Autoweek may earn money from the links on this page. The driver's door lock does not work automatically, which I think is a programming problem. Upper 2018 trims can top $27,000. Other options include a wi-fi hotspot that can be added that turns the entire car into a local router with the addition of a cellular phone card. I intend to continue with this brand for a few more years. Start a comparison now », Buying a car should always be this easy. Interior quality, at least, is leagues ahead of what Compass and Patriot buyers have been subjected to. It’s a fun little car for the low mid 25k range.

In fact, if it weren't for the military-inspired textures and numerous Jeep logos all over the car, you might not know it came from the Jeep brand at all. from New Hampshire Browse all 2016 Jeep Renegade listings in your area ». At the time of this writing, there is one safety recall for the 2016 Renegade. Because of that, at first I was only getting about 23 mpg overall, but learning to use the tranny better has me up to about 26 in mixed driving. The sound system in the vehicle is great. from Sumter, South Carolina Power. Outward visibility is excellent. Jeep built the 2016 Jeep Renegade in Melfi, Italy, along with the 2016 Fiat 500X. Has a slight rattle type movement that you can feel while sitting at traffic lights. It is not a comfortable, smooth ride. This is the perfect vehicle for me. A well-optioned Renegade can venture into the low-to-mid-$30K range, which is Cherokee country. I have no complaints! The gas mileage is horrible for such a small vehicle. Highly recommend this car. The two center air vents sit in a little pod on top of the dashboard and resemble "Wall-E" to us. The rubber-lipped wheel arches are large and trapezoidal, and the bumpers at each end are stamped to show off their strength. on Sat Dec 10 2016. In fact, you’ll find the same engines and safety features in 2016 models, as you will in 2018 models. I say that, because this thing is a blast to drive. Does not accelerate well. The average list price is $18,500. Save cars. It's one of the first 9-speeds on the market, and it's come to market with some of the same shift quality issues we've noted in other Chrysler 9-speeds, including the Chrysler 200. Better on gas, cute, plenty of spunky get up and go. There are Jeep-themed Easter eggs all over the design in fact, some of the deliberate cues that emphasize its Jeep heritage while distracting from the fact that it's about the size of a Mini Countryman. Pretty vanilla interior, good leg room in front, tight in back. Several features of each trim level are optional on the level below, and several choices of optional 17- and 18-inch wheels can be added. This car has been very reliable and still runs as if it's brand new. 92 Photos. However, those versions now have rain-sensing wipers as standard, which are also optional in the one-up-from-basic Latitude trim. The interior is nice too. There's hard plastic over larger surfaces, soft-touch vinyl where passengers may come into contact with a panel, and otherwise slightly oversized controls. The 2016 Jeep Patriot tops the Renegade in only two areas: price and space.

We have not had any issues that those who have given one star have reported. I love the six speed manual transmission. I have only had it for three weeks but for the most part i am very happy with it. Currently the Available features include a 5- or 6.5-inch touch screen, a navigation system, Bluetooth, and satellite radio. All can be ordered with either powertrain and with front- or all-wheel drive. I really love my renegade. Jeep's funky Renegade gets a limited edition 'Night Eagle' spec, but can it swoop the SUV to success? There is nowhere to put your left arm when driving. Headroom is generous in both rows, though rear legroom is slim for tall passengers. Nah, not really. Its traction modes include a Rock setting, and it gets a two-speed transfer case with an extremely low-speed crawl ratio of 20:1. Enter your zip code to get local pricing. Cloth seats are standard; heated and leather seats are available. Never was in the shop. The base Renegade Sport model has some trim done in flat black—mirrors and taillight surrounds, for instance—but on a Jeep, it's less downmarket-looking than it might be on a small sedan or hatchback. It is the perfect size for me, especially since I am in college. I got the typical three-knob heating and air conditioning control, and it is well designed so you can adjust it by feel without taking your eyes off the road. Owned for about 2 1/2 years. It’s the squarest Jeep this side of a Wrangler, hiding its car roots behind a traditional seven-slot grille, round headlamps, a high stance, squared-off wheel wells, and a semi-flat windshield that would do any Jeep CJ proud. See the 2016 J… The 2016 Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Renegade appeal to two different shoppers. It has some really nice touches in the interior. We got one with larger wheels, which we really like, as it raises the height a couple inches. In the 3 years I’ve had it I have had to replace the thermostat twice, the battery, the cooling fan, and the throttle body.