With unmatched Jeep capability in all weather conditions, fuel economy, a distinctive design and features customers value, the 2016 Jeep Compass continues to set the standard in the compact-SUV segment.
For 2016, the Jeep Compass fine-tuned the model lineup to offer features customers desired with value they appreciate.
The 2016 Jeep Compass is available in two trims – Sport and Latitude. To add even more value for the 2016 model year, new standard equipment includes Uconnect hands-free and SiriusXM Radio (with a one-year subscription). 2016 Compass Latitude models also get the addition of automatic headlamps as standard equipment. Mojave Sand was a new exterior colour for 2016.
For 2016, Jeep added a Sport SE Package that was made available in the fourth quarter of 2015 on Jeep Compass Sport models. With a distinctive style and features customers appreciate, the Compass Sport SE Package is an excellent value for the compact-SUV buyer. The Compass Sport SE Package included: leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls; heated cloth mesh front seats; 18-inch Mineral Gray aluminum wheels; Mineral Gray grille rings, fog lamp bezels, roof rails, rear fascia, Sport SE badge and lift gate brow when equipped with ParkView rear backup camera and bright exhaust tip.
The popular High Altitude Package continued in 2016 and is available for 4x4 models with the six-speed Powertech automatic transmission. The Compass High Altitude Package includes leather seating, power sunroof, automatic headlamps, power six-way driver seat and 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels.
Delivering the packaging and interior flexibility of an SUV with the performance, handling, fuel economy and price of a compact car, the 2016 Jeep Compass also boasts more than 30 safety and security features, including standard front-seat-mounted side air bags, side-curtain air bags for all rows, electronic stability program (ESC), electronic roll mitigation, Hill-start Assist (with manual transmission), four-wheel anti-lock brakes, LATCH child seat anchors and available ParkView rear backup camera.
The Jeep Compass offers an array of clever features consumers will appreciate whether commuting to work, driving in challenging weather conditions, or exploring new trails or out-of-the-way places. Uconnect Media Center with iPod interface, SiriusXM Radio, navigation with SiriusXM Travel Link, power sunroof, a premium audio system with nine Boston Acoustic speakers, illuminated cup holders, liftgate speakers and fold-flat rear seats are some of the available features that make the Compass the perfect compact SUV, enabling consumers to enjoy any adventure.
For 2016, the Jeep Compass continued to offer an All-weather Capability Group option, which included Goodyear 17-inch All-terrain tires, all-season floor mats, daytime running headlamps, engine block heater and tow hooks, making the Compass the most capable compact SUV off-road and in all weather conditions.
The 2016 Jeep Compass offers customers unsurpassed Jeep 4x4 off-road capability with Jeep Freedom Drive II four-wheel-drive system.
Jeep Compass is available in three drivetrain configurations. In addition to the standard front-wheel-drive system, Jeep Compass is also available with Freedom Drive I and the Freedom Drive II Off-road Package.
Jeep Freedom Drive I 4x4 is an available full-time, active four-wheel-drive system with lock mode designed to give drivers year-round assurance with the ability to handle rough weather and low-traction conditions. This active four-wheel-drive system is recommended for daily use, including slick conditions that come with rain and light snow. Freedom Drive I also feature a lockable center coupling, giving drivers the ability to put the Jeep Compass in four-wheel-drive lock mode to handle deep snow, sand and other low-traction surfaces.
The Jeep Freedom Drive II 4x4 Off-road Package is an available four-wheel-drive system that delivers Jeep Trail Rated capability in Compass form. The Freedom Drive II Off-road Package includes a second-generation continuously variable transaxle with low range (CVT2L) that engages when the off-road mode is activated, 17-inch all-terrain tires and aluminum wheels, a one-inch raised ride height, a full-size spare tire, skid plates, tow hooks, fog lamps and manual seat height adjuster. The available Freedom Drive II Off-road Package is recommended for off-road situations that include steep grades, occasional wheel lift and rock or log climbing. The Freedom Drive II Off-road Package delivers a 19:1 overall crawl ratio.
The 2016 Jeep Compass also provides up to 2,000 pounds of towing capacity.
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