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2022 Jeep Compass vs. 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review

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2022 Jeep
Compass

MSRP*: $26,390 to $33,210
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Picture of the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2022 Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

MSRP*: $23,695 to $29,295
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MPG - City 22 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 26 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 59.8 ft3 50.1 ft3
Engine
  • 177-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 152-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, 9-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 177 hp 152 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 173.4 in 179.0 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 71.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.3 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.2 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.3 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Compass than in the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Compass and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Compass is much wider than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Jeep Compass is slightly shorter than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Compass is clearly the choice over the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Compass has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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

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