2019 Jeep Compass Crestwood KY
2019 Jeep Compass at Craig and Landreth Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
The 2019 Jeep Compass takes the best parts of the Jeep Renegade and the Jeep Cherokee and blends them into one efficient, little package. The Compass Trailhawk is especially impressive as it can go off-road, which is not something a lot of small SUV’s can do. The tall ride height combined with its Selec-Terrain mode system and Active Drive Low 20:1 crawl ratio makes the Compass the best off-road SUV in its class. The technology and safety features also get an upgrade with the ever-popular Uconnect 8.4-inch infotainment center with navigation and brand-new adaptive cruise control.
- Fuel-Efficient 2.4-liter engine
- 9-speed automatic transmission
- Tows up to 2,000 pounds
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Automatic emergency braking
- Hill-descent Control
- Uconnect touchscreen
- 8.3 inches of Cargo Room
- 17-inch off-road tires
What engines are there to choose from?
When it comes to the engine, one word comes to mind: Fuel-efficiency. The 2019 Compass is powered by the 2.4-liter Tigershark which delivers 32 miles per gallon (mpg) highway and best-in-class 4×4 fuel economy of 31 mpg highway when mated to the six-speed manual transmission, but the engine offers a six-speed automatic as well. With the Limited and the Trailhawk trims, you get a nine-speed transmission. All Compass models equipped with an automatic transmission come with a start/stop technology that puts the keeps the engine idle when the vehicle comes to a complete stop, which is a neat feature. The Compass is also equipped with 4WD and can tow up to 2,000 pounds.
What are notable features on the Compass?
If you liked the inside design of the Cherokee and the Renegade, you’re in luck! The Compass has followed the same design pattern complete with sculptured forms, high-quality materials, and state-of-the-art technology with large round air vents and logically arranged controls. Not only are the seats extremely comfortable, but rear-seat passengers enjoy 38.3 inches of legroom, which is great for a mid-sized sedan. There are a spacious 27 cubic feet of cargo space, which expands to nearly 60 cubic feet with the seats folded. The exterior also gets an update with, front suspension skid plate, Gloss Black grille with black rings, fog lamp bezels and badges, Gloss Black roof, silver anodized interior accents, bright chrome exhaust tip and Trailhawk all-weather mats which are all new in 2019 for the Sport models. The Limited model includes 19-inch Satin Gloss Granite Wheels Gloss Black roof and deep-tint glass, anodized gunmetal interior finishes and tungsten interior stitching. All Compasses come available with an open-air dual-pane sunroof.
What are some of the safety features?
Safety features for the Compass include lane-keep assistance, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking. Each Jeep Compass also comes standard with seven standard airbags. Though most will go with the Latitude model which includes automatic headlights, cornering fog lights with ambient interior lighting and illuminated vanity mirrors.
Final Thoughts on the 2019 Jeep Compass
The 2019 Compass is one of the best and most affordable mid-sized SUVs’ on the market. The fuel-efficient engines are sure to be a big selling point, and the upgraded interior and exterior complete with more legroom than ever before are sure to impress. But by far the best features are the Selec-Terrain mode system and Active Drive Low 20:1 crawl ratio which allow the Compass to go off-road, which has not been seen before in a mid-sized SUV. This is the type of innovation that drivers have come accustomed to with Jeep.