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2022 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Jeep Compass Review

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2022 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $26,010 to $36,355
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2022 Jeep
Compass

MSRP*: $26,390 to $33,210
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MPG - City 22 - 44 MPG 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 37 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 60.8 - 65.4 ft3 59.8 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 177-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 6-Speed A/T, 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 177 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 180.5 - 181.3 in 173.4 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 38.9 - 40.7 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 38.6 - 39.2 in
Rear 38.5 in

*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
The Ford Escape offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Jeep Compass. The Ford Escape offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jeep Compass, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Ford Escape, 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). The Ford Escape is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Compass.

Dimensions
The Ford Escape is about the same width as the Jeep Compass. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Escape, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Compass.

Handling
The Ford Escape 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 Ford Escape for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Escape has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Compass.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Escape doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jeep Compass.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Escape and the Jeep Compass. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Escape as you will in the Jeep Compass.