When we compare the Jeep Renegade's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the Jeep Renegade has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The MINI Cooper has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Jeep Renegade's and the MINI Cooper's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Jeep Renegade vs. MINI Cooper Pricing
A used 2023 Jeep Renegade ranges from $25,168 to $35,054 while a used 2011 MINI Cooper is priced between $5,302 to $13,495.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Jeep Renegade’s base engine makes 177 horsepower, and the MINI Cooper base engine makes 121 horsepower. The Renegade is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 368 miles. The Cooper is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 488 miles. This gives the MINI Cooper the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Jeep Renegade. The Renegade uses regular unleaded, and the Cooper uses gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Jeep Renegade has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The MINI Cooper has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Jeep Renegade has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.