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2022 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2021 Jeep Renegade Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Equinox

MSRP*: $25,800 to $32,600
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2021 Jeep
Renegade

MSRP*: $22,850 to $29,525
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Invoice* $24,613 to $31,100 $22,581 to $28,864
MPG - City 25 - 26 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.9 ft3 50.8 ft3
Engine 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) Inline-4
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Auto Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 170 hp 177 - 180 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 183.1 in 166.6 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 74.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 40.0 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Equinox than in the Jeep Renegade. The Jeep Renegade offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Equinox, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Equinox requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Renegade, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Chevrolet Equinox is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Renegade. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Equinox carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Renegade.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Equinox is much slimmer than the Jeep Renegade, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Equinox, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Renegade.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a significantly larger turning radius than the Jeep Renegade, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Equinox has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Renegade.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Equinox does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Jeep Renegade.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Jeep Renegade. With the Chevrolet Equinox, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Jeep Renegade.