2018 Jeep Compass  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#24 of 2018 SUVs

#44 of all 2018 vehicles


The Compass, a mainstay 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. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The Jeep Compass packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2018 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 2018 Jeep Compass has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.035%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.1%.

We estimate that the 2018 Jeep Compass has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0401% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.584%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0401% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.584% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Jeep Compass is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2018 Jeep Compass is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 Jeep Compass offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9162M. Outlander SportHyundai TucsonJeep CherokeeToyota RAV4Kia SportageFIAT 500XMazda CX-5MINI CooperJeep CompassFord EscapeFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Jeep Compass with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 91. The 2018 Jeep Compass is safer than the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson, the 2018 Jeep Cherokee, the 2018 Toyota RAV4, and the 2018 Kia Sportage and less safe than the 2018 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2018 Jeep Renegade, the 2018 FIAT 500L, and the 2018 Ford Escape.

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