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here is the mopar jeep performance parts for the 2015 Jeep Renegade.


Performance

  • Lowering kit
  • Cold air intake
  • Cat back exhaust
Exterior

  • Roof box
  • Trailer hitches
  • Hitch-mounted and roof-mounted bike carriers
  • Soft side cargo carrier
  • Roof rack utility bars
  • Air deflectors
  • Mopar wheel center caps
  • Roof mount cargo net
  • Unique badges
  • Camping tent and sun shelter
  • Winter and water sport carriers
  • Canoe carrier
  • Unique 17-inch and 18-inch wheels
  • Graphics packages

Interior

  • Premium floor mats
  • Cargo mats
  • Doorsill guards
  • Bright pedal kit
  • Cargo liner/tray
  • Collapsible tote
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Uconnect phone
  • Spare tire kit
  • Jeep-designed tire inflator kits
  • Katzkin leather seats
  • Slush mats
  • Rear backup camera
  • Cargo management system
 

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Here is a picture of the lowering kit installed on the Jeep Renegade.



Does anyone else feel that the performance parts are a bit strange? First of all, the lowering kit takes away any off-road ability that the Renegade has. Secondly, a cold air intake for a car that doesn't have a particularly powerful engine seems like a waste. And finally, will we really end up caring what the exhaust note is on the Renegade? I don't think anyone is expecting something super burly.
 

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Here is a picture of the lowering kit installed on the Jeep Renegade.



Does anyone else feel that the performance parts are a bit strange? First of all, the lowering kit takes away any off-road ability that the Renegade has. Secondly, a cold air intake for a car that doesn't have a particularly powerful engine seems like a waste. And finally, will we really end up caring what the exhaust note is on the Renegade? I don't think anyone is expecting something super burly.
ITs not abour performance at all its about doing it to do it. All those parts are already in the parts bin for the 500 and Abarth. It was relatively simple to take them from one bin and into another bin labelled renegade...

P.S whats with the Mark Donohue paint job?

 

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Most of this stuff doesn't appeal to me right now. Maybe I'll like some of the parts that don't seem quite as drastic. I think lowering the Renegade would make it look pretty stupid.
 

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ITs not abour performance at all its about doing it to do it. All those parts are already in the parts bin for the 500 and Abarth. It was relatively simple to take them from one bin and into another bin labelled renegade...

P.S whats with the Mark Donohue paint job?

It actually is about performance, just not the type of performance that you guys seem to want, which is ok. I look forward to making a little 4WD rally car out of the renegade: lowered/stiffened, lightweight wheels/sticky tires for the road and something meaty for offroad, tune, exhaust, intake, etc. Right now tuners are making 200whp in the Abarth and the Dart and they admit that they haven't touched most of the parameters in the ECU because the Multiair tech is so foreign to them; they expect to get around 250whp before a new turbo is needed. That's pretty solid, since that corresponds to close to 300hp at the crank. Not bad for 3100lb and 4WD.

The lowering kit/CAI/catback aren't meant for guys that want to climb rocks and trudge through the mud just like a lift kit and a crawl mode aren't needed when you want to blast through canyons or a rally stage.

And as far as the paint job is concerned, I figured it was a shout out to this: http://bangshift.com/bangshiftapex/...-jeep-to-go-12s-and-destroy-on-the-autocross/
 

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I also read earlier that lowering the Renegade would be difficult or impossible because of the suspension system. Guess that's not the case here. Either its not that hard, or it is and the lowering kit is pretty expensive.
 

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I also read earlier that lowering the Renegade would be difficult or impossible because of the suspension system. Guess that's not the case here. Either its not that hard, or it is and the lowering kit is pretty expensive.
I'm curious as to what would make it difficult. It looks like a pretty standard coil on strut configuration, which is generally pretty easy to work with.

I haven't found anything on pricing but I can't imagine it costs too much, otherwise they wouldn't be able to sell it.
 

