The 2017 Jeep Compass is an upcoming SUV that will be completely redesigned to suit the tastes of modern buyers. This model will be on a similar lineup with Jeep Renegade and Jeep Cherokee, although it is expected to make more impact than these models. With this release, Jeep is trying to hit more than 1.8 million sales target in 2018. Jeep will discontinue the Patriot by mid-2016, making this the most affordable choice for customers from now on. Jeep will launch this model in three trim levels: Compass Latitude, Compass Minimal, and finally Compass Sport. This model will sport a unique design along with many modern functionalities both in its exterior and interior parts.
2017 Jeep Compass – Exterior and Interior Design:
The outer portion of 2017 Jeep Compass will exhibit a lucrative and decent outlook with many redesigned body elements. The Compass has been made using lightweight materials so, you can expect better aerodynamics, more stability, and improved acceleration. The total dimension of the body will be increased marginally to make way for more space in the cabin.
This car will adopt a beautiful front fascia complemented by redesigned bumper, LED headlamps, seven-slot chrome grille, new fog light, etc. Rest of its body will carry LED tail light, newly designed wheels of 16 inches and 18-inch, option for side step, restyled bumper, rear defroster, etc. A double tone color combination will be eminent in the interior of 2017 Jeep Compass. The new extended wheelbase will make way for an enormous cabin that can easily fit five passengers. The dashboard, door panels, steering wheel, cup holder and seats will be covered in leather.
2017 Jeep Compass will adopt a sophisticated dashboard that will be loaded with large air ducts, mounted gearbox, and modified infotainment control. In addition, there will be cruise control, satellite navigation, a top end audio system, and other elements. Many safety features like ABS, brake assist, lane assist, collision warning system, parking assist, blind spot monitoring, rearview camera, and hill climb assist will make the package even more attractive.
2017 Jeep Compass – Engine and Fuel Economy:
When it comes to engine, this car might adopt two variants. The base engine will be a 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit that can generate 158 HP and 141 lb-ft of torque while the other option will be a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that has the capability to crunch out 176 HP and 165 lb-ft of torque. Five-speed manual, six-speed automatic, or CVT transmission system will be connected to all these engines. The average fuel economy is expected to stay around 17 mpg on city roads and 25 mpg on the highway. Other details such as top speed and acceleration rate will be revealed soon enough as we get closer to the release date.
2017 Jeep Compass – Expected Price and Launch Date:
Expect this model to be available in showrooms by the end of 2016, but the exact date is yet to be known. The starting range of Compass will be from $23,000 and can extend up to $33,000 at max.