Powerful, all-weather capability

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2.0L DOHC 16V engine

Compass offers an available efficient 2.0L DOHC 16V 158 hp four-cylinder engine capable of delivering a powerful 141 lb-ft of torque. Matched to a five-speed manual 2WD transaxle or an available automatic six-speed automatic transmission, it comes with a convenient automatic oil change monitoring system.

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2.4L DOHC 16V engine

Compass also offers an available 2.4L World Engine with 172 hp and an awesome 165 lb-ft of torque. Coupled with the available new, smooth-shifting six-speed automatic transmission, it provides up to 28 hwy mpg+. When properly equipped, the versatile Compass vehicle becomes capable of towing up to an awesome 2,000 pounds+. A five-speed manual transmission is also available.

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Choose a 4X4 system

Freedom Drive IThis system provides you with active, full-time 4WD capability with Brake Traction Control and selectable LOCK mode. Freedom
Drive I features an Electronically Controlled Coupling (ECC) that monitors wheel slippage and transfers torque to the axle that can use it most. In tough conditions, it can be locked 50/50 front/rear for added low-speed capability and control.


Freedom Drive II®This system takes Freedom Drive I and adds a selectable locking Off-Road mode with Hill Descent Control (HDC) along with grade sensing features. When not in low speed Off-Road LOCK mode, torque is adjusted on-demand for added fuel efficiency. This system’s all-weather capability and control handles difficult road situations both on and off-road including deep snow, mud and up to 19 inches of water+. Included with Freedom Drive II® Off-Road Group.

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BadgeTrail Rated® for the
toughest trails in
the world

Confirming the Jeep® brand’s place as the leader in 4x4 innovation and off-road capability, the Trail Rated® badge signifies that any vehicle bearing it has been tested to perform in five categories of off-road conditions including: traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation and water fording+. The Freedom Drive II® Off-Road Group package is also available when you're ready to take off-roading to the next level.Jeep Trail Rated Videos

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Control on higher ground

An available Hill Descent Control helps monitor throttle, speed and braking on Compass when you need it most, while the Hill Start Assist keeps brakes applied for a short time after you've removed your foot from the brake, to give you time to accelerate. And for exceptional handling, Compass also has a four-wheel independent suspension with MacPherson strut front and a multilink independent rear.

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All-weather group

Weather Capability

Being prepared can make all the difference. For all-weather, all-surface capability — choose Compass 4x4's available All-Weather Capability Group.

Tow hooks

Tow hooks

Available heavy-duty forged steel tow hooks are perfect for helping pull less-capable vehicles out of ditches and include two front-mounted and one rear-frame mounted tow hooks.

Skid plates

skid plates

Skid plates protect the underside of your vehicle from off-road rocks and on-road debris. Available with the Freedom Drive II® Off-Road Group.

Up to 2,000-pounds towing capability+

Properly equipped with a 2.4L engine and the Trailer Tow Prep Group, Compass is able to tow up to 2,000 pounds of Maximum Loaded Trailer Weight and is ready to haul everything from folding camping trailers to trailers for small boats, motorcycles and snowmobiles.

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