Detroit Auto Show Preview: Jeep Renegade Concept gets 110mpg

2008 Jeep Renegade Concept

Live coverage for the Detroit Auto Show is coming up pretty fast. So expect to see previews of what we’ll be showing you from Detroit. Chrysler will be showing off their Jeep Renegade Concept, a sporty B-segment two-seater SUV.

The Jeep Renegade Concept is study for a solution to small-SUV fuel-efficient SUV that is powered by a lithium-ion battery pack mated with a BLUETEC diesel engine. The Renegade Concept can do 40 miles on batter alone with a fuel-economy of 110mpg.

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Press Release:

2008 Jeep® Renegade Concept

The 2008 Jeep Renegade Concept is a sporty B-segment-sized two-seater ideally suited for the all-weather delights of off-roading and dune surfing. Featuring a cut-down speedster windshield, a roll bar, openings in the door lowers and a hose-out interior, it is an “eco-friendly” vehicle with minimized use of materials ““ designed for those who want to enjoy the earth while taking care of its future. The propulsion system combines a 40-mile lithium-ion battery pack and a small-displacement BLUETEC diesel engine. The result: fuel economy of more than 110 miles per gallon.

Length: 153 inches (3885 mm)
Width at H-point: 62.9 inches (1598 mm)
Height: 56.3 inches (1431 mm)
Wheelbase: 101.6 inches (2580 mm)


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