If you’re in the market for a compact crossover, consider the Jeep Compass. This vehicle is perfect for off-roading, but can also work well as a family vehicle. Additionally, it’s surprisingly affordable and has some impressive specs.
With room for up to five passengers, this large and in-charge sports utility vehicle still manages to maintain decent gas mileage.
You can expect about 22 MPG for city driving and 30 MPG for highway driving.
When you drive the Jeep Compass, you’ll be outfitted with a Regular Unleaded I-4, 2.4 L engine.
The Jeep Compass comes standard with a 9-speed 948TE automatic transmission. It also features a nice, leather wrapped shift knob for supreme comfort when driving.
Armed with rack-pinion steering, the Jeep Compass features an impressive curb to curb turning diameter of 36.3 feet.
Anti-lock brakes are included on the Jeep Compass for safer, easier stopping across all kinds of terrains and in any weather conditions.
TIRE AND WHEEL SPECIFICATIONS
Strong, rugged tires are one of this vehicle’s best features. The rear tires are sized at P225/55HR18, while the front tires are 18 x 7 inches with a wheel size to match.
The Jeep Compass comes fully equipped with a Strut suspension type.
CARGO AREA DETAILS
Enjoy a cargo box that is 27.2 inches tall.
Jeeps are known for being roomy and comfortable, and the Jeep Compass does not disappoint. In the front seat, relax with 393 inches of headroom, 567 inches of shoulder room, 54.1 inches of hip room, and 41.8 inches of legroom.
The second seat is just as comfortable with 385 inches of headroom, 551 inches of shoulder room, 49.2 inches of hip room, and 38.3 inches of legroom.
The Jeep Compass has a complete airbag package, making it a very safe vehicle even in unsafe conditions.
Other safety features include:
- Daytime running lights
- Traction control
- Fog lamps
- A back-up camera
- Stability control
- A tire pressure monitor
Strong and powerful, this vehicle is an excellent choice for trailering.
Use a weight distributing hitch for a maximum tongue weight of 200 pounds, or opt for a dead weight hitch with a maximum trailer weight of 2000 pounds and a maximum tongue weight of 200 pounds.