2017 Jeep Compass vs. Its Competition

2017 Jeep Compass
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

Skip the Freedom Drive II package and go for the 6-speed automatic with the 2.4-liter.

But, frankly, you'd better get a big discount off of MSRP to really consider a Jeep Compass.

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Quick Specs
The 2017 Jeep Compass hasn't aged well, and its space, performance, and especially safety are all now well below par.
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson doesn't live on the cutting edge, but it's an attractive, economical crossover SUV that's worth a spot on your shopping list.
The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is an attractive option for budget buyers looking for a capable crossover, but doesn't come without compromises.
The 2017 Nissan Juke is best considered as the sportiest pick among subcompact crossovers, but it does come at a price.
The 2017 Subaru Outback is an extremely versatile, rugged, compact SUV that's relatively efficient compared to other crossovers.
It may be less mini than before, but the Mini Countryman now does a much better job of feeling like a proper crossover.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
EPA Class     
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Station WagonSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDCompact Cars
Style Name     
Sport FWD *Ltd Avail*SE FWDES 2.0 ManualFWD S2.0i ManualCooper FWD
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODManual w/ODCVT w/ODManual w/ODManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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