The Jeep Compass is a compact crossover that was launched in 2007. Its popularity has been growing steadily over the years. The 2017 Jeep Compass is a replacement vehicle that has been redesigned and revitalized to offer some of the best features provided by other Jeep models including more entertainment and other options.
2017 Jeep Compass – Exterior and Interior Redesign
The 2017 Jeep Compass will have modifications. It has been redesigned to make it more attractive with an athletic and muscular look, and more user-friendly. In the front, the 2017 Compass will have a seven-slot grille, LED projector headlights for improved visibility in poorly light areas and at night, and a modified bumper with round fog lights. At the back, the car will have a lift gate with the Jeep logo on the handle, more visible tail lights, a large bumper and an aerodynamic spoiler. The 2017 Compass will have an angular body with a slightly bending hood. The vehicle may use a new platform and be slightly longer than its predecessor. The Jeep SUV will be lighter than its predecessor because of the use of lightweight materials such as aluminum in the construction of its body. It will have and 18-inch aluminum wheels and wider wheelbase.
In the cabin, the 2017 Jeep Compass will be redesigned to make it more spacious, stylish and luxurious with seats for five passengers. It will feature the latest touch screen display for the infotainment system, an integrated navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, built-in WiFi, leather seats, front adjustable and heated seats, a leather steering wheel, automatic climate control, Sirius XM satellite radio, entertainment system, high-quality sound system, etc. Safety features will include Anti – lock brakes, Brake Assist, Lane departure warning, Forward collision warning system, Stability and traction control, Cruise control, Blind Spot Detection system, Hill assist, passenger airbags, engine immobilizer, Rear view camera, Park Assist, etc.
2017 Jeep Compass – Engine and Performance
The base engine for the Jeep Compass 2017 is expected to be the 2.0-liter gasoline inline- 4, the Double overhead cam (DOHC) engine with an output of 156 hp and a torque of 141-pound feet. It has a fuel efficiency of 23 mpg for city driving, 30 mpg for highway driving and a combined fuel economy of 25 mpg. The fuel tank has a capacity of 13.6 gallons offering a range of 312.8 miles for city driving and 408 miles for highway driving. The second option is expected to be a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine with an output of 172 hp, a torque of 165-pound feet, and a fuel economy of 21 mpg on city, 26 mpg on highway and about 23 mpg for combined driving. This engine can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 9.6 seconds and has a top speed of 113 mph. These engine options are expected to be paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. It is also expected that there will be a 6 CVT as an option.
2017 Jeep Compass – Price and Release Date
The starting price of the 2017 Jeep Compass base model, the Sport, is expected to be around $21 951. The compact SUV is expected to be launched by the end of 2016.