Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has revealed the 2019 Jeep Renegade. The facelift made its debut at the Torino Motor Show. Here are images detailing the exterior and interior of the Renegade facelift from the show courtesy HD Motori.Up front, the grille section is broader around the headlights and narrower in the middle. It houses new LED headlights with circular LED DRLs. The front bumper is new with LED fog lamps placed lower than before. The side profile is nearly identical with the only change coming in the form of new 5-split spoke alloy wheels. Changes to the rear are hard to spot. There's a tweaked tail lamp design, with a Jeep's 'headlamp+grille' signature in the centre. The tailgate now features a handle to open the boot.The cabin of the 2019 Jeep Renegade does not get any changes. It has been carried over as is from the MY2018 model as it was updated recently. The images show a manual transmission variant without Jeep's Selec-Terrain Traction management system.With the update, the … [Read more...] about 2019 Jeep Renegade
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has chosen the upcoming Turin Auto Show in Italy for the debut of the refreshed 2019 Jeep Renegade subcompact SUV. June 6 will see the reveal of the whole vehicle, but until then, Jeep is giving us a peek at the new taillight — which looks very similar to the old taillight, with a few minor cosmetic tweaks such as a new red surround and a reconfigured reverse light in the middle. Related: 2017 Jeep Renegade Desert Hawk: Real-World Fuel Economy We don't have any details on the North American version that will be gracing our shores, but we do have some engine specs on the European model. That one will see three- and four-cylinder powertrains to start with: a 1.0-liter engine making about 120 horsepower, or a 1.3-liter motor making either 150 hp or 180 hp. As a reminder, we get two engine options on the Renegade here in the U.S. — a small, turbocharged 1.4-liter engine making 160 hp or a larger 2.4-liter engine that makes 180 hp. Since that … [Read more...] about Jeep Teases Renegade Ahead of June 6 Debut
FCA's most ambitious plans centre around SUV brand As expected, Sergio Marchionne's last five-year plan as head of Fiat Chrysler will broaden the Jeep range, and push the brand into more market segments than ever before.At investor conference in Balocco, Italy, the Italian-American company has confirmed it wants to build a long-rumoured A/B-segment Jeep to slot in underneath the Renegade, which is currently the smallest Jeep and measures 4.23 metres long.At the opposite end of the spectrum, Jeep has recommitted itself to building a new range-topping model to be sold under the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer names.Just as importantly the brand also plans on having new versions of the Renegade, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee on the market by 2022. Both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee will seemingly be available in both two- and three-row formats.Also listed in the product roadmap is an updated version of the recently released Compass, as well as a new "Jeep Truck", most likely referring to … [Read more...] about Jeep to expand to 11 models by 2022
BALOCCO, Italy — Alfa Romeo resurrects its iconic 8C sports car and brings back its GTV nameplate, while Maserati’s new Blue sub-brand will build a battery electric Alfieri based on the concept car and add electrified versions of the next Quattroporte and Levante, all by the culmination of Fiat Chrysler’s new Five Year Plan, in 2022. Ferrari will supply internal combustion, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric powerplants to all future Maseratis, said the marque’s chief, Tim Kuniskis. Fiat Chrysler’s premium Italian brands also are committed to Levels 2 and 3 autonomous technology by ‘22. Jeep is launching a new Desert Hawk chassis package to its lineup of Trail Hawk and Track Hawk models, beginning with the next-generation Grand Cherokee, Jeep, and Ram marque chief Mike Manley announced, plus a new three-row midsize SUV probably based off the Grand Cherokee. The Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are scheduled for the 2020 calendar year, … [Read more...] about Alfa Romeo Plans Two New Sports Cars by 2022; Maserati Electrifies Alfieri
At an event today, FCA has laid out five-year plans for its Jeep, Ram, Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands. The company said that it had achieved most of the financial goals it had set for itself since the merger in 2009. The group says it has met financial targets, improved its margins, and generating profits. But given that no plans were shared for Fiat, Dodge and Chrysler, it is unclear what the company has in mind for these brands in the coming years The Jeep Trackhawk is the brand's present flagship With Jeep, the company has met most of its financial and product targets. It has expanded presence by setting up 10 plants in 6 countries from 4 plants in 1 country. The Renegade small SUV has given it presence in new segments. As of 2018, the company has a presence in 80% of the global SUV market segments which it hopes to grow to 100% by 2022. It will do this by launching, most pertinently for India, a new small SUV which will sit below the India-bound Jeep Renegade. This will be a … [Read more...] about Jeep’s India and global plans detailed in FCA’s five year plan
Jeep plans to expand its current range in three new segments for the brand, promising to launch 2 new models each year until 2022, the company’s CEO Mike Manley said at FCA’s five-year strategy announcement day. Jeep will launch a total of 10 plug-in hybrid models and four fully electric ones by 2022 and offer an electrified version for each nameplate in its range by 2021. The carmaker will launch the Wrangler-based pickup truck in 2019 and confirmed its plans for a “baby” Jeep model to slot under the Renegade and the revival of the Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer as the brand’s flagship. The company will also add a three-row mid-sized SUV, expanding its presence in Jeep Cherokee’s segment. Jeep will stop selling diesel models in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) as part of FCA’s strategy to ditch this fuel type completely by 2022. The SUV maker said it will bring eight plug-in hybrids and five mild-hybrids by 2022 in the region. Jeep is … [Read more...] about Jeep’s 2022 Product Plan Includes Grand Wagoneer, Pickup Truck And Four New Electric SUVs
The Ford EcoSport became the first vehicle made in India to be sold in the U.S. when it quietly went on sale this month, arriving a little late to the subcompact crossover party. The nameplate has been around since 2003 and the current one has been on sale since 2014 -- it's hardly new -- and this Fiesta-based CUV has been a hit in many world markets. The decision to offer the EcoSport was sparked by the unexpected surge in demand for compact crossovers more than five years ago.Powered by a choice of a 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder producing 123 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque driving the front wheels or a 2.0-liter four-cylinder good for 166 hp and 149 lb-ft of torque driving all four wheels, each paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, the EcoSport is offered in four trim levels with a starting price of $20,990 for the base S trim. Standard features on the base trim include a 4.2-inch infotainment screen and 16-inch aluminum wheels, among other items. The top SES trim … [Read more...] about Ford EcoSport becomes first Indian import to be sold in the U.S.