Jeep Compass vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,095 - $23,595
$24,295 - $25,595

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.15 / 5
46 Reviews
4.58 / 5
26 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
184 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

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

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
40.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.3 in.
36.5 - 38.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
38.9 - 39.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/65HR16
P215/65HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
109.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.3 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
173 in.
185.1 in.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3184 - 3327 lbs.
3777 - 3858 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
184 hp

Torque

Torque
175 ft. lbs.
221 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.
150 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.5 gal.
15.3 - 15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 - 28 mpg
25 - 22 mpg

City

City
22 - 23 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 32 mpg
29 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

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
4MOTION - Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

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

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5 - 7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
99.6 ft³.
101.1 - 123.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3184 - 3327 lbs.
3777 - 3858 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 - 26 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 - 23 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 9
8

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15, 4.46, 4.70, 4.71
5.59

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12, 2.51, 2.84
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36, 1.56, 1.91
1.95

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98, 1.14, 1.38
1.43

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76, 0.85, 1.00
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62, 0.67, 0.81
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 - 4.00
3.99

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.83
3.33

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500
360

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8, 7.0, 7.1
7.1 - 7.4

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
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/65HR16
P215/65HR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR16
P215/65HR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.3 ft.
37.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.5 gal.
15.3 - 15.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
40.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
57 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
38.9 - 39.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.3 in.
36.5 - 38.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
55.8 - 55.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
109.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
173 in.
185.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.8 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
64.6 in.
66.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.7 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.3 in.
61.8 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 - 8.2 in.
7.9 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.8 ft³.
65.7 - 73.5 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.2 ft³.
33 - 37.6 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.2 ft³.
12 - 37.6 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
0.81

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
0.67

Model Group

Model Group
Compass
Tiguan

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
Compact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4