New 2017 Jeep Compass at Locklear Chrysler Jeep Dodge for Birmingham, AL
The redesigned Compass now features advanced fuel efficiency, best-in-class 4x4 off-road capability, and more options for powertrains. The exterior and interior get revamped look including an open-air dual-pane sunroof and high-quality interior materials. It also gets many advanced passive and active safety features. The infotainment system gets some upgrades with the four-generation Uconnect system with smartphone integration. Learn all about the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass and what it can offer you!
Under the Compass's Hood
The 2.4-liter four-cylinder is the engine under the 2017 Jeep Compass hood. It generates 175 pound-feet of torque and 180 horsepower. This engine has three transmission options. The six-speed manual transmission is the standard transmission on all 4x2 and 4x4 models. The six-speed automatic transmission is available for 4x2 models and it features a 6.635 ratio spread and 3.502 final-drive ratio. The class-exclusive nine-speed transmission enables the Compass to optimize engine output and gives efficient power at faster speeds. All the 4x4 models come with this transmission. The Jeep Active Drive Low 4x4 has a 20:1 crawl ratio matched with the Selec-Terrain Traction Management System. The Selec-Terrain system includes five modes: Auto, Sand, Mud, Snow, and a Trailhawk special Rock mode. These modes will give you the best performance in the weather condition the Compass is in.
Design of Jeep Compass
The face of the Compass comes with the signature seven-slot grille. It also comes with distinctive wheel arches and amazing ground clearance. There are four models of the Jeep Compass. The Sport offers a 5-inch touchscreen Uconnect system, a six-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth. The Latitude offers upgraded cloth and simulated leather, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 5-inch Uconnect system, and multiple options through packages. The features in the Limited are upgraded exterior trim, an 8.5-inch Uconnect touchscreen, an upgraded driver information display, automatic dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, heated front seats, and 18-inch wheels. The off-road Trailhawk offers a raised suspension, a unique front fascia, rock mode with Selec-Terrain system, red tow hooks, and a matte-black hood accent. The option to have smartphone integration allow iPhone users and Android users to connect to their phone through the Compass. Apple CarPlay allows drivers to make phone calls, receive messages, access music, and voice-guided navigation. Android Auto allows drivers to use Google Maps, Google Music, and ask Google Search questions.
The options are monotone Black with Cattle Tan stitching, monotone Black with Cattle Tan and Light Diesel stitching, monotone Black with Ruby Red stitching, Sandstorm with Dark Saddle stitching, two-tone Black and Ski Gray with Ruby Red stitching, and two-tone Black and Ski Gray with Ski Gray stitching.
The Compass offers more than 70 available active and passive safety features. The frame is reinforced with high-strength steel and other advanced materials. This makes it a protective cage around the passengers. Going even further, there are seven airbags included to make everyone feel safe. The advanced features are forward collision warning-plus, lane departure warning-plus, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross path detection, rear backup camera, electronic stability control, and electronic roll mitigation. Fill out the form below to find out more about the 2017 Jeep Compass or come talk to us at Locklear Chrysler Jeep Dodge.