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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Latitude 23 27 $21,006 $21,695
4WD 4-Door Latitude 21 26 $22,633 $23,445
4WD 4-Door Sport 22 28 $20,612 $21,045
FWD 4-Door Sport 23 29 $18,967 $19,295
FWD 4-Door Limited 23 27 $23,424 $24,295
4WD 4-Door Limited 21 26 $25,051 $26,045
FWD 4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door SL 22 26 $27,682 $29,710
AWD 4-Door SV 22 26 $24,055 $25,810
AWD 4-Door S 22 26 $22,274 $23,370
FWD 4-Door SL 23 28 $26,472 $28,410
FWD 4-Door SV 23 28 $22,845 $24,510
FWD 4-Door S 23 28 $21,038 $22,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,967
$21,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,295
$22,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$368 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Jeep Compass looks pretty good—and its combination of versatile interior, mild off-road ability, and reasonably good gas mileage make it even more attractive—but it simply fails to feel cohesive, responsive, or refined. The 2012 Nissan Rogue's comfortable ride and versatile layout make it a good fit for a value-conscious small families--but it's far from exciting to drive.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles FWD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 39.4 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.3 126.4
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 26.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 183.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 45.3 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 65.3
Liftover Height (in) 30.5 30.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 105.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 22.7 28.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 55.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 31.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 53.6 57.9
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 - 37.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 11.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4 11.7 x 0.6
Brake Type pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.88 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code TTU NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3082 3276
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 141 @ 5000 175 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ECN NA
Displacement 2.0/122 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 158 @ 6400 170 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77 2.34-0.39
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 NA
Trans Type 5 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 1.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 NA
Trans Order Code DD7 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12 5.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual Continuously variable ratio
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Compass Nissan Rogue
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating
 
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