New Spy Shots of the China-made Jeep Renegade, showing that the baby Jeep is almost ready to roll. The Renegade will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April with a launch on the Chinese car market in May or June. Price will start around 150.000 yuan and end around 280.000 yuan ($24.000 – 45.000).
The Chinese Renegade does not differ from the Italian one. The Chinese name is ‘Ziyou Xia’.
The Jeep Renegade will be manufactured by the Guangzhou-Fiat joint venture in a new factory in Guangzhou City. The Renegade is based on the same platform as the Fiat 500X and Fiat 500L, which will be made in China too.
The China-made Renegade will be available with two four-cylinder petrol engines: a 1.4 turbo and a 2.4. The 1.4 will be mated to a six-speed manual or a six-speed DCT, and the 2.4 will be mated to a nine-speed automatic.
Badge on the left is for ‘Guangzhou Fiat’.