Comparison - Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 2019 - vs - Jeep Renegade Trailhawk 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Jeep J8,Jeep TJL-J8

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
38,045
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
$
27,795
Updated: 
26 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
9-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.50gals
12.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Granite Crystal Metallic
#333738
Ocean Blue Metallic Clear Coat
#001B58
Firecracker Red Clear
#CC1301
Sting-Gray Clear-Coat
#3A3A3A
Billet Silver Metallic
#837F7C
Bright White Clear Coat
#FFFFFF
Mojito! Clear Coat
#497E09
Black Clear Coat
#0E0A09
Bikini Pearl Coat
#FAFAFA
Hellayella Clear Coat
#FDE82D
Punk'n Metallic Clear Coat
#AB2E00
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Jetset Blue Clear Coat
#172586
Bikini Metallic Clear Coat
#00ACDB
Colorado Red
#A42E24
Glacier Metallic
#D6DADD
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Slate Blue Clear Coat
#1D212C
Omaha Orange Clear Coat
#F77A47
Sting Gray Clear Coat
#AFB7C0
Black Clear Coat
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is a rugged two- or four-door SUV that’s an adventure waiting to happen.

Pros
Impeccable off-road chops, in any configuration
Iconic style
More efficient turbo-4
Improved interior
Easy-to-use optional off-road system

Cons
Expensive for a Jeep Wrangler
Rugged ride
Back seat takes a back seat
Sparse base trim
Pickup and diesel are on the horizon

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Jeep Wrangler SUV models are available with a 3.6 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 285 hp, depending on engine type. The 2019 Jeep Wrangler SUV comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual.

Pros
Unrelentingly capable off-road
Maintains rugged Jeep character
Increased capability compared to old models
Extensive customization options from the factory and aftermarket

Cons
Steering is slow and feels loose, especially on the Rubicon trim
Poor ride comfort and handling abilities
Less cargo space than some conventional crossovers
Mild towing capability for an otherwise highly capable rig

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Jeep Wrangler ranked #13 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Jeep Wrangler has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Herculean off-road ability
Four-door model has lots of cargo space
Punchy turbocharged engine

Cons
Other SUVs are more agile and smoother on the pavement
High starting price
Subpar gas mileage

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Jeep Renegade’s new engine should help this likable crossover SUV use less fuel.

Pros
Looks like it wants to off-road
Logical control layout
Good optional infotainment
Real off-road ability
Removable roof panels

Cons
Tight squeeze for four adults
Base engine is noisy, underpowered
Lack of standard active safety tech
Spartan Sport trim level

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Jeep Renegade receives only minor changes for 2020. All versions come with a new telematics unit and one year of free subscription service that allows owners to remotely lock, unlock, or start the Renegade with the Uconnect smartphone app. Several options, such as 19-inch wheels, the LED Lighting package, the Safety and Security package, and the Advanced Tech package, are now available on lower trim levels.

Pros
Lovable design, comfortable ride, capable off-roading with the Trailhawk.

Cons
Painfully slow, lousy fuel economy, limited storage.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Jeep Renegade comes with four wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed automatic.Some options and packages are now available on less expensive trim levels.1.3-liter engine receives mild power increase.New remote smartphone app becomes standard later in the model year.

PROS
Trailhawk model's best-in-class off-road capability
Agile handling when going around turns
Plenty of easy-to-use technology features
Lots of character with a classic Jeep look

CONS
Unresponsive throttle and easily confused nine-speed automatic
Base engine fuel economy is middling for the segment
Small cargo area and tight backseat legroom for adults
Boxy shape makes for lots of highway wind noise

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
1.30L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
200ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
285hp
at 6 400rpm
177hp
at 5 750rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.50Feet
35.30Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
166.80in
166.60in
Width: 
73.80in
Height: 
73.60in
66.50in
Ground Clearance: 
10.80in
8.70in
Front Track: 
60.60in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
96.80in
101.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.60
41.10
Rear Head Room: 
41.70
40.50
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.20in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
35.10in
Front Hip Room: 
53.90in
53.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.70in
55.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
45.00in
51.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.70in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
72.40cu.ft
50.80cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.70cu.ft
18.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
44.00degrees
30.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
37.00degrees
34.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
5250.00lbs
3532.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated mirrors
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
2 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Premium Cloth
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Manual Adjustable Lumbar Support
4 -way manuel passenger seat adjustment
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
Bucket front seats
Fold flat passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Rear Seatback
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB connection
8 total speakers
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Manual convertible roof
Privacy glass
Removable soft top
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.5-In
17 x 6.5-In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize matching spare tire
Polished alloy wheels
Outside Rear Mounted Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Cornering Lights

Options

Packages: 
Electronic Infotainment System Group
Advanced Safety Group
LED Lighting Group
Steel Bumper Group
Quick Order Package 28R
Safety Group
Smoker's Group
Trailer Tow And HD Electrical Group
Cold Weather Group
Quick Order Package 23R
Popular Equipment Group
Cold Weather Group II
Safety And Security Group
MOPAR Exterior Appearance Group
Trailer Tow Group
LED Lighting Group
Premium Leather Group For Trailhawk
MOPAR Interior Protection Package
Passive Entry Remote Start Package
Uconnect 8.4" Navigation Group
Quick Order Package 22C
Black MOPAR Interior Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Jeep Trail Rated Kit
Body Color 3-Piece Hard Top
MOPAR Hinge-Gate Reinforcement
MOPAR Lower Body Side Graphic
Premium Black Sunrider Soft Top
Soft Top Window Storage Bag
MOPAR Upper Body Side Graphic
LT285/70R17C Outline White Lettering Off-Road Tires
Body Color Fender Flares
Premium Tan Sunrider Soft Top
17" X 7.5" Black Wheels W/Polished Lip
Black 3-Piece Hard Top
My Sky Power/Removable Sunroof
Dual-Pane Panoramic Power Sunroof
MOPAR Renegade BMX Decals
MOPAR Renegade Snowboard Decals
Interior Options: 
Alpine Premium Audio System
MOPAR Hardtop Headliner
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
MOPAR Cargo Tub Liner
MOPAR Front Grab Handles
MOPAR Black Perforated Leather
MOPAR Black Stitched Leather
MOPAR Black Stitched Leather
Trail Rail Management System
Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
MOPAR All-Weather Floor Mats
MOPAR Plastic Door Sill Guards
Uconnect 4 Navigation W/8.4" Display

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium cloth
#000000
Black/Heritage Tan, leather
#0E0E0E
Black, leather
#000000
Color: 
Black, premium cloth
#000000
Black, premium leather
#000000