Jeep Compass (2018–)

Model History

March 2017

Jeep Compass for Europe makes debut

The 2018 Jeep Compass comes with two petrol and two diesel engines for a total of eight different powertrain combinations and four different configurations: Sport, Longitude, Limited which is the top-of-the-range trim in terms of refinement, standard technological contents and equipment. Trailhawk, offers effective Trail Rated 4x4 capability.

The driver's instrument cluster features a 3.5-inch or 7-inch LED driver information display. The full-color 7-inch screen displays information that the driver can configure for easier access while driving and is standard on Limited and Trailhawk models.

The 2018 Jeep Comapss comes with two advanced, intelligent full-time 4x4 systems: Jeep Active Drive and Jeep Active Drive Low, the latter with 20:1 crawl ratio. Each system can send 100 percent of available torque to any one wheel when needed.

Both Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4x4 systems include the Jeep Selec-Terrain system, providing up to five modes (Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud modes, plus exclusive Rock mode on the Trailhawk model) for the best four-wheel-drive performance on any surface - on- or off-road - and in any weather condition.

The Compass also features a disconnecting rear axle and power take-off unit (PTU) - in order to provide 4x4 models with enhanced fuel economy. Both Jeep Active Drive and Active Drive Low 4x4 systems instantly engage when 4x4 traction is needed.

The Trailhawk model also features increased ride height of almost 2.5 cm, skid plates, red rear tow hook, unique front and rear fascias that deliver 29.1 degree approach, 23.7 degree breakover and 33.1 degree departure angles, aggressive 17-inch off-road tires and up to 22.9 cm of ground clearance.

November 2017

Prices for Jeep Compass announced

It starts at £22,995 OTR for the 1.6 MultiJet 120 MTX FWD.

In the UK, the Compass range is powered by two petrol and three diesel engines. The petrol engine offering includes a 1.4-litre MultiAir II Turbo engine with Stop&Start delivering 140PS and 230Nm torque in combination with the six-speed manual gearbox and 4x2 configuration.

There is also a 1.4-litre MultiAir II Turbo engine producing 170PS and 250Nm paired to the nine-speed automatic transmission and 4x4 configuration.

The diesel engine range comprises the efficient 1.6-litre MultiJet II with Stop&Start delivering 120PS and 320Nm paired to the six-speed manual gearbox and 4x2 configuration.

Alongside this is a 2.0-litre MultiJet II with Stop&Start delivering 140PS, with the six-speed manual transmission, producing 350Nm of torque and a 4x4 configuration.

Finally there's the 2.0-litre MultiJet II with Stop&Start – delivering 170PS in combination with the nine-speed automatic transmission and 4x4 configuration (including the Trailhawk specific low range mode).

Sport 1.6 MultiJet II 120hp 4x2
Longitude 1.4 MultiAir II 140hp 4x2
Longitude 1.6 MultiJet II 120hp 4x2
Longitude 2.0 MultiJet II 140hp 4x4
Limited 1.4 MultiAir II 140hp 4x2
Limited 1.4 MultiAir II 170hp 4x4 Auto9
Limited 1.6 MultiJet II 120hp 4x2
Limited 2.0 MultiJet II 140hp 4x4
Limited 2.0 MultiJet II 170hp 4x4 Auto9
Trailhawk 2.0 MultiJet II 170hp 4x4 Auto9 LOW
£22,995
£24,995
£25,995
£28,495
£27,995
£32,595
£28,995
£31,495
£34,295
£35,595

August 2019

Jeep Compass Night Eagle revealed

The Jeep Compass Night Eagle builds on the standard equipment on the Longitude trim with gloss black grille, fog lights and window surround while the "Jeep" and "4x4" badges pick up the dark theme to complete the look. 18-inch Gloss Black and aluminium alloy wheels further enhance its aggressive stance and a dedicated Night Eagle badge cements its identity.

Inside, the Jeep Compass Night Eagle is designed for style and comfort with techno leather and premium cloth seats, alongside gloss black bezels. The Uconnect™ 8.4-inch touchscreen and Navigation with 3-D graphic, Apple Car Play and Android Auto allows drivers to stay safely connected while on the go.

The Jeep Compass Night Eagle is available with a choice of two diesel and one petrol powerplant. The 1.4-litre 140hp petrol and 1.6-litre 120hp diesel engines combine front-wheel-drive with a six-speed manual gearbox, while the 2.0-litre 140hp diesel is complete with unrivalled Jeep 4x4 technology.

The new Jeep Compass Night Eagle is available from £27,230 for a 1.4-litre 140PS petrol engine.

What does a Jeep Compass (2018) cost?

List Price from £26,105
Buy new from £20,995
Contract hire from £232.69 per month