Compare 2008 Chevrolet HHR vs 2008 Jeep Compass

2008 Chevrolet HHR
2008 Jeep Compass
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HHR FWD 4-Door LS 21 30 $15,809 $16,730
HHR FWD 4-Door LT 21 30 $16,787 $17,765
HHR FWD 4-Door Panel LS 20 30 $16,098 $17,035
HHR FWD 4-Door Panel LT 20 30 $17,057 $18,050
HHR FWD 4-Door SS 21 29 $21,664 $22,925
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4WD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Compass 4WD 4-Door Limited 22 27 $21,617 $23,205
Compass 4WD 4-Door Sport 22 27 $17,995 $19,225
Compass FWD 4-Door Limited 23 28 $20,024 $21,455
Compass FWD 4-Door Sport 23 28 $16,402 $17,475
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,809
$21,617
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,730
$23,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$387 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Chevrolet HHR (Heritage High Roof) may surprise you with its competence and quality. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
50.6 51.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 54.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 54.0
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 40.6
Front Hip Room (in)
50.1 52.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.4 101.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 39.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
176.2 173.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 45.3
Height, Overall (in)
63.1 64.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 103.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.1 71.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.7 53.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 38.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 22.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.3 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.84 x 1.7 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 1.02 11.5 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 13.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 37.2
Steering Type
Variable electric Performance rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 2.76
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QDB TT1
Front Tire Size
P215/55R16 P215/55R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QDB TT1
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBC
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R16 P215/55R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3004 3236
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
152 @ 4200 165 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
L61 ED3
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5600 172 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.76 2.16
Trans Order Code
MM5 DD7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.42
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet HHR Jeep Compass
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
torsion beam Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
strut-type NA

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