Jeep Wrangler vs. Jeep Compass

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.92 / 5
13 Reviews
4.15 / 5
46 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
270 - 285 hp
180 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT UPG I w/ESS
2.0L I4 DOHC DI TURBO ETORQUE
2.4L I4 MultiAir
2.4L I4 ZERO EVAP M

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.7 - 42.6 in.
39.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.7 in.
38.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.2 - 41.7 in.
38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/75SR17
P215/65HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
96.8 in.
103.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.5 ft.
36.3 ft.

Length

Length
166.8 in.
173 in.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
73.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
270 - 285 hp
180 hp

Torque

Torque
260 - 295 ft. lbs.
175 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 lbs.
100 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.5 gal.
13.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 - 24 mpg
26 - 28 mpg

City

City
17 - 23 mpg
22 - 23 mpg

Highway

Highway
23 - 25 mpg
30 - 32 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

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

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jeep Wrangler
Jeep Compass

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 - 24 mpg.
25 - 26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 - 23 mpg.
22 - 23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 - 25 mpg.
30 - 32 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
EC3 - ERC
ED6 - EDE

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122 - 3.6 L/220
2.4 L/144

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DEM - DFT
DE1, DF5, DF7, DFH

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
6 - 9

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 - 5.13
4.15, 4.46, 4.70, 4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 3.14
2.12, 2.51, 2.84

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 - 2.11
1.36, 1.56, 1.91

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.67
0.98, 1.14, 1.38

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 - 1.28
0.76, 0.85, 1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 - 1.00
0.62, 0.67, 0.81

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 - 4.49
3.81 - 4.00

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600, 650, 700
500

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 - 8.8
6.8, 7.0, 7.1

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - 240
160

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Leading Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Arm
Strut

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TQJ, TQK, TQL, TTC
TM9 - TME

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TQJ, TQK, TQL, TTC
TM9 - TME

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/75SR17
P215/65HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/75SR17
P215/65HR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel
Aluminum - Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel
Aluminum - Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.5 ft.
36.3 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
12.9 in.
12 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.5 gal.
13.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.7 - 42.6 in.
39.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in.
56.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.9 in.
54.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.2 - 41.7 in.
38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.7 in.
38.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
55.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
45 in.
49.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
96.8 in.
103.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
166.8 in.
173 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
73.6 in.
64.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.9 in.
60.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.9 in.
60.3 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
9.7 in.
7.8 - 8.2 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
30 in.
29.7 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
31.7 ft³.
59.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
12.9 ft³.
27.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12.9 ft³.
27.2 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.70

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.58

Model Group

Model Group
Wrangler
Compass

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
Compact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0 - 3.6
2.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
SOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4