2014 Jeep Compass Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$18,795-$27,995
$18,583-$26,951
21 /CITY / 26 /HWY
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What's New for 2014:

  • New 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Revised styling, inside and out
  • Standard front-seat side-impact air bags
  • Optional reversing camera
  • Optional Saddle Brown leather
  • New 18-inch wheel design for Limited trim level

Introduction
The 2014 Jeep Compass is a compact crossover SUV that can be optioned to provide greater off-roading capability than most of its competitors. Sharing a platform and drivetrain with the Jeep Patriot, the Jeep Compass competes against a broad range of small crossovers. Key competitors include the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Nissan Juke, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Toyota RAV4, and Volkswagen Tiguan.

Models and Features
The 2014 Jeep Compass is sold in Sport, Latitude, and Limited trim levels. Standard equipment for the Compass Sport includes air conditioning, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, and floor mats. The Sport's interior is also equipped with illuminated cupholders, a removable and rechargeable flashlight, and an outside temperature indicator, while the exterior gets dark-tinted rear privacy glass, fog lights, and aluminum wheels.

The Compass Latitude model adds an automatic transmission, power windows, power door locks, power heated exterior mirrors, remote keyless entry, sport mesh fabric with vinyl seat inserts, a driver's seat height adjuster, front passenger's seat that folds in half to carry longer items, and heated front seats. This version also includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a 115-volt power inverter.

Choose the Compass Limited and this Jeep is equipped with a more powerful engine, improved headlights, better brakes, nicer exterior trim, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. Inside, the Limited model gains automatic climate control, leather upholstery, 6-way power driver's seat, vehicle information center, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and an upgraded stereo with a hard-disc drive and satellite radio.

Options and Packages
Depending on the trim level selected, the 2014 Compass can be upgraded with a power sunroof, reversing camera, Bluetooth connectivity, improved audio systems with an iPod connection, premium sound system with tailgate speakers that deploy for outdoor parties, and a navigation system. Additionally, Compass buyers can add remote engine starting, install a trailer-towing package to give the crossover 2,000 pounds of towing capacity, and can choose between two different 4-wheel-drive (4WD) systems. An Off-Road package adds what Jeep calls \"Trail Rated\" capability to the Compass.

Under the Hood
A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard for the Compass Sport and Compass Latitude, generating 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft. of torque. Optional for the Sport and Latitude and standard for the Compass Limited, a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine generates 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard for Sport models, while the Latitude and Limited get a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard for all Compass models. A Freedom Drive I 4WD system is optional, providing full-time operation and a lock mode for improved traction when necessary.

A Freedom Drive II 4WD system is also available, included in an Off-Road package that gives the Compass \"Trail Rated\" capability. All-terrain tires, a raised ride height, fuel tank skid plate, tow hooks, and a full-size spare tire are also included with this package. The Off-Road package also contains hill-start assist, hill-descent control, Brake Lock Differential, and a continuously variable transmission designed specifically for this application.

Fuel Economy
As rated by the EPA, fuel-economy ratings for the 2014 Jeep Compass range between 20 mpg in the city with the 2.4-liter engine and the Off-Road package to 30 mpg on the highway with the 2.0-liter engine, FWD, and the manual transmission.

Safety Ratings and Technology
As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has provided crash-test ratings for the 2014 Compass.

What's New for 2014:

  • New 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Revised styling, inside and out
  • Standard front-seat side-impact air bags
  • Optional reversing camera
  • Optional Saddle Brown leather
  • New 18-inch wheel design for Limited trim level

Introduction
The 2014 Jeep Compass is a compact crossover SUV that can be optioned to provide greater off-roading capability than most of its competitors. Sharing a platform and drivetrain with the Jeep Patriot, the Jeep Compass competes against a broad range of small crossovers. Key competitors include the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, GMC Terrain, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Nissan Juke, Nissan Rogue, Subaru Forester, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Toyota RAV4, and Volkswagen Tiguan.

Models and Features
The 2014 Jeep Compass is sold in Sport, Latitude, and Limited trim levels. Standard equipment for the Compass Sport includes air conditioning, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, and floor mats. The Sport's interior is also equipped with illuminated cupholders, a removable and rechargeable flashlight, and an outside temperature indicator, while the exterior gets dark-tinted rear privacy glass, fog lights, and aluminum wheels.

The Compass Latitude model adds an automatic transmission, power windows, power door locks, power heated exterior mirrors, remote keyless entry, sport mesh fabric with vinyl seat inserts, a driver's seat height adjuster, front passenger's seat that folds in half to carry longer items, and heated front seats. This version also includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a 115-volt power inverter.

