Jeep Compass vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$21,095 - $22,595
$24,225

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
200 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L I4 MultiAir
2.4L I4 ZERO EVAP M
2.0L TSI DOHC Turbocharged 4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
40.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.3 in.
35.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
39 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
5

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/65HR16
P215/65HR16 - P235/55HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
102.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.3 ft.
39 ft.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
174.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3184 - 3327 lbs.
3646 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
200 hp

Torque

Torque
175 ft. lbs.
207 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1000 lbs.
2200 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.
220 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.5 gal.
16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 - 28 mpg
22 mpg

City

City
22 - 23 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 32 mpg
25 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jeep Compass
Volkswagen Tiguan Limited

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
4MOTION

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
99.6 ft³.
95.4 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3184 - 3327 lbs.
3646 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 - 26 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 - 23 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 - 32 mpg.
25 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
2200 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
220 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
2200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
220 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1000 lbs.
2200 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ED6 - EDE
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
2.0 L/121

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
Gasoline Direct Injection

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
6

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DE1, DF5, DF7
Automatic w/OD

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 9
3.95

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
2.30

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15, 4.46, 4.70
1.55

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12, 2.51, 2.84
1.16

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36, 1.56, 1.91
0.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98, 1.14, 1.38
0.69

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76, 0.85, 1.00
3.42

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62, 0.67, 0.81
3.45

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 - 4.00
280

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.83
8.0

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500
140

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8, 7.0, 7.1
Strut

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
P215/65HR16 - P235/55HR17

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut
P215/65HR16 - P235/55HR17

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TM9
Compact

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TM9
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBC
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/65HR16
Compact in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR16
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum - Steel

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
Steel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
Rack-Pinion

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
39 ft.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
4-Wheel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Yes

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.3 ft.
12.3 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
11.1 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
16.9 gal.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
39.1 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
40.1 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
56.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
39 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.5 gal.
35.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
55 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
102.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
174.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.1 in.
71.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
67.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.3 in.
61.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
61.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
49.2 in.
6.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
56.1 ft³.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.8 in.
23.8 ft³.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
64.6 in.
23.8 ft³.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.7 in.
Tiguan

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.3 in.
Compact Sport Utility

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 - 8.2 in.
Sport Utility

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
42.1 in.
2.0

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
38.1 in.
DOHC

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
27.2 in.
iron

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
29.7 in.
4

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.8 ft³.
4