Today we are going to have some information about the Jeep Compass. It is a Four-Doored Compact Crossover SUV which made his debut in 2006 at North American International Auto Show. At first product phase between 2007 and 2010, The Compass didn’t carry the Trail Rated badge which means that the model is mainly targeting those who drive on paved roads usually and the first time Jeep customers. After a year Compass models started to carry Trail Rated badges. Throughout generation Compass and Patriot model compared by the community. When we compare The Compass with The Patriot model, it is way too soft than the Patriot. Compass has an aesthetic hatchback design rather than a sharp and solid body. Now we will analyse Jeep Compass under three main categories such as; The Features of the Jeep Compass, The Fuel Consumption of the Jeep Compass and Does it Suits You?
The Features of the Jeep Compass
Let’s start with the features of the Jeep Compass. There are four official luxury packages which introduced to the customers by Jeep. They are; Sport, Longitude, Limited and Night Eagle. When we start with the design features, our main attraction point is the iconic Jeep grille design which has seven air slots. This design gives a unique characteristic to the Jeep Compass which makes him look classy and sportive. Compass has got a soft and curvy body design which is different than the other classical modern time SUV’s. Moreover, LED tail lights gives an attractive look to the Compass by fit themselves flawlessly into the body design. If we make some comments on interior design, we can say that Jeep made a very detailed quality job. The leather details in vehicle looks smooth and lovely. Also, the technological features of the Compass take the vehicle into another dimension. First, the Multimedia Entertainment System (Uconnect 4C) looks amazing along with the Beats Premium Audio System. It has got an 8.4 inched Multi Touch screen which is fair enough for an entertainment system. Also, it is compatible with the Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Alongside these features, Compass offers you comfortable driving experience with other safety features too such as; Forward Collision Warning which prevents dangerous distance decreasing with the car which is in front of you. Also, by using Parkview Rear View Camera System and Front-Rear parking Sensors, Compass allows you a safe parking experience. Last and most important feature of the Jeep Compass is the Jeep Selec-Terrain Full-Time Four-Wheel System which provides a smooth driving style change in different road circumstances such as; Mud, Rock or Dirt.
The Fuel Consumption of the Jeep Compass
It is time to talk about the fuel consumption of the Jeep Compass. For a proper analysis we should get some information about the engine types. Jeep Compass has three standard engine option which are; 1.4, 1.6 Multijet and 2.0 Multijet. We are going to focus on The Most Economical One and The Most Powerful One. We are using this method to make sure that, we give you the easiest way to choose proper engine type for your budget and driving style. Let’s start with the most economical one which is; 1.6 Multijet. It is a four cylindered, 1598 cm3 sized, Diesel Type engine which produces 120 Horsepower and 3750 RPM Torque. According to the official factory data, it has a 5.3lt/100km (which refers to 53 MPG in UK) fuel consumption rate in Urban usage. However, this rate decreasing to 4.0lt/100km (which refers to 71 MPG in UK) in Extra Urban usage such as; Highway or Long Distance Trip. When we combine these two data we get a 4.4lt/100km (which refers to 64 MPG in UK) average MPG performance. Secondly, let’s talk about the most powerful one which is; 1.4 Multiair AWD Automatic. It is a four cylindered, 1368 cm3 sized, Petrol Type engine which produces 170 Horsepower and 5500 RPM Torque. According to the official data, 1.4 Multiair has got an 8.7lt/100km (which refers to 32 MPG in UK) MPG Rate in Urban usage. On the other hand, this fuel consumption performance decreasing to 5.9lt/100km (which refers to 48 MPG in UK) in Extra Urban usage. When we combine these two data we get a 6.9lt/100km (which refers to 41 MPG in UK) average fuel consumption rate.
Does it Suits You?
I think the answer of this question is maybe. If you are looking for a fuel efficient and well-designed SUV, Jeep Compass is the right choice for you. But if you are looking for a performance SUV you must make your decision wisely. Performance version of the Compass is not a low-cost vehicle. It will satisfy your expectations for performance, but it is also required a huge budget for fuel costs.