Here is a specifications based comparison between the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Jeep Compass
While rumours of Jeep entering Indian market started doing the rounds as early as 2012, the Iconic brand from America finally ventured into world’s fifth largest car market last year with two of its high-priced models. Now that Jeep has launched its first made-in-India, ‘Compass SUV’, we put it on the crosshairs of the quintessential German SUV, Tiguan. It will be interesting to see how well these two stack-up against each other. Check out Jeep Compass Vs Volkswagen Tiguan Price, Specs, Dimensions and Other Details.
|Name of the Car||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Jeep Compass||Rs 14.95 lakh to Rs 20.65 lakh|
|Volkswagen Tiguan||Rs 26.56 lakh to Rs 29.83 lakh|
-Volkswagen recently launched the very efficient Tiguan SUV in India priced between Rs 27.98 lakh to Rs 31.38 lakh. Thanks to the new GST reform, the premium SUV has witnessed substantial drop in price and is now available between Rs 26.56 lakh to Rs 29.83 lakh (ex-showroom price). Read More – Jeep Compass Vs Hyundai Tucson
-Tailored for the Indian market, the made-in-India Compass is the first right-hand-wheel version of the SUV. With high level of localisation, the SUV falls in the price vicinity of Rs 14.95 lakh to Rs 20.65 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
|Specifications||Jeep Compass||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Petrol Engines||1.4-litre turbocharged Multi Air||NA|
|Diesel Engines||2.0-litre Multijet II||2.0-litre TDI|
|Transmission||6-speed MT & 7-speed DSG AT with 4×2 & 4×4 options||7-speed DSG AT with optional 4MOTION AWD|
-The Jeep Compass carline is offered in 1.4-litre turbocharged Multi Air petrol and the 2.0-litre Multijet II oil burner. Read More – Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner
-Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual unit and a 7-speed DSG auto box on select petrol trims. Jeep will introduce a 9-speed AT on diesel variants at a later stage.
-The AWD variants in the line-up get Select-Terrain system with 4 driving modes-Auto, Snow, Mud and Sand
– On the other hand, Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a single 2.0-litre TDI with a 7-speed DSG AT in FWD and AWD versions. One must note that the AWD is available only on the Highline trim. Read More – Jeep Compass Vs Mahindra XUV500
|Dimensions||Jeep Compass||Volkswagen Tiguan|
–In terms of length and height, Compass is slightly larger than Tiguan, whereas the latter boasts of longer wheelbase and width, indicating more space on the inside.
-While VW Tiguan offer generous boot space of 615L which can be further expanded to 1,665L, Jeep Compass offers 410L of luggage storage capacity.
|Name of the Car||Petrol Mileage||Diesel Mileage|
-The Jeep Compass petrol returns between 12-14kmpl and the diesel engine deliver 17.1kmpl.
-Volkswagen Tiguan is only available with a diesel unit, claimed to return 17.06kmpl as rated by ARAI.
|Key Features||Jeep Compass||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||Yes||Yes|
|Navigation system & Voice command||Yes||Yes|
|Rain sensing wipers||Yes||Yes|
–The entry-level trims get in Compass carline get power-operated ORVMs and a 5.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The fully loaded, top-spec variant additionally gets HID headlamps, leather seats, rear camera etc.
-The VW Tiguan packs in plethora of features with some vital standard bits including 3-zone AC with rear controls, power-operated driver’s seat with electrically adjustable lumbar support and heated front seats to name a few.
-Features such as easy open boot with one touch close and keyless entry with push button start are offered only with the top-spec, Highline variant.
|Key Features||Jeep Compass||Volkswagen Tiguan|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Parking Camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed Sensing Auto Door lock||Not Known||No|
|Autonomous emergency braking||Not Known||No|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|Auto Day/Night IRVM||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||Yes||Yes|
|NCAP Ratings||NA||5-Star in Euro NCAP|
-Jeep has packed Compass with a raft of safety features. Besides the above-mentioned bits, it also comes with electronic stability control, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control and dual airbags as standard fitment.
-The top-end variants get six airbags.
-Other safety equipment on offer includes electronic rollover mitigation, cornering fog lamps, etc.
-Volkswagen Tiguan carline is armed to the teeth when it comes to safety features; however, the base trims miss out on the self-sealing tyres and reverse parking camera.
Jeep Compass top-end model is around Rs 6-7 lakh cheaper than the Volkswagen Tiguan, while the German SUV is feature loaded than the American counter part.