Notes: The 2015 Jeep Renegade has a very large volume of complaints for such a new model, especially compared to other SUVs in the same class.

Most Jeep Renegade complaints are for various problems with interior accessories & electrical systems, as well as squealing brakes, transmission (rough shifting) and engine problems.


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,513 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2015 Jeep Renegade body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2015 Jeep Renegade Owner Comments

problem #3

May 232016


  • 4,500 miles


While driving, there was a loud pop, the vehicle then lost power, the engine compartment caught fire, then the fire consumed the entire vehicle.

- Hilton Head, SC, USA

problem #2

Sep 242015


  • 3,000 miles
On September 24th I was driving and the floor mat got pushed forward and wrapped around the exposed steering column. I had to stop the car in the middle of a busy street to get out and manually pull the floor mat out of the steering column because I was unable to steer the car even to the side of the road. Then, January 15th I was driving through the imperial dunes area on the way to California and the hard plastic strip that covers the roof rack hardware (I do not have a roof rack so Jeep put a strip in there to cover the hardware) broke in half and flew off my vehicle while going 70 miles an hour into the traffic behind me.

- Sierra Vista, AZ, USA

problem #1

Jun 122015


  • 39 miles
Water has been leaking into the car and forming a puddle in the carpeting on the passenger side front and rear floor. I believe it is coming from the ac.

- Charleston, SC, USA

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