The automaker has developed the EU-spec 2022 Jeep Compass for it to speak a more European language. The new vehicle features enhanced quality of finishes, advanced onboard technology, higher levels of design, safety, and functionality.
The new Jeep Compass comes in five trim levels: Sport, Longitude, Limited, S, and Trailhawk. It is available with five combinations of powertrains, three gearboxes – a 6-speed manual, an automatic Dual Dry Clutch Transmission (DDCT), a 6-speed automatic one, front- or four-wheel drive.
Exterior and Interior Changes
The front-end design of the Compass is new. There are new LED headlights and a revised seven-slat grille. Key new features also include full-LED daytime running lights, high and low beam, fog lamps which enhance the vehicle’s efficiency and safety. Brightness increased by 100 percent. This results in improved perception of depth and lateral lighting.
More significant changes happen inside, meaning a new dashboard layout, central tunnel, and door panels. The cabin is more spacious now. The materials of better quality are used.
The latest-generation Uconnect system offers a new 10.1-inch Ultra HD display for an extremely intuitive user experience and integrated TomTom navigation. The standard screen measures 8.4 inches. A 10.3-inch digital gauge cluster is optional.
Moreover, a wide range of Mopar parts and accessories for carriage, safety and care, as well as new-generation safety systems are in the list of the new Jeep Compass ‘goodies’.
The range of engines includes petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid ones, all Euro 6D Final-compliant.
A 1.6-litre Multijet II diesel engine now delivers 130 hp and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque, works in pair with the 6-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive. The power is 10 hp more than before, fuel consumption is 10% lower, CO2 emissions are 11 g/km less.
Updated petrol 4-cylinder 1.3-litre GSE turbo engine offers 130 hp and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft) with the 6-speed MT or 150 hp and 270 Nm with the DDCT. Both petrol options are front-wheel drive.
A 4-cylinder 1.3-litre turbo engine with plug-in hybrid tech, 190 hp or 240 hp and 270 Nm of the system output, the 6-speed automatic transmission and eAWD powers the 4xe versions.
This engine delivers two output levels – 130 hp and 180 hp. It is coupled with a 60-hp 250-Nm (184.4 lb-ft) electric motor mounted on the rear axle. An 11.4-kWh battery powers the motor. It can be recharged while driving or via an external power outlet
The Jeep Compass 4xe accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in around 7.5 sec. A pure electric top speed is 130 km/h (81 mph), it rises to 200 km/h (124 mph) in hybrid mode.
The first version to debut on the European market will be the Jeep Compass 80th Anniversary special edition with exclusive design cues. Expect the 2022 prices will be higher than the current ones. The current starting prices are €26,400 in Germany (MSRP incl. destination), £27,125 (OTR) in the UK.