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2018 Jeep Compass vs. 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport than in the Jeep Compass, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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.

Convenience
The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Compass, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the Jeep Compass is a better financial choice over the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, when considering MSRP. 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
The Jeep Compass is about the same width as the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. 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
In terms of towing capacity, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is clearly the choice over the Jeep Compass for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Compass has a lot 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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2018 Jeep
Compass

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MSRP*: $20,995 - $29,095

2018 Hyundai
Santa Fe Sport

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MSRP*: $24,950 - $37,200
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City MPG: 22 - 23 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 30 - 32 24 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 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*: $20,865 - $28,375 $23,867 - $35,382

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.