2020 Jeep Compass Louisville KY
2020 Jeep Compass at Craig and Landreth Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
While other crossovers lack the do-anything, go-anywhere attitude of the SUV, the Jeep Compass proves that off-road adventures are still achievable and more enjoyable than ever! New for the 2020 year is increased availability of features such as the Alpine Audio system and appearance packages. There is also a variety of safety technology that is available on the base model. Read on to learn more about the incredible trailblazing Jeep Compass!
- Nine-Speed Automatic Transmission Available
- Fuel-Efficient 2.4-liter Tigershark Engine
- Jeep Selec-Terrain
- Available Advanced Safety Group
- Available Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Available Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
- Android Auto / Apple CarPlay
- Keyless Entry
- Available Alpine Premium Audio
What’s the difference between the Trim Levels?
The entry-level Sport model comes with a rearview camera, keyless entry, automatic dual-zone climate control, and a 7-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and a 6-speaker audio system. Stepping up to the Latitude level gets you automatic highlights, ambient lighting, illuminated vanity mirrors, and a proximity key with push-button start. You also get roof rails, upgraded simulated leather upholstery, keyless ignition/entry, a variety of option packages, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Limited model adds a remote engine start, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated front seats/steering wheel, an upgraded 8.4-inch touchscreen, and leather upholstery. This model can also be optioned with an Alpine premium audio system, a tow package, and a panoramic sunroof. Available safety features include forward-collision warning plus with active braking, lane departure warning with lane keep assist, and a variety of safety and security packages.
Can you tell me more about the Trailhawk model?
The Trailhawk is the 2020 Compass’ most off-road-capable model with a best-in-class Trail Rated 4×4 capability. The Trailhawk comes with a crawl mode with a 20:1 craw ratio thanks to Jeep Active Drive which adjusts torque to ensure the tires get the most grip and power. This model also comes with features such as hill-descent control, skid plates, increased one-inch ride height, aggressive off-road tires, and most of the Limited’s kit. It even comes with Jeep signature red tow hooks in the front and rear with a 30-degree approach angle, 24-degree breakover angle, and 34-degree departure angle. If you’re planning to do a lot of off-roading, you’ll appreciate the Compass Trailhawk’s Selec-Terrain mode system that adapts to several off-road conditions, including mud, rock, snow, and sand. It is even capable of fording up to 19-inches of water and towing 2,000 pounds!
Which powertrain and transmission options are available?
The Jeep Compass features plenty of powertrain options, including 25 global combinations. There are three transmission options; for 4×4 models, you can choose a class-exclusive nine-speed automatic or six-speed manual while 4×2 models come with either the six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic. Even lower trims come with impressive capability thanks to the first-gear hold and lockable center differential, which isn’t common in this segment. The engine is a 2.4-liter Tigershark rated at 180 horsepower and provides a competent driving experience. The Jeep Compass also has enough suspension travel to handle big bumps and minimal lean.
Final Thoughts on the 2020 Jeep Compass
When it comes to compact-crossover SUVs, the Jeep Compass is a competitively priced option, but it’s durable, off-road ability, and smooth on-road handling put it in a league of its own. While other SUVs focus on tech at the expense of off-road capability. No matter which trim you choose or the powertrain configuration that suits your needs, you can expect a built-to-last design that can take you where you need to go, regardless of the roads and trails ahead. Ready to go out and explore in a 2020 Jeep Compass? Visit our dealership and drive yours off the lot today!