2019 Jeep Compass Review, Trailhawk, Latitude

The forthcoming model 2019 Jeep Compass is one of the smallest SUVs in the company`s line. It comes with a very good equipment and is offered with affordable price. Also, it looks good and is comfortable with the cabin that is very quiet.

Unfortunately, there is only one engine in the offer, the same as in the current model. However, the new version will get some improvements and fuel economy is better. Also, this model will look more stylish if is dressed in the Trailhawk trim.

2019 Jeep Compass side

2019 Jeep Compass exterior

The Compass model has been redesigned last year and the 2019 Jeep Compass will get a minor change. However, the high-end Limited model comes with the front wheel drive system and an optional all-wheel drive to choose. And this is the bigger tweak.

The exterior is almost the same as the predecessor, and the only difference will be seen on the front fascia that is now little wider and the rear end that will get extended taillights. The side of this SUV is identical to the current one and there is no need to change that. It will ride on the 16 inches alloy wheels.

The 2019 Jeep Compass is small SUV that is easy to maneuver, but large enough to deliver a comfortable and pleasant ride. Also, its dimensions remain the same and this SUV measure wheelbase of 103,8 inches, length of 173 inches, width 73,8 inches and height is 64,8 inches. The base curb weight is 3327 lbs.

Color options

With the models Limited and Trailhawk, the buyers will get a chance to pick up one of the 11 colors. This palette includes Bullet Silver, Diamond Black, Granit Crystal Metallic, Jazz Blue Pearlcoat, Laser Blue, Olive Green, Redline Pearlcoat, Rhino, Spitfire Orange, White, and Black.

2019 Jeep Compass interior

2019 Jeep Compass interior design and trims

The interior of the 2019 Jeep Compass is stylish, comfortable and durable. The cabin is able to accumulate five passengers easy and offers great comfort. As the current one version, this one will also be available with four trims Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk and the most equipment Limited trim. The rear-seat passenger’s legroom is 38.3 inches and there are over 27 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seats. Folding the seats will double that space around 60 cubic feet.

The first Sports trim offers great value for the money. It includes a great infotainment system with 5-inch touchscreen, voice control, Bluetooth streaming, rearview camera, keyless entry and also push-button start. Also, it comes with a great system that is connected to a 6-speakers.

Most of the sellers recommended is stepping to the Latitude model. It offers more features and the safety on this trim is on the higher level. Some of the features that will be available with this one trim are automatic headlights with the newest installed system for cornering fog lights, beautiful 17-inch alloy wheels. Inside this trim will get ambient interior lighting, power-adjustable driver’s seat and navigation system. As for the safety, it will get features like blind-spot monitoring, side beams, plenty of airbags and rear child lock. The 2019 Jeep Compass dressed with the Trailhawk trim includes dual-zone climate, 7-inch display, 8.4-inch Uconnect system and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

The last trim is Top-line Limited. This one will get a heated front seat with the heated steering wheel, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and the mighty Beats premium audio system. Safety on this is rated maximum thank to the lane-keep assistance and forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking.

2019 Jeep Compass engine

2019 Jeep Compass engine powering either the front or all four wheels

As we already said at the beginning, the newest 2019 Jeep Compass will be only offered with one engine options. The 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine comes with the front-wheel drive system and there is also all-wheel drive as an option in the Limited trim. Furthermore, this engine will deliver 185 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 175 lb-ft of torque at 3,900 rpm. As you can see the new model will get 5 HP more than previous one version. A 6-speed manual transmission comes standard on all Sports models, and it is also installed with the 4WD Latitude models.

With the FWD system, other models will be connected with the 6-speed automatic transmission and 4WD model will get 9-speed automatic one.

The fuel economy of the 2019 Jeep Compass will get some improvements. Automatic one transmissions will get a new start/stop system that will cut engine power at idle and save fuel. The EPA city/highway fuel economy is now 23/33 mpg for the model with FWD system and, manual gearbox, 22/31 mpg with the 4WD manual and same with FWD automatic). The last one is 4WD automatic that gives 22/30 mpg.

Towing capacity and acceleration

The towing capacity remains the same and it can maximum tow up to 2,000 pounds. This number can be achieved with the powerful Trailhawk model that weighs up to 3,600 pounds. The acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is 8,7 sec while the top speed is 118 mph.

2019 Jeep Compass rear

2019 Jeep Compass price and release date

The newest 2019 Jeep Compass is a very affordable SUV. It has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $22,000. This price includes its destination charge. However, if one needs more stability there is a four wheel drive system that will add to the price $1500. With the recommended, trim Latitude price will raise $3000 more. Furthermore, with some small modifications the models Trailhawk and Limited Compass can easily reach the price of $35,000.

The pricing for the newest 2019 Jeep Compass sits between models Renegade and the Honda HR-V. Other models that will rival new SUV are Subaru Crosstrek, Nissan Rogue and the Jeep Wrangler.

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