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Jeep Compass (2016) vs. Jeep Patriot (2015) Features

Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot features right here.

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Features Comparison: Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Patriot

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Model Year 2015 2015 2015
Model Patriot Patriot Patriot
Trim Sport Latitude Limited
Engines (show)  
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
158 hp@6400
141 lb-ft@5000
 
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
172 hp@6000
165 lb-ft@4400
Transmissions (show)  
5-speed manual  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  
CVT
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT  
Drivetrains (show)  
FWD
AWD
AWD w/low range
Tires (show)  
205/70R16 tires
215/65R17 tires
225/60R17 tires    
215/60R17 tires  
Audio Systems (show)  
Unbranded, 4 speakers
Boston Acoustics, 458W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)  
Accessories (show)  
AC power outletPowers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.  
Ashtray and lighter (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Cruise control
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.  
Tilt steering wheel, manual
Universal garage door openerHomelink.  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.  
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.  
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Daytime running lights (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Front seat active head restraintsAutomatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended.
Full-size spare tire
Hill descent controlSelectively applies the brakes to maintain a slow, steady descent on off-road downhill slopes.
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire      
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo cover  
Cargo mat
Console with shifter
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.  
Roof railsNo crossbars.
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Trailering equipment (4 wire)Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
Air conditioning
Articulating liftgate speakersSpeakers swing down from raised liftgate, for use with vehicle parked.  
Audio controls on steering wheel  
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.    
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.  
CD player    
DVD-Audio-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVD-Audio discs.    
DVD-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.  
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Media driveBuilt-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.  
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.  
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear wiper
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.    
Satellite radio - one year subscriptionXM or Sirius with one-year subscription.
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.  
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for external devicesPhone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.
Exterior (show)  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.    
Black exterior trim (optional)    
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.
Deep-tinted rear windows
Rear bumper protector
Skid platesPrevent underbody damage when off-roading.
Sunroof  
Tow hook(s), frontUsed to connect the vehicle with another, so one of them can tow the other out of the mud.
Tow hook(s), rearUsed to connect the vehicle with another, so one of them can tow the other out of the mud.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.  
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.
Manual remote mirrors      
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Outside temperature display
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.  
Visor mirror, driver
Visor mirror, passenger
Powertrain (show)  
Engine-block heaterPlugs into electrical outlet to warm up the engine. Facilitates starting in extreme cold.
Lockable center differentialThe center differential can be manually locked using a button. Only for use at low speeds on loose surfaces. Engaging low range (where available) usually locks the center differential automatically.
Oil coolerOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.
Center armrest(s), front row
Floor mats
Folding passenger seatFor carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.  
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats  
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  
Manual height adjuster, driver seat  
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.  
Manual recliner, second row seats  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  
Power height adjuster, driver seat  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
All-terrain tiresOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Alloy wheels  
Alloy wheels, optional designSame value as regular alloy wheels because no way to compare across models.    
Wheels, dark finish    
White-letter tiresThe letters on the tire sidewalls are white rather than black.

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Option Package Contents

Altitude Package

Features
Alloy wheels
Black exterior trim (optional)
Wheels, dark finish
225/60R17 tires

Power Value Group

Features
Power mirrors
Heated mirrors
Power front side windows
Power locks
Remote keyless entry
Power rear side windows

All-Weather Capability Group

Features
Daytime running lights (optional)

Trailer Tow Prep. Group

Features
Trailering equipment (4 wire)
Oil cooler
Full-size spare tire

Off-Road Group

Features
Manual height adjuster, driver seat
Interior air filter
Skid plates
Hill start assist
Hill descent control

Uconnect Voice Command

Features
Voice control for external devices
Bluetooth audio streaming
Bluetooth cell phone link
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Bluetooth cell phone link

Uconnect Voice Command

Features

Pop root

Features
Tow hook(s), front
Tow hook(s), rear
All-weather floor mats
White-letter tires
All-terrain tires
215/65R17 tires

Pop root

Features
Tow hook(s), front
Tow hook(s), rear
All-weather floor mats
White-letter tires
All-terrain tires
215/65R17 tires

Premium Sound Group

Features
Articulating liftgate speakers
Boston Acoustics, 458W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)

High Altitude Edition

Features
Leather seating surfaces
Sunroof
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Alloy wheels, optional design
Remote start

Security and Cargo Convenience Group

Features
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Roof rack crossbars
Cargo cover
Alarm
Compass
Alarm

All-Weather Capability Group

Features
Daytime running lights (optional)

Trailer Tow Prep. Group

Features
Trailering equipment (4 wire)
Oil cooler
Full-size spare tire

Off-Road Group

Features
Manual height adjuster, driver seat
Interior air filter
Skid plates
Hill start assist
Hill descent control

Uconnect Voice Command

Features
Voice control for external devices
Bluetooth audio streaming
Bluetooth cell phone link
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Bluetooth cell phone link

Media Center 430

Features
DVD-compatible player
Media drive
USB port

Media Center 430N

Features
Navigation system
Traffic + travel information

Pop root

Features
Tow hook(s), front
Tow hook(s), rear
All-weather floor mats
White-letter tires
All-terrain tires
215/65R17 tires

Premium Sound Group

Features
Articulating liftgate speakers
Boston Acoustics, 458W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)

Security and Cargo Convenience Group

Features
Remote start
Daytime running lights (optional)

Security and Cargo Convenience Group

Features
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Roof rack crossbars
Cargo cover
Alarm
Compass
Alarm

Trailer Tow Prep. Group

Features
Trailering equipment (4 wire)
Oil cooler
Full-size spare tire

Off-Road Group

Features
Manual height adjuster, driver seat
Interior air filter
Skid plates
Hill start assist
Hill descent control

Uconnect Voice Command

Features
Voice control for external devices
Bluetooth audio streaming
Bluetooth cell phone link
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Bluetooth cell phone link

Media Center 430

Features
DVD-compatible player
Media drive
USB port

Media Center 430N

Features
Navigation system
Traffic + travel information

Sun and Sound Group

Features
Sunroof
Satellite radio

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