Differences Between the 2020 Jeep Renegade & Compass

Jeep has built a strong reputation for building some of the most thoughtfully designed and high-performing SUVs available, but which one is right for you? To help you decide, the team at Antioch Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has looked at the similarities and differences of two popular models in the following 2020 Jeep Renegade vs. 2020 Jeep Compass head-to-head comparison. If you have additional questions for our dealership in Antioch, IL, call (888) 318-9238 or send us a message online.

Jeep Renegade vs Compass Performance Specs & Towing Capacity

Jeep has built a strong reputation for building some of the most thoughtfully designed and high-performing SUVs available, but which one is right for you? To help you decide, the team at Antioch Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has looked at the similarities and differences of two popular models in the following 2020 Jeep Renegade vs. 2020 Jeep Compass head-to-head comparison. If you have additional questions for our dealership in Antioch, IL, call (888) 318-9238 or send us a message online.

Each 2020 Compass model is paired with the adventure-ready 2.4L four-cylinder engine, offering an intriguing mix of power and efficiency. The 2020 Renegade is standardly equipped with the same 2.4L four-cylinder, but this compact SUV also offers an available 1.3L turbocharged powertrain. This engine produces both boosted torque and improved fuel economy. Renegade and Compass performance specs are as follows:

Model

2020 Jeep Renegade

2020 Jeep Compass

Engine

2.4L 4-cylinder

1.3L Turbocharged 4-cylinder

2.4L 4-cylinder

Horsepower

180 HP

177 HP

180 HP

Torque

175 lb.-ft.

200 lb.-ft.

175 lb.-ft.

Fuel Economy

21 city / 29 hwy MPG

22 city / 27 hwy MPG

22 city / 31 hwy MPG

Max. Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs.

2,000 lbs.

2,000 lbs.

Jeep Renegade vs Compass Interior Design

Inside either SUV, you’ll find a generous cargo area. The Jeep Renegade offers 50.8 cubic feet of cargo space, while the 2020 Compass is slightly bigger, measuring in at 59.8 cubic feet. Inside the modern cabin, the Renegade and Compass both are available with heated steering wheels, leather seating, and more. Differences between the Renegade and Compass interior offerings include: 

  • For open air adventures and added natural light, the 2020 Renegade is available with a My Sky® power removable sunroof, while the 2020 Compass offers a dual-pane panoramic sunroof. 
  • The 2020 Compass is equipped with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. Alternatively, the 2020 Renegade boasts a 40/20/40 split-folding seat, offering easier access to the trunk and a more configurable cabin.
  • While both SUVs offer heated front seats, only the 2020 Compass offers heated and ventilated front seats.

Jeep Renegade vs Compass Technology Features

To make daily commutes and weekend excursions as enjoyable as possible, the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass are equipped with connected technologies such as a GPS navigation system, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ smartphone integration. However, there are some key differences you should be aware of, including:

  • The 2020 Renegade is standardly equipped with a 5-in. touchscreen display, while the Compass offers a 7-in. display. Higher trim levels of both SUVs are available with an 8.4-in. display.
  • If premium audio is a priority, the Renegade is available with a Kenwood® audio system and the Compass can be equipped with an Alpine® system. 
2020 Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade vs Compass Safety Features

Go forth with confidence thanks to the variety of safety technologies available in the 2020 Renegade and 2020 Compass. In addition to all the essentials, both of these family-friendly SUVs are available with the following safety systems:

  • Blind-spot and cross-path detection
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Full speed forward collision warning plus
  • Lane departure warning plus
  • ParkView® rear back-up camera
  • ParkSense® park assist
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers

Pricing & Offers

The 2020 Jeep Renegade starts at $22,620 MSRP, while the 2020 Jeep Compass starts at $22,280 MSRP. You can find a variety of models for both SUVs in the Antioch CDJR Renegade inventory and Compass inventory. Once you’ve found your preferred trim, consider pairing it with a lease or finance special from our incentives page. To learn more or schedule a test drive at our dealership in Antioch, IL, call (888) 318-9238 or use our online form.