Crosstrek vs Compass


Subaru of Fremont: 2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Jeep Compass

Enjoy a safe, efficient ride in the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek. This compact SUV is comparable to the 2019 Jeep Compass and even offers more features on the base model.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Jeep Compass Comparison at a GlanceFeatures  

Features  2019 Subaru Crosstrek 2019 Jeep Compass 
 Maximum Trailer Weight1500 lbs. 1000 lbs. 
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.6 gal.  13.5 gal.
Front Legroom  43.1 inches41.8 inches 
Rear Hip Room  55.2 inches49.2 inches 

Premium Safety

Both the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2019 Jeep Compass provide advanced technology to keep you safe on the road. Multiple airbags and traction control are standard on all models. However, the Subaru provides more optional features on the base trim with available lane departure warning and forward collision warning.

Efficient Performance

Even though the 2019 Jeep Compass comes with a bigger engine, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek has plenty of capability with a maximum trailer weight of 1500 lbs. as compared to 1000 lbs. for the Jeep. A slightly lighter vehicle also enhances efficiency with an MPG in the city of 27 compared to 22 for the Compass and 33 highway MPG over 31 MPG with the Jeep. A tighter turning radius on the Subaru at 17.8 feet compared to 18.1 feet on the Compass makes it easier to maneuver in tight spaces. A larger fuel tank also means fewer stops at the gas station along the way on your journeys.

Premium Comfort

Enjoy a comfortable ride with either model since both feature a contemporary cabin. You can stretch out a little bit more in the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek with 43.1 inches of legroom in the front compared to 41.8 inches in the Jeep. The Crosstrek also offers 55.1 inches of front hip room over the 54.1 inches in the Compass. Rear hip room for the Subaru model is significantly more at 55.2 inches as opposed to 49.2 inches in the Jeep.


Once you move up trim levels, you'll see the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek includes more standard features. For instance, the Subaru includes lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and forward collision warning as standard while they are available add-ons for the Jeep. A lower MSRP ensures the Subaru provides more value for the dollar, especially as you move up in trim levels with the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek offering more of what you expect in an SUV. 


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