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Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner – Spec Based Comparison

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Design

Here is a specifications based comparison between Jeep Compass and the Toyota Fortuner.

Jeep India has eventually rolled-out its most eagerly awaited model, ‘Compass’ in the country. While most of the details about the Jeep model were revealed during its official unveiling in April, the company has now announced prices along with other prominent details. At the time of its unveil, Jeep had claimed that Compass will offer several features that are not only absent in the segment, but will make debut in India with the model. While it lives up to the promise, Jeep has surprised with the killer pricing for Compass. As it makes official debut in India, we pit it against the segment leader Toyota Fortuner to discern if it could beat the best. Check out new Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner specs, price, features, dimensions and other details.

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Price

Jeep CompassRs 14.95 lakh to Rs 20.65 lakh
Toyota FortunerRs 24.40 lakh to Rs 29.17 lakh

-The Jeep Compass price in India falls between Rs 14.95 lakh to Rs 20.65 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
-Toyota Fortuner petrol variants are available between Rs 24.40 lakh to Rs 25.95 lakh.
-Diesel line-up is priced slightly higher between Rs 25.87 lakh to Rs 29.17 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi) Picture Gallery – Jeep Compass SUV

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Features

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Specifications

SpecificationsJeep CompassToyota Fortuner
Engine1.4-litre, turbocharged MultiAir engine2.7-litre, 4-cylinder Petrol
Diesel Engine2.0-litre Multijet II Diesel2.8-litre GD diesel
Gearbox6-speed DSG auto box, 9-speed auto box & 6-speed manual unit6-speed Manual & 6-speed Automatic with paddle shifters
Drivetrain System2WD & AWD2WD & 4WD

-Jeep is available in petrol & diesel engines with a choice between 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG AT unit.
-The diesel AT trims will get a 9-speed AT unit at a later stage.
-The AWD trims in Compass range will come with Select-Terrain system with 4 driving modes-Auto, Snow, Mud and Sand.

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Mileage

Name of the CarPetrol Mileage Diesel Mileage
Jeep Compass12-14kmpl17.1kmpl
Toyota Fortuner10.01kmpl14.24kmpl

-The Jeep Compass is claimed to return 17.1kmpl in diesel and between 12-14kmpl in petrol version.
-Toyota Fortuner diesel manual variants are claimed to return 14.24kmpl, as against 12.9kmpl delivered by the AT trims.
-While the petrol powered manual variants are rated at 10.01kmpl, the AT trims deliver 10.26kmpl.

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Engine

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Dimensions

Dimensions Jeep Compass Toyota Fortuner
Ground Clearance205mm225mm

-In terms of dimensions, Toyota Fortuner is a bigger SUV with larger proportions.
-Compass offers 114-L of additional boot space over Fortuner.
-One must note that Toyota Fortuner comes in 7-seat layout, whereas the Jeep Compass will be offered with 5-seat configuration.

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Features

Key Features Jeep Compass  Toyota Fortuner
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYesYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoYesNo
Navigation system & Voice commandYesYes
Rain sensing wipersYesNo
Push start/stopYesYes

-Base Jeep Compass variants pack-in electrically operated ORVMs and a 5.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. While the top-spec-trim additionally offers HID headlamps, leather seats, rear camera etc.
-Salient features such as power-operated ORVMs with heated function, automatic headlamps, cruise control, reclining second seats, front/rear power windows, adjustable headrests etc are standard.
-The Fortuner carline comes with cruise controls save for 2WDMT, sequential shift with paddle shifters for automatic trims, ECO/PWR driving modes, automatic climate control, all windows auto up/down with jam protection, power bac door access on SMART key and one-touch tumble seats to name a few.
-While it gets touchscreen audio with capacitive switches (DVD, BT, USB, AUX-IN, 6-speakers, Navigation, remote) the carline misses out on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
-Toyota Fortuner also gets rear wiper & defogger with timer.

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Interior

Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Safety Features

Key Features Jeep Compass  Toyota Fortuner  
Dual AirbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear Parking CameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door lockNot KnownYes
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Auto Day/Night IRVMYesYes
All Disc brakesYesYes
NCAP RatingsNA5-Star Latin NCAP (2016)

– Jeep Compass carline gets standard electronic stability control, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control and dual airbags.
-The range-topping grade also pack in side and curtain airbags. Other safety features on the SUV include electronic rollover mitigation, cornering fog lamps, etc.
– Features like vehicle stability control with brake assist and hill assist control are missing on the Toyota Fortuner 2WD MT trim.
-While the downhill assist control is offered only on the 4WD variants. The SUV additionally gets 7 SRS airbags.

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