Motor Mile Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Compare 2018 Jeep® Compass VS 2017 Jeep® Patriot

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Jeep® vehicles are known for their visually appealing designs as well as their incredible designs. You can even recognize the incredible monsters whenever they zoom down your street without having to move closer. However, engineers say that you may not necessarily need to purchase a new model for you to enjoy the Jeep® styling and performance.

Nevertheless, both Compass and Patriot 2017 models are affordably priced, and they feature the latest high-tech advancements possible. The two models hold their own especially when it comes to ruggedness, cost-to-own as well as visual appeal. You need to consider going through the following features to understand these two models and know what sets them apart from their rivals.

2018 Jeep® COMPASS Model 2017 Jeep® PATRIOT
2.4-Liter I4 MultiAir® Engine Engine 2.0-Liter I4 Engine
180 hp Horsepower 158 hp
175 lb-ft. Torque 141 lb-ft.
6-Speed Manual Transmission Transmission 5-Speed Manual Transmission
23 city / 32 hwy* Fuel economy 22 city / 26 hwy*

* Actual mileage may vary. For more information, please visit: Jeep – Fuel Efficiency


Notably, the two models can handle tough terrains better than any other compact SUV. The models are equipped to handle any trail ditches and potholes. Thanks to the available Freedom Drive II, a component option that adds to the all-terrain tires and larger wheel featuring low-range gearing and all-wheel drive.

Regarding power and capability, the two models have a similar seized engine as well as horsepower ratings. They both can achieve up to 30mpg on the highway. The 2018 Jeep® Compass, however, comes with a standard 2.4L engine which produces a 180 horsepower on the road. The limited Jeep® version has 4WD along with latitude that combines such with the 9-speed automatic transmission as well as the Selec-Terrain system. You must also not forget that the beasts will feature some continuously variable transmissions with giving the drivers, even more, options than any other rival in the market.


A Jeep® will always be a Jeep® no matter how you will squint your eyes when you glare at it. The 2018 Jeep® Compass along with 2017 Jeep® Patriot are all appealing models that come with duplicated features from other Jeep® favorites such as the grille, fascia, as well as body lines.

Looks are, of course, are not everything. The looks of these two models are complemented by the rugged build, Jeep® interior designs along with some superior suspension systems. If you are not seeking to get a substantial cargo capacity, then these small versions could be ideal for you.


The two models are manufactured to withstand any road risk at all cost. They feature some similar components such as the presence of driver and passenger airbags, brake assists, the 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, adjustable pedals as well as electronic stability control systems.

Other crucial safety features which you will expect in the 2018 Jeep® Compass include the emergency trunk release, auto-leveling headlights, night visions along with a lane departure warning system. The engineers had considered the performance of these two beasts, and yes, they had to complement the speed with top-notch safety components. That gives every driver behind the Jeep® wheel total confidence on any terrain or highway.

Having an unorthodox I-6 configuration, the 6.7 L Cummins diesel engine is optional in the Jeep® Patriot. This mechanical monster is ready to crank out a maximum of 800 lb-ft of torque. Tuned for heavy-duty performance, the 6.4 L HEMI V8 engine can increase the output to approximately 410 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. When set up in the Patriot trim, the 5.7 L HEMI engine actually has slightly lower capabilities compared to the Compass model.

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