Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
4 minute read
11 Dec 2019
9:55 am

Jeep’s baby Renegade still needs a bit of growing-up

Charl Bosch

Renegade has stayed true to its urban roots by retaining the usual Jeep cache, but with an element of funkiness

Amid ever-growing reports that a merger with the PSA Group is getting closer, the initial unification with Fiat signalled a huge turn in fortune for Chrysler as the smallest of the United States’ big three automaker emerged from the global economic meltdown with a new lease on life. Spearheaded by late former CEO Sergio Marchionne, the newly named Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) soon went from strength to strength, but while business flourished, the automaker’s standout division among its mix of US and Italian marques came as no surprise as a report in 2017 revealed that the Jeep brand was worth $33.5-billion...