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2021 Ford EcoSport vs. 2021 Jeep Renegade Review

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2021 Ford

MSRP*: $20,395 to $28,345
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2021 Jeep

MSRP*: $22,850 to $29,525
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Invoice* $19,987 to $27,778 $22,581 to $28,864
MPG - City 23 - 27 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 50.0 ft3 50.8 ft3
Engine I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 123 - 166 hp 177 - 180 hp
Towing Capacity 1,400 - 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 161.3 in 166.6 in
Exterior Width 69.5 in 74.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.9 in
Rear 36.7 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.5 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 40.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** ****

**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

Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Ford EcoSport than the Jeep Renegade. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford EcoSport and the Jeep Renegade.

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

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). Whether you pick the Ford EcoSport or the Jeep Renegade, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford EcoSport carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Renegade.

Since the Ford EcoSport is much slimmer than the Jeep Renegade, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Ford EcoSport is slightly shorter than the Jeep Renegade, which may make it easier to park.

The Ford EcoSport has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Renegade, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Ford EcoSport has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Renegade.

With its lower torque engine, the Ford EcoSport doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jeep Renegade.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford EcoSport and the Jeep Renegade. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford EcoSport as you will in the Jeep Renegade.

The Ford EcoSport comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Renegade.