If you’re looking for a cheap, small, relatively fuel-efficient crossover that can hold its own on and off-road, the 2017 Jeep Compass is the Jeep to get. Yes, more so than the Renegade. The Compass looks great, offers a roomy and comfortable interior, and goes a long way to healing the shame we all felt for the…
We’ve been drooling over the second generation 2017 Jeep Compass ever since we first set our eyes on some spy shots last fall. But today, Fiat Chrysler flew me to San Antonio, Texas to drive (on and off-road) the little crossover. While I’m here, tell me what you’ve been aching to know about Jeep’s newest compact…
A brand new Jeep Compass is upon us, meaning the old one— a universally derided conglomerate of hard plastics, weak suspension parts and just general automotive incompetence—is on its way out. Thank god.
Let me apologize up front, because I’m about to show you something that cannot be unseen. Every time you look at a 2017 Jeep Compass on the road, you won’t be able to keep your eyes off that big, fat imposter of an upper grille.
With a fresh design revealed last night, the 2017 Jeep Compass just vaulted from C-squad rental fleet car to decidedly decent looking crossover SUV. So far Jeep has been coy with details in the U.S. but our friends in Brazil already have details on dimensions and off-road angles.
It’s pretty obvious what the design mandate for the 2017 Jeep Compass must have been: “make it look like a little Grand Cherokee.” And it worked. It really worked. One of the least-relevant nameplates in SUVs has a whole new lease on life going into next year.