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It is interesting...

I've already heard the term "hot hatch" associated with the Renegade and I really have a hard time agreeing with the people using it. Really? I think the only similarly sized vehicle that could be considered a "hot hatch" is the Juke or the Countryman S.

Based on what I've seen, the weight and gearing of the renegade keep it from being a true "hot hatch". But you may be able to perk it up a bit with a cold air intake and cat back exhaust. I personally wouldn't. I'd get a GTI or a WRX or a Juke Nismo.

To each their own I guess;)
 

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It is interesting...

I've already heard the term "hot hatch" associated with the Renegade and I really have a hard time agreeing with the people using it. Really? I think the only similarly sized vehicle that could be considered a "hot hatch" is the Juke or the Countryman S.

Based on what I've seen, the weight and gearing of the renegade keep it from being a true "hot hatch". But you may be able to perk it up a bit with a cold air intake and cat back exhaust. I personally wouldn't. I'd get a GTI or a WRX or a Juke Nismo.

To each their own I guess;)
In terms of dimensions the Renegade is smaller in everything but overall height and ground clearance than the Focus ST, it even weighs less by almost 100lb. It doesn't have the most power but the motor is a very solid motor with a lot of power for its size and a lot more potential than it has any right to have. Plus, you can close the gap on the height with a the lowering kit or coilovers.

I am very excited about the idea of owning one and rallying it up, but I am waiting until it actually comes out to make my final judgement. Right now it's the front runner for my next vehicle (compared against Focus ST, GTI, Focus RS [too pricy for me but I can dream], etc.) and while I may be alone, I think it could make a killer "hot hatch", though I wouldn't use the term. I prefer "rally machine" >:D. Will it be as awesome as I imagine? I hope so, but I will have to test drive one (hopefully with the lowering kit) before I buy one.
 

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Also, I don't know if the picture that was posted is legit or not (it's the only picture I've seen of a lowered Renegade but I've never seen it posted "officially") but if that's how low it is in real life I will be very happy.
 

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I think it could make a killer "hot hatch", though I wouldn't use the term. I prefer "rally machine" >:D.
I can totally go for "rally machine". I just think something completely different when I think "hot hatch", like GTI, Focus ST, etc. A box on wheels, while appealing to me just doesn't conjure the "hot hatch" moniker in my mind.
 

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that rendering of a lowered and modified renegade is pretty cool
I always thought that Jeep should have kicked off some tuner build, get some guys to build some crazy renegades. Free renegade and $10k cash, the rest the tuner finds.
 

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Here is a picture of the lowering kit installed on the Jeep Renegade.



Does anyone else feel that the performance parts are a bit strange? First of all, the lowering kit takes away any off-road ability that the Renegade has. Secondly, a cold air intake for a car that doesn't have a particularly powerful engine seems like a waste. And finally, will we really end up caring what the exhaust note is on the Renegade? I don't think anyone is expecting something super burly.
A CAI does offer performance, more so in a natural aspirated motor than a forced and the 1.4 uncorked sounds amazing. Just listen to an Abarth when it goes by with an wide open throttle.
 

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I also read earlier that lowering the Renegade would be difficult or impossible because of the suspension system. Guess that's not the case here. Either its not that hard, or it is and the lowering kit is pretty expensive.
A strut vehicle is very easy to lower. Some lowering springs and new shocks you can have it done in a couple of hours.
 

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To me lowering a vehicle that is made/ to look like an off roader is ridiculous looking. I just shake my head when I see an H2 or H3 lowered with Donky- Donk wheels or what ever they call it. If you like it that's all good and good for you and do what makes you happy, but I don't .
 

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It seems like you and I are in the same boat. I need a high ground clearance car (I sometime need to drive over water to get to work) and am looking for a replacement for a WRX that I lost last year. I loved everything about the Abarth 500 but the interior, small cargo capacity, and the low ground clearance. I really like the interior design of the Renegade, and have thoughts of adding an Abarth exhaust to a manual 1.4 with a retractable sky roof. Reviews of the manual Renegade look surprisingly positive.

