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Jeep Renegade Powertrain and Chassis Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending June 30, 2018. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2015 - 2018 Jeep Renegade Reliability by Generation2015 - 2018 Jeep Renegade
64.285714285714% Best 150% Worst
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TrueDelta Reviews the Reliability And Durability of the Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade Reliability And Durability: Cons
2016 The Jeep Renegade is essentially a Fiat underneath, and Fiats haven't been earning good marks in our quarterly car reliability survey. The ZF nine-speed automatic transmission used in the Renegade is also used in various Chrysler and Acura models, and many owners of those cars haven't been happy with it. On top of this, it hasn't yet been a year since the Renegade launched. So it should not come as a surprise that the limited amount of reliability data we have so far for the Renegade suggests worse-than-average (but not awful) reliability. While this doesn't constitute a red flag, a yellow flag is warranted. Buyers who expect virtually no repairs during the first few years of ownership, as some do, should probably await more solid reliability stats for the Renegade or buy something else. The Honda HR-V similarly seems to be suffering from some first-year niggles. We don't have reliability data for the Chevrolet Trax, but the modest amount we have for the closely related Buick Encore suggests that it has been very reliable. The Subaru Crosstrek has an excellent reliability record in our survey. full 2016 Jeep Renegade review

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade Reliability And Durability: Pros
2018 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Except for a minor issue with the Psuh Button Start Module, the Renegade has been well behaved and only has seen the dealer for oil changes. To the extent of hard service I put the Renegade through, using it for Rideshare with Uber it has not had a single issue. This includes below freezing to triple digit tempuatures. It has seen so far around 8,000 miles of Rideshare service. The motor is strong, despite it being a 2.4L 4-Banger, and having had to haul luggage and passengers with it, the Renegade has not complained. full 2018 Jeep Renegade review