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2020 Dodge Journey vs. 2021 Jeep Compass Review

New 2020 Dodge Journey

2020 Dodge
Journey

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New 2021 Jeep Compass

2021 Jeep
Compass

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MSRP*
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$23,675 to $28,595
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$23,895 to $30,795
Invoice* $23,437 to $27,660 $23,685 to $30,121
MPG - City 19 22
MPG - Hwy 25 30 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Dodge Journey than the Jeep Compass. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Dodge Journey and the Jeep Compass.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Dodge Journey, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Compass.

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 Dodge Journey will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Compass. 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 Dodge Journey and the Jeep Compass have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Dodge Journey doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jeep Compass.

Handling
The Dodge Journey has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Compass, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Compass is clearly the choice over the Dodge Journey for pulling heavy loads. The Dodge Journey has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Compass.

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

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