Subcompact crossovers seem to be all the hype these days. Sales in the segment are growing all over the world and even luxury automakers are jumping in to grab a piece of the action. However, there are some very interesting, capable and affordable models on the market that are fighting to grab the attention of young car shoppers that have an active lifestyle.
One of the newest subcompact crossovers is the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V. The Honda HR-V measures 63.2 inches in height, 169.1 inches in length and 69.8 inches in width. That allows it to sit five passengers comfortable and allows an outstanding 58.8 cu.ft of cargo space with the seats folded down.
Another new subcompact crossover that has been grabbing a lot of attention is the Jeep Renegade. The Renegade measures 66.5 inches in height, 166.6 inches in length and 71 inches in width. That allows it to sit five passengers with 50.8 cu.ft of cargo space with the seats down.
Now even though the Renegade is built by the king of off-roading, Jeep, it doesn’t have very strong off-roading capabilities. The same goes for the Honda HR-V and other subcompact crossovers as they are built more for utilitarian purposes rather than off-roading adventures.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at how the Jeep Renegade stacks up to the Honda HR-V.
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2016 Jeep Renegade
|Engine:||1.4 liter 4-cylinder making 160-hp and 184 lb-ft of torque|
|Transmission:||6-speed manual; 9-speed automatic|
|0 to 60 mph:||9.2 seconds|
|Top speed:||113 mph|
|Fuel-economy:||24/31 mpg (city/highway)|
|Curb weight:||3,179 lbs.|
2016 Honda HR-V
|Engine:||1.8 liter 4-cylinder making 141-hp and 127 lb-ft of torque|
|Transmission:||CVT (continuously variable automatic)|
|0 to 60 mph:||8.4 seconds|
|Top speed:||123 mph|
|Fuel-economy:||28/35 mpg (city/highway)|
|Curb weight:||2,902 lbs.|