Compared to the previous-generation Jeep Compass, the 2018 Compass is greatly enhanced. Introduced midway through the 2017 model year, the most recent Compass is more comfy to drive and can be fitted with Jeep’s latest in-car technology features such as the easy-to-operate Uconnect infotainment system.
The Compass occupies a fascinating spot in Jeep’s lineup. It’s smaller sized and more affordable than Jeep’s Cherokee crossover SUV however larger and more capable than the Renegade. This might be the sweet spot for a great deal of shoppers. The Compass provides a good 27 cubic feet of rear baggage space. Fold down the 60/40-split rear seats to reveal practically 60 cubic feet of space. Space in the second row is enough to keep even tall passengers comfy.
2018 Jeep Compass Interior
The motorist controls are well laid out and easily accessible. The doorsill step-over height is a bit elevated, however the seat height is perfect and the doors open broad and have large openings. Even the rear door openings are squared off to supply more head clearance for rear guests.
2018 Jeep Compass Trim Levels & Engine
The majority of Compasses will be acquired with front-wheel drive, but it would not be a Jeep unless it might deal with off-road tracks. And while the majority of owners will never ever need the off-roading hardware offered on the Trailhawk trim, it’s nice to know it’s there if you wish to do some overlanding, just come down a muddy road, or climb up out of a snowed-in parking lot.
The 2018 Jeep Compass is offered in four trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk. All included a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (180 horsepower, 175 pound-feet of torque). A six-speed handbook transmission is standard on the Sport, and a six-speed (FWD) or a nine-speed (AWD) automatic transmission is optional. All other Compass trims have the automated as standard devices. Front-wheel drive is basic and all-wheel drive is optional on all Compasses except the Trailhawk, which comes requirement with AWD.
Overall, we like the Compass. If you’re looking for a comfy and budget-friendly crossover SUV that can likewise get you out and into nature, the brand-new Compass works well. If you’re into off-roading, get the Trailhawk. Its all-wheel drive and suspension calibration assist the Compass punch above its weight. Otherwise, we believe most buyers will discover that the Latitude hits the sweet area for content and value. It also offers you a lot of flexibility in selecting powertrain and choice setups.