What is it?
The Jeep Renegade is the American brand’s eye-catching entry into the competitive and lucrative compact crossover market.
It’s designed as an alternative to the likes of the Vauxhall Mokka, Skoda Yeti and Citroën C4 Cactus and is expected to bolster the company’s recent success and sales growth. Consequently, in order to net as many potential buyers as possible, the Renegade is offered with myriad powertrain and cosmetic options.
We’ve previously tested the flagship off-road-orientated 2.0-litre diesel Trailhawk version, which proved well equipped and capable off road but knocked - unreasonably - on the door of £28k.
This is a less costly Limited version, however, fitted with the most efficient engine in the range: a 1.6-litre diesel that's claimed to be capable of averaging 61.4mpg. It's only offered in two-wheel drive form, though, which might take the edge off the Jeep's core appeal.