In the event you’re choosing the 2019 Jeep Renegade over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2019 Jeep Renegade. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Jeep Renegade happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Jeep Renegade gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Jeep Renegade, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Jeep Renegade’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might recommend checking out the 2019 Jeep Renegade’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has the next most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Jeep Renegade are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Jeep Renegade additionally presents power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Jeep Renegade contemporary by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Jeep Renegade, which pushes the 2019 Jeep Renegade into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.