2017 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Endeavour: Which is better?

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Auto

Confused between 2017 Jeep Compass and Ford Endeavour? Check out this comparison review to know which SUV is better.

The official bookings for the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass small SUV has begun. One can book his/her Jeep Compass by paying a small amount of Rs.50,000 through online or offline mode. The highly-awaited Jeep Compass comes from the family, which already has won the hearts of young SUV buyers with its products like Jeep Cherokee and Wrangler. The third SUV in the line-up is the all-new Jeep Compass, a small SUV with high-end styling and features. But is it a better choice over the highly successful Ford Endeavour? Let’s find out in this comparison review:

2017 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Endeavour

Exterior Design & Aesthetics

On the first look, one can easily come to a conclusion that the 2017 Jeep Compass looks exactly a younger sibling of the Grand Cherokee. It isn’t as big as the Ford Endeavour, but it still has an impactful road presence. The Ford Endeavour on the other hand looks like a true SUV with higher road presence and toughness reflecting everywhere. The 2017 Jeep Compass is comparative smaller with a sportier design. While comparing the two, the Jeep Cherokee’s exterior design and looks are much fresh and appealing.

Interiors

Just like the exterior design and appearance, there is a lot of difference on the interiors as well. The Ford Endeavour has the seating capacity of up to 7 passengers, while the 2017 Jeep Compass can accommodate only 5. And hence, one can easily understand that the Ford Endeavour is more spacious than the Jeep Compass. While comparing the premiumness, quality of leather seats, equipment levels and comfort features, both the Ford Endeavour and Jeep Compass score almost similar marks. The Jeep Compass has a sportier interior but it offers lesser cabin space. While the Ford Endeavour gets a comparatively better quality materials, fit and finish on the inside.

Infotainment System

For your entertainment, both these SUVs come loaded with a modern infotainment system. The touch-screen infotainment system of the 2017 Jeep Compass is coupled with 6-speaker system. It supports Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, comes with AUX and USB ports but misses inbuilt navigation system. The touch isn’t responsive too. On the other hand, the Ford Endeavour sports a massive touch-screen system with Ford SYNC 2.0 for smartphone connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It is coupled with 10-speaker system which is much louder and better than the ones on the Jeep Compass.

Safety & Convenience Features

The Ford Endeavour is great and comparatively better in terms of safety. It has a lot of airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control system, hill launch assist, hill descent control, engine immobilizer, parking assist, terrain management system, tyre pressure monitoring system and a lot more. For safety, the Jeep Compass gets six airbags, fog lamps, child seat anchors – Isofix, Hill-Start Assist, electronic roll mitigation, All-Speed Traction Control (TCS), electric parking brake (EPB) and more.

Engine

The 2017 Jeep Compass comes with two engine options – 1.4-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged and a 2-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. The petrol engine churns a maximum power of 160 bhp and 260 NM of maximum torque. While, the diesel engine produces a maximum power of 170 bhp and 350 NM of peak torque. One can either choose the 6-speed manual gearbox or the 7-speed automatic gearbox variant.

The Ford Endeavour is also offered with two engine options – a 2.2-litre 4-cylinder TDCi and a 3.2-litre, 5-cylinder TDCi engine. Both of these are diesel engine and no petrol variant is available for this SUV. The 2.2-litre engine churns out the maximum power of 158 bhp at 3,200rpm and 385NM of maximum torque. While the 3.2-litre engine churns out 197bhp at 3,000 rpm and 470NM of torque. Both these engines carry an automatic gearbox and there is no manual gearbox variant on sale.

Price in India

There is no official word on the pricing of 2017 Jeep Compass. However, it is expected to be priced between Rs.20-25 lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi). The Ford Endeavour is priced between Rs.25.49-31.5 lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Which SUV – 2017 Jeep Compass or Ford Endeavour according to you is better and more value for money? Do share your thoughts and comments in the section below.

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