In the market for a sleek compact SUV that offers two-row seating and advanced tech, but can’t decide between the 2022 Jeep Compass or Ford Escape? The team at Findlay Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Post Falls, ID is here to help! Read through this guide to learn more about the similarities and differences between these two SUVs and decide which is best for you.

Already decided on a Jeep Compass? Look through our inventory here at our dealership in Post Falls, ID , and find the Jeep Compass you like. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us online or over the phone at (208)-306-3816.




The Right SUV for You

See the category below to learn more about how the Jeep Compass compares to the Ford Escape.


Power Performance

Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

The 2022 Jeep Compass and Ford Escape both boast capable and efficient engines. The Jeep Compass has the 2.4L in-line four cylinder with a six-speed automatic transmission that provides uncompromised power and fuel efficiency. The Ford Escape comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission, and offers four engine options, including two hybrid options.

Both SUVs come standard with front-wheel drive (FWD) but have the option to have 4×4. Select trims of the Jeep Compass have Trail Rated® capability, proving its off-road capability.



Sleek Exterior Design


If you’re looking for striking curb appeal and rugged design, both the 2022 Jeep Compass and Ford Escape have an exterior built to impress. The Ford Escape focuses on a sleeker, more modern design, with a mesh grille and sleek curves, while the Jeep Compass has strong edges with a commanding outline. The Jeep Compass also has the unique Jeep ringed grille, with two-tone paints and tow hooks available.

The Jeep Compass has 16- to 18-inch wheels, while the Ford Escape has 17- to 19-inch wheels. Both come equipped with heated exterior side mirrors and manual liftgates, though these can be upgraded to power liftgates. For headlamps, the Jeep Compass has LED reflector headlamps, and the Ford Escape has auto high-beam headlamps.



Stylish Interior Design & Cutting Edge Technology

Other shared interior features of each base model include:

  • Front cloth bucket seats
  • Rear 60/40 split-fold bench seat
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat
  • Available heated front row seats
  • Available panoramic sunroofs

Additional available Jeep Compass features:

  • 10.1-in. touchscreen
  • Eight-way power driver seat with manual lumbar support
  • Leather-trimmed seats with unique inserts and stitching


Both SUVs have impressive interiors packed with comfort and technology, ensuring every ride is enjoyable for you and your passengers. Powerful infotainment centers enable both to use Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, Bluetooth®, and Wi-Fi® hotspot capability. The Jeep Compass has the Uconnect® 5 infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, while the Ford Escape has the SYNC® 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen with their base models.



Ample Size & Cargo Space

While both SUVs can seat five passengers, the 2022 Jeep Compass and Ford Escape have important distinctions in their space. The Compass and Escape offer excellent adaptability with folding rear bench seats. The Compass provides more passenger volume giving occupants more space to relax, while the Escape offers a larger cargo volume. For the detailed specifications, see the chart here:



Optimal Safety Options & Features

No matter where your adventures take you, both the 2022 Jeep Compass and Ford Escape will give you confidence and peace of mind on the road. Both SUVs come equipped with suites of safety features, which include rear view cameras, daytime running lamps, lane management systems, and the LATCH system for securing children’s seats.

Other available safety features for the Jeep Compass:

  • Speed control
  • All-speed traction control
  • Trailer sway damping
  • Forward collision warning with active braking
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross path detection
  • Active lane management
  • Pedestrian and cyclist emergency detection



Start Your Journey!

As you can see, the Jeep Compass stands head and shoulders above the competition. Why not come down and take a test drive so you can see for yourself? While you’re here, be sure to check out our new vehicle specials and let our finance department show you how easy the car buying process can be. And if you ever find that you need service around, you can trust the team at Findlay CJDR to take care of your vehicle for you.


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