Report: Jeep Renegade Canceled After 2023

Jeep’s smallest vehicle will disappear from dealerships soon, with no replacement on the way. Jeep will cease selling its Renegade subcompact SUV in the United States and Canada after the 2023 model year. A Jeep spokesperson has confirmed the decision, reports industry publication Automotive News.

The vehicle will live on in other markets, but sales haven’t justified keeping it in Jeep’s home country.

The decision isn’t surprising. Our expert test driver found the current Renegade “a cool little Jeep” but said that shortcomings like a jumpy transmission and comparatively poor fuel economy relegated it to the bottom half of our list of the best subcompact SUVs.

It might still make a good choice for you. Dealers are often willing to accept lower offers for cars after news of their cancelation to make room for models an automaker is still advertising. Kelley Blue Book inventory numbers show that Jeep currently has more than a 90-day supply of Renegades in stock — 50% more than dealers typically aim for. That could leave them very motivated to sell off leftover Renegades.

Our reviewers like the Renegade’s tough look, easy-to-use infotainment system, and the rugged Trailhawk model’s go-anywhere spirit. It’s more than an appearance package, with real skid plates and driving modes for different surfaces — rarities in an SUV this small.

What’s next for Jeep? AN explains, “Jeep will begin to replenish its portfolio with EV offerings in 2024 when the Wagoneer S and the Wrangler-inspired Recon are scheduled to arrive. The brand plans to offer electrified variants of everything in its North American lineup by 2025.”

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