The Jeep Renegade Survives Tough Conditions

After surviving a series of tough tests, the Jeep Renegade claims the Trail Rated award. Five unique categories determine the qualifications of a vehicle for this premium honor in the automotive industry. Serving sport utility vehicle shoppers in Helena, MT, Lithia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat of Helena has this compact model available in the High Altitude, Upland, Trailhawk and other editions.

At first glance, the Jeep Renegade's 1.3 L turbocharged engine block seems like an entry-level installation that does not throw big punches. However, this compact powertrain offers a peak output of nearly 180 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the Engine Stop/Start (ESS) technology is standard in this small turbo engine. Introduced by General Motors several generations ago, the 2.4 L Tigershark engine is optional in this light-duty Jeep model. You can tow up to 2,000 pounds with this conventional powertrain. Additionally, the nine-speed gearbox in the Renegade works smoothly with the Active Drive 4WD system.

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