Jeep® Compass: Unsurpassed 4×4 capabilityWorld-class safety and driving dynamics, plus distinctive, authentic Jeep design
- Jeep® Compass combines user-friendly technology and a full array of active driver assist systems with legendary Jeep off-road capability, in a distinctive and contemporary design
- Upscale interior comfortably seats five adults, and features sophisticated interior details, refined materials and advanced technology
- Awarded a maximum five-star EuroNCAP rating and named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS (US Insurance Institute of Highway Safety)
- ‘Easter Eggs’ return on Jeep Compass – styling gems designers conceal in Jeep vehicles to surprise and delight the customers they are designing for
- Available in Jeep showrooms across the Middle East from April this year
The all-new Jeep® Compass offers an unmatched combination of attributes that includes legendary and best in class 4×4 off-road capability, contemporary and authentic Jeep design, excellent on-road driving dynamics, open-air freedom and a full array of advanced user-friendly connectivity and safety technologies.
Powered by an economical, fuel-efficient 2.4-litre Tigershark petrol engine with MultiAir2 technology, it delivers 173 hp at 6,400 rpm, 237 Nm of torque and is paired to a nine-speed automatic gearbox. Superior on-road driving dynamics result from its architecture, fully independent suspensions, segment-exclusive frequency damping front-and-rear-strut system and precise electric power steering.
Compass, which features distinctive, contemporary design, with a wide stance and exceptional glass-to-wheel proportions, is immediately recognisable as a Jeep thanks to characteristic traditional design cues, such as the seven-slot grille and the trapezoidal wheel arches.
Jeep designers gave the legendary seven-slot grille a fresh look by setting each of the individual chrome slots in gloss black. LED signature headlamp bezels featuring a black outline add personality and attitude to the face of the all-new Jeep Compass.
A fast, dramatic roofline and muscular fender flares create a stunning profile. A signature, full window surround – an element that tracks completely around the vehicle – along with the available gloss black painted roof add a unique, premium appearance. An available dual-pane sunroof designed to maximise surface and headroom delivers the open-air freedom that belongs to the Jeep brand.
A standout feature of the rear of the Compass is its unique LED tail lamps – slim and rectangular in shape, they flow into the liftgate for a commanding yet premium appearance instantly recognisable as a Jeep Compass on the road or trail.
The upscale interior, which comfortably seats five adults, features sophisticated interior details, refined materials and advanced technology that define your driving experience. Available premium LED ambient lighting adds an inviting aura inside the cabin, while clean, sculpted forms and elegant Piano Black and anodized Silver bezels with chrome knobs add upscale distinction. The trapezoidal centre stack bezel – a characteristic Jeep design cue – sports colours and finishes that complement the interior choice.
The centre stack houses a touchscreen Uconnect™ system display and neatly integrates functional features such as gear-shift selection, Selec-Terrain controls, electronic parking brake, engine stop-start (ESS) controls, climate and volume control knobs, and easily-accessible media charging and connectivity ports. The thoughtfully designed driver’s instrument cluster features a 3.5- or 7-inch LED display, and the full-colour 7-inch (177.8 mm) screen – standard on Limited and Trailhawk models – displays information that the driver can configure for easier access while driving. Setting a new standard in terms of infotainment systems in the Jeep line-up, Compass offers two new Uconnect systems (7.0 and 8.4 NAV), delivering communication, entertainment and navigation features to enhance both the driving experience and passenger comfort. The latest Uconnect systems feature high definition screens with capacitive touch and include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (standard on Limited and Trailhawk, depending on market) for hands-free phone, navigation (only on the 8.4 NAV system) and voice texting, allowing customers to seamlessly integrate their phone’s voice control systems and a full range of infotainment features. Limited and Trailhawk models also feature Uconnect 8.4 NAV with Jeep Skills, an easy-to-use application that provides off-road-specific indexes so that drivers can monitor their performance on trails.
