New 2017 Jeep Compass at Hillview Motors for Pittsburgh, PA
The all-new 2017 Jeep Compass is sure to be the most exciting arrival to the new year. This next-generation model will offer a dynamic and engaging driving performance, and it even offers the ability to go off-road with the Trailhawk model. The spacious interior has many storage spaces, and the ride is comfortable no matter where you sit. There are so many exciting aspects of the all-new Jeep Compass, and if you would like to learn more, continue reading below!
Under the Compass's Hood
The all-new Compass will share similarities with the dynamic Cherokee and Renegade models, which means that it has an efficient powertrain, versatility for the city and highway, and a sophisticated drive quality. The Compass is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine which produces 175 lb-ft of torque and 180 horsepower. Front-wheel or four-wheel drive systems are offered, and the Trailhawk trim will have an off-road-oriented four-wheel drive system. The transmission options will vary depending on which drive system is chosen, but Jeep makes available a 6-speed manual, a 6-speed automatic, or a 9-speed automatic. The automatic transmission options will also equip the engine with an automatic start/stop system, which will intelligently work to reduce fuel wastage when stopped at a red light. The engine is smooth and quiet while also being quite powerful. When it is properly equipped, it has a towing maximum of 2,000 pounds.
Design of Jeep Compass
The design of the Compass is instantly eye-catching, as it shares similarities with the sophisticated Grand Cherokee. The classic seven-slot grille is present, and the design manages to be both rugged and refined. The interior of the Compass features many classic Jeep characteristics, and it has been intelligently laid out so that every important control is within easy reach of the driver. The roomy interior will offer plenty of comfort for tall passengers no matter where they sit, and the front passenger's seat can be folded completely flat for easy transportation of long cargo. The available trim levels include the Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk (which is the trail-rated model). Standard equipment found in the Compass's Sport model will include innovative electronics, like a six-speaker sound system, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 5-inch Uconnect infotainment system. The Latitude and Limited trims will add a number of excellent luxury features, like leather upholstery and automatic dual-zone climate control. The off-road-oriented Trailhawk trim will feature off-road tires and a raised suspension. The front fascia has been uniquely constructed to maximize the breakover and approach angles. The Trailhawk will also have exclusive design features, like a matte-black hood.
Does the Compass offer any assistance features for highway driving?
Yes, Jeep provides the option to equip features like Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, and Blind Spot Monitoring.
Absolutely, the Jeep Compass offers a maximum towing rating of up to 2,000 pounds!
Jeep has equipped their Compass with an impressive range of safety and security features. Standard equipment includes a rearview camera, trailer-sway control, hill-start assist, multiple airbags, as well as a driver's knee airbag. There is also an excellent Technology Group offered on certain trims, and this will add lane-departure warning, HID headlights, emergency braking, and forward-collision warning. We would love to set you up for a test drive in the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass, so get in touch with us today at Hillview Motors!