2011 Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
vs. 2011 Jeep
Compass Limited

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX

9.9

starting from

$30,800

Reasons to buy the Honda Accord Crosstour EX

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Average power
271 HP @ 6,200 RPM
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Fast 0-60 time
7.4 seconds
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Sporty performance
14.2 lb/hp
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Average range on the highway
500 miles
2011 Jeep Compass Limited

9.4

starting from

$26,745

Reasons to buy the Jeep Compass Limited

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OK ground clearance for rough terrain
8.1"
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Has continuously-variable transmission
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Good city fuel efficiency
21 mpg
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.3
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Accord Crosstour EX's stereo compensates for road noise as you speed up
  • The Accord Crosstour EX has 3 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 7 vs 4
Performance 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX has 5 more gears, which can improve performance, 5 vs Continuously variable
  • The Accord Crosstour EX's power-to-weight ratio is around 30% better, providing a sportier ride, 14.2 lb/hp vs 19.3 lb/hp
  • Around 60% more powerful, 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 172 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.3
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX has 1 more airbag (including Side), 5 vs 4
Cost 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Winner: Compass Limited
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  • Gets around 20% more miles per gallon in the city, 21 mpg vs 18 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $4,055 cheaper (more than 10% less), $26,745 vs $30,800
Practicality 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Winner: Compass Limited
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  • The Compass Limited offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Accord Crosstour EX
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both have power seats
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Road Tests - vs -
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Overall 9.9 vs 9.4

Entertainment System

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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Number of speakers 7 vs 4 The Accord Crosstour EX has an OK number of speakers, while the Compass Limited has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The Accord Crosstour EX's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Compass Limited does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs No The Accord Crosstour EX has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Standard If you want to keep the kids occupied with an entertainment system, it comes standard in the Compass Limited; no amount of money can buy it on the Accord Crosstour EX

Performance

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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Horsepower 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 172 HP @ 6,000 RPM The Accord Crosstour EX is of average power, but the Compass Limited is underpowered
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Number of gears 5 vs Continuously variable The Accord Crosstour EX has an OK number of gears, while the Compass Limited has very few
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 14.2 lb/hp vs 19.3 lb/hp The Accord Crosstour EX is a sporty car, but the Compass Limited is sluggish
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive The Compass Limited will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the Accord Crosstour EX
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 40.2 ft vs 37.2 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Safety Features

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 4 The Accord Crosstour EX has an OK number of airbags while the Compass Limited has very few (missing Side)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs Uconnect

Cost

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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MSRP $30,800 vs $26,745 Inexpensive
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In-city gas mileage 18 mpg vs 21 mpg The Compass Limited has great city mileage and the Accord Crosstour EX is pretty reasonable
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Practicality

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Accord Crosstour EX
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2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Few seats
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Cargo space 51.3 ft3 vs 53.6 ft3 Both have very limited cargo room
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front seats 55.8 ft3 vs 52.2 ft3 The Accord Crosstour EX has average-sized front seats, while the Compass Limited is very cramped
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Base payload capacity 850 lb vs 925 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Not Available vs Optional The Compass Limited offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Accord Crosstour EX
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Cupholders 6 vs 4 The Accord Crosstour EX has an OK number of cupholders while the Compass Limited has very few
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Luxury Features

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Accord Crosstour EX
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2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the Accord Crosstour EX's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Not Available vs Standard Leather comes standard on the Compass Limited; the Accord Crosstour EX only offers cloth seats

Crash Test Ratings

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Jeep Compass Limited Jeep
Compass Limited
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0-60 mph 7.4 seconds vs 10.1 seconds The Accord Crosstour EX can accelerate to 60mph quickly, but the Compass Limited is pretty bad
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Braking distance at 60mph 139 ft vs 143 ft The Accord Crosstour EX's braking ability is average for this class of vehicle, but the Compass Limited is quite bad
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1/4 mile 15.9 s @ 91 mph vs 17.8 s @ 81 mph The Accord Crosstour EX's 1/4 mile time is good, but the Compass Limited's is below average for this class of vehicle
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Lateral acceleration 0.79 g vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

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