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2021 Hyundai Kona vs. 2022 Jeep Compass Review

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2021 Hyundai
Kona

MSRP*: $20,500 to $29,550
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Picture of the 2022 Jeep Compass

2022 Jeep
Compass

MSRP*: $26,390 to $33,210
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MPG - City 25 - 28 MPG 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 45.8 ft3 59.8 ft3
Engine
  • 147-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 175-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 177-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, 7-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 147 - 175 hp 177 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 164.0 in 173.4 in
Exterior Width 70.9 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 34.6 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 38.6 - 39.2 in
Rear 38.5 in
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Compass than in the Hyundai Kona, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Compass offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Kona, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Kona 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Kona will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Compass.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Kona 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 Hyundai Kona, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Jeep Compass.

Handling
The Hyundai Kona has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Compass, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Kona has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Compass.

Powertrain
The Hyundai Kona has much lower torque than the Jeep Compass, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Kona and the Jeep Compass. The Hyundai Kona has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Compass.

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