The all-new Jeep Compass will soon land back on Australian shores with an unrivalled combination of attributes that includes legendary and best-in-class 4×4 off-road capabilities coupled with authentic Jeep design, superior on-road driving dynamics, open-air freedom, and over 70 innovative safety and security offerings. A truly global all-new compact SUV, the Jeep Compass will be manufactured in Brazil, China, Mexico and India, for consumers in more than 100 countries around the world.
“The all-new Jeep Compass enters Australia at such a pivotal time for the brand, bringing with it unmatched attributes that include benchmark off-road capability, on-road driving dynamics, fuel- efficient powertrains and a range of advanced technology and safety features,” Guillaume Drelon, Head of Jeep brand at FCA Australia said.
“Built around the world for customers everywhere, the Jeep Compass raises the bar in the compact- SUV segment.”
Confirmed for the Australian market and arriving in dealerships from December 2017, the Jeep Compass will be available in four different trim-level configurations: Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk.
Jeep Compass Sport
The Sport model presents as the most accessible entry-point into the all-new Jeep Compass family. With a standard 4×2 configuration, the Jeep Compass Sport is powered by the 2.4-litre Tigershark petrol engine, paired with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission is capable of producing 129kW. Preliminary additional standard features include:
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- 5.0-inch Uconnect touchscreen radio with voice command & Bluetooth phone & audio
- ParkView reverse parking camera
- Seven airbags
- Leather wrapped steering wheel
- 3.5-inch instrument cluster display
- Electric park brake
Jeep Compass Longitude
The Jeep Compass Longitude arrives standard with a front-wheel-drive configuration, 2.4-litre Tigershark petrol engine, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and adds further style and comfort to the Compass range.
With standard power driver lumbar adjust, LED ambient interior lighting and passenger in seat cushion storage, customers can enjoy a luxurious driving experience. Preliminary additional features include:
- Roof rails
- Automatic headlamps
- Fog & cornering lamps
- Deep tinted privacy glass
- Rain sensitive windshield wipers
- Bright side window surrounds
- Fold forward passenger seat
Jeep Compass Limited
The Jeep Compass Limited provides customers the opportunity to choose between a 2.4-litre Tigershark petrol engine and 2.0-litre diesel engine configuration, both will paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel-drive as standard. This includes Jeep’s Selec-Terrain dial offering Auto, Sand, Mud, Snow modes for the best driving experience on all terrains.
The Jeep Compass Limited satisfies the growing diverse technological needs of today’s customers, with standard safety features such as ParkSense front and rear parking sensors and parallel & perpendicular park assist with stop.
Additionally, the Jeep Compass Limited features an 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay / Android Auto. Paired with the standard 9-speaker BeatsAudio system including subwoofer, occupants will be immersed in the premium interior cabin highlighted by sculptural surface elements and precise technical detail. In addition to the many standard offerings of the Jeep Compass Longitude, the Limited variant comes with:
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Jeep Active Drive 4×4 system
- Jeep Selec-Terrain traction management system
- Bi-Xenon headlamps
- LED tail lamps
- Leather seats
- Heated front seats
- Satellite navigation
- 7-Inch full colour instrument cluster display
- Power 8-way driver / 4-way passenger seats
- Dual zone climate control
Jeep Compass Trailhawk
For the first time ever, the halo model in the Jeep Compass range will come adorned with the benchmark of capability in the Jeep brand – the Trail Rated badge. To earn this badge, the vehicle must conquer some of the toughest trails on the planet. Trail Rated is exclusive to Jeep Trailhawk models and the Jeep Wrangler. As such, the first-ever Jeep Compass Trailhawk delivers best-in- class off-road capability, courtesy the advanced Jeep Active Drive Low 4×4 system.
The Jeep Compass Trailhawk adds the exclusive Rock mode to its Selec-Terrain control system empowering drivers tackle Mother Nature’s toughest driving conditions. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk, available with a 2.0-litre diesel engine and paired with the nine-speed automatic transmission, continues its off-roading prowess with off-road suspension and raised ride height. The Trailhawk model represents the epitome Jeep Compass range, offering:
- Unique front and rear fascia for improved approach and departure angles
- Black anti-glare hood decal
- Red recovery hooks
- Hill Descent Control
- Four underbody skid plates
- Full size spare wheel
- All weather floor mats
- 8.4-inch touchscreen display with satellite navigation and Apple CarPlay / Android Auto
Following its debut at the 2016 LA Auto Show, the all-new Jeep Compass will complete the primary Jeep line up in Australia and will be available from December 2017.