2018 Jeep Compass Specs
There’s a lot of great terrain for outdoor lovers around Penn Yan, Geneva, and Watkins Glen. From camp grounds to lakes to scenic off-road trails, there’s a lot to do. With a trusted Jeep giving you versatility and a capable performance, you can experience all of it.
The 2018 Jeep Compass is a compact SUV that offers you all the dependability you expect from this iconic brand. To show you what it’s really capable of, Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram put together this review of the 2018 Jeep Compass specs.
2018 Jeep Compass Engine Power
Under the hood the 2018 Jeep Compass is powered by a 2.4L Tigershark® engine with MultiAir2 technology. This maximizes intake to give it more power and fuel-efficiency.
The engine gets up to 180 horsepower and can produce up to 175 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to its intelligent design, and standard Start/Stop technology, this SUV gets and EPA-estimated 23 MPG city and 32 MPG highway.
You’ll have a few options for which transmission you want to pair with this engine. A six-speed transmission is available in both manual and automatic, as well as a nine-speed automatic to allow for greater shifting.
With this power, plus an available hitch and two front tow hooks, you’ll be able to pull lots of cargo. The 2018 Jeep Compass has a towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds.
2018 Jeep Compass 4×4 Systems
There are two available 4×4 systems on the 2018 Jeep Compass. Both offer the kind of stability and traction that’s synonymous with Jeep.
The first option is the Jeep Active Drive 4×4 System. Its intelligent drive train helps you with efficiency by switching between two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive with a rear axle disconnect.
The second available system is designed more for off-roading. The Jeep Active Drive Low 4×4 System manages torque and locks the front and rear drive shafts to give you more power. It’s low range and 20:1 crawl ratio makes it a favorite on rocky terrain.
With both these 4×4 systems, you can adjust the drivetrain to your current conditions with the Selec-Terrain® Management System. By just turning a dial on your dashboard you can switch between five modes: Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud, and Rock.
2018 Jeep Compass Off-Road Capability
On top of towing lots of cargo and driving effortlessly through tough weather, the 2018 Jeep Compass is fully capable when it goes off-road too.
With an 8.5-inch ground clearance it can take on steep slopes. It has a 30.3-degree approach angle and 33.6-degree departure angle. You can make your way back down safely too with Hill Descent Control.
Its height also helps with fording through streams. With a smart design that insulates its electronics, it can make its way through up to 19 inches of water.
When its back on dry land its design also provides you quick and agile handling. The 103.8-inch wheelbase offers great control and gives you a 35.3-foot turning diameter.
Test Drive the Jeep Compass
This compact SUV offers you a versatile and fun driving experience whether you’re running errands off-roading near Penn Yan, Geneva, and Watkins Glen.
To learn more about the 2018 Jeep Compass specs, visit Friendly Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and take a test drive.