The upcoming 2022 Jeep Renegade PHEV will arrive at some point next year, and it will bring numerous refreshments. That includes extra tech, better safety, and more power. Of course, PHEV powertrain is shared with Compass SUV. Interestingly, but Renegade PHEV will be made in Italy, and it will be sold in Europe and North America. You can expect small cosmetic updates and minor changes in interior design. Renegade PHEV will remain spacious SUV, and it will offer two engine options, besides the mentioned plug-in hybrid system.
2022 Renegade PHEV Exterior Changes and Features
Jeep will launch its Renegade and Compass SUVs with “Urban” and “Off-Road” packages. Both variants will arrive with the same level of standard and optional equipment. The 2022 Jeep Renegade PHEV will ride on 17-inch alloy wheels, while the 19-inch alloys are optional. Renegade wears a very recognizable styling, and the PHEV version won’t depart from the base model. This subcompact crossover looks adorable and stylish.
Most of the exterior cues are unique, and the front fascia is similar to the rest of the company’s SUV lineup. That means the famous seven-slot grille is present, along with round headlights. The manufacturer will also provide a standard rearview camera. On the other hand, features such as My Sky Roof or rain-sensing wipers are optional. Taillights are reshaped, and the rear bumper looks bolder than on the current model. Lastly, five exterior colors are available on the First Editions models. That includes paints such as Carbon Black, Blue Shade, Alpine White, Sting Gray, and Granite Crystal Metallic.
The approaching 2022 Jeep Renegade PHEV will offer a lot of standard amenities. For a start, this subcompact crossover comes with parking sensors and keyless entry and start systems. Moreover, door mirrors are electrically operated. Inside the cabin, you will find a standard 7-inch digital instrument cluster display and an 8.4-inch infotainment touchscreen. Furthermore, the latest phone connectivity is available, along with the reversing camera system. A five-seat interior layout will remain, and you can expect a high level of comfort.
Engine Specs, Range and Charging
As we already wrote, Jeep will provide the same hybrid system to its Renegade and Compass SUVs. As for the 2022 Jeep Renegade PHEV, it will use a 1.3-liter turbo-four engine with a small battery pack and an electric motor. Together, this output will deliver either 189 or 240 horsepower. With second output Renegade PHEV reaches from 0 to 60 mph in seven seconds. Its all-electric range is rated at 31 miles. Jeep also provides a new all-wheel-drive system.
A conventional gasoline engine powers the front wheels, and rear wheels are driven by the electric motor/generator. The 2021 Renegade PHEV will also offer around 191 lb-ft of torque. Lastly, Jeep claims that the Renegade PHEV crossover can be charged in less than two hours via a 7.4kW charger.
2022 Jeep Renegade PHEV Price and Release Date
The price is yet to be confirmed. We can expect for 2022 Jeep Renegade PHEV to start at around $26,000. This model will be produced in Italy, and it will arrive next summer. The subcompact crossover will be sold in Europe and North America. The pre-orders started through a unique website, but only for the customers in Spain and Italy.