2016 Jeep Renegade vs 2016 Chevrolet Trax Yonkers NY

2016 Jeep Renegade

vs.

2016 Chevrolet Trax


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Features & Specs

2016 Jeep Renegade

2016 Chevrolet Trax

Maximum cargo capacity

50.8 cu.ft.

48.4 cu.ft.

Torque

184 ft-lbs. @ 2500 rpm

148 ft-lbs. @ 1850 rpm

Horsepower

160 hp @ 5500 rpm

138 hp @ 4900 rpm

MSRP

$18,990

$21,195

2016 Jeep Renegade vs 2016 Chevrolet Trax near Bronx, NY

In 2015, Jeep released their all-new Renegade model and it quickly earned acclaim due to its low price tag, incredible standard amenities, and classic Jeep powertrain. The 2016 Jeep Renegade is equally impressive, offering additional features in every level, while maintaining a great low price, and optimizing performance in every driving situation. The 2016 Chevrolet Trax is another option that was released in 2015, and it marketed itself in similar vein, as offering capability in a versatile body size. However, the Trax lacks the off-road potential of the Renegade, and it starts at a higher price point. Chevrolet is hoping that their Trax model can overtake the Renegade in 2016, but does it have enough standard amenities and features to make it a considerable alternative to the 2016 Jeep Renegade?

2016 Jeep Renegade Power & Handling

The 2016 Jeep Renegade features an incredible powertrain, which is unsurprising given the brand's history of building the most powerful off-road vehicles on the market. The Renegade also features the finesse and refinement to create a comfortable highway drive, and the diminutive overall size lends itself well to those living in suburban areas or cities. The Jeep Renegade is unmatched in its versatility, and it finds its power in a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine. Available with a six-speed manual transmission, this great pair provides a 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. Jeep offers an additional engine configuration, which links an innovative nine-speed automatic transmission with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder. The second configuration boasts 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Customers have their choice of drive systems - the standard is a front-wheel drive system, but Jeep also offers a variety of four-wheel drive systems which have been engineered to perform adeptly when taken off-road. The Renegade will feature 16-inch steel wheels, and there is also an available Trailer Tow package which will raise provide a towing maximum of 2,000 pounds.

2016 Chevrolet Trax Power & Handling

The 2016 Chevrolet Trax is available with just one powertrain option. Every Trax will come equipped with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine, which is linked to a six-speed automatic transmission. Customers can choose to equip either a front- or all-wheel drive system when they buy their Trax, but the all-wheel drive system lacks the refinement found in the Renegade, and it lacks the ability and comfort off-road that makes the Renegade such a unique vehicle. The 2016 Chevrolet Trax will, overall, offer drivers 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque, which is substantially below what the standard engine of the Renegade offers. The Trax offers very limited ways to upgrade the powertrain with additional packages and standalone feature - standard features include 16-inch steel wheels.

2016 Jeep Renegade Features & Design

The Jeep Renegade has come to 2016 with more of what drivers loved about the 2015 model. That means, excellent features at every trim, making it one of the best values on the market. There are four available trim levels, with the base being the Sport, and the others including the Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk. The Renegade has seating for five passengers, and standard features include keyless entry, power locks and windows, and a cargo area increasing 60/40-split folding rear seat. Drivers will like the height-adjustable driver seat and tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, while every passenger will love the great cloth upholstery and comfortable seating. The Renegade comes standard with a four-speaker sound system, along with a USB port, and auxiliary audio jack. Also available are a number of amazing packages for increased connectivity and luxury. Safety features are widespread, and include front side airbags, hill start assist, and both stability and traction control.

2016 Chevrolet Trax Features & Design

In 2016 the Chevrolet Trax also has seating for five passengers, and there are three optional trim levels that can be equipped. The levels include the base LS, midrange LT, and the more refined LTZ. Some of the standard features that can be found in the LS trim include a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning, and rear cargo cover. The vehicle will come with a six-speaker audio system, in addition to a USB port, and audio jack. Standard safety features include front-seat side airbags, traction and stability control, and antilock brakes.

Conclusions

For 2016, no other vehicle on the market offers the same level of versatility, refined driving, or standard amenities as can be found in the Jeep Renegade. Not only will the vehicle serve you well during city or suburban commutes, but it also provides the capability you need for all-weather or country driving, in addition to off-road power for amazing adventures. If you would like to learn more about this unforgettable 2016 model, contact us today at Central Avenue!

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