1st Generation (2015—2017) Renegade Problems

Renegade owners with a 2015—2017 model year have the most problems with the interior (17%), electrical (16%), and the transmission (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Squealing Brakes 26 complaints at an average of 3,271 miles in the 2015 Jeep Renegade.
  2. 9-speed Automatic Transmission Problem 19 complaints at an average of 5,884 miles in the 2015 Jeep Renegade.
  3. Engine Won\'t Turn Over, Won\'t Start 23 complaints at an average of 5,731 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 (?)
2017 32 2 24 18.25
2016 123 2 83 40.85
2015 281 4 91 66.95

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