Compare 2021 Hyundai Kona vs 2021 Jeep Compass

2021 Hyundai Kona
2021 Jeep Compass
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $26,495 $27,700
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $25,157 $26,300
Kona NIGHT DCT AWD 26 29 $26,400 $27,600
Kona NIGHT DCT FWD 28 32 $25,061 $26,200
Kona SE Automatic AWD 25 30 $21,257 $21,900
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,899 $20,500
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 25 30 $22,671 $23,700
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $21,333 $22,300
Kona SEL Plus Automatic AWD 25 30 $24,440 $25,550
Kona SEL Plus Automatic FWD 27 33 $23,101 $24,150
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $28,264 $29,550
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,925 $28,150
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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

$26,495
$29,551

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$27,700
$30,195

Monthly Payment Estimate

$462 / month
$503 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.3
5.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain. The 2021 Jeep Compass skimps on safety and seat comfort, but delivers crossover utility in a compact footprint.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

26 mpg 22 mpg

Highway

29 mpg 30 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in)

53.3 54.1

Second Leg Room (in)

34.6 38.3

Front Head Room (in)

38 39.2

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

52.2 49.2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.5 56.7

Second Head Room (in)

37.8 38.5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

54.5 55.1

Front Leg Room (in)

41.5 41.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 99.6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

61.7 60.3

Wheelbase (in)

102.4 103.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

70.9 73.8

Track Width, Front (in)

61.4 60.7

Min Ground Clearance (in)

6.7 8.2

Length, Overall (in)

164 173

Height, Overall (in)

61.6 64.8

Liftover Height (in)

- 29.7

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

45.8 59.8

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

19.2 27.2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

19.2 27.2

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- 38.1

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- 42.1

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- 27.2

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.2 11

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12 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)

13.2 13.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.8 36.3

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/45HR18 P235/45HR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA TPS

Front Tire Size

P235/45HR18 P235/45HR19

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA TPS

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3256 3327

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 19 X 7.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 19 X 7.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 160

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- 500

Engine

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

195 @ 1500 175 @ 3900

Engine Order Code

NA EDE

Displacement

1.6 L/97 2.4 L/144

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

175 @ 5500 180 @ 6400

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

26 22

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

27 25

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

29 30

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.17 2.84

Trans Order Code

NA DFH

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.72 0.70

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.02 1.38

Trans Description Cont.

Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.81 0.81

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.64 4.71

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.58 3.73

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.83 1.91

Trans Type

7 9

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.85 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

4.70 3.81

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.58

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Kona Jeep Compass

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Strut

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Strut

Emissions

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

6.6 7.1

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- 2000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- 2000

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- 2000

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- 200

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- 200

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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