When we compare the 2021 BMW X1's and the 2021 Jeep Compass's specifications and ratings, the 2021 BMW X1 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2021 Jeep Compass has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability and resale value. Based on this comparison of the 2021 BMW X1's and the 2021 Jeep Compass's specifications and ratings, the 2021 BMW X1 is a better car than the 2021 Jeep Compass.
2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Jeep Compass Pricing
A used 2021 BMW X1 ranges from $26,090 to $37,501 while a used 2021 Jeep Compass is priced between $19,796 to $28,197.
2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Jeep Compass Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 BMW X1 loses 43.4 percent of its value and the 2021 Jeep Compass loses 43.2 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Jeep Compass retains 0.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 BMW X1.
2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Jeep Compass Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X1 is 8.6 out of 10 while the Jeep Compass' quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the BMW X1 being ranked 1 out of 13 Best Luxury Subcompact SUVs and the Jeep Compass being ranked 6 out of 20 Best Subcompact SUVs.
2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Jeep Compass Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X1 is 7.2 out of 10. For the Jeep Compass the reliability rating is 7.8 out of 10. This gives the Jeep Compass a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X1.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 BMW X1’s base engine makes 228 horsepower, and the 2021 Jeep Compass base engine makes 180 horsepower. The X1 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 531 miles. The Compass is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 419 miles. This gives the 2021 BMW X1 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2021 Jeep Compass. The X1 uses premium unleaded, and the Compass uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the 2021 BMW X1 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The 2021 Jeep Compass has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2021 BMW X1 has higher safety ratings than the 2021 Jeep Compass, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.