1st Gen (2015 – 2017) Jeep Renegade Problems

The 1st generation of the Renegade has a cumulative PainRank™ of 40.06. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2015–2017 Renegade model years have sent in 419 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (18%) followed by the electrical (16%) and the transmission (15%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 27
2016 119
2015 273

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