Jeep Renegade

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have their work cut out for them.… Read More

2015-2016 Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep, Ram Transmission Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 18, 2016

The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit rough shift patterns and poor shift quality while driving. This is due to a software glitch in the automatic transmission control module. Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Jeep Renegade… Read More

Top 10 Worst Movie Cars

By Matt Schmitz on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Awesome movie cars are easy to come by. The DeLorean from "Back to the Future." Ecto-1 from "Ghostbusters." Steve McQueen's '68 'Stang from "Bullitt." Let's face it: Any jerk stepping off the Greyhound from Jerkville R.F.D. can cobble… Read More

2016 Jeep Renegade: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on April 19, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in October 2015 about the 2015 Jeep Renegade. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

2016 Jeep Renegade Goes to the Dark Side with 'Batman v Superman' Special Edition

By Matt Schmitz on February 23, 2016

CARS.COM — The billionaire Bruce Wayne of the Batman universe would far more likely drive a $230,000 Bentley Bentayga than a Jeep Renegade at roughly one-ninth the price. But such logic doesn't apply to cross-promotional marketing campaigns, thus the arrival… Read More

2015 Jeep Renegade, 2016 Fiat 500X Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Fiat 500X The problem: Drivers may note the front brakes squealing when applying them at low speeds combined with light steering. This is due to excessive sealant on the… Read More

FCA, Disney Join Forces on 'Star Wars' Cross-Promotion

By Matt Schmitz on December 3, 2015

CARS.COM — A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the coolest vehicles went by names like X-Wing, TIE Fighter and the Millennium Falcon (aka "the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs"). In… Read More

What's the Best Subcompact SUV?

By Patrick Olsen on November 30, 2015

The subcompact SUV category is nearly a brand-new car segment. More than half of the entries have been on sale for less than a year. We discovered while testing this group that it's really a collection of compromises. While they… Read More

Subcompact SUVs: What to Expect

By Aaron Bragman on November 30, 2015

When you think of SUVs, chances are you think of big, floaty truck-based behemoths, something that seats up to eight people and can tow a boat up a mountain or traverse the wilds of your local mall parking deck with… Read More