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Ford Escape vs. Jeep Compass

When comparing the Ford Escape to the Jeep Compass, the Ford Escape has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Jeep Compass has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. Based on this comparison of the Ford Escape versus the Jeep Compass, the Ford Escape is a better car than the Jeep Compass.

Ford Escape versus Jeep Compass Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Ford Escape ranges from $22,861 to $33,995 while a used Jeep Compass from the same model year range is priced between $22,187 to $29,991. For a new model, the Ford Escape's price is between $26,080 and $38,465, with the Jeep Compass priced between $27,815 and $37,723.

Ford Escape versus Jeep Compass Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Escape is 7.8 out of 10 while the Jeep Compass' quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Ford Escape being ranked 25 out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs and the Jeep Compass being ranked 30 out of 61.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford Escape’s base engine makes 181 horsepower, and the Jeep Compass base engine makes 177 horsepower. The Escape is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 503 miles. The Compass is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 419 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Ford Escape, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Jeep Compass has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Ford Escape.

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2022 Ford Escape

2022 Jeep Compass

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$26,080 - $38,465

Used Asking Price:

$22,861 - $33,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$27,815 - $37,723

Used Asking Price:

$22,187 - $29,991

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

43.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.0 / 10

Retained Value:

6.5 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

7.3 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 24
6 / 24
13 / 24
14 / 61
15 / 61
25 / 61
38 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 18
5 / 18
17 / 18
26 / 61
30 / 61
38 / 61
47 / 61

Summary Review

The Ford Escape is a compact five-person SUV with a smooth ride and efficient engine options. The current Escape was redesigned for the 2020 model year, with new models costing an average of $29,828 and 3-year-old models averaging $20,407.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Roomy interior
  • Sharp handling with a smooth ride
  • Wide range of powertrains

  • Cheap interior materials
  • Top trims are too pricey
  • Small front seat cushions

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Titanium, S, SEL, SE

Trim Levels

Latitude, Trailhawk, (Red) Edition, Sport, High Altitude, Altitude, Latitude Lux, Limited

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

181 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

190 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.055 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

177 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

172 foot-lbs @ 3900 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.056 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

3

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

28 / 34 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

414 / 503 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 31 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

297 / 419 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Cargo Space:

37.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

65.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

141.5 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.1 inches

Cargo Space:

27.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

59.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

126.7 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3302 lbs

Width:

85.6 inches

Height:

66.1 inches

Length:

180.5 inches

Wheelbase:

106.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3184 lbs

Width:

80 inches

Height:

64.6 inches

Length:

173.4 inches

Wheelbase:

103.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

225/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

215/65R16