Skoda Karoq VS Jeep Compass: Bs6 2020
Compass is a premium SUV from Jeep. And it is a value for money car one could buy as it gives a whole lot of features in its lower trim itself. It was giving a tough competition for SUV’s ranging from Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta to the bigger Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. Because its price range starts from 20 lakh to 35 lakh on-road Bangalore. But now, Skoda has entered the competition by launching its premium SUV, the Skoda Karoq. So, read the full article on jeep compass vs Skoda karoq.
The Skoda Karoq is available in only one trim, which is 1.5 TSI engine. While the Jeep Compass is available in 13 trims which are, Sports Plus 1.4 Petrol, Sports Plus 2.0 diesel, Longitude plus 1.4 petrol AT, Longitude plus 2.0 Diesel, Limited plus Petrol AT, Longitude 2.0 Diesel 4*4, Limited plus diesel, Longitude 2.0 Diesel 4*4 AT, Limited Plus Diesel 4*4, Limited Plus 2.0 Diesel 4*4 AT, Trialhawk 2.0 4*4, Trialhawk (O) 2.0 4*4.
But engine wise even the base variant Sports Plus 1.4 is more powerful than the Skoda Karoq. So, let’s not talk much about the engine specifications. Because all the variants of Jeep compass are way more powerful than the Skoda Karoq. So, you can refer the table given below to compare every variant of these cars.
JEEP COMPASS INFOGRAPHICS:
|VERSION||POWER||TORQUE||TYRE (FRONT, REAR)||ON-ROAD PRICE BANGALORE|
|Sports Plus 1.4 Petrol||160 BHP||250 NM||215/65 R16||20.64 L|
|Sports Plus 2.0 diesel||171 BHP||350 NM||22.70 L|
|Longitude 2.0 Diesel||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R17||24.44 L|
|Longitude plus 1.4 petrol AT||160 BHP||250 NM||225/60 R17||24.59 L|
|Longitude plus 2.0 Diesel||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R17||25.78 L|
|Limited plus Petrol AT||160 BHP||250 NM||225/55 R18||27.59 L|
|Longitude 2.0 Diesel 4*4 AT||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R17||27.85 L|
|Limited plus diesel||160 BHP||250 NM||225/55 R18||28.44 L|
|Longitude Plus 2.0 Diesel 4*4 AT||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R17||28.98 L|
|Limited Plus Diesel 4*4||171 BHP||350 NM||225/55 R18||30.66 L|
|Limited Plus 2.0 Diesel 4*4 AT||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R18||31.64 L|
|Trialhawk 2.0 4*4||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R17||33.87 L|
|Trialhawk (O) 2.0 4*4||171 BHP||350 NM||225/60 R17||35.07 L|
SKODA KAROQ INFOGRAPHICS:
|MODEL||POWER||TORQUE||TYRE (FRONT, REAR)||ON-ROAD PRICE BANGALORE|
|1.5 TSI||145 BHP||250 NM||215/55 R17||31.42 L|
So if you see the infographics given above you can see that Jeep Compass starts from 20 lakhs and goes all the way till 35 lakhs for its trialhawk version. Which is a considerably big price gap between standard and top model of the SUV.
But even the standard model Sports Plus 1.4 Petrol produces more power than the Skoda Karoq which priced at 31.42 lakh! If you want even more power, you can invest 2.7 lakh more and get an even more powerful version of the compass. So, engine-wise Skoda Karoq just can’t beat the Jeep Compass.
But, the Skoda karoq is all about space and comfort. The Skoda Karoq is both wider and has more height than the Compass. So, Karoq will give you more comfort and space to seat 3 people comfortably in the rear seat.
The Skoda Karoq again nails this comparison in safety features. Because it gets 9 airbags whereas the top model (Trialhawk) of the Jeep Compass has only 6 airbags on offer. And Karoq also provides you Tyre Pressure Monitoring System which is not there in the Compass.
There is no Four-Wheel-Drive option in Karoq but compass gives you full-time Four-Wheel-Drive option. Also, Compass has Hill Hold Control, Hill Descent Control and Electronic Differential lock!
Both cars get standard security features like Central Locking, Speed-sensing door lock and Child safety lock.
Both these SUV’s gets Android Auto and Apple car play (not as standard), touch screen display, GPS navigation, USB compatibility, AUX compatibility, Bluetooth compatibility, voice command and steering mounted control. Karoq gets iPod compatibility but Jeep Compass won’t get this feature in any of its trim.
You’ll get 4 years or 1,00,000 km of warranty in Skoda Karoq whereas Jeep provides you 3 years or 1,00,000 km warranty on its vehicle.
So, if you want powerful and fun to drive vehicle get the Jeep Compass. And if safety, comfort, space and features are your primary priority then get the Skoda Karoq. Both of these cars are amazing in their position. So, no car will make you sad!