In terms of dimensions the Renegade is smaller in everything but overall height and ground clearance than the Focus ST, it even weighs less by almost 100lb. It doesn't have the most power but the motor is a very solid motor with a lot of power for its size and a lot more potential than it has any right to have. Plus, you can close the gap on the height with a the lowering kit or coilovers.

I am very excited about the idea of owning one and rallying it up, but I am waiting until it actually comes out to make my final judgement. Right now it's the front runner for my next vehicle (compared against Focus ST, GTI, Focus RS [too pricy for me but I can dream], etc.) and while I may be alone, I think it could make a killer "hot hatch", though I wouldn't use the term. I prefer "rally machine" >:D. Will it be as awesome as I imagine? I hope so, but I will have to test drive one (hopefully with the lowering kit) before I buy one.
 

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It seems like you and I are in the same boat. I need a high ground clearance car (I sometime need to drive over water to get to work) and am looking for a replacement for a WRX that I lost last year. I loved everything about the Abarth 500 but the interior, small cargo capacity, and the low ground clearance. I really like the interior design of the Renegade, and have thoughts of adding an Abarth exhaust to a manual 1.4 with a retractable sky roof. Reviews of the manual Renegade look surprisingly positive.
I don't think the Abarth's exhaust will fit, but Mopar does have a catback on offer so it's possible that will sound the same. I would be interested in a full 3" system from the turbo back, catted with a single muffler (maybe a smaller secondary muffler or resonator).

I'm the same when it comes to the Abarth. Love the car, I just could never own one. But the Renegade, for better or for worse, takes the things I love about the Abarth and shoves them into something bigger and boxier which I like.

I can't wait to see one in person and definitely can't wait until someone orders the lowering kit because I'm dying to know how low they are gonna make it.
 

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It actually is about performance, just not the type of performance that you guys seem to want, which is ok. I look forward to making a little 4WD rally car out of the renegade: lowered/stiffened, lightweight wheels/sticky tires for the road and something meaty for offroad, tune, exhaust, intake, etc. Right now tuners are making 200whp in the Abarth and the Dart and they admit that they haven't touched most of the parameters in the ECU because the Multiair tech is so foreign to them; they expect to get around 250whp before a new turbo is needed. That's pretty solid, since that corresponds to close to 300hp at the crank. Not bad for 3100lb and 4WD.

The lowering kit/CAI/catback aren't meant for guys that want to climb rocks and trudge through the mud just like a lift kit and a crawl mode aren't needed when you want to blast through canyons or a rally stage.

And as far as the paint job is concerned, I figured it was a shout out to this: http://bangshift.com/bangshiftapex/...-jeep-to-go-12s-and-destroy-on-the-autocross/
I'm with you on this one. I am looking for smaller exterior dimensions but still need a good amount of room on the inside for various hobbies. This has led me to mostly hatchbacks.

Unfortunately these tend to be incredibly boring so that's out. I also don't want a boy racer so this essentially leaves the GTI as the only true hatch that I like.

Now that the Renegade is available it becomes an option. I have a Wrangler if I want to go off road so I'm looking for a daily driver that is fun to drive. This Renegade will never go off pavement so I prefer to improve handling and, to me, looks. This doesn't equate to the slammed to the ground look of a 20 year old kids first ride either.

I want a subtle drop that makes the Renegade look a little beefier while lowering the center of gravity which makes it automatically feel as though the sway bars are more stout increasing the roll resistance.

I do have one question though. Since I will want to lower it a bit would it matter if I bought a FWD or 4WD model? I would prefer 4WD but it's not a deal breaker especially if it cannot be lowered as easily.
 

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so if it was said that lowering the renegade was next to impossible and its been done, does that mean that those who said lifting it are potentially wrong as well?
 
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