1st Generation (2015—2018) Renegade Problems

This generations ranks 15th out of 18 Jeep generations in reliability and should be avoided if possible. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (17%), electrical (16%), and the transmission (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Squealing Brakes 26 complaints at an average of 3,271 miles in the 2015 Jeep Renegade.
  2. Engine Won\'t Turn Over, Won\'t Start 24 complaints at an average of 7,742 miles in the 2015 Jeep Renegade.
  3. 9-speed Automatic Transmission Problem 19 complaints at an average of 5,884 miles in the 2015 Jeep Renegade.

What Renegade Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Jeep model years.

Watch out for the 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 2 2 3 1.13
2017 34 3 24 16.88
2016 123 2 84 40.46
2015 283 4 116 66.47

Watch out for these common problems

Keep Up with Everything Renegade Related

Get FREE email alerts from CarComplaints.com anytime something new pops up about the Renegade. Simple as that. Learn about the news before others. Impress your friends. Be a hero.

Recent News About This Generation