2020 Jeep Renegade vs 2020 Jeep Compass
2020 Jeep Renegade 2020 Jeep Compass

  Engine

2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4

  Horsepower

180 180

  MPG (City/Highway)

22/30 * 23/32 *

  Cargo Space

50.8 cu. ft. 59.8 cu. ft.

2020 Jeep Renegade vs 2020 Jeep Compass

Serving Grand Rapids, MN

Are you in the market for a smaller, practical crossover SUV with the full capabilities that Jeep vehicles are known for? The Jeep Compass is a subcompact crossover SUV that could fit your needs perfectly. It debuted in 2007, and it ventured into its second generation a few years ago. The Renegade is another exciting possibility for you to consider. It is also a subcompact crossover SUV model. While it was introduced in 2015, it benefited from a facelift in 2019. Which small Jeep crossover SUV is the best option for you?

Performance

Both of these Jeep crossover models are designed to impress you with their exciting capabilities, and they are well-suited for city driving and adventures. They both meet Jeep's trail-rated guidelines in traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation, and water fording. The Compass and the Renegade are both available with a Tigershark 2.4-liter gas engine that generates 180 horsepower. They also both have a drive low 4x4 system and a Selec Terrain management system. The Renegade is available with a second powertrain option, and this is a turbo 1.3-liter engine that produces 177 horsepower. The Compass's abilities are elevated by equipment like hill descent control and several driving modes.

Appearance

While the Compass and the Renegade are subcompact crossover SUVs that share some performance-based equipment, they are notably unique on the exterior. The Compass has a flowing profile with high ground clearance and a touch of bulkiness to hint at its power. It also has certain angles, high-intensity discharge headlights, up to 19-inch wheels, black molding on the lower body, heated side mirrors, a power moonroof, and other gear. The 2020 Renegade shares its rounded headlights and cube-like profile with the Wrangler. However, it has smooth surfaces that are subtly contoured. The front and rear windshields stand almost upright. The other features on the Renegade's exterior are raised roof rails, black body cladding, square taillights, and a power sunroof.

Features

The base MSRP for these vehicles is comparable, so you may not be surprised to discover that the Renegade and the Compass share many features on a trim-by-trim basis. Some of the exciting features that you can find in both models include a navigation system, a digital instrumentation cluster, a wireless hotspot, remote vehicle start, SiriusXM technology, UConnect, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, an automatic climate control system, Bluetooth hands-free equipment, and other gear.

At Lake Woods Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, our sales associates are excited about showing off the differences between the Compass and Renegade in full detail. Are you ready to take these popular models out on the road for a hands-on comparison? Call our dealership today to make your next appointment with one of our sales associates.

* EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.