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Are there any pictures of someone laying in the back of the Renegade with the seats down? I want to purchase one, but want the ability to sleep in the back if needed.I also know you can lay down the passenger seat and maybe that could help? Thanks!
 

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The things I've seen written about the cargo area mention that with the front passenger seat folded forward you can fit a 5 foot ladder in the Renegade. That would imply that the cargo area + rear seats folded flat would likely give something in the range of 4 feet of flat surface... so unless you've really short, camping in the back isn't a feasible option.
 

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I was totally planning the same thing, probably for a road trip. I'm sure you can toss around some luggage, add some pillows and blankets and have a (free) nights sleep. Sure, you might have to curl up a bit but it beats paying a buttload of money for just a place to sleep
 

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Renegade Tent Option

Just pop one of these on the back and experience all the comforts of home. No point in going on the cheap and being all crunched into a 4' space.

This and other conveniences are already in the European accessories catalog and should be available in the US - assuming you guys ever get an allotment.
 

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Those would be good for some.. but again with the prices. I still would rather save my money
 

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How did this go from camping to public transportation?

I sleep in the back of my Jeep from time to time while camping. It's a great option for nights when there may be a thunderstorm or high wind. No tent full of water to deal with the next morning.
 
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Are there any pictures of someone laying in the back of the Renegade with the seats down? I want to purchase one, but want the ability to sleep in the back if needed.I also know you can lay down the passenger seat and maybe that could help? Thanks!
one of the esteemed renegade owners on this forum reported 58" from back of cargo area to top of 2nd row seat when folded. Maybe add a few inches for the distance from the top of the 2nd row folded seat to the actual back of the front seat, more if that front seat is slid and folded to its most forward position :cool:
 

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http://tepuitents.com seems like a better option.

Ok, why does one need to sleep on top of their car? I'm not getting it, and I've slept in tents in RV parks, have done a decent amount of you have to walk to it or stay home kind of camping, and have done a number of road trips where I crashed in the back seat of the car. I'm not grasping the appeal. What kind of fun does this make more funner?
 

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Ok, why does one need to sleep on top of their car? I'm not getting it, and I've slept in tents in RV parks, have done a decent amount of you have to walk to it or stay home kind of camping, and have done a number of road trips where I crashed in the back seat of the car. I'm not grasping the appeal. What kind of fun does this make more funner?
Guess maybe it makes it harder for the creepy crawlies to get you!
 

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I like trailered pop-ups and unattached tents.

How can you go for a snack run with the tent attached?
 

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Why not just fold the passenger seat flat? Honda advertises that in the new HR-V it's 8 feet from dashboard to tailgate, the Renegade should be close to that.
 

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It could be possible for just one person. You may have to adjust any luggage so that you could lie diagonally instead of parallel to the vehicle. Worth a try, if anyone tries it let us know
 

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I know someone who had an attached tent for their...I think CR-V...or maybe Pilot (they got rid of the car years ago). The cool thing about it was that it allowed you the storage space in the truck of your car that you could access from inside the tent in addition to being able to turn on the car and heat/cool the tent with the AC/Heat. His was odd shaped where it attached to the car so that the exhaust wasn't inside the tent and just to be super safe, he used a dryer vent tube that he put over the exhaust to draw it away from the tent.

He said the heat would warm up the tent in no time, but last I knew, he had never needed to try it with the A/C.
 

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Guess maybe it makes it harder for the creepy crawlies to get you!
That is the first thought that came to my mind.
I actually like that Tepui Adventure Trailer that they rent out on that website.
Probably in the mid 20k range to buy one like it.

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How to go camping in a Jeep Renegade.

1. Drive to your destination.
2. Park.
3. Get out of vehicle and hike* until you find a good camping spot
4. Set up your tent and enjoy the outdoors

*alternate option insted of hiking would be biking.

Under no circumstances should you buy a tent that attaches to your vehicle. That is just lazy and silly.
 
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