The Jeep Renegade certainly isn't the first carlike Jeep, but it's the first one to prove that Jeep styling and playfulness can translate successfully to a subcompact crossover. It's rewarding to drive, yet still practical.
- Lots of character
- Agile handling
- Plenty of easy-to-use technology features
- Best-in-class off-road capability for Trailhawk model.
- Middling fuel economy
- Confused and clunky automatic transmission
- Tight rear-seat legroom
- Limited cargo capacity
- Intrusive wind noise.