2017 Jeep Compass  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#33 of 2017 SUVs

#72 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Jeep Compass
The Compass, part of Jeep's lineup since 2007, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Compass has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Jeep Compass is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Jeep Compass has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.037%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.3%.

We estimate that the 2017 Jeep Compass has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0434% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.9594%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0434% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.9594% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Jeep Compass is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Jeep Compass is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 Jeep Compass offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8565M. Outlander SportFIAT 500XMitsubishi OutlanderHyundai TucsonSubaru CrosstrekKia SportageFord EscapeFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeJeep CompassSubaru ForesterJeep CherokeeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Jeep Compass with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 85. The 2017 Jeep Compass is safer than the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2017 FIAT 500X, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek, and the 2017 Kia Sportage. It is about as safe as the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, the 2017 Subaru Forester, the 2017 Jeep Renegade, and the 2017 FIAT 500L.

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