2018 Jeep Compass Houston TX
2018 Jeep Compass at Clear Lake
After being completely redesigned in the previous model year, the 2018 Jeep Compass is the stylish, comfortable, and capable crossover SUV that you have dreamed of. This crossover SUV can easily move from being a normal SUV, with a focus on entertainment and comfort, to the off-road capable configuration that will remind you that this is most definitely a Jeep. Besides all of these options, the Compass just fits perfectly into a unique place in the Jeep lineup. Somewhere between the larger Grand Cherokee, and the smaller Renegade, the Jeep Compass has it all and gives you the confidence when it comes to not only off-roading, but on-the-road driving.
- 6-speed manual transmission
- 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine
- 180 horsepower
- Advanced multistage front airbags
- ParkView rear backup camera
- Tire pressure monitoring
- 16-inch wheels
- Six-speaker sound system
What safety options come with the Compass?
The Jeep Compass, for the 2018 model year, includes many standard and optional safety features! Actually, there are over seventy different safety and security available. Some of these features include a tire pressure monitoring display, a ParkView rear backup camera, advanced multistage front airbags, anti-lock 4-wheel disc brakes, and electronic stability control. An optional feature is the ParkSense rear park assist system! These are premium options that allow you to have not just a fun drive, but a safe one as well.
What engine powers the Compass?
An expertly crafted engine is needed to power this versatile vehicle. It’s a good thing that the 2.5-liter inline-4 is just the engine for the job! This powertrain can offer you 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. This amount of power is especially useful when it comes to any off-roading plans you might have in the future. You’ll find this engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission with the Sport model, while you can opt for a 6-speed automatic transmission. Every 4WD model comes with a 9-speed automatic transmission. These amount of options are the reason for so many fuel economy variations. The manual Compass in FWD will get you 23/32 mpg. Both the FWD automatic and 4WD manual Compass will get you 22/31 mpg. Finally, the 4WD automatic Compass will give you 22/30 mpg. When it comes to towing, the Compass has the capability to tow up to 2,000 pounds! That’s plenty of towing ability for a crossover SUV.
What are the model options for the Compass?
The Jeep Compass continues to impress when it comes to the available model options. There are four models to choose from: the Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk. When it comes to the basics, the Sport is the best option! The Sport includes air-conditioning, a 5-inch touchscreen display with a Uconnect system, a USB port, 16-inch wheels, a six-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth connectivity. The Latitude is a step up from the Sport, adding bigger wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, upgraded cloth, simulated leather seat upholstery, and keyless entry and ignition. The Limited is the second to highest option, adding, a power driver seat, upgraded exterior trim, leather upholstery, an 8.5-inch Uconnect touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, an upgraded driver information display, and automatic dual-zone climate control. The highest option is also the best equipped for off-roading and is known as the Trailhawk. The Trailhawk features a Selec-Terrain system, front and rear red tow hooks, underbody protection shields, 17-inch wheels, off-road-oriented tires, unique front fascia, and a raised-suspension.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Jeep Compass
The Jeep Compass is the perfect sized SUV for every family! This SUV also contains the capabilities to make not just on-the-road driving fun, but off-road driving as well! For more information, give us a call!