2019 Jeep Renegade gets new turbo, less pedals, improved crawl ratio

For 2019, the Jeep Renegade will retain the 2.4L 4 cylinder as it’s base engine, and gain a more powerful, smaller displacement, 1.3L turbo 4 as the premium engine option. The 9 speed automatic is now the only transmission available on all trim levels, and the Trailhawk now has a 21:1 crawl ratio. Continue reading

The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel (the half ton truck with a three quarter ton payload)

When Ram introduced the all new 2019 Ram 1500 I had mixed feelings about the truck – thinking I’d go the heavy duty route when it was time for us to buy a truck, I didn’t pay too much attention to them for my needs. In other words; I was spending more time with online configuration tools for 3/4 Ton trucks than any of the half ton or midsize trucks. So I never gave much thought to how I’d option a half ton truck, until recently. Continue reading