The 2016 Jeep Compass is an SUV, the various options, many of which has put together, add up to more off-road than most of its competitors. The 2016 Jeep Compass offers a choice of two engines and front wheel drive (FWD) or two types of 4-wheel-drive (4WD). The 2016 Jeep Compass a platform and gearbox shared with the Jeep Patriot and competes against smaller transitions such as theFord Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain, Hyundai Tucson, Honda CR-V, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Nissan Juke , Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4 Subaru XV Cross Trek, Volkswagen Tiguan and Nissan Rogue.
2016 Jeep Compass Features
The new Jeep Compass 2016 come is in sport, height, width, height, and limited equipment options. Standard equipment for the Compass Sport includes 16-in. Wheels (17-inches Wheels with the largest engine option), air conditioning, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, floor mats, illuminated cup holders, outside temperature indicator, tinted dark tinted glass on the back, front fog lamps and alloy wheels. The level adds 18-in. glossy black wheels, black exterior trim, sports equipment, heated front seats and a leather steering wheel with audio controls.
The 2016 Compass Latitude adds an automatic transmission, heated mirrors, remote central locking, power windows and locks, the cloth sports mesh with vinyl panels, seat height adjustment for the driver, folding front passenger seat, heated seats packed front in a leather steering wheel, and an 115-volt inverter. The High Altitude has 17-in. Wheels and adds leather upholstery, seat 6-way power driver, and a sunroof.
The high-end Jeep Compass Limited 2016 has the most powerful engine, the headlights level, brakes and exterior trim, and 18-in. Aluminum wheels. The interior contains limited climate control, leather upholstery, seat 6-way power driver, vehicle information center, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and an improved stereo system with a hard drive and satellite radio.
Depending on trim level, available features for Jeep Compass 2016 include remote starting of the engine, an electric sunroof, rear view camera, Bluetooth connectivity, improved audio system with iPod connection, high-end audio system with high parlours tailgate providing parties outdoors, and system navigation system. A trailer-towing package adds £2,000. of towing capacity. An Off-Road package offers the option called Jeep “Trail Rated” Compass.
2016 Jeep Compass Engine
The standard engine for the 2016 Jeep Compass is a unit 4-cylinder 2.0-liter that produces 158 horsepower and 141 lb-ft of torque. Optional for the lower trim levels and standard for the Compass Limited is a motor 4-cylinder 2.4-liter that produces 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed manual transmission is a standard on Compass Sport, while the width and Limited get the 6-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard but two options are available for all 2016 Compass 4WD. Freedom Drive I 4WD offers full-time and a lock for improved traction when needed. Freedom Drive II is a 4WD system that includes an off-road package: All-terrain tires, the height of the raised box, fuel tank skid plate, tow hooks, and a full-size spare wheel. The off-road package also includes hill start assistance, hill descent control, differential lock and a continuously variable transmission.
2016 Jeep Compass Fuel Consumption
The fuel economy for the 2016 Jeep Compass is of 23 mpg city and 30 mpg highway with the 2.0L and manual transmission. Add the results of the automatic transmission, mileage penalty (21/28/24 mpg city / highway / combined). With the 2.4-liter engine and manual transmission and FWD, fuel consumption is 23/29/25 mpg with 4-wheel drive and manual transmission fuel consumption 21/27/23 and 20/23/21 mpg is the automatic.
2016 Jeep Compass Safety
Except for the Limited trim level, all the 2016 Jeep Compass SUV with front-wheel drive rear drum brakes used; all other versions are equipped with disc brakes front and rear. In tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2016 Jeep Compass received of possible three out of five stars for frontal impact protection and four stars for rollover protection.