2019 Jeep Compass vs 2019 Ford Escape
As two highly rated mid-size SUVs, the Jeep Compass and the Ford Escape have a lot to offer drivers near Brockton, Randolph, and Stoughton. To help you figure out which vehicle is better suited for your individual needs, our team at Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram (CJDR) 24 has compared the 2019 Jeep Compass vs. 2019 Ford Escape to see what each car can offer you!
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With the 2019 Compass comes an engine that’s designed for great fuel economy while also supplying the vehicle with robust power. The 2.4L MultiAir® engine produces 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque, and it also uses fuel efficiently, getting an EPA-estimated 23 city/32 highway MPG.*
The 2.5L I-4 engine inside the 2019 Escape creates 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately, it also isn’t as efficient as the engine in the Compass, getting only 21 city/29 highway MPG.
Which SUV Better Handles Various Road Conditions and Terrain?
When looking at the 2019 Compass vs. 2019 Escape, you might be curious as to how each one can handle the various types of roads and weather conditions you may be faced with while driving.
The Ford Escape handles and maneuvers decently, offering systems like Torque Vectoring Control and its stability control system. It also has an available intelligent 4WD system to help with the traction of the vehicle, but unfortunately, this isn’t available in the base trim level.
The Jeep Compass is ready to handle whatever conditions you’re driving through with its 4×4 Selec-Terrain® System, which is available across all trim levels. This system lets you switch from Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud, and Rock modes to tailor the vehicle’s performance to match your current situation.
The 2019 Jeep Compass also has limitless potential in terms of its off-roading capabilities, thanks to features like the available off-road suspension, standard Hill Start Assist, and available Hill Descent Control.
Passenger Space in the Ford Escape vs Jeep Compass
Both SUVs have seating for up to five people. The Escape’s interior supplies 98.7 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the Compass has a more spacious interior that offers 126.7 cubic feet of passenger volume.
This extra space means that the second-row passengers in the Jeep Compass will have an extremely comfortable ride. The rear seats in this Jeep SUV have 38.3 inches of legroom, which is an extra inch compared to the 37.3 inches of legroom offered in the back seats of the 2019 Escape.
2019 Jeep Compass vs 2019 Ford Escape: Which One Do You Prefer?
The decision between these two vehicles comes down to your personal expectations from your new car. Ultimately, if you’re looking for a mid-size SUV that can smoothly handle the roads of Brockton, Randolph, and Stoughton and that offers strong capabilities while maintaining efficient gas consumption, the 2019 Jeep Compass will be the perfect choice for you.
To learn more about the 2019 Compass and its various trim levels, contact us or visit Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram 24!
*EPA estimated MPG with 2.4L engine and 6-speed manual transmission, 4X2. Actual mileage may vary.