2016 Jeep Renegade Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2016 Jeep Renegade Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


WASHINGTON — The 2016 Jeep Renegade subcompact SUV earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Five stars is the highest rating.

The rating applies to two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive versions of the 2016 Renegade.

On sale now at Jeep dealerships, the two-wheel-drive 2016 Renegade received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The four-wheel-drive 2016 Renegade received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and three stars in the rollover crash test.

Standard safety equipment on the 2016 Renegade includes antilock brakes, electronic stability control with hill-start assist, traction control and seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag. A rearview camera is standard on Renegade Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk models.

Optional safety equipment includes Forward Collision Warning-Plus and LaneSense Departure Warning Plus.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2016 Renegade.

Key Renegade competitors include the Chevrolet Trax, Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2016 Chevrolet Trax and Honda HR-V earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2016 Mazda CX-3 has not been rated.

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