2014 Jeep Compass is in contrast to other compact crossover SUV with offroad capabilities. Although previous models lost the competition in acceleration and overall development, could be a new six-speed automatic jeep make this a more viable option in 2014. 2014 Jeep Compass gets a new choice of six-speed CVT automatic transmission that the much maligned in most models replaced. An update on small design inside and out is also new, and a reversing camera and upgraded audio system for the Limited. Side airbags in the front seats are now standard across the line.
Compact crossovers have to cover a lot of ground. You must be able to take your mountain bike on a moment. You have to get offer sufficient road capacity to work during a snow storm. You need to be spacious and comfortable for you and a few children. You must provide a semblance of style along with a number of high-tech features. Despite all this, we are not willing to pay much for it. 2014 Jeep Compass is an example of a budget crossover you check all the fields, keeping the bottom line low.
We will review this as soon as you update test a 2014 Jeep Compass, but now, it is certainly worth a visit all the options in the compact crossover SUV segment. If improved off-road capability in a small crossover are a must-have, we recommend a look at the new Subaru Forester Subaru XV or cross Trek. For most SUV owners who rarely, if ever, from the sidewalk, the Ford Escape, are Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage and Toyota RAV4, some of the best in this class.
2014 Jeep Compass Performance
In front-wheel drive and sports Latitude trims, the 2014 Jeep Compass with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine that provided 158 horsepower and 141 pound-feet of torque. Optional in Sport front-wheel-drive and the width is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 172 hp and 165 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard on all models and all-wheel drive Compass Limited model. A five speed manual transmission is standard on the Sport, while the Latitude and Limited models get a new six-speed automatic transmission standard. The EPA estimates fuel economy for the 2.0-liter engine and front-wheel drive automatic combined 21 mpg city/28 mpg highway and 24 mpg. According to the manual these numbers increased a little 23/30/26.
The front wheel drive Compass with 2.4-liter engine and automatic transmission does not differ from the 2.0 to 21/28/24 mpg. But even here there is a slight increase for the manual here, and rises to 23/28/25. With all-wheel drive and 2.4, see the 21/27/23 to 23/28/25 is automatic and manual. The optional Freedom Drive II Group offers a very serious 4WD low range gearing and hill descent control, but also requires you to select the available 2.4-liter engine and CVT. With the CVT, the fuel consumption is pretty bad on 20/23/21.
2014 Jeep Compass Security
Standard safety features for all 2014 Jeep Compass models include antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, side airbags in the front seats and side curtain airbags. A reversing camera is included with the Limited and available on others. The off-road group Freedom Drive II adds hill descent control and hill start assist. In Edmunds brake testing, a 4WD Compass Limited stop to 60 mph in 120 feet, the slightly better than average for this type of vehicle.
Also to its newer competitors in this class over the compass did not go so well, despite its compact dimensions, do not distract or manage very well, either. Either all-wheel drive in 2014 Jeep Compass takes slicked roads in winter due to heavy rains and snow, and the AWD and 4WD system base is all really need most crossover buyers.