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Jeep Compass
2021 Jeep Compass
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$23,915
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7.3
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Jeep Grand Cherokee
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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$32,370
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.4
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Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
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$31,545
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8.3
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.6-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
180 hp @ 6400 rpm
293 hp @ 6400 rpm
235 hp @ 4500 rpm
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
260 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.3 ft
37.1 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Short And Long Arm
Strut
Rear Suspension
Strut
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/65HR16
P265/60R18
P245/60HR18
Rear Tire
P215/65HR16
P265/60R18
P245/60HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
City
22 MPG
19 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
26 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
24.6 gallons
18.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
297 miles
467.4 miles
390.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
418.5 miles
639.6 miles
446.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
173 in
189.8 in
198.3 in
Height
64.6 in
69.3 in
70 in
Max Width
73.8 in
76.5 in
78.3 in
Front Width
60.7 in
63.9 in
67.2 in
Rear Width
60.3 in
64.1 in
67.8 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
114.8 in
117.3 in
Ground Clearance
7.8 in
8.6 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.8 in
40.3 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.2 in
39.9 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
58.7 in
61.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
57 in
58.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.3 in
38.6 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
39.2 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
58 in
60.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
49.2 in
56.2 in
58 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
33.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
38.3 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
54.9 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
45.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,184 lbs
4,513 lbs
4,222 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
3,500 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.8 ft³
68.3 ft³
96.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.2 ft³
36.3 ft³
55.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.2 ft³
36.3 ft³
20.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

White Clearcoat
Bright White Clearcoat
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Jazz Blue Pearlcoat
  • Laser Blue Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Redline Pearlcoat
  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Sting-Gray Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles