2018 Jeep Compass vs 2018 Subaru Forester

When you are looking at new vehicles, you might be overwhelmed by all of the information out there about different models that you like. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpfulĀ because it allows you to take two similar models side by side to look at their differences and determine which one has more of the features and capabilities you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2018 Jeep Compass vs 2018 Subaru Forester. While the Forester has a slightly larger engine and all-wheel drive capabilities, the Compass offers more horsepower, comfort and convenience features, all at a lower price point, making it the better option for car shoppers overall. Let's take a closer look at some of the key differences between these two models below!

2018 Jeep Compass


2018 Subaru Forester

$20,995 Starting MSRP $22,795
2.4-liter I4 Engine 2.5-liter I4
180 Horsepower Horsepower 170 Horsepower
26 MPG Combined MPG 24 MPG

Get the 2018 Jeep Compass at Palmen of Racine

The 2018 Jeep Compass is stylish and capable. It offers plenty of features to keep passengers comfortable and provide convenience on the road. The Compass offers standard features on its base trim like voice recognition, USB ports, a proximity key, heated side mirrors, a keyless access system, and a compass. Of those features, the Forester only offers a compass as an upgrade, it does not have the other features available on its base trim. The Compass has 6 speakers throughout the cabin as opposed to 4 speakers in the Forester, allowing it to have a clearer sound, and it features available amenities like heated front seats, lumbar support for the driver, and parking assist technology, none of which are offered on the Forester. The 2018 Jeep Compass is available now at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online before you come in to the dealership!