"Vehicles are likely to start hitting showrooms by the end of February (and) in volumes in March," wrote Todd Goyer, in response to a query.
The base 2015 Renegade Sport starts at $18,990, including a $995 destination charge.
Other trim levels include the Renegade Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk.
Sport, Latitude and Limited all come standard with front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is a $2,000 option.
The Latitude is expected to be the most popular choice for shoppers. It starts at $22,290, including shipping.
The Renegade Limited starts at $25,790, while the top-of-the-line Renegade Trailhawk starts at $26,990. Prices include shipping.
The base Renegade Sport is equipped with a standard 160-horsepower 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and six-speed manual transmission. Other standard items include 16-inch steel wheels, remote keyless entry and hill start assist.
The Renegade Trailhawk, the off-road model, features standard all-wheel drive and a 180-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine linked to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Other standard features include an off-road suspension and hill descent control.
The EPA has not yet posted fuel economy numbers on the 2015 Renegade.
Edmunds says: The wait for the highly anticipated Jeep Renegade is about over. It's not too early to get the conversation started with your Jeep dealer.