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2015 Jeep Compass vs. 2015 Jeep Wrangler Review

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Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Compass than in the Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep Wrangler offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Compass, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Compass as you will with the Jeep Wrangler, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Wrangler, 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. Both the Jeep Compass and the Jeep Wrangler have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Compass is much slimmer than the Jeep Wrangler, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Jeep Compass, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Wrangler.

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

Handling
The Jeep Compass has the same turning radius as the Jeep Wrangler, 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 Jeep Wrangler, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Compass has a lot less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler.

Utility
The Jeep Compass offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wrangler, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Jeep Compass has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Wrangler.

Warranty
The Jeep Compass comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler.

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2015 Jeep
Compass

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MSRP*: $18,995 - $28,195

2015 Jeep
Wrangler

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MSRP*: $22,695 - $31,595
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.31% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 21 - 23 17
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $18,786 - $27,152 $22,132 - $29,777

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