2011 Jeep
Compass Limited
vs. 2011 Jeep
Patriot Latitude X

2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X

10.0

starting from

$22,945

Reasons to buy the Jeep Patriot Latitude X

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Average number of gears
5
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Good city fuel efficiency
23 mpg
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Good highway fuel efficiency
28 mpg
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Poor range in the city
313 miles
2011 Jeep Compass Limited

9.7

starting from

$26,745

Reasons to buy the Jeep Compass Limited

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Has continuously-variable transmission
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Has an automatic transmission
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Has rear spoiler
Performance 8.3 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Winner: Patriot Latitude X
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  • The Patriot Latitude X has 5 more gears, which can improve performance, 5 vs Continuously variable
  • Almost the same, 18.6 lb/hp vs 19.3 lb/hp
  • Almost the same, 35.6 ft vs 37.2 ft
Cost 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Winner: Patriot Latitude X
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  • Gets around 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 23 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $3,800 cheaper (more than 10% less), $22,945 vs $26,745
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Limited number of airbags
Practicality 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
  • Both have very limited cargo room
  • Very cramped front seats
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both come standard with an entertainment system
  • Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
  • Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
  • Neither offers a sun roof
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
Missing information
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Road Tests - vs -
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  • Both take longer to stop from 60mph
  • Both have sluggish 0-60 times
  • Both have pokey 1/4 mile times
Overall 9.7 vs 10.0

Performance

Jeep
Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Jeep
Patriot Latitude X
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Horsepower 172 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 172 HP @ 6,000 RPM Underpowered
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Number of gears Continuously variable vs 5 The Patriot Latitude X has an OK number of gears, while the Compass Limited has very few
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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 19.3 lb/hp vs 18.6 lb/hp The Patriot Latitude X has OK performance while the Compass Limited gives sluggish performance
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Compass Limited will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the Patriot Latitude X
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.2 ft vs 35.6 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Cost

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Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Jeep
Patriot Latitude X
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MSRP $26,745 vs $22,945 Inexpensive
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In-city gas mileage 21 mpg vs 23 mpg Both very efficient in the city
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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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Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Compass Limited
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Patriot Latitude X
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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 4 vs 4 Limited number of airbags
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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 Uconnect vs Uconnect

Practicality

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Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Compass Limited
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Jeep
Patriot Latitude X
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 53.6 ft3 vs 54.2 ft3 Both have very limited cargo room
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front seats 52.2 ft3 vs 52.3 ft3 Very cramped front seats
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Base payload capacity 925 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 Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders 4 vs 2 Limited number of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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Compass Limited
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2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Jeep
Patriot Latitude X
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Number of speakers 4 vs 4 Fewer speakers
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
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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 No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Standard vs Standard Both come standard with an entertainment system

Luxury Features

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Compass Limited
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Patriot Latitude X
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a 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 Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Crash Test Ratings

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Compass Limited
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2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Jeep
Patriot Latitude X
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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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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Compass Limited
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2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude X Jeep
Patriot Latitude X
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0-60 mph 10.1 seconds vs 9.6 seconds Both have sluggish 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 143 ft vs 142 ft Both take longer to stop from 60mph
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1/4 mile 17.8 s @ 81 mph vs 17.4 s @ 83 mph Both have pokey 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

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2011 Jeep Patriot 2011 Jeep Liberty Limited Edition Patriot vs Liberty Limited Edition
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Comments Which car would you recommend, and why?

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Avatar for liberty drugs liberty drugs (9:47 PM, February 18, 2012)
The Patriot is not currently offered here in the UK. I wonder what the Fiat-Chrysler link up will mean for future Jeep models - hopefully better fuel efficiency.