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2021 Jeep Compass vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

New 2021 Jeep Compass

2021 Jeep
Compass

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New 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2020 Mitsubishi
Outlander

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MSRP*
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$23,895 to $30,795
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$24,895 to $33,745
Invoice* $23,685 to $30,121 $24,194 to $32,790
MPG - City 22 20 - 25
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 27 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested **** - *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Jeep Compass than in the Mitsubishi Outlander. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Compass and the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Convenience
With the Mitsubishi Outlander, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Compass, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Jeep Compass will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mitsubishi Outlander. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Compass is much higher than that for the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Compass is much wider than the Mitsubishi Outlander, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jeep Compass, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mitsubishi Outlander.

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

Handling
The Jeep Compass has a larger turning radius than the Mitsubishi Outlander, 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 Outlander for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Compass has a little more horsepower than the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Utility
The Jeep Compass has less seating than the Mitsubishi Outlander, making the Mitsubishi Outlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Compass as you will in the Mitsubishi Outlander.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Compass is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mitsubishi Outlander.