The new 2017 Jeep Compass has come up with a fresh design. You might want to forget the previous model entirely, as both are a lot unrelated now. There are a series of upgrades and modifications in the new model, both to the interior and the exterior of the SUV. It has a smaller size, so you can call it a crossover, but that too a small one.
2017 Jeep Compass – Redesign:
The previous model of this vehicle was a little boxy. However, the new model is a lot curvier and muscular than the previous model, and a lot of customers like it. The ground clearance height is greater than before. Which means that you can easily take your Jeep to bad road conditions such as a rugged terrain. It can easily be called an aerodynamic Jeep. The cargo carrying capacity is almost 14.5 cubic feet. There is a red towing present at the rear, proving that this versatile Jeep has a towing capability too.
2017 Jeep Compass – Exterior and Interior Design:
The exterior of 2017 Jeep Compass is quite impressive. The grille at the front has a new design. It is still a seven-slot grille, but a different pattern. There is a lot of use of chrome and mineral gray color. Crossbars are present overhead. You can easily attach the available roof rails to it and then carry cargo or any equipment along without a problem. The mirrors and door handles are available in the same color as that of the body and are very well polished.
The dashboard is now available with a new design. It looks more chic and stylish than before, keeping up with the modern day requirements. There is an addition of many safety features advanced technology to the dashboard as well as the steering wheel. Safety features include six airbags in case of an accident, a rear-view camera to help the driver while he is reversing, electronic stability control feature and a remote keyless entry feature, which enables you to open your car from as far as sixty-six feet. A sunroof and a dual climate zone feature can also come in handy. There is an 8.4-inch touchscreen at the front for information and entertainment purposes.
The wrapping of passenger seats and the steering wheel is in high-quality leather, which is quite soft to touch. The front seats are leather trimmed. The cabin inside is overall spacious, adding to the comfort of the ride. There is an ample legroom, which prevents the passengers from getting tired to a great extent. There is also a six-way power driver seat, which you can manually adjust according to your comfort level. The automatic temperature control system regulates the temperature inside with changes in the outside temperature. Even if it were very cold outside, the temperature inside would remain relatively constant. Outside weather has a little effect on the inside weather.
There is a heating system, which keeps the front seats warm enough to not cause any discomfort. You can move the seats high and low, and they can also be reclined forward or backward, which provides the customers with a customizable experience. There are certain some controls of phone present on the steering wheel, which will give you access to the voice recognition feature and the audio system without taking your hands off the steering wheel. It would greatly aid you if you were to drive alone.
2017 Jeep Compass – Engine Specs:
There isn’t much surety of the powertrain of the vehicle yet. However, according to the rumors, there will be two options. First one is the 2.0-liter DOHC 16V Dual VVT I4 engine, which can generate up to 158 hp and 141 pound-feet of torque. It will have the six-speed automatic transmission system with it. The second one is the 2.4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT I4 engine, which can generate up to 172 hp and 165 pound-feet of torque and it will most probably have the nine-speed transmission system with it. The first option is a four-wheel drive model and the second engine option is for an all-wheel drive model.
The maximum towing capacity of the 2.0-liter engine will be 1000 pounds and the second one will have a 2000-pound maximum towing capacity.
2017 Jeep Compass – Release Date:
The 2017 Jeep Compass debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2016, and it looks very promising to its loyal customers!