The upcoming model 2018 Jeep Compass has created a big hype in the auto world. More specifically, the models like Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, and Toyota RAV4 are in for a tough competition (probably domination) as the new-gen Compass will bring forth significant changes. For starters, the 2018 Jeep Compass is suspected to sit on the Renegade’s stretched platform and borrow design elements from Jeep Grand Cherokee. So far so good, the makers will certainly not miss out on sportiness and top notch styling.
2018 Jeep Compass – Chassis Features
The new Jeep Compass will integrate a trial-ready chassis. To be more specific, both the front and rear differentials will have individual links for coping up with uneven terrains and distributing torque accordingly. The rear suspension will get a rugged stabilizer bar and coil springs.
This new-gen Jeep Patriot will get a refined look with the extensive use of bright bronze and chrome accents. The dual headlights will also integrate dual LED clusters along with turn signals and the body-embedded grille will receive chamfered edges along with cross-hair styling.
The Jeep Compass will retain the utility roof rails for characterizing a sporty profile.Its aluminum alloy wheels will range in the size options of 17 and 18-inches. Rearwards, the overhang will grow a tad bit and taillights will get a robust stance.
The color options will include Black Clear Coat, Billet Silver, Deep Cherry Red, True Blue, Granite Crystal, Mojave Sand and Bright White.
The changes will come heavy on the interior cabin of new-gen 2018 Jeep Compass as well. The front seats will come heavily bolstered and feature a power lumbar support. Along with that, 2-stage heating will come standard on specific trims. However, the cabin cockpit will flaunt new stylistic materials. The dash, steering wheel, and also a gear shift knob will get metallic accents.
Its safety features are to undergo revisions as well. The standard safety features will include Multistage Airbags, Crumple Zone Cabin, Blind Spot Detection, Lane Keeping Aid, Engine Immobilizer and also a Seatbelt Pre-tensioners.
2018 Jeep Compass – Powertrain Options
The new model will offer the powertrain just like its predecessor.
- The 2.4L 4 cylinder engine will be base engine. The outputs of this powertrain are expected to stay around 180 HP and 175 lb-ft torque. The fuel economy is expected to improve at 26 mpg city/ 28 mpg highway/ 31 mpg combined.
The transmission options will include a 6-speed auto/manual and 9-speed automatic. Likewise, front wheel drive will come as standard and all-wheel drive will come optional.
2018 Jeep Compass – Price Range and Release Date
The pricing of 2018 Jeep Compass will probably start at $22,000 and reach up to $35,000. This new Jeep Patriot is set to arrive by the end of this year.