The 2019 Jeep Compass is a versatile and stylish small SUV with a head-turning appearance that will get you noticed. The entry-level Sport trim offers affordable motoring and the all-wheel-drive model has Jeep’s legendary off-road capability. Several optional packages enable you to upgrade the specifications to suit your pocket and your style.
The Compass Sport features remote keyless entry, the signature seven-slot grille in black with chrome accents flanked by quad headlights and daytime running lights. 16-inch wheels are housed beneath the distinctive wheel arches which are reminiscent of the original Willy’s Jeep of the 1940s.
It has stylish lower body side cladding for added protection and manually folding heated power door mirrors. Solar control glass helps to keep the interior cool. Incandescent taillights enhance the rear end, while the rear fascia skid plate applique protects the underside.
Inside, the Sport seats up to five people and offers cloth upholstery with bucket seats and six-way adjustable front seats. Behind the second-row seats you have 27.2 cubic feet of cargo space. With the 60/40 split folding rear seats folded flat, there is 59.8 cubic feet of room for those large loads or weekend camping trips. You have eight cargo tie-down loops in the rear and an underfloor tray to securely store small items You can create more cargo space by folding the front passenger seat flat.
The modern and spacious cabin has gunmetal and black accents and features push-button start, cruise control, dual-zone automatic temperature control, an 3.5-inch electronic vehicle information center with steering wheel controls, a multi-function steering wheel, a tilting and telescoping steering column, and an overhead console. To power and charge electric equipment, you have a 115-volt auxiliary power point and front and rear 12-volt power outlets.
The infotainment system has six-speaker audio with media hub, Bluetooth with voice recognition, smartphone integration, and a 7-inch touch-screen display.
Power and Performance
Powering the Sport is a smooth and efficient 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque to the front or all four wheels. It is mated to a slick shifting six-speed manual transmission. It will return up to 22 mpg in the city and an impressive 31 mpg for highway driving.
All-wheel drive models feature the Selec-Terrain Traction Management system to optimize your grip on snow, sand, or mud. Auto mode adapts to road and weather conditions. The high ground clearance of the Compass allows you traverse difficult terrain. When properly equipped, the Sport has a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.
You can be confident when driving the Compass Sport which features all-speed traction control, electronic stability control, and electronic roll mitigation to provide assured handling. You can be sure of stopping with the four-wheel anti-lock braking system and rain brake support. Pulling away on an incline is simple with hill start assist, while reversing is aided by the integrated rearview camera.
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