2020 Renault Duster vs Jeep Compass - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Renault Duster vs Jeep Compass - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which C-segment SUV is better: Renault Duster or Jeep Compass? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

 

2020 Renault Duster vs Jeep Compass

Duster 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

DUSTER VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Renault Duster

Jeep Compass

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

RXE

₹8.49

Sports Plus

₹16.49

RXS

₹9.29

   

RXZ

₹9.99

   


Renault Duster prices start from Rs. 8.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.99 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Jeep Compass petrol manual only comes in the Sports Plus variant, priced at Rs. 16.49 lakh. Renault Duster costs way less than the Jeep Compass.

DUSTER VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Renault Duster

Jeep Compass

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

-

-

Longitude Plus

₹19.69

   

Limited Plus

₹21.92


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Jeep Compass starts from Rs. 19.69 lakh. The Renault Duster is not available with the petrol automatic powertrain.

Duster 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Renault Duster is 4360mm long, 1822mm wide and 1695mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2673mm. The Renault Duster has a boot space of 475 litres. The Jeep Compass measures 4395mm in length, 1818mm in width and 1640mm in height. The wheelbase of Jeep Compass is 2636mm and it has a boot space of 438 litres.

Also Read - Which Variant of 2020 Renault Duster Petrol Is Most Value For Money?

DUSTER VS COMPASS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Renault Duster

Difference

Jeep Compass

Length (mm)

4360

35

4395

Width (mm)

1822

4

1818

Height (mm)

1695

55

1640

Wheelbase (mm)

2673

37

2636

Boot Space (litre)

475

37

438

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

27

178

Fuel Tank (litre)

50

10

60

Dimension Review

  • Compass is longer than Duster by 35mm.
  • Duster is wider than Compass by 4mm.
  • Duster is taller than Compass by 55mm.
  • Duster has a longer wheelbase than Compass; by 37mm.
  • Duster has 37 litres more boot space than Compass.
  • Duster has 27mm more ground clearance than Compass.

In terms of dimensions, the two cars are very close and have similar road presence.

Duster 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

DUSTER VS COMPASS | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Renault Duster

Jeep Compass

Engine Type

Petrol

Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1.5L

1.4L

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

106PS @ 5600rpm

162PS @ 5500rpm

Peak Torque

142Nm @ 4000rpm

250Nm @ 2500 - 4000 rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

14.26kmpl

15kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

7-speed DCT

Automatic FE

-

14.5kmpl


Duster 1.5L Petrol vs Compass 1.4L Petrol

Renault Duster is powered by a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 106PS of maximum power and 142Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 14.26kmpl.

Also Read - Renault Duster Turbo Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

Jeep Compass gets a 1.4L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 162PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Jeep Compass petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 15kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 14.5kmpl.

Petrol Manual Engine Review

  • Compass has a more powerful engine than Duster.
  • Compasss engine produces way more torque than Dusters.
  • Compass petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Duster manual.

Compasss engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Dusters engine. If youre looking for a car with lower running costs, then Compass will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

Duster 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

Notable top features of Duster 2020 are:

  • Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Height Adjustable Driver Seat w/ Lumbar Support
  • R16 Alloy Wheels
  • 7-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Cruise Control
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Rear Wiper & Washer
  • Rear Defogger
  • Steering Mounted Controls

Notable top features of Compass 2020 are:

  • Bi-xenon HID Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • R18 Alloy Wheels
  • 8.4-inch Touchscreen
  • Side & Curtain Airbags
  • Auto-Dimming IRVM
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Dual Zone Auto AC
  • Leather Seats
  • 8-way Power Driver Seat w/ Memory

Is the Renault Duster better than the Jeep Compass?

Price of the base variant of Renault Duster is Rs. 8.49 lakh and Jeep Compass is Rs. 16.49 lakh (both ex-showroom).

Despite a much lower cost, the Duster has a road presence comparable to the Jeep Compass.

Also Read - Renault Duster 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

For petrol manual powertrain, Compasss engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Dusters engine. The Compass is also more fuel-efficient and has more features to somewhat justify the higher asking price.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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