2012 Jeep Compass 4WD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD.

The 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD has 3 model options: Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L and Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L.

The 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

The 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

The 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD is 23 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L 24 22 27
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 21 25
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 20 23

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD is $2,767.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,333 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L $2,600 spend $1,500 more
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L $2,700 spend $2,000 more
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L $3,000 spend $3,500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD will consume in one year is 13 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L 12
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L 13
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L 14

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 3 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD model options.

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.4 L:

City MPG 22
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,500
Fuel Cost $2,600
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,000
Fuel Cost $2,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Jeep Compass 4WD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.4 L:

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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