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Jeep Compass vs. Chevrolet Trax

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

Jeep Compass versus Chevrolet Trax Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Jeep Compass ranges from $22,187 to $29,991 while a used Chevrolet Trax from the same model year range is priced between $17,975 to $25,991. For a new model, the Jeep Compass's price is between $27,815 and $37,723, with the Chevrolet Trax priced between $20,942 and $26,659.

Jeep Compass versus Chevrolet Trax Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Jeep Compass is 7.6 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Trax's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Jeep Compass being ranked 5 out of 18 Best Subcompact SUVs and the Chevrolet Trax being ranked 4 out of 18. Out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs, the Jeep Compass is ranked 61 and the Chevrolet Trax is ranked 29.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Jeep Compass’s base engine makes 177 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Trax base engine makes 155 horsepower. The Compass is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 419 miles. The Trax is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Jeep Compass has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Chevrolet Trax has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Jeep Compass has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Chevrolet Trax has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

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2022 Jeep Compass

2022 Chevrolet Trax

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$27,815 - $37,723

Used Asking Price:

$22,187 - $29,991

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

43.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,942 - $26,659

Used Asking Price:

$17,975 - $25,991

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.5%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

7.3 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

6.1 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 18
6 / 18
12 / 18
13 / 61
24 / 61
29 / 61
33 / 61

Summary Review

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Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

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

Trim Levels

LT, LS

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):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

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

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

155 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

177 foot-lbs @ 2000 rpm

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

0.050 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

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

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

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

24 / 32 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

336 / 448 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:

Available

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:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

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

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.8 inches

Cargo Space:

18.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

48.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

111.5 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3124 lbs

Width:

69.9 inches

Height:

64.9 inches

Length:

167.6 inches

Wheelbase:

100.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

215/65R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

P205/70R16