Compare 2021 GMC Terrain vs 2021 Jeep Compass

2021 GMC Terrain
2021 Jeep Compass
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AWD 4-Door Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Terrain AWD 4-Door Denali 25 28 $35,775 $37,500
Terrain AWD 4-Door SLE 25 28 $28,715 $30,100
Terrain AWD 4-Door SLT 25 28 $32,626 $34,200
Terrain FWD 4-Door Denali 25 30 $34,248 $35,900
Terrain FWD 4-Door SL 25 30 $24,975 $25,000
Terrain FWD 4-Door SLE 25 30 $27,189 $28,500
Terrain FWD 4-Door SLT 25 30 $31,100 $32,600
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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Compass 80th Anniversary 4x4 22 30 $29,551 $30,195
Compass 80th Anniversary FWD 22 31 $28,126 $28,695
Compass Altitude 4x4 22 30 $27,394 $27,925
Compass Altitude FWD 22 31 $25,969 $26,425
Compass Freedom 4x4 22 30 $25,690 $25,995
Compass Latitude 4x4 22 30 $27,394 $27,925
Compass Latitude FWD 22 31 $25,969 $26,425
Compass Limited 4x4 22 30 $30,691 $31,395
Compass Limited FWD 22 31 $29,266 $29,895
Compass Sport 4x4 22 30 $25,690 $25,995
Compass Sport FWD 22 31 $24,258 $24,495
Compass Trailhawk 4x4 22 30 $30,691 $31,395

Pricing

Invoice Price

$35,775
$29,551

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$37,500
$30,195

Monthly Payment Estimate

$625 / month
$503 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.5
5.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 GMC Terrain tacks away from truck-like function toward urbane utility. The 2021 Jeep Compass skimps on safety and seat comfort, but delivers crossover utility in a compact footprint.

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Fuel Economy

City

25 mpg 22 mpg

Highway

28 mpg 30 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.6 55.1

Front Leg Room (in)

40.9 41.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

103.2 99.6

Front Hip Room (in)

54.4 54.1

Second Leg Room (in)

39.7 38.3

Front Head Room (in)

40.0 39.2

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

51.8 49.2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.2 56.7

Second Head Room (in)

38.5 38.5

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in)

65.4 64.8

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - 29.7

Track Width, Rear (in)

62.5 60.3

Wheelbase (in)

107.3 103.8

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

72.4 73.8

Track Width, Front (in)

62.3 60.7

Min Ground Clearance (in)

7.9 8.2

Length, Overall (in)

182.3 173

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

29.6 27.2

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - 42.1

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - 27.2

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

63.3 59.8

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

NA -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

NA 27.2

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - 38.1

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- TBD - 11

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- TBD - 12

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

15.6 13.5

Steering

Steering Type

- TBD - Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

41.6 36.3

Tires

Spare Tire Size

T135/70R16 NA

Front Tire Order Code

RR0 TPS

Spare Tire Order Code

RJA NA

Rear Tire Size

P235/50R19 P235/45HR19

Rear Tire Order Code

RR0 TPS

Front Tire Size

P235/50R19 P235/45HR19

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1500 2000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1500 2000

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

150 200

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

150 200

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- 2000

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3609 3327

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 x 7.5 19 X 7.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 x 7.5 19 X 7.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

16 X - TBD - NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- TBD - 160

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - 500

Engine

Engine Type

Turbocharged Gas Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Direct Injection Sequential MPI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

203 @ 2000 - 4000 175 @ 3900

Engine Order Code

LYX EDE

Displacement

1.5L/92 2.4 L/144

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

170 @ 5600 180 @ 6400

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

26 25

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

28 30

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

25 22

Transmission

Trans Order Code

M3U DFH

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 0.58

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.47 3.73

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

2.44 1.38

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- TBD - -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.44 0.81

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.69 4.71

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.70

Clutch Size (in)

NA -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

3.01 1.91

Trans Type

9 9

Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.62 -

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- TBD - -

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.92 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.96 3.81

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.31 2.84

Summary

Vehicle Name

GMC Terrain Jeep Compass

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

NA Strut

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - -

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

NA Strut

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - -

Suspension Type - Rear

4-Link Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

6.8 7.1

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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