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Some minor changes, but overall, the average person will not be able to tell the difference between this and the first models that came out.

But us being Mopar fans, we can see the difference. I do like the headlight changes and while I personally like the shape of the vehicle.... it is really time for a new generation of this thing. It isn't selling like they'd hoped and it's behind the competition in terms of things that people actually want now days, tech, safety, etc.

The Renegade say 15k drop in sales from 2020 to 2021. Overall, sales peaked in 2016 with 106k. We're now at 47k and it has been dropping every year since 2016. Time for a complete overhaul and new generation of the Renegade.
 

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Some minor changes, but overall, the average person will not be able to tell the difference between this and the first models that came out.

But us being Mopar fans, we can see the difference. I do like the headlight changes and while I personally like the shape of the vehicle.... it is really time for a new generation of this thing. It isn't selling like they'd hoped and it's behind the competition in terms of things that people actually want now days, tech, safety, etc.

The Renegade say 15k drop in sales from 2020 to 2021. Overall, sales peaked in 2016 with 106k. We're now at 47k and it has been dropping every year since 2016. Time for a complete overhaul and new generation of the Renegade.
I didn't care much for the renegade when it first came out because of the front end. This minor facelift makes it at least 2x better to me.
 

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I didn't care much for the renegade when it first came out because of the front end. This minor facelift makes it at least 2x better to me.
I do think this front end is nicer for sure. The rear, they actually softened it up a little bit which kind of surprises me. If you covered the Jeep badge and only showed the rear... it looks more Fiat with the rounded back.
 

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I do think this front end is nicer for sure. The rear, they actually softened it up a little bit which kind of surprises me. If you covered the Jeep badge and only showed the rear... it looks more Fiat with the rounded back.
They haven't really changed much of the actual Sheetmetal except maybe the front fenders to accommodate the Front Facia which is narrower and canted backwards just a little bit and they've also removed the Trailhawks tow hooks, not sure if this has to do with pedestrian crash protection for Euro NCAP and Latin NCAP markets. Now the lower Rear Facia is nice but I don't like the tailgate with the handle exposed I like the 2015-18 design better the taillights I am kind of on the fence. I do like that the 8.4 is now available Uconnect 5 and the digital dash is nice as well. Hopefully the US Market gets some more upgrades in the interior department. We love our 2018 Model and it has been issue free for 35000 miles. Hope they have fixed the drivability issues with the 1.3l as it was kind of like driving a rubberband besides that a solid update.
 

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Front end definitely looks better,but,wish they would have kept the hidden hatch release from the pre 2018.
Where is it now, above the license plate? I hate that location. We have borrowed my aunt's Equinox and having the handle that high seriously reduces leverage and makes it harder to open the hatch.
 

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Where is it now, above the license plate? I hate that location. We have borrowed my aunt's Equinox and having the handle that high seriously reduces leverage and makes it harder to open the hatch.
Just below the license plate but it used to be hidden where the bumper meets the hatch
 

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I wonder if the 2.4 will finally be replaced here in the states?
I am more concerned why they haven't offered the 1.3T in the Compass than whether they drop the base engine in the Renegade. They just need to make the 1.3T a standalone option for any trim. Where is this 1.5T we have heard about? Why do they keep spending on Brazil when the US is their profit center?
 

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Ugh the Traverse has that and I hate it, primarily because you have to bend down so far to lift it.
I was also thinking that was another reason why ppl didn't like it.
 

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I am more concerned why they haven't offered the 1.3T in the Compass than whether they drop the base engine in the Renegade. They just need to make the 1.3T a standalone option for any trim. Where is this 1.5T we have heard about? Why do they keep spending on Brazil when the US is their profit center?
Yeah their priorities are really odd. The one thing no one ever answers is, if it's the crack management team here that says, let's keep the 2.4 around because we don't want to spend much on the lower Fiat based Jeeps, or something else.
 

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South America is a big profit center for FCA, along with the North American market. Europe is a drain on FCA, except for the one plant in Poland that makes everything not to be confused with the 6 plants in Italy that make 5 cars. Sorry don’t know enough about Peugeot and their factories and output
 
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