Comparison - Jeep Compass Limited 2018 - vs - Kia Niro Touring Hybrid 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
29,095
Updated: 
27 Jan 2018
31,900
Updated: 
14 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.50gals
11.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Billet Metallic Clear Coat
#5B5C61
Blu By You Pearl Coat
#3C4B62
Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat
#660B0A
Granite Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Mojave Sand Clear Coat
#867465
Pitch Black Clear Coat
#232323
White Knuckle Clear Coat
#CCD1CD
Color: 
Clear White
#F8F8F8
Temptation Red
#6E1420
Graphite dark grey
#686870
Midnight Black
#060608
White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Ocean Blue
#007C8F
Platinum
#585856
blue
#13387F

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Jeep Compass ranked #13 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Jeep Compass has a score of 7.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly infotainment system
Good value for an off-road SUV
Cargo storage is convenient and versatile

Cons
Low predicted reliability rating
Below-average cargo room
Lethargic engine

By: 
usnews.com

Coming off last year's redesign, the 2018 Jeep Compass is unchanged.The newest Compass is more comfortable to drive and can be fitted with Jeep's latest in-car technology features such as the easy-to-operate Uconnect infotainment system.

PROS
Roomy interior for such a small vehicle
Trailhawk version is highly capable off-road

CONS
Hard to find a truly comfortable seat position
Four-cylinder engine's weak power delivery

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Jeep Compass makes some compromises in size and power, but its Trailhawk model hits the crossover-SUV sweet spot.

Pros
Tough Trailhawk model
Clever Cherokee-like shape
Lots of trim choice
Up-to-date infotainment
Comfortable ride quality and good handling

Cons
4-cylinder is overwhelmed here
Cabin feels narrow
Seats need better padding
Mediocre visibility
No adaptive cruise control

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid breathe new life into the hybrid segment, with a practical wagon shape and excellent interior you’d never know was a hybrid.

Pros
Utility vehicle styling
Good noise suppression
Handsome, intuitive interior
40-mpg-plus fuel economy
Plug-in version priced well

Cons
AWD unavailable
Sluggish acceleration at speed
No crash-test data yet
Plug-in range now only average

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Niro ranked #5 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Kia Niro has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Magnificent fuel economy
Spacious, comfortable seats
Generous cargo capacity
Upscale cabin

Cons
Less athletic than rivals
Not available with AWD
High base price

By: 
usnews.com

The most significant change for the 2018 Niro is the addition of lane keeping assist, replacing the previous lane departure warning system. It's included in the Advanced Technology package available on LX and EX trims, and it's standard on the top Touring trim.

PROS
Impressive fuel economy from the base trim model
One of the more affordable hybrids in the segment
Batteries are hidden under the rear seat and don't affect cargo space

CONS
Feature-laden Touring trim sacrifices fuel efficiency
Less cargo space than most rivals
Feels lazy when driving in the default Eco mode
All-wheel drive isn't offered despite crossover styling

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
46.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
40.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
1.60L
Torque: 
175ft-lbs
at 3 900rpm
195ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
180hp
at 6 400rpm
139hp
at 5 700rpm
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
35.60Feet
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Cargo Floor Mats
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.00in
171.50in
Width: 
73.80in
71.10in
Height: 
64.80in
60.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
6.30in
Front Track: 
59.90in
61.20in
Rear Track: 
59.90in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
103.80in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.20
40.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.80in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
38.30in
37.40in
Front Hip Room: 
54.10in
53.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.70in
56.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.20in
49.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
55.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.70cu.ft
54.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
27.20cu.ft
19.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.80degrees
17.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
31.70degrees
29.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
3327.00lbs
3274.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Tyre Mobility Kit (TMK)
Centre Console Storage Box
USB With External Media Control
1 Subwoofer(S)
8 Total Speakers

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Driver’s Wide View Door Mirror
Electrically Folding, Adjustable & Heated Door Mirrors with LED Indicators
LED Rear Tail Lights

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leather
Driver’s Seat Height Adjuster
Stone Grey Leather Upholstery
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Power Memory Seat & Memory Mirror Function
Heated Front Seats
Ventilated Front Seats
Driver’s Seat Power Lumbar Support
10-Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Heated Outer Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seat
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Independent, multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Rear Ventilation Duct
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB Connection
8-speaker JBL® Premium Sound System with Subwoofer, External Amp & Front Centre Speaker
DAB Radio with MP3 Compatibility
Shark Fin Antenna
USB port in centre console (Fast Charge)
Bluetooth® with Voice Recognition & Music Streaming
Wireless Mobile Phone Charger
Android Auto Connectivity
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom® (Traffic, Speed Cameras, Local Search & Weather Updates)
4.2” Supervision Cluster with LCD TFT Colour Display

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Matt Black Colour Radiator Grille
Body Coloured / High Gloss door mirror
Chrome Coated Exterior Door Handles
Roof Rails
Rear Spoiler
Solar Glass
Privacy Glass (Rear Windows & Tailgate)
Metallic Paint
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In
18 in
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Polished Alloy Wheels
Black Side Sill & Wheel Arch Body Mouldings
Chrome Beltline Mouldings
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc
4-wheel disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
4-wheel disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Cornering Lights
Brake Drying
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Turn Signal Mirrors
Regenerative braking
Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC
Bi-Xenon Headlights
Welcome & Follow-me-home Light Functionality
Automatic Headlight Control
Interior Door Lock/Unlock Function
Locking Wheel Nuts
Visible Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
Advanced Anti-Theft System including Immobiliser & Alarm
Grab-type Exterior Door Handles
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlocking
All-round 3-point Seatbelts
ISOFIX Child Seat Top Tethers & Anchor Fixings
Knee Airbag (Driver)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Twin Front Airbags

Options

Packages: 
MOPAR Graphics Package
Safety And Security Group
Navigation Group
Quick Order Package 27g
Trailer Tow Group
Advanced Safety & Lighting Group
Exterior Options: 
Compact Spare Tire
19" X 7.5" Polished/Black Pockets Aluminum Wheels
Power Liftgate
Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
Aurora Black Pearl Paint
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Snow White Pearl Paint
Cross Bars
Interior Options: 
Beats Premium Audio System
Carpet Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Aluminum Door Scuff Plate
Cargo Tray Seat Back
Cargo Cover
Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark Slate Gray, leather
#5F5C5E
Dark Slate Gray/Light Pebble Beige, leather
#8E867D
Dark Slate Gray/Saddle Tan, leather
#9B765D
Color: 
grey
#90959B
black
#383C3F