The Jeep Renegade will likely be discontinued after the 2023 mannequin 12 months of manufacturing concludes, based on a report from Automotive Information. The report attributes the information to an organization spokesperson, and we have confirmed the information with Jeep.
This elimination of the Renegade strikes the Compass into the entry-level place in Jeep’s lineup. Whereas the Renegade is smaller than the Compass, their beginning costs had been almost equivalent for 2023, with the Renegade beginning at $29,445 and the Compass at $29,995. There is no such thing as a improve within the base worth for the 2024 Compass, in order that signifies that Jeep will nonetheless technically supply a car that begins beneath $30,000.
Jeep despatched us a press release with a little bit of rationalization for the Renegade being discontinued: “Within the U.S. and Canada, the Jeep Renegade will attain the tip of its lifecycle after the 2023 mannequin 12 months because the model focuses its sources on SUV segments in North America that proceed to develop.”
And whereas the subcompact SUV section certain has a ton of entries, the Renegade has misplaced favor in it because the years have passed by. Its finest 12 months of gross sales was in 2016 (only a 12 months after it launched) with 106,605 gross sales. In 2022, Jeep solely moved 27,551 of them, and 2023 isn’t wanting any higher.
We’ll additionally be aware that Jeep isn’t quitting the Renegade globally, because the U.S. and Canada are the one two international locations that may see its gross sales cease. Europe, Mexico, South America and Asia will nonetheless be capable to purchase new Renegades for the foreseeable future. However so far as we’re involved, the Renegade joins the ranks of many different fashions assembly their demise in 2023.