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2022 Jeep Compass vs. 2022 Volkswagen Taos Review

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2022 Jeep
Compass

MSRP*: $26,785 to $34,210
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

2022 Volkswagen
Taos

MSRP*: $23,495 to $33,645
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MPG - City 22 MPG 25 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 32 - 36 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 59.8 ft3 60.2 - 65.9 ft3
Engine
  • 177-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 158-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, 9-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T, 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 177 hp 158 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 173.4 in 175.8 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 72.5 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 37.9 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.2 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.8 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Jeep Compass than the Volkswagen Taos. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Compass and the Volkswagen Taos.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Taos requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Compass, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Volkswagen Taos.

Dimensions
The Jeep Compass is a little wider than the Volkswagen Taos, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Compass takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Taos.

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

Performance
The Jeep Compass has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Taos.

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

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