2021 Jeep Renegade
Features & Specs
2021 Kia Soul
Parking assistance
Not available
180 hp
Engine power
147 hp
9-speed automatic
41.1 in.
Front head room
39.4 in.

2021 Jeep Renegade vs Kia Soul

Anyone who wants to get a new SUV knows that there are just a lot of different options on the market today that you can choose from. This is a great thing, and it can also mean that figuring out the right one can be trickier than you might want it to be. We have gone through the lineup, and trimmed it down to just two of the top competitors! We're talking about the 2021 Jeep Renegade and the 2021 Kia Soul. The Renegade comes into this model year with a 7-inch touchscreen, satellite radio, additional safety features, and more special editions to help make this vehicle stand out. The Soul tries to keep up by adding in rear occupant alert, remote start function on some of the trims, and a suspension upgrade. Keep reading down below to see which of these SUVs you should be buying!

2021 Jeep Renegade Power & Handling

One of the things that we love most about the 2021 Renegade is the fact that you will be able to choose between two different engines. These engines come standard with a nine-speed automatic transmission and either two- or four-wheel drive, depending on your specific needs. The base engine is a 2.4-liter inline-4, which can output 175 pound-feet of torque and 180 horsepower. The other engine is a turbocharged 1.3-liter 4-cylinder, which can produce 177 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. There is a lot to love and choose from with the Renegade.

2021 Kia Soul Power & Handling

The Kia Soul tries hard to keep up with everything that the Renegade gives you/ The first attempt is with the engine lineup. The base engine with the Soul is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder, which can produce 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The available engine that we are also introducing you to is a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder, which can create 195 pound-feet of torque and 201 horsepower. You can only get the Soul with front-wheel drive.

2021 Jeep Renegade Features & Design

Even beyond just the power of the Renegade, this is a vehicle that gives you all of the technology and comfort that you could ever need. We're talking about finding standard features like push-button start, a seven-inch touchscreen, dual-zone climate control, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 16-inch steel wheels, driver aids, and a satellite radio. Some of the optional features include an 8.4-inch touchscreen, a navigation system, heated front seats, a heated/leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather seating surfaces, skid plates, and red tow hooks.

2021 Kia Soul Features & Design

To try and make up for the lack of power and off-roading ability, we're going to see what the Soul has for features! Some of the standard ones include rear occupant alert, a 7-inch touchscreen, cloth upholstery, Bluetooth, USB port, and power-adjustable side mirrors. Some of the available features include roof rails, a sunroof, voice recognition, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, a navigation system, heated front seats, and keyless entry and ignition.


We know that it's hard to figure out the vehicle that is right for you. But we also know that the 2021 Jeep Renegade gives you two powerful engines, four-wheel drive, and all of the technology you could ever need to enjoy life to its fullest. Stop by our dealership to get to see this vehicle in person and determine if it's right for your needs!

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