Thoughtful, useful standard features such as the fold-forward front passenger seat and 60/40 split-folding rear seats plus the available power rear lift gate and innovative height adjustable cargo floor that allows you to lower the rear cargo floor to accommodate the transport of taller items or raise the floor to help ease load-ins and create a level carrying surface, mean that you can configure the interior to fit your specific needs.
FCA’s “small wide architecture,” a fully independent suspension, segment-exclusive frequency damping front-and-rear-strut system, and precise electric power steering combine to deliver superior on-road driving dynamics in the all-new Jeep Compass.
Best-in-class off-road capability comes courtesy of two advanced, intelligent full-time 4×4 systems: Jeep Active Drive and the Jeep Active Drive Low (the latter with a 20:1 crawl ratio), each of which can send 100% of available torque to any one wheel when needed. Both Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4×4 systems include the Jeep Selec-Terrain system, providing up to five modes (Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud, plus an exclusive Rock mode on the Trailhawk) for the best four-wheel-drive performance on any surface; on- or off-road; and in any weather conditions.
Compass also features a disconnecting rear axle and power take-off unit (PTU) which delivers enhanced fuel economy on 4×4 models. Both Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4×4 systems instantly engage when 4×4 traction is needed. All 4×4 Compass models also feature the 4WD “Lock” function, which locks the 4×4 traction permanently and can be selected by the driver with the dedicated button on the Select Terrain dial control.
The Trailhawk model has an increased ride height of almost 2.5 cm, skid plates, red rear tow hook, unique front and rear fascias that deliver 30 degree approach, 24.4 degree breakover and 33.6 degree departure angles, aggressive 17-inch off-road tyres and up to 216 mm of ground clearance. For even greater Trail Rated off-road capability, the Trailhawk’s Selec-Terrain also includes Selec-Speed Control with Hill-descent Control.
Driver and passenger safety was paramount in the development of the all-new Jeep Compass, which offers more than 70 available active and passive safety and security features including Forward Collision Warning-Plus, LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic grid lines, Automated Parallel and Perpendicular Park assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, electronic stability control (ESC) with electronic roll mitigation and six standard air bags. For added protection, the vehicle boasts a “safety cage” construction with more than 65 percent of high-strength steel – this not only contributes to crash worthiness, but is further evidence of a level of engineering sophistication that makes this vehicle the most capable small SUV ever.
Recently awarded a maximum five-star EuroNCAP rating in Europe, Compass also earned a Top Safety Pick rating from the US Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), achieving “good” ratings in each of five demanding IIHS tests that evaluate crashworthiness. Its available Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) technology also earned a grade of “superior.” Each is the highest possible IIHS rating in its category.
The Jeep ‘Easter Eggs’ tradition – hidden design elements that Jeep stylists conceal in their creations, to be discovered throughout time by their owners – continues with the all-new Compass. Originally, Easter Eggs took the form of an additional graphic to an otherwise standard part of the vehicle, but over the course of the years they developed into a typical element of Jeep design. Often, they are styling cues that recall the brand’s design heritage to underscore the original roots of Jeep’s design philosophy. Other times they are inspired by nature or have an adventure theme.
Jeep Easter eggs add an element of surprise in the experience of a new vehicle, further extending the pleasure of discovery. They are testimony to the creative passion of Jeep designers and visually express the fun they have in the development of Jeep vehicles.
Now available at Jeep showrooms across the Middle East, discover Jeep Compass in its four different configurations: Sport, Longitude, Limited (the top-of-the-range trim in terms of refinement, standard technological contents and equipment) and Trailhawk (offering best-in-class Trail Rated 4×4 capability through specific standard features designed for customers demanding the most in terms of off-road capability). United Motors Co. is the Authorized FCA agent and distributor for Jeep service and sales in Saudi Arabia. For further information, , visit your nearest showroom or call 920010098. www.umc.com.sa