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2018 Jeep Renegade Delivers Affordable Turbo Power According to US News & World Report

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Turbocharged engines deliver impressive power and fuel efficiency, and for a long time, that came at a premium price. Thankfully, more and more automakers have answered consumers’ prayers for more budget-friendly vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, and the editors at U.S. News & World Report have rounded up the 16 Cheapest Turbocharged Cars You Can Buy. Jeep fans can cheer, because the 2018 Renegade has made the list.

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The 2018 Renegade Latitude and Altitude trims feature a standard 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. This powertrain delivers a smooth performance, with 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.

“The subcompact Renegade has smooth handling in the city, though it really shines once you leave the pavement. With its available four-wheel drive, the Renegade is one of the most capable off-road and inclement weather performers in the class,” writes U.S. News & World Report writer John M. Vincent.

The 2018 Jeep Renegade is available at six trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Altitude, Upland, Limited, and Trailhawk®. All trims are available in 4×2 or 4×4 configurations, except for the Trailhawk® and Upland, which are only available in a 4×4 configuration.

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In addition to the standard 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a 2.4-inline four Tigershark® MultiAir® engine paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission is available, generating 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.

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Standard safety features on the 2018 Renegade include all-speed traction control, Hill Start Assist, Trailer Sway Damping, and Advanced Multistage front airbags. Infotainment features include available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ and a 7.0-inch touch-screen display.

News Source: U.S. News & World Report