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2022 GMC Terrain vs. 2022 Jeep Compass Review

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2022 GMC
Terrain

MSRP*: $28,400 to $37,100
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2022 Jeep
Compass

MSRP*: $26,785 to $34,210
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MPG - City 25 MPG 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.3 ft3 59.8 ft3
Engine
  • 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 177-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T, 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 170 hp 177 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 173.4 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.5 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 GMC Terrain offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Jeep Compass. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Terrain and the Jeep Compass.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Terrain as you will with the Jeep Compass, 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). The GMC Terrain is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Compass.

Dimensions
The GMC Terrain 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. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the GMC Terrain, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Compass.

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

Performance
The GMC Terrain has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Compass.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Terrain does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Jeep Compass.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the GMC Terrain than that of the Jeep Compass.