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Jeep Test Drive Adventure Slashes Cost Of New SUVs By £2,000

Jeep Renegade, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee key facts revealed as manufacturer cuts prices in August/September 2017

Jeep Renegade Overview

The Jeep £2,000 Test Drive Adventure cuts the price of your new sports-utility vehicle until September 30 th 2017 – on top of any other offers. To qualify, pick a Renegade, Cherokee or Grand Cherokee then explore its virtues - and discover how it enhances your life – via an enjoyable, informative and memorable test drive.

The Jeep Renegade is a compact, muscular, fashion statement that demands attention. The styling alone ensure it is not for the shy and retiring. Highlights include the multi-slot vertical grille, bonnet bulge and the black, plastic, bumper and wheel arch trim that complements contrasting paint. It looks purposeful and capable.

This sports-utility vehicle comes in numerous forms so it is easy to find a model and specification that suits your lifestyle. Choices include:

  • Engines include: 1.4 and 1.6-litre petrol, 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre diesel.

  • Transmission: 5-and 6-speed manual, 9-speed automatic and 6-speed dry dual-clutch automatic

  • Drive: front wheel or all-wheel.

Consider the Sport 1.6-litre 120hp Diesel 6-Speed Manual, for example. It suits if you rarely venture off-road, require low running costs and love the environment. This front-wheel-drive version – that still looks like a off-road warrior - averages 64.2mpg and its emissions are merely 115g/km. Such figures impress.

The Trailhawk, 2.0-litre 170hp, 4WD Automatic suits if you crave off-road adventure. Its Active Drive Low system switches between front and all-wheel-drive automatically, as required. Helpful if the front wheels lose traction. The system also minimises understeer and oversteer. This version has a 20:1 crawl ratio, too.

Active Drive Low incorporates Selec-Terrain. Its purpose is to optimise the response of a wide range of systems to suit the circumstances. Modes are: Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud and Rock. Mud Mode, for example, lets the wheels slip slightly to throw mud from the tyres to improve traction. The Renegade costs £18,250 to £29,810.

Cherokee and Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee is a larger sports-utility model. Core strengths are typical of the brand. It is fashionable, supreme off-road and impresses family and friends. It is spacious, too. Cargo capacity is 714-litres so there is plenty of room for mountain bikes, holiday cases and family paraphernalia. All from £32,685 to £42,350.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is larger still. Its primary strength is prestige. It is a vehicle that emphasises success in life. Choose the 3.0-litre, 247hp, diesel engine or the 6.4-litre, 461hp, petrol. Both are teamed to 8-speed automatic transmission and 4-wheel-drive only. The Grand Cherokee costs from £47,580 to £69,830.