F iat Chrysler Automobiles presented this week in Rio de Janeiro to Jeep Renegade manufactured in Brazil , a product leaves assembly lines Goiás plant, initially for the local market, but in a few months more will to entire region .
Designed in the United States, Jeep Renegade is the first product to emerge from the brand new factory up to Pernambuco.
In Brazil is offered in three trim versions called Sport, Longitude and Trail Hawk , with three engine options for E.torQ -block 1.8-liter 16v and 132 horses force a Tigershark 2.4 liter 184 horses strength and a turbo Multijet II diesel 2.0-liter, 170 horsepower .
According to the chosen configuration, the powerplants may be associated with a manual five-speed transmission or automatic six or nine gears only with front or all-wheel drive of the intelligent type, equipped with box electronic gearbox.
Ford invented the segment in the region, but Jeep not want to stay away.
Using a dial on the console can be modified wheel drive mode according to the type of surface. In addition, version Trailhawk features gearbox, with a ratio of 20: 1. An angle of 30.5 degrees and 34.3 degrees out
His equipment options is the two-zone automatic climate control, access system Keyless Enter-N-Go, ignition switch, panoramic glass roof double panel MySky featuring two sliding panels and electrical tilt can be removed manually, multimedia computer with 6.5 inch touch screen and built-in browser.
With its launch, the Jeep Renegade will try to earn their spot in the segment B-SUV , which should be measured against products like Ford EcoSport, Chevrolet Tracker Renault Duster, Honda HR-V and Peugeot 2008 among many others.