The Jeep Company is very good when it comes to SUVs, and its Compass model is on the market for about a decade. The most recent Compass model for 2017 will hit the market redesigned in almost every visible and in those invisible parts. According to Company, this new model will hit the showrooms probably in the first half of next year. They also say that the new 2017 Jeep Compass will be a replacement of well-known Patriot model. According to them, they will retain Compass name because they think that this name is more recognizable all over the world.
They also expect the great popularity of this model and a lot of sales and satisfied customers. A few days ago, this model is presented for the first time to the people in Pernambuco, Brazil. Jeep also announced that this model will be offered in more that half countries in the World with around 17 different powertrains! Great news, certainly. Everything on this model will be better than in the current one, starting from the exterior and interior design to the off-road capability and fuel efficiency.
New 2017 Jeep Compass
2017 Jeep Compass Exterior design
When you compare the current model with the new one, you can definitely notice the addition of style. The exterior is now so more modernistic than before. One great change is also a new platform. This model will ride on a stretched variant of well-known platform found in the Renegade model. Now we can move on some details from the exterior, so let’s start from the front fascia. Here we can notice totally new front grille made from chrome. Compared to the current model, the front grille of the new one will be thinner and in general, the front fascia looks similar to the Range Rover. Above the grille, we can notice Jeep lettering, just like before. Also, the headlights of this model will also have new design and shape. It will be slimmer and smaller than before. Just like in the current model, the grille and the headlights are connected.
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Speaking of lighting, all lights on the vehicle will be powered by the next generation of LED technology, including headlights, taillights, and the fog lights. The front bumper of this model will be also slightly modified. It will be more muscular and fitted with larger air intakes as well as with larger and stronger fog lights. The grille and the bumper will be probably finished in black color. The rear fascia is a bit different, with completely new taillights and modified rear bumper. At the sides, this model will use nicely designed aluminum wheels finished in black color. The size of the wheels will be probably 16 X 7 inch for the base variant.
2017 Jeep Compass dimensions:
– Wheelbase is 103.7 inches
– Length is 175.1 inches
– Width is 71.4 inches
– Height is 65 inches.
Also, the base curb weight of this redesigned model will be 3107 lbs.
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New Jeep Compass 2017 Interior design
From the inside, this model will be very spacious and more luxurious than before. The cabin is full of high-tech features and high-quality materials. There is going to be some slight redesigns from the inside. In general, everything inside is very simple and well organized. The dashboard is refreshed and the big touchscreen display fit nice with up to date infotainment system. Also, the comfort of the cabin is on the high level which is very important to all people. All seats will be wrapped in high-quality leather and will be very adjustable. The steering wheel will be multifunctional and probably wrapped in the leather as well.
Jeep Compass 2017 Interior
Some of the other interior features will include:
– modern manual air condition,
– adaptive cruise control,
– rearview camera,
– a lot of connectivity options,
– Electronic Stability Control,
– Airbag Occupancy Sensor,
– Low Tire Pressure Warning,
– Side Impact Beams,
– Stability and traction control,
– 4 Speakers,
– Wireless Streaming, and many others as well.
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Engine and Performance
Under the hood, this model will be powered by an Inline-4 cylinder engine(DUAL VVT) with a displacement of 2.0L. Fuel delivery will be Port injection. This engine will be capable of generating up to 158 horses @ 6400 rpm as well as 141 lb.ft of torque @ 5000 rpm. The power from this engine will be routed to the front or all wheel through the 5-speed manual transmission system and CVT automatic. According to EPA, this model will have a fuel consumption of 27/36/32 in the city/highway/combined for manual transmission. The CVT transmission has 26/31/32 in the city/highway. The acceleration from 0-60 mph will be 9.5 seconds while the top speed will be rated at 112 mph.
The second engine is Inline-4 cylinder engine(DUAL VVT) 2.4L with 172-horsepower. The 2017 Jeep Compass transmission will be 6-speed manual and automatic, also a 5-speed manual for this bigger engine. Also will go over front or all wheels. Gas mileage for this model will be:
– 6-speed automatic 25/32/29 in the city/highway/combined,
– 6-speed automatic 24/31city/highway,
– 5-speed manual 27/32 in the city/highway.
Price and Release date of 2017 Jeep Compass
The release date of this beautiful SUV will be next year in the first three months. Th starting price will be starting from $17,795 for the base version. With the higher trim, the price will be also higher.
– Sport trim from $17,795
– North Edition from $25,490
– High Altitude from $26,235
– 75-anniversery edition from $27,880
2017 Jeep Compass Photos