The Jeep Compass is a newer member of the Jeep family, and meets a unique niche in the market. The compact crossover SUV began production in 2006, with the first Compass available for purchase in 2007.
The Compass is Jeep’s first ever crossover SUV, and has proven to be a popular choice among Jeep-lovers who don’t need the extra space that the Cherokee offers. It wasn’t until 2011 that the Compass received the brand’s “Trail Rated” badge, making it a great vehicle both on and off the paved roadways.
Now more than ever before, drivers can customize their Compass with the latest in-vehicle technology, advanced safety features, and exterior stylings. The 2015 Jeep Compass has just enough updates to make it a noteworthy contender in the crossover SUV segment.
The Compass shares its overall look and feel with the family of hatchback crossovers, and has been a popular vehicle in its segment. Featuring excellent safety ratings, a smooth ride, and luxury interior amenities, the Compass is known as the “Value Jeep,” and for good reason.
The efficiency of the Compass is impressive, but even more noteworthy is how the vehicle performs. Available in different trim levels, drivers can find the perfect Compass to suit their lifestyle and budget.
The 2015 Jeep Compass has a starting MSRP of $18,995. Offering drivers excellent fuel economy of 23 city mpg and 30 highway mpg, the Compass continues to save drivers money for years down the road.
It was rated as one of the "25 Most Affordable Compact SUVs" by US News, which ranked the Compass on published reviews, test drives, reliability, and safety data. The 2015 Compass is offered in four different trim levels, each representing a different monetary value and set of standard features.
Compared to the competition, the 2015 Compass offers drivers an impressive list of standard features, with more options than ever before. The Compass comes with Jeep’s powertrain warranty of 100,000 miles or 60 months, one of the best in its class. Whether you are saving money on the initial cost of the 2015 Compass, at the pump, or on the impressive warranty package, this crossover SUV is truly deserving of its “Value Jeep” title.
Drivers of the 2015 Compass can choose from different engine options that are both well-equipped for wherever your adventure leads you. Whether you use your Compass for your daily commute, or need something with powerful towing capabilities, these engines have you covered. Check out each option below:
2.0L DOHC 16V Engine
This option is the more efficient of the two engines that are offered on the Compass and features 158 horsepower, four-cylinders, and 141 lb.-ft. of torque. Those numbers are powerful enough to offer a smooth ride, that delivers in the fuel economy department. This five-speed manual transmission gets up to 30 highway mpg, which means that drivers can enjoy 400 miles between fill-ups.
The standard automatic oil-change monitoring system will alert drivers when regularly scheduled maintenance is due - which is one more amenity that the competitors are lacking.
2.4L DOHC 16V Engine
Featuring 172 horsepower, and an impressive 165 lb.-ft. of torque. The smooth-shifting automatic six-speed transmission allows drivers up to 28 mpg on the highway. With the added towing packing, the Compass equipped with this engine can haul up to 2,000 pounds.
Whoever said that efficiency had to be sacrificed for power had never gotten behind the wheel of a 2015 Jeep Compass. The automotive brand known for power, strength, and durability, has gone above and beyond to deliver a Trail Rated compact SUV capable of everything a Jeep should be.
The best part of the 2015 Jeep Compass, is that it comes in different trim levels to suit every budget and lifestyle. From the base model, Sport, to the high-end High Altitude trim-level, the Compass truly encompasses everything that should be included in a Jeep crossover vehicle.
A lot separates the Sport model from the Compass High Altitude model, and while price is the first factor to consider, the standard and available options are also important to note. Check out some of the noteworthy features that each trim level offers, and how much each one will cost you.
Sport: This base model has a starting MSRP of $18,995, and is the starting point for the 2015 Jeep Compass. Featuring premium cloth bucket seats with rear 60/40 folding seats, this trim level is a great option for those looking for flexibility and convenience. Check out what else the Compass Sport offers as standard equipment:
This sampling of some of the standard features on the base Compass Sport trim level, shows drivers what they can expect for the low starting price.
High Altitude - With a starting MSRP of $23,990, the High Altitude trim level of the 2015 Compass is as high-end as they come. With a standard AutoStick Automatic transmission, with a 2.0-Liter I4 engine, the High Altitude Compass comes packed with standard features and available options. The High Altitude comes standard with everything that the Sport includes, plus the following:
The distinction between the base and high-end trim level is apparent. Drivers can get a great deal with basic standard features on the Sport model, or for only $5,000 more, can get a fully-equipped 2015 Compass that has everything needed for whatever lies ahead.