Jeep, the manufacturer celebrates it 75 years in the automobile industry. The brand has been a favorite of people who like rugged, off-road cars but over the last few years, Jeep has been softening its look and designing models that are more mainstream, SUV-like and not rugged, adventurous workhorses. Jeep SUV’s are sleek, less boxy and look more luxurious than off-road vehicles. The new 2017 Jeep Compass is less chunky, less awkward, and less aggressive than a utility car. The new Jeep looks more like a family oriented five-door vehicle. Looks aside, the 2017 Jeep Compass can hold its own on rough terrain that is after all, Jeep’s greatest selling point is its ruggedness. The 2017 Jeep Compass was announced as a replacement of the Jeep Patriot. Daimler Chrysler, the company that manufactures Jeep has been lauding the newly designed compass as the best crossover SUV in recent months.
2017 Jeep Company – Modification that will include
The new Compass might look a little masculine in style with angular fenders and the seven-slot grille that takes up the entire front but other features like the headlamps have only changes in diameter, not in design. The redesigned bumper has fog lights and LED headlights that give the outside an edgy look upgraded from the precious model. The new Jeep Compass will have bigger tires, specifically 18-inch wheels. As the car will be offered in different versions one can expect the Sport, Altitude and Limited trims to be different in looks
The 2017 Jeep Compass will have a spacious ad comfortable interior responded with quality upholstery that includes leather. The leather spreads from the seats to the dashboard and steering wheel. The car was designed with comfort and space. In addition to the comfort-oriented features the car comes with some of the best technologies that can be found in a lot of new generation car. It is expected that the car will have, amongst other things like touchscreen display with modern capabilities like Wi-Fi technology, top navigation including satellite navigation, security and safety features like blind spot monitoring, airbags, ABS brake system, collision warning, parking assistance and many more. The car also comes with automatic climate control and even cruise control. On other models you can find other features like a trip computer, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, remote ignition, voice controls, daytime running lights and more., two hooks, an upgraded all-wheel drive system, a brake-lock differential, seventeen-inch wheels, a heavy-duty alternator, a height-adjustable driver seat, a full-size spare tire, skid plates, and dual USB ports.
2017 Jeep Compass – Engine and Performance
The 2017 Jeep Compass will be released with two engine versions. The basic engine will be a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder which can deliver 158 hp and 141 of torque. The other engine would be a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine producing 172 hp with a torque of 165. Jeep has offered two different transmissions, a 6-speed automatic and a 5-speed manual and three automatic. The fuel efficiency on the 2.0-liter engine is 23 mpg and the 2.4-liter engine has a full efficiency of 23 mpg.
2017 Jeep Compass – Release Date and Price
The automotive industry has been hinting at a release date falling in towards the first quarter of 2017. The 2017 Jeep Compass is expected to have a basic price of $20,590. This sounds a little subdued for a car like this and the brand one has to consider how much more expensive.