2022 Hyundai Tucson vs 2021 Jeep Compass

2022 Hyundai Tucson vs 2021 Jeep Compass

Are you wondering how the 2022 Hyundai Tucson and the 2021 Jeep Compass compare? If you’re looking for a versatile compact SUV around Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford, Connecticut, these may be two options you see on the road. To understand how they differ and to help you decide which one you should buy, Key Hyundai of Manchester looked at the key elements of both rides in this comparison.

 2022 Hyundai Tuscon Interior Space

Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass Space

With 108.2 cubic feet of passenger volume, the Hyundai Tucson carries a lot when it comes to passengers and gear. In the Jeep Compass, you’ll find only 100 cubic feet of passenger volume. Let’s take a look at the differences between the two separate cabin measurements for more insight.

Dimensions Front/Rear

Hyundai Tucson

Jeep Compass


40.1 inches/39.5 inches

39.2 inches/38.5 inches

Hip Room

54.5 inches/53.9 inches

54.1 inches/49.2 inches

Shoulder Room

57.6 inches/56 inches

56.7 inches/55.1 inches

While both the Hyundai and the Jeep offer available heated front seats, the Hyundai offers 3-stage heating and available heated rear seats. The Jeep does not provide this impressive feature.

If you want to grab something from your trunk, the Tucson makes it easy with its available hands-free smart power liftgate. From there, you’ll get a maximum of 80.3 cubic feet of space to store your belongings. With the Compass, an optional power liftgate—which you can open by touching a button—only provides you up to 59.8 cubic feet of space.

Hyundai Tucson Interior with Apple CarPlay®

Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass Technology

On the dashboard, the Hyundai has an available 10.25-digital instrument cluster and an available 10.25-inch touchscreen navigation system. This screen allows you to see your apps through standard wireless Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ integration. You can even charge your phone while you drive with the optional wireless charging pad.

On the Jeep dash, you’ll find an available 7-inch Driver Information Display (the standard display is even smaller, measuring in at 3.5 inches) with an optional Uconnect® 4C NAV 8.4-inch touchscreen display. You do get standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. However, this connectivity does require wires, and there’s no comparable wireless charging pad.

2022 Hyundai Tuscon Driving

Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass Safety

Multiple safety systems come standard in the Hyundai Tucson, like Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Following Assist, and Driver Attention Warning. The Jeep Compass does offer Lane-Departure Warning Plus with Lane Keep Assist, but it’s an available feature. Additionally, the Compass doesn’t have alerts like the Tucson’s Driver Attention Warning.

When you start reviewing other safety systems, the Hyundai offers an available Surround View Monitor, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Blind-Spot View Monitor as options. When further examining the Jeep’s roster of safety systems, you’ll find a standard ParkView® Rear Back-up Camera—with fewer views than the Tucson’s Surround View Monitor—and available Blind-Spot and Cross-Path Detection.

Additionally, there are two available parking systems that you can take advantage of with the Tucson: Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist – Reverse and Remote Smart Park Assist. The Compass offers one parking system, the available ParkSense® Rear Park-Assist System.

2022 Hyundai Tucson Engine Specs

Hyundai Tucson vs Jeep Compass Performance

Both vehicles tow a maximum of 2,000 pounds when properly equipped, but the similarities end there. The Hyundai Tucson gets its power from the 2.5L GDI/MPI 4-cylinder engine that generates 187 horsepower. To switch gears, the Tucson provides you with an 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®. You can achieve an EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway MPG in this vehicle as well.1

If you drive the Jeep Compass, it uses the 2.4L Tigershark® I-4 engine that generates 180 horsepower. The Compass gives you a 6-speed automatic transmission for shifting in the desired gear. For this SUV, it achieves an EPA-estimated 22 city/31 highway MPG.

How Do They Compare? 2022 Hyundai Tucson vs 2021 Jeep Compass

In comparing the 2022 Hyundai Tucson and the 2021 Jeep Compass, you may find many similarities but many differences, too. To see if it’s right for your Vernon, Manchester, and Hartford driving style, set up your test drive at Key Hyundai of Manchester or contact us.

1 FWD 26 City/33 Hwy/29 Combined MPG, AWD 24 City/29 Hwy/26 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.

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