2019 Jeep Compass vs. 2019 Ford Escape in Barre, VT

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2019 Jeep Compass vs. 2019 Ford Escape

If you're in the market for a new compact SUV that will dramatically upgrade your daily drive, two popular options for drivers in the Barre, VT, area are the 2019 Jeep Compass and the 2019 Ford Escape. Both offer a variety of advanced features, but which SUV is best suited for your lifestyle? This vehicle comparison article crafted by the product specialists at Midstate Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram highlights the key differences between the 2019 Jeep Compass and Ford Escape.

For the purpose of this comparison, we will be looking at the 2019 Jeep Compass Limited, starting at $27,795 MSRP, and the 2019 Ford Escape SE, starting at $26,500 MSRP.

If you already know the 2019 Jeep Compass is the SUV for you, take a look at our 2019 Compass inventory to view all available models. Don't forget to take advantage of our various incentives for big saving opportunities. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at (802) 461-4928.

Performance & Capability

The 2019 Jeep Compass Limited and Ford Escape boast nearly identical performance specs. However, the Compass has a more powerful 2.4L engine, which makes for a much more energetic ride. View details below:

2019 Jeep Compass Limited


2019 Ford Escape SE

2.4L TigerShark® MultiAir® 2


1.5L EcoBoost® I4

6-speed automatic


6-speed automatic

180 HP

Max. Horsepower

179 HP

175 lb.-ft.

Max. Torque

177 lb.-ft.

2,000 lbs.

Max. Towing

2,000 lbs.

Up to 22/31

MPG (city/hwy)

Up to 23/30

Interior & Exterior

You deserve a sleek and stylish SUV with interior features to keep you and your family comfortable. The 2019 Jeep Compass Limited is bound to impress with its advanced interior and exterior features. They include:

  • A/C Auto Temperature Control with Dual Zone Control
  • Ambient LED Interior Lighting Plus
  • Deep Tint Sunscreen Glass
  • Black Grille with Chrome Rings
  • Capless Fuel-Fill
  • Leather Trim Bucket Seats with Perforated Leather Inserts
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Power 8-Way Driver Seat
  • Rear 60 / 40 Folding Seat
2019 Jeep Compass and Ford Escape Dashboard

Safety & Technology

After closely comparing the safety features and technology of the 2019 Jeep Compass Limited to the 2019 Ford Escape SE, our experts agree that you will be more satisfied with all that the Compass has to offer. Features include:

  • All Speed Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Rear Door Child Protection Locks
  • Uconnect® 4 with 8.4-in. touchscreen display
  • Apple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™ connectivity
  • Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
2019 Jeep Compass

Schedule a Test Drive

Have you chosen the new 2019 Jeep Compass as your next SUV? Schedule a test drive appointment at our Jeep dealership in Barre, VT today to experience all it has to offer on the road! If you have any questions, reach out using our online contact form, or give us a call at (802) 461-4928.

2018 Jeep Compass vs. 2018 Ford Escape

2018 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Escape

Are you looking for a stylish, efficient, and capable SUV for your adventures on and off the pavement? Two great options to consider are the new 2018 Jeep Compass and new 2018 Ford Escape. Both offer several features modern drivers are looking for, but which model meets your unique needs best? To help you find out, the experts at Midstate Jeep have compiled this detailed comparison of the 2018 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Escape.

If you already know the new Compass is the perfect SUV for you, head over to our new Compass inventory to see the models available at our Jeep dealership in Barre, VT. Don't forget to check out our incentives to see how you can save on your next Jeep SUV!

2018 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Escape: Performance & Capability

Your next SUV should be great for outdoor excursions and daily commuting. While the 2018 Jeep Compass and 2018 Ford Escape provide the same towing capacity and similar horsepower, the Compass edges out the Escape when it comes to fuel efficiency. Key performance and capability specs for these two SUVs are as follows:

2018 Jeep Compass


2018 Ford Escape

2.4L Tigershark® MultiAir® 2


1.5L EcoBoost®

180 HP


179 HP

6-speed manual; optional 6-speed Aisin automatic


6-speed automatic

FWD or Selec-Terrain 4x4 System


FWD; optional Intelligent 4x4

23/32 MPG (FWD)

22/31 MPG (4x4)

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

23/30 MPG (FWD)

22/28 MPG (4x4)

2,000 lbs.

Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs.

2018 Jeep Compass & 2018 Ford Escape side by side interior image

2018 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Escape: Interior & Exterior

Both the 2018 Compass and 2018 Escape offer comfortable seating for five passengers, and several features to enhance your daily drive. However, our experts agree the new Compass delivers the creature comforts and head-turning style modern drivers demand. View interior and exterior features of the Jeep Compass below.

Interior Features:

  • 59.8 cu. ft. of cargo capacity
  • Cloth bucket seats
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seats and flat folding front passenger seat
  • Rear cargo underfloor tray
  • Gun metal/black interior accents
  • 3.5-in. black/white driver info display
  • Illuminated entry

Exterior Features:

  • 16-in. steel wheels in low gloss black with all-season tires
  • Halogen quad headlamps with standard daytime running lights
  • Incandescent taillamps
  • Black grille with chrome rings
  • Lower bodyside cladding
  • Exterior mirrors with heating element

2018 Jeep Compass scaling a rocky road

2018 Jeep Compass vs. Ford Escape: Safety & Technology

No matter where the road takes you, you need an SUV that can keep you protected and connected at every turn. While both of these SUVs come equipped with several safety and technology features, our experts believe the innovative and easy-to-use infotainment tech that comes standard on the Compass puts it ahead. Take a look at standard safety and tech features of the new Compass below.

  • Advanced Multistage Front Airbags
  • All-speed traction control and Hill Start Assist
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation and Electronic Stability Control
  • Tire pressure monitoring display
  • Uconnect® 3 with 5-in. touchscreen; optional Uconnect® 4 with 7-in. touchscreen
  • Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®
  • Media hub & remote USB port
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • ParkView® rear back up camera
  • Remote keyless entry and push button start

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of the dynamic and capable new 2018 Compass? Schedule a test drive at our Jeep dealership in Barre, VT today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Midstate Jeep team through our contact form or by calling (802) 505-6331.

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