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2015 Jeep Compass vs. 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Compass offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Compass and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Compass will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Compass is much higher than that for the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Compass is much slimmer than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Jeep Compass, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

Drivetrain
The Jeep Compass has much lower torque than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Jeep Compass has the same turning radius as the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Jeep Compass will do just as well as the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Jeep Compass has a little less horsepower than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Compass and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. The Jeep Compass has less cargo space than the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Compass is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

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2015 Jeep
Compass

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MSRP*: $18,995 - $28,795

2015 Hyundai
Santa Fe Sport

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MSRP*: $24,950 - $33,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 0.36%
City MPG: 21 - 23 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 24 - 27
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $18,975 - $27,998 $23,964 - $31,267

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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