2019 Jeep Compass vs 2019 Ford Explorer | Harlingen, TX

2019 Jeep Compass vs 2019 Ford Explorer | Harlingen, TX

Are you looking for a capable, spacious, safe, and reliable SUV for your family? If you are far into your search, you have likely added the 2019 Jeep® Compass and the 2019 Ford Explorer to your list. But how can you decide between the two? While the decision largely comes down to your unique needs, an objective look at the two models puts the Compass miles ahead of the Explorer. 


If you are a family on a budget - and who isn't? - then you will likely prefer the price of the 2019 Jeep® Compass, which starts as low as $21,845.* The 2019 Ford Explorer, on the other hand, is over $10,000 more than the cost of the Jeep® Compass, starting at $32,365. That's right: With the money you spend on a base model Ford Explorer, you could buy a Jeep® Compass and have $10,520 left to spare.

Fuel Economy

Because of the 2019 Jeep®Compass' more compact size, it delivers far better fuel economy. At its best, the 2019 Compass yields up to 23 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway from its 2.4-liter I-4 MultiAir® engine.** The 2019 Ford Explorer's most efficient option is the 2.3-liter EcoBoost® I-4 engine, which manages just 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

Off-Roading Prowess

The 2019 Ford Explorer is available with Intelligent 4WD with a Terrain Management System™, and this system is decent in off-road scenarios. But no SUV can match the off-road prowess of a Jeep®. The 2019 Compass delivers with the available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System and off-road engineering, especially in Trailhawk models, for superior water fording, maneuverability, articulation, and ground clearance.

Exterior Styling

Another area where Jeep® shines is Its iconic exterior styling, including the seven-slot grille that the 2019 Compass bears. The Ford Expedition's styling is nice, but it is not a pure standout like the new Jeep® Compass.

In many ways, the Compass outshines the Explorer. Start your adventure with a test drive of the Compass at Bert Ogden CDJR.

*MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

**Actual mileage may vary. For more information, please visit: www.jeep.com/fuelefficiency.

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