2019 Jeep Compass Introduction

Redesigned as a 2019 model, the compact Jeep Compass crossover SUV doesn’t veer far from Jeep’s off-road reputation—but rather than go full-bore, it leans more toward the practical and the useful.

Four trim levels are offered: Sport, Latitude, Limited, and rugged Trailhawk. Upland, Altitude, and High Altitude are option packages.

An Upland special-edition variant of Sport trim level is available for the 2019 model year, with 17-inch wheels, a front skid plate, and a black grille and roof. Limited Compasses can have a new High Altitude appearance package, with satin gloss 19-inch wheels, an 8.4inch touchscreen with navigation, HID headlights, and a black roof. Adaptive cruise control has been added to the Advanced Safety Group Package. Sport and Latitude models now have a 7.0-inch display screen.

Every Compass holds a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard on Sport and four-wheel-drive Latitude models. Front-drive Latitude and Limited models get a standard 6-speed automatic transmission. A 9-speed automatic is standard on Trailhawk and four-wheel-drive Limited, and optional for lesser trim levels with 4WD.

Sport, Latitude, and Limited trim levels have standard front-wheel drive, with four-wheel drive an option. Trailhawk versions are four-wheel-drive only.

Official rating agencies disagree on crashworthiness. The IIHS gave the 2019 Compass top “Good” scores on each crash test. When properly equipped, the small crossover earned a “Superior” rating for frontal-crash prevention. The Compass earned only a four-star score overall and for the frontal crash from the NHTSA.

Jeep offers active-safety features on all but the base model. They can be fitted with optional forward-collision warnings, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitors, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, and rear parking sensors.

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