TeraFlex Gives the Jeep Renegade (BU) an Altitude Adjustment

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Give your 2015+ Jeep Renegade an altitude adjustment with the all-new TeraFlex Renegade 1.5” Spacer Lift Kit! 

Now available!   

Slotting below the Jeep Compass (and the now-discontinued Jeep Patriot), the Jeep Renegade (BU) arrived for the 2015 model year as the smallest member of the Jeep family. Several Easter eggs are hidden throughout the Renegade including Jeep logos and heritage clues. 

The all-new​ TeraFlex Renegade & Compass 1.5” Spacer Lift Kit​gives the smallest Jeep model a 1.5” ride height boost allowing owners to add larger​ 225/65R17 tires (approximately 28.5” diameter) for better back country exploration without compromising highway ride or handling. 

Unlike other kits, the offset IFS (independent front suspension) strut spacers in our Renegade 1.5” Spacer Lift Kit account for the 7-degree mounting angle of the front MacPherson struts to ensure proper camber and caster angles. Around back, the rear strut spacers and angled rear lower control arm spacers account for the 14-degree mounting angle of the rear Chapman struts to correct rear camber. This attention to detail ensures suspension alignment falls into factory tolerances including correct wheel offset.

All of our spacers are constructed from 6061-T6 billet aluminum to resist corrosion, while the Eco-Guard mounting hardware passes the 1,000-hour salt spray corrosion test. TeraFlex offers the only kit that includes front sway bar quick disconnects for better off-road articulation.  

The TeraFlex Renegade 1.5” Spacer Lift Kit includes 1.5” offset front IFS strut spacers, front sway bar quick disconnects, 1.5” rear strut spacers, 1” rear lower control arm spacers, rear subframe spacers, driveline spacers, exhaust spacers. brake line spacers, and all necessary hardware.

The diminutive Jeep is offered with two engines and two transmissions options. The base engine is a 1.4-liter turbo MultiAir I-4 rated 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, while an available 2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir II I-4 is rated 180-hp and 175 lb-ft. Transmission choices include a six-speed manual or nine-speed automatic.

Front-drive is standard, while two all-wheel-drive systems are offered. Jeep Active Drive, which is available on most models, features a fully disconnecting 4x4 mode with automatic 4x4 engagement. The Trailhawk model is offered exclusively with Jeep Active Drive Low with a 20:1 crawl ratio. Jeep Active Drive Low features a full-time 4x4 mode with  an on-demand clutch.

Up front, the Renegade features a MacPherson strut suspension with coil springs, lower control arms, and sway bar. Out back, the rear suspension uses a Chapman strut, steel-links, lower control arms, and sway bar. Stock front-drive models have 6.7 inches of ground clearance. Most stock 4x4 models feature 7.9 inches of ground clearance, while the Trailhawk has 8.7 inches of ground clearance.

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November 4th 2017
Billy Watson
Do y'all know if the 1.5 lift will effect the gas mileage on the trail hawk? I would like to put some a/ts on it.