Press Kit: 2018 Jeep Compass

2018 Jeep® Compass Fact Sheet

Auburn Hills, Mich. Sep 1, 2017  -  The 2018 Jeep® Compass expands the brand’s global reach with an unmatched combination of attributes, which includes legendary and best-in-class 4x4 off-road capability, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, premium and authentic Jeep design, superior on-road driving dynamics, open-air freedom, and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings.
 
A truly global compact SUV, the 2018 Jeep Compass is manufactured in Brazil, China, Mexico and India, for consumers in more than 100 countries around the world.

New for 2018
  • New for 2018, Jeep Compass Limited models now offer 4x2 driveline configuration
  • The 2018 Jeep Compass, the most capable all-new compact SUV, offered an abundance of new features with its launch for the 2017 model year:
    • Premium, sculptural design with a wide stance and exceptional glass-to-wheel proportions
    • Legendary Jeep seven-slot grille sports a fresh approach that features a Gloss Black field with individual chrome outlines around each of the seven individual slots
    • Available painted Gloss Black roof contributes to a unique, premium appearance in the compact-SUV segment
    • Sophisticated interior developed with clean, sculptured forms, signature design elements, precise technical detail, high-quality materials and state-of-the-art technology
    • Compass utilizes FCA’s “small-wide 4x4 architecture” for best-in-class off-road capability and superior on-road performance
    • Designed for Trail Rated adventures, small-wide 4x4 architecture features four-wheel independent suspension with up to 8.2 inches of wheel articulation and 8.5 inches of ground clearance 
    • North American models powered by proven, fuel-efficient 2.4-liter MultiAir Tigershark engine producing 180 horsepower and 175 lb.-ft. of torque
    • Four systems with 5.0-, 7.0- and 8.4-inch touchscreen sizes
    • Fourth-generation Uconnect systems provide a range of available handsfree communication, entertainment and navigation features, including new Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • Loaded with  70 available advanced safety and security features

Highlights
  • Jeep Compass features 17 global combinations of fuel-efficient powertrain options
  • Premium, distinguished, authentic Jeep exterior styling includes open-air dual-pane sunroof
  • Interior includes sculptured forms, high-quality materials and state-of-the-art technology
  • North American models, powered by the fuel-efficient 2.4-liter Tigershark, deliver superior fuel economy
  • Choice of three transmissions:
    • Class-exclusive nine-speed automatic transmission for 4x4 models
    • Six-speed automatic transmission for 4x2 models
    • Six-speed manual transmission for 4x2 and 4x4 models
  • Jeep Active Drive Low features class-leading 20:1 crawl ratio and exclusive five-mode Jeep Selec-Terrain system for best-in-class off-road performance
  • Selec-Terrain provides up to five modes for the best four-wheel-drive performance in any weather condition
  • Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud modes standard on all 4x4 models; Trailhawk models gain Rock mode
  • Trailhawk provides best-in-class Trail Rated 4x4 capability with:
    • Standard Jeep Active Drive Low 4x4 20:1 crawl ratio
    • Increased ride height of almost one inch, skid plates and Jeep signature red front and rear tow hooks
    • 30-degree approach angle, 24-degree breakover angle, and 34-degree departure angle
    • Hill-descent Control
    • Aggressive 17-inch off-road tires
    • Up to 19 inches of water fording
    • Up to 2,000-lb. towing capability

Model Lineup
For 2018, the all-new Jeep Compass lineup consists of four models:
  • Sport (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Latitude (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Limited (4x2 and 4x4)
  • Trailhawk 

Exterior Colors
  • Redline Red Pearl Coat
  • Spitfire Orange Clear Coat (Sport and Trailhawk models)
  • Laser Blue Pearl Coat
  • Olive Green Pearl Coat
  • Jazz Blue Pearl Coat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
  • Pearl White Tri-Coat (Limited models)
  • Bright White Tri-Coat
  • Rhino Clear Coat (Limited and Trailhawk models)

Interior Colors
  • Black
  • Black and Sandstorm
  • Black and Ski Grey
  • Trailhawk Black 

More Information
Please visit the Jeep Compass newsroom for the latest product information, photography and videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents. 
 

About Jeep Brand
Built on more than 75 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with class-leading capability, craftsmanship and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence.

The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options.

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