Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass – Price, Engine Details And Features

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass – Price Comparison / Engine Details / Gearbox Options / Dimensions / Mileage / Features / Safety Features

Volkswagen has now launched the T-Roc SUV in India. It comes in a single variant and is sold in India through the CBU route. That means it is a fully imported SUV and VW can only import 2,500 units of T-Roc for this year. That also means that there will be no waiting period.

In this price range, T-Roc will compete with many SUVs like MG Hector, Mahindra XUV500, Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass. However, since T-Roc is a petrol-only SUV, its actual rivals are Hector and Compass. So, here we have put it against Compass Petrol.

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Price

Price (ex-showroom)19.99 LakhsRs 16.49 Lakhs to Rs 21.92 Lakhs

Volkswagen T-Roc comes in a single variant priced at Rs 19.99 Lakhs. Compass Petrol goes from Rs 16.49 Lakhs up to Rs 21.92 Lakhs (all prices ex-showroom). Compass comes in three variants – Sport Plus, Limited and Limited Plus.

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Engine Specifications

Engine1.5 Litre turbo-petrol TSI1.4 Litre turbo-petrol
Power150 PS163 PS
Torque250 Nm250 Nm

T-Roc gets a 1.5 Litre turbo-petrol TSI engine, which produces 150 PS and 250 Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, Compass gets slightly smaller but more powerful engine. It produces 163 PS and 250 Nm of peak torque. An advantage with Compass is that it also gets an optional diesel engine which is a 170 PS producing 2.0 Litre turbo-diesel engine. Also, the diesel engine comes with 4X4 configuration.

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Gearbox Options

1.5 Litre turbo-petrol TSI1.4 Litre turbo-petrol
Gearbox7-speed DSG6-speed MT / 7-speed DCT

T-Roc gets a single gearbox option, that is the 7-speed DSG gearbox. Compass is available with a 6-speed MT as well as a 7-speed DCT. The DCT gearbox comes as standard on the Limited and Limited Plus variants, while the Sport Plus variant gets manual gearbox only.

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Mileage

Fuel Tank Capacity (exp)50 Litres60 Litres
Mileage (expected)15 kmpl14 kmpl
Riding Range (as per expected mileage)500 – 600 kms600 – 700 kms
Top-Speed202 km/hr186 km/hr

T-Roc gets a 50 litre fuel tank capacity, which is straight 10 litres smaller than Compass. T-Roc will deliver an expected 15 kmpl, whereas Compass claims to offer 14 kmpl. The riding range of T-Roc will be between 500 – 600 kms. Compass will offer much higher riding range. Also, when we compare the top-speed of both, T-Roc emerges as a clear winner.

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Dimensions

Boot Space445 Litres408 litres

T-Roc and Compass have very similar dimensions. T-Roc is 4.34 metres long, 1.82 metres wide and 1.57 metres tall. It gets a wheelbase of 2590 mm and a boot space of 445 litres. Compass is slightly longer at 4.39 metres long and taller at 1.64 metres. Both are equally wide. Further, Compass gets a bigger wheelbase by 40mm but a smaller boot space by 37 litres.

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Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Features

Features on the T-Roc include:

  1. LED headlamps
  2. Panoramic sunroof
  3. Virtual cockpit with a digital instrument cluster
  4. Dual-zone automatic climate control
  5. 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  6. Cruise Control
  7. Premium Vienna Leather Seats
  8. Split-folding rear seat backrest
  9. Height adjustable front seats
  10. Heated front seats
  11. Rain sensor
  12. Hill-start assist
  13. Start-stop system with generative braking
  14. Paddle shift

Compass comes with features like:

  1. Panoramic Sunroof
  2. Rain Sensing Wipers
  3. Automatic Headlamps
  4. 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  5. 8-Way Powered Driver Seat
  6. Cruise Control
  7. Dual Zone Climate Controls
  8. Bi-Zenon Headlamps

Volkswagen T-Roc Vs Jeep Compass Safety Features

T-Roc comes with safety features such as:

  1. Heated exterior mirrors
  2. Front and rear disc brakes
  3. Electronic Stability Control
  4. Driver steering recommendation
  5. Anti Skid Regulation
  6. Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  7. Auto Hold
  8. Auto-dimming interior rearview mirror
  9. Rearview camera
  10. Tyre pressure monitoring system
  11. Six Airbags
  12. Hill Hold And Assist Control

With Compass, you get safety features like:

  1. Traction Control System
  2. Rear Disc Brakes
  3. Electronic Parking Brake
  4. Reverse Parking Camera
  5. Auto-Dimming IRVMs
  6. Six Airbags