Comparison: 2019 Jeep Renegade vs. 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

The Jeep Renegade and Subaru Crosstrek compact SUVs both seat five passengers and brim with personality. Only the Renegade, however, lets you choose between two powertrains, including a turbocharged engine and front- or all-wheel drivetrains. In addition, you can select from six trim levels to best fit your desired level of user-friendly technology, off-road capabilities, and budget. Premier Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, located in Livingston, Texas, enthusiastically services the Greater East region.

Performance

2019 Jeep Renegade

The Jeep Renegade offers two powertrains. The base models are equipped with a 180-hp 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder Tigershark® MultiAir® engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission and a front-wheel drivetrain. This standard powertrain achieves an EPA-estimated 29 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg in the city and has a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds. The Selec-Terrain® traction management system comes standard and utilizes Auto, Snow, and Sand modes. Available is a 1.3-liter MultiAir® turbo with stop/start engine technology, which generates 177-hp and 210 lb-ft of torque.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek

All Subaru Crosstrek trim levels are powered by a 2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER® four-cylinder engine coupled with a six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. This powertrain produces 152-hp and 145 lb-ft of torque and achieves an estimated fuel efficiency of 29 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg of city driving. The Crosstrek has the ability to tow up to 1,500 pounds. Optional is a continuously variable transmission with paddle shifters.

Technology

2019 Jeep Renegade

The Uconnect® infotainment system comes standard with a 5.0-inch touchscreen display, integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, a USB port, and a six-speaker sound system. Optional technology includes the Uconnect® 4 system, a 7.0- or 8.4-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, navigation, SiriusXM® satellite radio, HD Radio™, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a BeatsAudio™ premium sound system with nine speakers.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek

Standard technology consists of the SUBARU STARLINK® multimedia system, a 6.5-inch high-resolution touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, a USB port, and a four-speaker audio system. An 8.0-inch touchscreen, voice-activated controls, navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, Wi-Fi capability, and either a six-speaker sound system or an upgraded eight-speaker Harman Kardon® premium audio system are optional.

Comfort and Convenience

2019 Jeep Renegade

The Renegade’s spacious cabin comes standard with cloth seats, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s and front passenger’s seats, a 60/40 split-folding-flat rear seat, push-button start, and heated exterior mirrors. Available are leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Also, a power liftgate, Keyless Go™, a remote-start system, an adjustable cargo floor, and a My Sky®, removable panel open-air sunroof are optional.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek

The seats come standard with cloth upholstery and include a rear seatback with a 60/40-split flat-folding feature. An illuminated and lockable glove box is also included. You can opt for leather-trimmed upholstery with either orange or blue stitching, a 6-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, and automatic climate control. Additionally, keyless access with push-button start and PIN-code access, remote start, a rear cargo tray, and a power moonroof are optional.

Pricing

2019 Jeep Renegade

Starting at $22,275 MSRP

2019 Subaru Crosstrek

Starting at $21,895 MSRP

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