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2012 Jeep Compass 2012 Chevrolet Equinox 2012 Honda CR-V
     
FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Sport
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Latitude
  • 4WD 4dr Latitude
  • FWD 4dr Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Limited
FWD LS
  • FWD LS
  • FWD 1LT
  • AWD LS
  • AWD 1LT
  • FWD 2LT
  • AWD 2LT
  • AWD 2LT
  • FWD LTZ
  • AWD LTZ
LX 2WD
  • LX 2WD
  • LX 4WD
  • EX 2WD
  • EX 4WD
  • EX-L 2WD
  • EX-L 2WD with RES
  • EX-L 4WD
  • EX-L 2WD with Navigation
  • EX-L 4WD with RES
  • EX-L 4WD with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $19,295 $23,530 $22,495
Invoice $18,967 $22,354 $21,133
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.9 8.6 9.0
Critics' Rating 6.9 9.2 9.2
Performance 6.7 7.5 7.8
Interior 6.9 8.7 8.3
Safety N/A 9.3 9.7
Reliability 2.5 3.0 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Low base price
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Off-road capabilities
  • High-quality, quiet cabin
  • Good versatility with sliding rear seats
  • Exceptionally spacious second row
  • Comfortable seating for five
  • Standard rearview camera
  • Plenty of interior storage
Cons
  • Underpowered, loud engine 
  • Few standard interior features
  • Predictable, uninspired driving experience
  • No third-row seating
  • Less cargo space than competitors
  • Antiquated navigation system
  • Outdated powertrain

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0/122 Gas/Ethanol I4 2.4/147 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 23 City / 29 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.7 112.5 103.1
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 187.8 178.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 72.5 71.6
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 66.3 65.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3082 3777 3305

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Optional
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.3 99.7 104.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.9 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 41.2 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 55.8 58.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 54.6 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.2 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 39.4 39.9 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 55.3 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 51.1 53.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 53.6 63.7 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 22.7 31.5 37.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Optional Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0/122 2.4/147 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 158 @ 6400 182 @ 6700 185 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 141 @ 5000 172 @ 4900 163 @ 4400
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 35.6 40.0 37.0

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.6 18.8 15.3

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard