Compare 2008 Jeep Compass vs 2008 Toyota RAV4

2008 Jeep Compass
2008 Toyota RAV4
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FWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 23 28 $16,402 $17,475
4WD 4-Door Sport 22 27 $17,995 $19,225
FWD 4-Door Limited 23 28 $20,024 $21,455
4WD 4-Door Limited 22 27 $21,617 $23,205
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FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 21 27 $19,888 $21,500
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 20 25 $20,839 $22,900
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 21 27 $21,342 $23,075
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 27 $21,768 $23,535
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 21 27 $21,972 $23,755
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 20 25 $22,270 $24,475
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 26 $22,689 $24,935
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 27 $23,113 $24,990
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 20 25 $22,890 $25,155
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 27 $23,743 $25,670
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 26 $24,012 $26,390
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 26 $24,632 $27,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,402
$19,888
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,475
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Jeep Compass tries to take the brand to a new on-road audience, but falls short of pleasing drivers who never hit the trails. The 2008 Toyota RAV4 brings a little more space than most compact SUVs without a mid-size price.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.0 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 57.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.3 108.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
26.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.4 181.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
45.3 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.2 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
30.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 104.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
53.6 73.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
38.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
22.7 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 1.0 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.6 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 14.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R17 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
TTU NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R17 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
TTU NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3014 3300
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
172 @ 6000 166 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4400 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ED3 NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16 2.20
Trans Order Code
DD7 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 2.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.94
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.41
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Jeep Compass Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut

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