2020 Jeep Compass
For 2020, the Jeep Compass is a capable off-road vehicle that has an outstanding infotainment system, keyless ignition, air conditioning, and cloth seats. The SUV is built for fun while also being comfortable. Few compare to what the Jeep brand can offer when it comes to off-road prowess.
2.4L I-4 Engine
Avail. Engine Type
The 2020 Jeep Compass comes with a 2.4-liter inline-4 which makes 180-horsepower and delivers 175 pound-feet of torque. The Limited and Latitude models have a 6-speed automatic with front-wheel-drive. There is an available 9-speed auto for the all-wheel-drive Compasses; that is standard on the Limited and Trailhawk models.
The Trailhawk’s springs have no problem being driven on off-roads. The sixteen-inch wheels on the Sport base model offer a lot of comfort while driving. While the steering is light, the Compass allows for easy maneuverability and active driving.
The Tralhawk gets extra inches of height on the wheels making it a total of about 8.4 inches. As for the 9-speed automatic, it has a low first gear which simulates a 20:1 crawl ratio. The vehicle has a Rock Traction mode that works in the background helping the Trailhawk to prevent wheel slippage.
The 2020 Jeep Compass exudes confidence anywhere it’s driven. The athletic styling and the sweeping modern curves from the vehicle give it a cool and refreshed look. It’s designed to confidently take the driver and passengers off-road. The Sport trim has a 16” black styled steel wheels. The Latitude and Trailhawk have 17” aluminum wheels and the Limited has 18” wheels.
The Compass has two rows that seat up to five passengers. The interior is spacious enough for tall adults to sit comfortably. The driver and front passenger have a commanding view of the road ahead. The materials selected for the top trims have some nicer touches. The Compass has a cargo space of 27.2 cubic feet behind the rear seats and when folded it is 59.8 cubic feet. As for the cargo area, it is wide and there are numerous cubbies that can be found under the cargo floor. There is a power liftgate but that is offered as an option.
When it comes to infotainment, Jeep has one of the best infotainment systems among the affordable automakers. The Uconnect interface is user-friendly. The system has a straightforward menu which makes it easy to learn and it has an easily customizable screen as well as having the buttons and knobs conveniently placed. The Jeep Compass has a 7-inch touch screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. If drivers are looking to upgrade they can choose a nine-speaker Alpine premium audio system and an 8.4-inch touch screen which comes with navigation.
Safety Features and Warranty
On the Jeep Compass 2019, the standard safety feature includes a rearview camera. Jeep extended its safety list for every trim and the availability includes full-speed forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, and lane departure warning. There are also automatic high-beam headlights, rear parking sensors, automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, lane keep assist, and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
For 2020, every Jeep vehicle is covered by a standard 3-year/36,000-mile warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, roadside assistance for five years or 100,000 miles. When you’re covered, each passing year brings new possibilities of adventures.