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Here's how the 2012 Jeep Compass and the 2012 Jeep Patriot measure up.
FWD 4dr Sport
$19,295
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr Sport
$15,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

158.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

172.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

158.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

172.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
24 24 -
Size
173.4" length, 65.2" height 173.8" length, 65.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Dark Slate Gray / Light Pebble Beige Interior

Dark Slate Gray

Dark Slate Gray / Light Pebble Beige Interior

Dark Slate Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed M/T

CVT Transmission

M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 6.5 in 16 x 6.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 6.5 in 16 x 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 525 -

Engine

Displacement
2.0/122 2.0L/122 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
158 @ 6400 158 @ 6400 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
141 @ 5000 141 @ 5000 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 23 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
312.80 mi 312.80 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 29 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
394.40 mi 394.40 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 x 1.0 in 11.5 x 1.0 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
pwr Pwr -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 x 0.4 in N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.6 gal 13.6 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 16.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88 2.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.6 ft 35.6 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P215/60R17 P205/70R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R17 P205/70R16 -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 150 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs 1000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs 100 lbs -

Weight Information

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
3082 lbs 3111 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
40.6 in 40.6 in -
Track Width, Rear
59.8 in 59.8 in -
Length, Overall
173.4 in 173.8 in -
Second Head Room
39.9 in 39.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.3 in 69.2 in -
Track Width, Front
59.8 in 59.8 in -
Height, Overall
65.2 in 65.5 in -
Front Head Room
40.7 in 41.0 in -
Second Leg Room
39.4 in 39.4 in -
Passenger Volume
101.3 ft³ 104.4 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Height
26.7 in 27.4 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Second Hip Room
51.0 in 51.0 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A 45.1 in -
Liftover Height
30.5 in 30.7 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
45.3 in 45.1 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
54.0 in 54.0 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
22.7 ft³ 23.0 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
53.6 ft³ 54.2 ft³ -
Wheelbase
103.7 in 103.7 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.6 in 54.3 in -
Front Hip Room
52.3 in 52.3 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
38.0 in 38.0 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A 27.4 in -

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