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Jeep Renegade gets three years free servicing

On the back of landing a five-star ANCAP safety rating, the Jeep Renegade is now being offered with three years of free scheduled maintenance for the month of October. Jeep says it is “thrilled” with the small SUV’s result in the benchmark crash test released this week, with the Renegade achieving perfect scores for the side impact and pole tests...

BMW X1, Jeep Renegade, Volkswagen Tiguan awarded five-star ANCAP ratings

A trio of new SUV offerings have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) - the BMW X1, Jeep Renegade and Volkswagen Tiguan. While all three models achieved good scores in each of the physical crash tests, the two Germans were praised by the firm for their inclusion of active safety systems as standard, including autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard...

2014-15 Jeep Cherokee recalled for wiring fix - UPDATE

UPDATE: This article originally suggested the compact Renegade has also been recalled in Australia. Although part of the wider global recall, Australian-market Renegades are not affected. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Australia has recalled 7201 examples of its 2014-2015 Cherokee SUV this week, as part of a wider global recall to address an electrical issue...

Jeep 75th Anniversary Limited Edition specials hit Australia

Jeep will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a raft of limited-edition special models, all paying homage to the military history of the Jeep nameplate. Say hello to the new 75th Anniversary variants of the Renegade, Cherokee, Wrangler and Grand Cherokee. Across those models, there will be unique green exterior colours, satin bronze wheels, bronze and orange exterior accents and 75th Anniversary badging...

Jeep Renegade prices cut - again!

The Jeep Renegade range has seen its prices cut for a second time, bringing the US brand's smallest SUV more into line with its mainstream competitors. The entry-point to the Jeep range remains the Renegade Sport, which is now priced from $26,000 plus on-road costs for the 1.6-litre petrol four-cylinder, five-speed manual model, while the 1...

Seven cars Australians should buy more of: 2016 mid-year report

You may have seen our hugely popular list of cars that Aussies should be buying, but aren’t. And while it hasn’t done anything to improve the fortunes of the Peugeot 308 – despite our vehement insistence that it is one of the cars that should get small car purchasers through the door – the response was excellent...

Jeep Renegade Hell's Revenge concept unveiled

The Jeep Renegade Hell's Revenge concept has been unveiled for the 25th European Harley Owners Group (HOG) Rally in Slovenia. Jeep is again the title sponsor of the event, so, in addition to the usual splash of corporate branding and hospitality, Fiat Chrysler's SUV brand has teamed with Garage Italia Customs to create a one-off vehicle...

Jeep Trailcat, Crew Chief 715 and other mean concepts to debut at Easter Safari

Jeep will debut seven concept cars at this year's 50th annual Easter Safari at Moab, Utah, which takes place between March 19 and 27. The concept vehicles have been developed for the brand's 75th anniversary and predictably play on the brand's off-road positioning, as well as its military heritage...

2016 Jeep Renegade recalled for Park Assist fix

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia has flagged a small number of vehicles in the new 2016 Jeep Renegade range for a pre-delivery software upgrade. The recall centres on the vehicle’s optional Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist mode, which is available with the high-spec Limited and Trailhawk models...

2016 Jeep Renegade pricing slashed by up to $2500: Cashback offer for existing owners

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Australia has today announced price reductions across the newly launched Jeep Renegade range, following a push by the company to align pricing with other models in the brand's range. Price reductions range from $1500 to $2500, with the entry-level Renegade Sport now priced from $28,000 plus on-road costs (was $29,500) for the five-speed manual and $31,000 plus on-road costs for the six-speed dual-clutch automatic (was $32,500)...

Jeep Renegade may not be the smallest SUV the company will make

There’s a very good chance that a new small model to slot below the diminutive Jeep Renegade could eventuate if the global market desires such a vehicle. The little Jeep Renegade that launched this week in Australia measures 4.23 metres long, 1.88m wide and 1.68m tall, making it the smallest model of the current era for the US off-road specialist brand...