2011 Honda
Accord Crosstour EX-L
vs. 2011 Jeep
Compass

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L

9.8

starting from

$35,150

Reasons to buy the Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L

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Average power
271 HP @ 6,200 RPM
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OK brakes
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Sporty performance
15.0 lb/hp
2011 Jeep Compass

9.0

Runner-up

Jeep Compass

starting from

$20,045

Reasons to buy the Jeep Compass

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OK ground clearance for rough terrain
8.1"
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Fantastic city fuel efficiency
23 mpg
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Fantastic highway fuel efficiency
29 mpg
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Very inexpensive
$20,045
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 6.6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L Winner: Accord Crosstour EX-L
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the Accord Crosstour EX-L's standard sun roof
  • Leather comes standard on the Accord Crosstour EX-L; the Compass only offers cloth seats
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Accord Crosstour EX-L's power seats; not available on the Compass
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.1
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L Winner: Accord Crosstour EX-L
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L's stereo compensates for road noise as you speed up
  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L has 3 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 7 vs 4
Cost 9.2 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Compass Winner: Compass
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  • Gets around 30% more miles per gallon in the city, 23 mpg vs 18 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $15,105 cheaper (more than 40% less), $20,045 vs $35,150
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.3
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L Winner: Accord Crosstour EX-L
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  • Disc brakes on the Accord Crosstour EX-L can provide better stopping action
  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L has 1 more airbag (including Side), 5 vs 4
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L Winner: Accord Crosstour EX-L
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  • Passengers in front seats enjoy around 10% more room, 55.8 ft3 vs 52.2 ft3
  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L has 2 more cupholders, 6 vs 4
Performance 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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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 -
Missing information
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Overall 9.8 vs 9.0

Luxury Features

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L
2011 Jeep Compass Jeep
Compass
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the Accord Crosstour EX-L's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the Accord Crosstour EX-L's power seats; not available on the Compass
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the Accord Crosstour EX-L; the Compass only offers cloth seats

Entertainment System

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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2011 Jeep Compass Jeep
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Number of speakers 7 vs 4 The Accord Crosstour EX-L has an OK number of speakers, while the Compass has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The Accord Crosstour EX-L's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Compass 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-L has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Optional It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Compass ; but it's not available at all on the Accord Crosstour EX-L

Cost

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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MSRP $35,150 vs $20,045 The Compass has a great price, and the Accord Crosstour EX-L is priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage 18 mpg vs 23 mpg The Compass gets great city mileage, and the Accord Crosstour EX-L gets OK mileage
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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

Safety Features

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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2011 Jeep Compass Jeep
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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-L has an OK number of airbags while the Compass has very few (missing Side)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Drum The Accord Crosstour EX-L has good brakes for high-performance driving
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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

Practicality

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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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-L has average-sized front seats, while the Compass 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 Not Available Neither offers a navigation system
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Cupholders 6 vs 4 The Accord Crosstour EX-L has an OK number of cupholders while the Compass has very few
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Performance

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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2011 Jeep Compass Jeep
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Horsepower 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 158 HP @ 6,400 RPM The Accord Crosstour EX-L is of average power, but the Compass is underpowered
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Number of gears 5 vs 5 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Manual transmission
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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 15.0 lb/hp vs 19.5 lb/hp The Accord Crosstour EX-L is a sporty car, but the Compass is sluggish
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Accord Crosstour EX-L will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the Compass
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 40.2 ft vs 35.6 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Crash Test Ratings

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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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2011 Jeep Compass Jeep
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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-L
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2011 Jeep Compass Jeep
Compass
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0-60 mph 7.4 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 139 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 15.9 s @ 91 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.79 g vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

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