There were some speculations regarding the 2018 Jeep Compass and it seems some of them are set to be true. One of the predictions was that it would be slightly similar to the Grand Cherokee and looks like the Jeep Compass is indeed going to be quite the same on the outside.
2018 Jeep Compass – Design
One of the most unique features of the Jeep Compass will be the all- over trim that would be done in chrome. The top of the Jeep Compass will be done in complete black colour. The grille is in slots which will be done in black. The headlights are bevelled. The turn indicator and the position of the daytime running lights are different. There is an optional two- pane sun roof. The rear of the car has a wiper mounted on the car windshield.
There are many colours available like Olive green, blue pearl, metallic silver etc. There are some limited edition colours which are also available like rhino clear coat, pearl white and white bright. One of the problems with the Jeep Compass was the noise. Some structural redesigning was done which was done by making the wheel well liners acoustic and the doors were given frame under glass door construction.
The Jeep Compass will have three size options in the touchscreen; 5 inches, 7 inches and 8.4 inches. It will have a touch screen option for the stereo and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are available in the 7 inches version and the 8 inch versions only. There will be a huge improvement in the navigation speed. The best part about this central infotainment system is that it will have an option to customize the menu and the tool bar. There is an auto- feature that will be available which will enable the users to control various features of the car like the ambient temperature form a distance. Various controls like audio and speed controls are present on the steering wheel also. The central portion of the dashboard will act as a media hub and will have ports for USB and auxiliary inputs as well.
2018 Jeep Compass – Engine Specs
The AWD version of the Jeep Compass will come with a towing capacity of 2000 lb. the engine will have power ratings of 175 lb. – ft. at 3900 rpm while at 6400 rpm the torque rating will be 180 hp. The engine will have automatic transmissions and will come with electronic start and stop. Same engine with three different transmissions will be available on different trims of the Jeep Compass. The Trailhawk trim will come with a nine- speed transmission only.
2018 Jeep Compass – Release Date and Price
The 2018 Jeep Compass will be hitting the show in the early months of the upcoming year. As far as the prices of the different trims of this SUV are concerned. The company has not made any official announcement about that yet. So, all Jeep enthusiasts can only wait till it comes with a bang in the market in the next year.