2020 Jeep RenegadeFeatures & Specs2020 Chevrolet Trax
180 HorsepowerStandard Engine Power138 Horsepower
175 lb-ft Standard Engine Torque148 lb-ft
9-Speed AutomaticTransmission6-Speed Automatic
17 X 7.0-inWheel Size16 X 6.5-in

2020 Jeep Renegade vs 2020 Chevrolet Traverse

Finding the right SUV to meet all the needs of your busy lifestyle can be a stressful task when there are so many great options on the market! If you have been searching for a smaller SUV, chances are you have been taking a good look at the Jeep Renegade and the Chevrolet Trax. Both of these subcompact crossover SUVs have a lot to offer, but it's important to find out which one lends itself best to your lifestyle. We are here to help you decide just that by comparing all that they have to offer from standard and available features to powertrain options. Keep reading to learn more!

2020 Jeep Renegade Power & Handling

Jeep offers two engine options for the 2020 Renegade. Up first, powering the Sport and Latitude models, is a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. The second engine offered, powering the Limited and Trailhawk trim levels with the option to power the Sport and Latitude models, is a 1.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that creates 177 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. Jeep mates both of these engines are mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Plus, Jeep offers drivetrain options! Two-wheel drive is the standard drivetrain configuration but both engines can be outfitted with available four-wheel drive. For all your towing needs, the Renegade can handle up to 2,000 pounds when equipped with 4WD.

2020 Chevrolet Trax Power & Handling

There is only one engine option offered for the Chevrolet Trax. Under the hood, drivers will find a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that creates 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. Chevrolet pairs this engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. The default drivetrain configuration is front-wheel drive but all-wheel drive is optional on all trim levels. Towing is not recommended with this SUV.

2020 Jeep Renegade Features & Design

The Renegade is offered in four trim levels for the 2020 model year, the Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk. Standard features include cruise control, a 5-inch touchscreen, heated and power-adjustable mirrors, a rearview camera, removable cargo floor panel, Bluetooth, air conditioning, six-speaker sound system, a USB port, and more! The upper trim levels add a 7-inch touchscreen, ambient LED lighting, automatic headlights, heated front seats, privacy glass, smartphone integration, leather upholstery, and an adjustable driver's seat. The Trailhawk trim level offers even more features like skid plates, a raised suspension, hill descent control, and tow hooks as this trim is geared towards off-roading.

2020 Chevrolet Trax Features & Design

The Trax is only offered in three trim levels and none of them are geared towards off-roading. The base LS model comes outfitted with features like 16-inch steel wheels, smartphone integration, folding front passenger seat, and folding rear seats with 60/40-split. The upper two trim levels add cruise control, LED daytime running lights, remote engine start, satellite radio, simulated leather upholstery, heated front seats, a Bose 7-speaker audio upgrade, and larger wheels.

Conclusion:

The Chevrolet Trax puts up a good fight but the 2020 Jeep Renegade just blows it out of the weather! With an additional engine option, four-wheel-drive, and a fourth trim level option and one that is geared towards off-roading the Renegade is ready for everything. If you are interested in learning more about the 2020 Jeep Renegade come on down to the dealership today and chat with one of our sales associates!


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