Compare 2021 Jeep Compass vs 2022 Volkswagen Taos

2021 Jeep Compass
2022 Volkswagen Taos
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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
2022 Volkswagen Taos
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,551
$22,075
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,195
$22,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$503 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Compass skimps on safety and seat comfort, but delivers crossover utility in a compact footprint. The spacious 2022 Volkswagen Taos is one of the roomiest in the class and comes with good standard convenience features.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 -
Second Hip Room (in)
49.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 -
Liftover Height (in)
29.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
173 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.2 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
38.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.2 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
42.1 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
27.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.8 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P235/45HR19 -
Rear Tire Order Code
TPS -
Front Tire Size
P235/45HR19 -
Spare Tire Size
NA -
Front Tire Order Code
TPS -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3327 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3900 -
Engine Order Code
EDE -
Displacement
2.4 L/144 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6400 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Sequential MPI -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Type
9 -
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Trans Order Code
DFH -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Compass -
Body Style
Sport Utility -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
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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