newest 2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid will keep the legendary design of the Jeep brand. The main novelties in terms of the exterior design of the car will include LED headlights and also taillights and the new stylish 19 inch wheels. The upcoming model from some rumors will come with the 4×4 system and it will offer great offroad capabilities. The same recognized seven slot grill will be present along with the chromed materials around them.
The buyers can also expect good security systems that will include Lane Sense Departure Warning-Plus system, Intelligent Speed Assist with traffic sign recognition, front-end collision alert system (Forward Collision Warning-Plus) and Active Emergency Braking.
2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid interior
The one of the smallest SUV on the market 2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid will keep the same styling as the standard version. However, some tech from the rumors will be transfer from the higher trims Trailhawk and Limited models. This will include many features and buyers can expect very comfortable seats.
The interior will come with the same UconnectTM system and 8.4-inch touchscreens with high resolution. It will also support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The cabin of the new Plug-in model will definitely offer quality, improved functionality and a higher level of comfort.
2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid powertrain rumors
At this moment there are no official words about what engine will Jeep use under the hood. However, the company has been announced that the Renegade plug-in hybrid will be especially sold in the United States and it might be offered in Europe later. The non-hybrid model Jeep Renegade that comes with the new styling is gain the turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine is able to produce 177 HP along with the existing naturally aspirated 2.4-liter four engines.
The new engine will replace the aging 1.4-liter and it comes with the new nine-speed automatic transmission. From the test, the new 1,3-liter engine accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 9.0 sec. Furthermore, from some rumors, the Europe model will come with the new 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine making 120 horsepower.
2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid release date and expected price
The release date of the 2020 Jeep Renegade Plug-in hybrid will be at the end of the year 2019. The model will be available in the United State at the beginning and later in Europe. As for the price, the Plug-in hybrid variant will be around $30,000.