The 2017 Jeep Renegade named best subcompact SUV by Texas writers

With all eyes on it, the 2017 Jeep Renegade rose to the top at the Texas Truck Rodeo and took home the best subcompact SUV award from the Texas Automotive Writers Association.

The Jeep Renegade was evaluated over two-day against a total of 64 other vehicles. No other subcompact SUV came close to matching the Jeep Renegade for its smooth ride when on the road and its toughness when going off road on the Texas prairie.

The Jeep Renegade delivers best-in-class Trail Rated 4x4 capability with a rugged body and up to 70 safety features like Forward Collision Warning Plus and LaneSense Departure Warning Plus.

"Once again the Ram, Jeep and Dodge brands from FCA US impressed our TAWA members with an exceptional product lineup at the Texas Truck Rodeo," said Nic Phillips, TAWA president. "The Jeep brand continues to outshine the competition with Grand Cherokee and Wrangler winning in their respective categories yet again.

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