Based on a Fiat platform and built in Italy, the Jeep Renegade is American in name only. Equipped with traditional Jeep styling cues and, depending on the version, Trail Rated off-road...
"The Patriot has more interior space, it is wider, has more leg room in front and back seats, and more storage behind the bench row seats which also fold down for more storage. The Patriot sits higher, therefore can carry heavier weight than the Renegade. "
"More space for hauling kids around and the family dog or just their stuff. The Renegade is bit more fun car, good for singles, young couples just starting out, more adventurous type - better gas mileage, the 4WD gives the Renegade a slightly sportier car."