Jeep fans and customers in Europe will be glad to know that the company has officially introduced the all-new 2017 in the Old Continent, the model joining the rest of the fleet with an exclusive design and an impressive array of engines under the hood.
The SUV`s main highlights are also the array of active driver assist systems, like Forward Collision Warning-Plus, Blind-Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus, ParkView rear backup camera with dynamic grid lines, Adaptive Cruise Control, Automated Parallel and Perpendicular Park assist.
The model is also equipped with two 4×4 systems: the Jeep Active Drive and the Jeep Active Drive Low, both of them including as well the Jeep Selec-Terrain system with five driving modes – Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud, adding as well the Rock and Trailhawk mode. All increase the car`s all-wheel driving performance on any surfaces possible and in any weather condition.
The cabin is also high-class and welcomes you with the finest materials and latest technology – we should include here the new 5.0-, 7.0- and 8.4-inch displays, driver`s instrument cluster with a choice of a 3.5- or a 7.0-inch LED display.
The 2017 Jeep Compass is based on the company`s “small wide architecture”, being equipped with fully-independent suspension or segment-exclusive frequency damping front and rear struts. The same platform allows a wide range of engines under the hood.
In Europe, the model comes equipped with one petrol and two diesel burners. The petrol`s 1.4-liter MultiAir2 Turbo with Stop & Start 2WD delivers 140 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque, while the 4WD variant outputs 170 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque.
On the diesels side, there is a 1.6-liter MultiJet II with Stop & Start, with 120 horsepower and 320 Nm of torque. This is a 4×2 variant. There is also a larger 2.0-liter MultiJet II with Stop & Start engine with 4×4 configuration, delivering 140 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque.