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2021 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2021 Jeep Compass Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Equinox

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2021 Jeep
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MSRP*
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$23,800 to $33,100
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$24,495 to $31,395
Invoice* $23,776 to $31,577 $24,258 to $30,691
MPG - City 25 - 26 22
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 30 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Equinox than in the Jeep Compass. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Equinox and the Jeep Compass.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Equinox 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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Equinox or the Jeep Compass, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Equinox carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Compass.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Equinox is a little narrower than the Jeep Compass, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Chevrolet Equinox, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Compass.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Equinox transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Compass.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Jeep Compass. The Chevrolet Equinox has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Compass.

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