While the 2021 Jeep Compass Trailhawk and 2021 Subaru Forester have 4x4 drivetrains and similar 4-cylinder engines, only one of the pair stands out when it comes to off-road performance. Here is a look at the capabilities of the Jeep Compass Trailhawk and the Subaru Forester. 2021 Jeep Compass Trailhawk Engine: 2.4L I-4 Horsepower: 180 hp Torque: 175 lb-ft Transmission: 9-speed automatic Drivetrain: Active Drive Low 4x4 2021 Subaru Forester Engine: 2.5L I-4 Horsepower: 182 hp Torque: 176 lb-ft Transmission: CVT (continuously variable transmission) Drivetrain: Full-Time AWD The 2021 Jeep Compass Trailhawk uses the unique Active Drive Low 4x4 system. The transfer case can disconnect from the rear axle, enabling you to switch seamlessly in and out of AWD and save fuel when on the pavement. Furthermore, traveling on hills and rocky trails is a breeze, thanks to the Active Drive's 4WD Low Gear setting. This mode brings extra torque at crawling speed and an increased ride height by up to an inch. The feature can also work when you are towing a maximum load (up to 907 kg). The best way to see the abilities of the 2021 Jeep Compass Trailhawk is to get behind the wheel. You can contact our dealership today to schedule a test drive.
The 2021 Jeep Compass Trailhawk vs Subaru Forester: Which Has Better Off-Road Features in Bonnyville, AB?