Jeep Compass vs Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Jeep Compass
The style and design of the compact SUV has many benefits to drivers in Somerset, New Bedford, and Fall River. Here at Stateline CJDR, the Jeep Compass has been a fan favorite for its utility, off-roading capabilities, and innovative features, but how does it stack up against the competition?

Check out our Jeep Compass vs. Subaru Crosstrek comparison below to decide for yourself!

Engine Performance  

2018 Jeep CompassBoth of these crossovers have the capability to handle various terrain and slick road conditions, but when it comes to power the Jeep Compass packs more under its hood. In the Jeep Compass sits a 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine, which produces 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.

When you take a look at the 2.0L DOHC engine that is equipped in the Subaru Crosstrek, you will see it only produces 152 horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque.

Both vehicles also come standard with a 6-speed manual transmission and have an available automatic transmission you can opt for.

Not Too Compact

Once you shut the hood and open the doors to take a look at the inside of the Jeep Compass vs. Subaru Crosstrek, you will see both vehicles use the most of their space provided in their compact body type. That space is versatile in both with the ability to rearrange the seats with the Compass and Crosstrek each having 60/40 folding rear seats.

2018 Jeep CompassThe Jeep Compass however will let you fit larger or more cargo inside with 27.2 cu. ft. of cargo volume in the back and up to 59.8 cu. ft. with the rear seats folded down. The Crosstrek has 20.8 cu. ft. of cargo volume behind the second row and with the back seats folded, 55.3 cu. ft. of volume for cargo.

There is also more room for your passengers to stretch out in the Compass with 126.7 cu. ft. of passenger volume compared to the 100.9 cu. ft. in the Subaru Crosstrek. So even though both vehicles will be able to fit five people along for the ride, the back passengers will enjoy half an inch more head room and almost two more inches more of leg room Compass.

Modern Conveniences

The Jeep Compass also provides its drivers with some standard conveniences that make driving the vehicle an easy, simple, and enjoyable time. Pushbutton Start will allow you to start the engine of the Compass with a simple push of a button. This feature is available in the Crosstrek but doesn’t come standard like the Compass.

The Compass also has an available power liftgate that allows you to open the hatch with a quick press of a button to make loading and unloading cargo even easier. When the weather turns, both SUVs have available windshield wiper de-icer features and available heated side mirrors. The Jeep Compass takes it one step further with available rain-sensing windshield wipers.

Come See Our Lineup of Jeep Compass SUVs

The Jeep Compass vs. Subaru Crosstrek puts two heavyweights in the world of compact SUVs head-to-head to see where their differences are. When comparing them, you may start to picture yourself driving around Somerset, New Bedford, and Fall River in a new Compass.

So, stop by Stateline CJDR today and get started on finding your next vehicle and test drive a Jeep Compass.

 

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