Choose the Compass Limited and this Jeep is equipped with a more powerful engine, improved headlights, better brakes, nicer exterior trim, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. Inside, the Limited model gains automatic climate control, leather upholstery, 6-way power driver's seat, vehicle information center, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and an upgraded stereo with a hard-disc drive and satellite radio.

Options and Packages
Depending on the trim level selected, the 2014 Compass can be upgraded with a power sunroof, reversing camera, Bluetooth connectivity, improved audio systems with an iPod connection, premium sound system with tailgate speakers that deploy for outdoor parties, and a navigation system. Additionally, Compass buyers can add remote engine starting, install a trailer-towing package to give the crossover 2,000 pounds of towing capacity, and can choose between two different 4-wheel-drive (4WD) systems. An Off-Road package adds what Jeep calls \"Trail Rated\" capability to the Compass.

Under the Hood
A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine is standard for the Compass Sport and Compass Latitude, generating 158 horsepower and 141 lb.-ft. of torque. Optional for the Sport and Latitude and standard for the Compass Limited, a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine generates 172 horsepower and 165 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard for Sport models, while the Latitude and Limited get a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard for all Compass models. A Freedom Drive I 4WD system is optional, providing full-time operation and a lock mode for improved traction when necessary.

A Freedom Drive II 4WD system is also available, included in an Off-Road package that gives the Compass \"Trail Rated\" capability. All-terrain tires, a raised ride height, fuel tank skid plate, tow hooks, and a full-size spare tire are also included with this package. The Off-Road package also contains hill-start assist, hill-descent control, Brake Lock Differential, and a continuously variable transmission designed specifically for this application.

Fuel Economy
As rated by the EPA, fuel-economy ratings for the 2014 Jeep Compass range between 20 mpg in the city with the 2.4-liter engine and the Off-Road package to 30 mpg on the highway with the 2.0-liter engine, FWD, and the manual transmission.

Safety Ratings and Technology
As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has provided crash-test ratings for the 2014 Compass.

Available Trims for the 2014 Jeep Compass
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Sport (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18795.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Latitude (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 22595.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/27
Name Limited (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25995.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/28
Name Sport (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 20795.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/23
Name Latitude (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 24595.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/23
Name Limited (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 27995.00 Engine 2.4 L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/23
Name Altitude (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 18795.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/27
Name High Altitude (FWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 22595.00 Engine 2.0 L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/27
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INTERIOR
  • 4-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Cloth Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
  • Manual Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Instrument Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Manual 1st Row Windows
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest w/Storage
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet
  • Air Filtration
  • 6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Fore/Aft Movement and Fold Flat
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Cloth/Vinyl Rear Seat
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, 1 12V DC Power Outlet and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback
  • 1 12V DC Power Outlet and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Front Seats w/Manual Driver Lumbar
  • 6-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt, Manual Recline and Manual Lumbar Support
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Compass
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Instrument Panel Insert, Chrome Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Chrome Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • 6.5" Touchscreen Display
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Includes Manual Recline
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16" x 6.5" Aluminum
  • Tires: P205/70R16 BSW AS
  • Wheels w/Painted Accents
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Bodyside Cladding
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Manual Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Metal-Look Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Manual Tailgate/Rear Door Lock
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • LED Brakelights
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Chrome Grille
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Wheels: 18" x 7" Aluminum
  • Tires: P215/55R18 BSW AS Performance
  • Wheels w/Polished Accents
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Chrome Bumper Insert
  • Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Wheels: 17" x 6.5" Aluminum
  • Tires: P215/60R17 BSW AS Touring
  • Wheels: 18" x 7" Aluminum (Retail)
  • Tires: P215/55R18 BSW AS Performance (Retail)
  • Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Wheels: 18" x 7" Satin Silver Aluminum (Retail)
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.0L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Manual T355
  • 4.12 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 4,435 lbs
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 60-Amp/Hr 525CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 120 Amp Alternator
  • 925# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Touring Suspension
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
  • 13.6 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic -inc: Remote Start System
  • 3.65 Axle Ratio
  • Transmission w/Autostick Sequential Shift Control
  • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • Engine: 2.4L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
  • 3.37 Axle Ratio
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • GVWR: 4,575 lbs
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Automatic Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • 13.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable Transaxle II
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • ParkView Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: Uconnect 130 AM/FM/CD/MP3
    • Radio w/Clock
    • 4 Speakers
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Audio Jack Input for Mobile Devices
    • Radio w/Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Radio: Uconnect 430 CD/DVD/MP3/HDD
    • 40GB Hard Drive w/28GB Available

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