2018 Jeep Compass Review, Price, Release Date
2018 Jeep Compass replaces the outgoing last-generation patriot and compass models. This new model is one of Jeep’s most affordable SUVs. It is much cheaper than the flagship Grand Cherokee, Cherokee and Wrangler models. It is only slightly more expensive than the Renegade model. That said, it is one of the most affordable SUVs with off-road capabilities. However, 2018 Jeep Compass reviews rank it at 14 out of 18 Compact SUVs probably because of its small cargo area and the strength of its engine.
2018 Jeep Compass Design
Next paragraphs are devoted to interior and exterior design features of this car.
The design of the 2018 Compass Jeep has an aerodynamic design whichis sport oriented. It comes with heated leather trimmed front seats, 18-inch aluminum wheels, a gloss black two-tone black roof, an available dual-pane panoramic sunroof. Its bright chrome molding wraps beautifully all around it. The great fenders and sloping roofline gives a Jeep compass an upscale status. It comes with lamps with an available LED lighting strip. The main projector beam headlamps are automatic. They illuminate automatically when the sky darkens because of heavy rain or when the night falls. It also comes with cornering fog lamps that light automatically when the steering wheel is turned. This is very helpful especially when turning at sharp corners. Its strong and appealing shapes are paired with materials which are light. The available body-color exterior mirrors with chrome accents and integrated side signal repeaters enhance its polished design.
The 2018 Compass Jeep colours will include; Black clear coat, Billet Silver MettalicClearcoat, Granite Crystal MettalicClearcoat, Jazz Blue Pearlcoat, Laser Blue Pearlcoat among others.
The interior of a Jeep compass is designed with an emphasis on innovative features. This car comes with Jeep’s new Uconnect features. It comes with a full colour 7-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster. It has one USB port at the front and another port and air vent control features at the rear which makes rear passengers stay connected and feel comfortable.
It comes well equipped with six speakers distributed throughout the cabin. It features a selection of available leather-trimmed seat colors (Monotone black with cattle tan accent stitching). The seats are heated and eight-way power adjustable for maximum comfort. In as much as the cargo space is small, it comes with a three-level adjustable rear cargo floor and the front seats can be folded to the front.The roof panel is still adjustable to offer open air freedom.
2018 Jeep Compass Engine
It comes with an engine which can create an output of about 180 horse power and 175 lb-ft of torque. Its fuel consumption is likely to be around 21-24MPG/city and 27-32MPG/highway. It comes with a six-speed manual and a six speed automatic transmission. The nine-speed automatic transmission is also available. It comes with a 4X4 capability. The available Jeep Active Drive 4X4 system features a rear axle disconnect that seamlessly switches between two and four-wheel drive.
2018 Jeep Compass Price and Release Date
The Jeep Compass is one of the least expensive compact SUVs one can buy. The expected market price will be about $23,000.
The official release date has not yet been disclosed but it is anticipated that the release will be made towards the end of 2017.