Here’s What You Need to Know About the 2020 Jeep Compass

January 9th, 2020 by

In the class of light-utility crossover models, the 2020 Jeep Compass is a standout option great for both city streets and rugged trails. This compact vehicle offers performance, versatility, comfort, and technology, all in a stylish package. Here’s what you need to know about the 2020 Jeep Compass. 

Engine and Power

All Compass models come with a powerful 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is optional for all models but the Trailhawk, which is only available in all-wheel drive. The Compass features a six-speed manual transmission for the entry-level Sport and Latitude models, a six-speed automatic transmission for front-wheel-drive models, and a nine-speed automatic transmission for all-wheel-drive models.

Performance and Capability

On the road, the 2020 Jeep Compass is agile and flexible, responding quickly to inputs from the driver. Even on tight turns and winding roads, it maintains its composure and poise for passenger comfort. The all-wheel-drive system features snow, sand, and mud modes to tackle various driving situations and terrain conditions. If you’re looking to hit the trails, the Compass is incredibly capable, especially with the trail-ready Trailhawk model, which has a rock mode and a low crawler gear ratio. Properly equipped, the Compass can tow up to 2,000 pounds.

Interior Comfort

The interior of the 2020 Compass is practical and comfortable, providing space for up to four adult passengers. It’s well-appointed and functional, including supportive seats with ample head and legroom. To enhance the comfort, you can add simulated or full leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, and a sunroof. In the cargo bay, the Compass can easily accommodate luggage, shopping bags, and sports equipment.

Uconnect Technology

The Compass comes with the highly intuitive Uconnect system, which is one of the most praised infotainment systems on the market. This system responds quickly to inputs and features a simple, organized menu that’s easy to navigate. All models come with a 7-inch touch screen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration, or you can upgrade to the 8.4-inch touch-screen system with additional technology features including premium audio, navigation, and satellite radio. SiriusXM Guardian is also available, which lets you connect to your vehicle to lock and unlock doors or start your Compass remotely.

Safety Features

The Compass comes with many available safety features to give you a full range of protection in virtually every driving scenario. These include automated emergency braking, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, parking sensors, rear cross-path detection, and full-speed forward collision warning. On top of these features, the Compass comes with a high-strength steel body structure with optimal dynamics and a full bevy of air bags, including knee-bolster air bags.

If you require a capable SUV in a stylish, compact package, the 2020 Jeep Compass is the perfect vehicle for both your daily driving needs and exciting weekend adventures. Stop by Ray Laethem Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram this week to test drive the all-new Compass.