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2022 Jeep Compass vs. 2021 Jeep Renegade Review

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2022 Jeep
Compass

MSRP*: $26,020 to $32,420
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Picture of the 2021 Jeep Renegade

2021 Jeep
Renegade

MSRP*: $22,850 to $30,025
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MPG - City 22 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 59.8 ft3 50.8 ft3
Engine
  • 177-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 177-hp, 1.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 180-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, 9-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 177 hp 177 - 180 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 173.4 in 166.6 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 74.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.2 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 40.5 in
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available ****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Compass offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Jeep Renegade. The Jeep Renegade offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Compass, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Compass as you will with the Jeep Renegade, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Jeep Compass is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Renegade.

Dimensions
The Jeep Compass is about the same width as the Jeep Renegade. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Compass, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Renegade.

Handling
The Jeep Compass has the same turning radius as the Jeep Renegade, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Jeep Compass and the Jeep Renegade.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Jeep Compass and the Jeep Renegade are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Compass and the Jeep Renegade. The Jeep Compass has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Renegade.