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2018 Jeep Renegade


City 21 - 24 MPG Hwy 29 - 31 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    4 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

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Overall Rating:
4.7 (out of 5)
Value 4.7
Exterior 4.7
Interior 4.7
Comfort 4.7
Performance 4.7
Reliability 4.8
Had a lot of problems but has been worked on

by Hot foot grandma from St Louis, Mo | January 21, 2020

I like it as the sizing is perfect for me. Parks easy and gets me where I need to be. Every time I take it in, repairs get done correctly

Perfect car for me

by angie23 from Goldsboro, NC | January 14, 2020

This vehicle had everything I wanted. It’s not to big but yet very spacious. Came with everything I wanted. Back up cameras, heated mirrors, touch screen, etc.

An Actual Death Trap and awful customer service.

by ElleStorme from Asheville, NC | December 20, 2019

The word Renegade means "traitor". I thought this was odd when I bought my 2018 Jeep Renegade. I wondered why Jeep would give such a title of betrayal to a vehicle. I've only owned my Jeep for a year and a couple months. It has a little over 30k miles on it. Everything was working fine until last week. Last week I was driving down the road and my Jeep suddenly completely shut off. While I was driving. It took several minutes of trying before the Renegade would start back up. I checked the oil and the Jeep was completely empty. Not a drop of oil even though I had just had an oil change at the Fields Jeep dealership 1,000 miles ago. So, I put some oil in and immediately drove it back to the Fields Jeep dealership. I told them what had happened and the mechanic informed me that it was "super common" for the 2018 renegades to burn oil. I was told that it wasnt a "big enough issue" for them to use my warranty and fix the problem. Instead they suggested I check my oil every thousand miles and keep it topped off. I left the dealership and poured THREE MORE QUARTS of oil into the Jeep before it met the minimum level on the dipstick. Then I did some research and the story gets even more horrific. A quick Google search of "2018 renegade burning oil" will lead you to numerous nightmarish stories. One person said their renegade shut off on the interstate causing an accident. Tens, if not hundreds, of horror stories are on the internet. Out of all of them, none of the engines were replaced but one. Jeep tells us all the same exact thing. "It's not that big of a problem". Really? It's not an emissions scandal? It's not a safety hazard? It's not worth recalling and owning up to your fault? JD Power.Com has recently wiped their reviews of the 2018 Jeep renegade. Did you pay for this, Jeep? To have your negative reviews removed so you can continue to sell these ticking time bomb death traps? I'm absolutely appalled by the boorish customer care Jeep offers. I did the only logical thing left to do, and traded the Renegade in for a different car from a different company. Unfortunately, the problem is so common and well known, that the Jeep Renegade I paid 28K for last year, is now only worth 13K. I lost 15K but it's better than losing even more money in the future, or losing my life when this thing shuts down on the interstate. I now understand why Jeep named this vehicle the Renegade. Jeep the company will without a doubt betray their customers as soon as you sign the sale papers. Shop somewhere else.

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2018 Jeep Renegade Overview

The 2018 Jeep Renegade is a subcompact SUV that seats five passengers. It is powered by a standard 160-hp, turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission. A more powerful 180-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder mated to a nine-speed automatic is available as well. Front-wheel drive is standard, while four-wheel drive (4WD) is optional. The Trailhawk trim has its own 4WD system with a rock-crawl mode and hill-descent control.

Four trims are available: the Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, and Limited.