The Jeep Renegade has an engaging look and Jeep bona fides.
It's the most rugged vehicle in a class that includes the slightly larger, hatchback-derived Subaru XV Crosstrek, a smash hit with standard AWD, rugged durability, and the ground clearance to handle light off-roading.
The style-over-function priority also applies to the MINI Cooper Countryman as well, despite its available AWD.
It's also notably pricier than the Jeep.
The Chevy Trax is similarly upright and functional but doesn't have the Jeep cachet or friendly face.
New entries for the 2016 model year include the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3.
The Honda offers excellent fuel economy, ride quality, and space usage, while the Mazda has crisp road manners and attractive styling.
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|2016 Jeep RenegadeBrowse Used Listings||2016 Chevrolet TraxBrowse Used Listings||2016 Honda HR-VBrowse Used Listings||2016 Mazda CX-3Browse Used Listings||2016 MINI Cooper CountrymanBrowse Used Listings|
|21 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||24 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||27 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Turbocharged Gas 4-Cyl||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Special Purpose||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Compact Cars||Compact Cars|
|FWD 4-Door Sport||FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS||2WD 4-Door Manual LX||FWD 4-Door Sport||FWD 4-Door|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Manual w/OD||Automatic||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2016 Jeep Renegade vs. 2016 Chevrolet Trax||2016 Jeep Renegade vs. 2016 Honda HR-V||2016 Jeep Renegade vs. 2016 Mazda CX-3||2016 Jeep Renegade vs. 2016 MINI Cooper Countryman|