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In depth review of Jeep Renegade Trailhawk 2-4 gasoline by Practical Motoring.

Three articles, interesting, more in depth review of off-road capabilities than most of reviews appeared to date online.

"2016 JEEP RENEGADE TRAILHAWK REVIEW"
https://practicalmotoring.com.au/car-reviews/2016-jeep-renegade-trailhawk-review/

"JEEP RENEGADE TRAILHAWK – TECHNICAL ANALYSIS"
https://practicalmotoring.com.au/car-advice/jeep-renegade-trailhawk-technical-analysis/

"COMPARED: JEEP RENEGADE TRAILHAWK VS MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER VS SUBARU FORESTER VS SUZUKI GRAND VITARA"
https://practicalmotoring.com.au/car-reviews/compared-jeep-renegade-trailhawk-vs-mitsubishi-outlander-vs-subaru-forester-vs-suzuki-grand-vitara/

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Probably for the same reason as European ones dont. To stop someone who wanders out in front of you getting hurt by the hooks.
That's all relative to the speed of the Trailhawk. The hooks are just a warning of what's about to hit you in a fraction of a millisecond, that's why they are red.

Actually the hooks barely extend beyond the bumper.
 

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So don't ours, or they have to absorb minor impacts. They must be able to push in but not pull out?

4. What are the Federal regulations for bumpers?
49 CFR Part 581, "The bumper standard," prescribes performance requirements for passenger cars in low-speed front and rear collisions. It applies to front and rear bumpers on passenger cars to prevent the damage to the car body and safety related equipment at barrier impact speeds of 2½ mph across the full width and 1½ mph on the corners.

This is equivalent to a 5 mph crash into a parked vehicle of the same weight. The standard requires protection in the region 16 to 20 inches above the road surface and the manufacturer can provide the protection by any means it wants. For example, some vehicles do not have a solid bumper across the vehicle, but meet the standard by strategically placed bumper guards and corner guards.

5. Are all vehicle classes required to meet the Federal bumper standard?
No. The Federal bumper standard does not apply to sport utility vehicles (SUVs), minivans, or pickups trucks. The agency has chosen not to regulate bumper performance or elevation for these vehicle classes because of the potential compromise to the vehicle utility in operating on loading ramps and off road situations.


Source:
http://sparebumper.com/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=44

That EU and OZ vehicles don't have tow hooks in the front is likely due to safety regulations that strive to minimize injuries to pedestrians' lower extremities. In the US, healthcare is a huge business, so busted shins and other non-lethal are really very desirable. We even allow wheels to protrude beyond fenders so that unsuspecting people and animals easily get snagged and sucked into the wheel well.
 

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4. What are the Federal regulations for bumpers?
49 CFR Part 581, "The bumper standard," prescribes performance requirements for passenger cars in low-speed front and rear collisions. It applies to front and rear bumpers on passenger cars to prevent the damage to the car body and safety related equipment at barrier impact speeds of 2½ mph across the full width and 1½ mph on the corners.

This is equivalent to a 5 mph crash into a parked vehicle of the same weight. The standard requires protection in the region 16 to 20 inches above the road surface and the manufacturer can provide the protection by any means it wants. For example, some vehicles do not have a solid bumper across the vehicle, but meet the standard by strategically placed bumper guards and corner guards.

5. Are all vehicle classes required to meet the Federal bumper standard?
No. The Federal bumper standard does not apply to sport utility vehicles (SUVs), minivans, or pickups trucks. The agency has chosen not to regulate bumper performance or elevation for these vehicle classes because of the potential compromise to the vehicle utility in operating on loading ramps and off road situations.


Source:
http://sparebumper.com/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=44

That EU and OZ vehicles don't have tow hooks in the front is likely due to safety regulations that strive to minimize injuries to pedestrians' lower extremities. In the US, healthcare is a huge business, so busted shins and other non-lethal are really very desirable. We even allow wheels to protrude beyond fenders so that unsuspecting people and animals easily get snagged and sucked into the wheel well.
Even hood ornaments are illegal here, unless they fold away.
 

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The two red tow hooks on the Trailhawk are so pedestrians can grab one in each hand and hold on as they are being dragged a hopefully short distance under the vehicle. The slightly greater ground clearance of the Trailhawk is designed to accommodate the somewhat larger girth of the average American. It is important to hold on as there is no guarantee that the vehicle following the Trailhawk has the clearance to roll over the pedestrian without causing harm.
Oh....wait.....I was supposed to save this post for April 1st... Sorry :)
 
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