Showing posts in the category of Jeep Compass

Jeep To Start Production Of Compass, Patriot Replacement Next January


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As Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is getting ready to end the current Compass and Patriot crossover, the replacement for both models will reportedly roll off the assembly line on January 30, 2017.

2017 Jeep Compass & Patriot Replacement’s Interior Exposed


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Jeep was transferring a truckload of camouflaged prototypes of their upcoming compact crossover and we were there to nab some spy shots including of the interior.

Jeep's New Compact SUV Will Reportedly Debut In The US This Fall


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Dubbed by some the Compatriot, Jeep's replacement for the current Compass and Patriot is expected to be introduced in the US towards the end of the year, with sales to start in the first quarter of 2017.

There Can Be Only One: Jeep's Compact SUV To Keep Either Compass Or Patriot Name


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Later this year, Jeep will launch an all-new compact SUV. Up until this point, it was believed such a model would receive a distinct name given that it will replace both the Jeep Compass and Patriot models.

Jeep Blows 75 Candles, Creates Special Anniversary Edition Vehicles


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The Jeep brand is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a host of special edition models.

More Than 570,000 Jeep And Dodge Vehicles Recalled Over Fire Hazards


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Two global recalls have just been issued by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), which affects around 570,000 vehicles.

Consumer Reports Owner Satisfaction Survey Reveals 7 Cars People Regret Buying


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Hearing from actual owners is probably the best way to judge whether or not a new car is worth your money instead of relying only on reviews and dealership info.

Future Cars: Jeep’s 2017 Compass & Patriot Crossover Replacement


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For those who considered Jeep’s Patriot and its unfortunate-looking twin the Compass, to be a bit stale - well we have some great news!

Jeep Bosses Reportedly Confirm C-Segment SUV Will Debut At 2016 Geneva Motor Show


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Jeep executives have confirmed to Auto Express that a new compact crossover will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next year and will go on sale in Europe in early 2017.

Jeep Introduces 2014 Compass Facelift in the UK


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The mildly refreshed 2014 Jeep Compass has reached UK shores and is now available for order. Leaving aside the minor styling tweaks on the exterior and interior trim, the most important changes are the new six-speed automatic transmission for the 2.4-liter petrol engine, and the addition of a new North grade that joins the existing Sport and Limited trim levels.

2014 Jeep Compass with New 6-Speed Auto Heads to Geneva for its European Premiere


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We've already seen the 2014 Jeep Compass here in the States as it was unveiled at last month's Detroit auto show, and now it's time for European consumers to get a taste of the updated model as well at the Geneva Auto Salon that opens its gates for the press on March 5.

Jeep Upgrades 2014 Compass and Patriot Models with 6-Speed Auto


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Making their world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit alongside the refreshed 2014 Grand Cherokee are two more Jeep models, the 2014 Compass and Patriot.

Both Jeeps gain a new six-speed automatic transmission that will be available either as standard on certain Latitude and Limited models or optional on the Sport.

Jeep CEO Confirms Diesel Grand Cherokee for Detroit, New Compass and Patriot in Q2 2013


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There's a very good reason why in some markets, including the United Kingdom, SUVs like the Jeep Grand Cherokee are offered exclusively with diesel powerplants, and U.S. consumers will soon find that out firsthand.

At the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit next month, Jeep will reveal a diesel version of the Grand Cherokee, which will arrive in dealerships across the country at the end of the first quarter, the company's CEO Mike Manley told WardsAuto.

Judge Orders Woman who Drove on Sidewalk to Pass School Bus to Wear "Idiot" Sign


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Remember the Jeep Compass driver who was caught on camera after repeatedly using the sidewalk to avoid waiting for a school bus loading and unloading children? The time of judgment came this week and we must admit, it wasn't what we were expecting

The driver of the Jeep, Shena Hardin, appeared in Cleveland Municipal court on Monday where Judge Pinkey S. Carr not only suspended her license for 30 days and ordered her to pay $250 in court costs, but she is also making her wear a sign that says, "Only an idiot drives on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus"!

Jeep to Display Special Edition Versions of Grand Cherokee, Wrangler and Compass in Paris


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In view of the lack of any new production or concept models, Jeep's stand at this year's Paris Motor Show will be occupied by the European premieres of three special edition versions, all of which have already been presented in North America.

The most impressive of the three is no doubt the Grand Cherokee SRT Limited Edition available exclusively in a Bright White finish with blacked-out exterior details and Gloss-Black and chromed 20-inch alloy wheels.

Jeep Driver Uses Sidewalk to Bypass School Bus Only to Find a Cop on the Other Side…


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We guess you could say justice was served in the case of 32-year-old Shena Hardin, of Cleveland, who reportedly had the bad habit of using the sidewalk whenever she saw a school bus to avoid waiting for the children to exit or enter the vehicle.

After seeing the same thing happening over and over again, a Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) bus driver decided to take matters in his own hands by calling the police to capture the woman red handed.

Sure enough, Hardin appeared with her silver-colored Jeep Compass and jumped on the sidewalk to go around the bus. Only this time, a patrol car was waiting for her just around the corner…

Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge Models Recalled Over Two Separate Issues


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The Chrysler Group has issued two separate recalls for some of its 2012 models. The first one affects 1,689 Jeep Patriot and Compass crossovers built from December 17, 2011, through January 2, 2012, because of a potential problem with the fuel tank assembly's roll-over valve.

Jeep Debuts Murdered Out "Altitude" Editions of Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot


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The fans have spoken and they decided that the production version of the blacked-out, production-intent Jeep Grand Cherokee Concept we saw at the 2012 Houston Auto Show in late January, should be named "Altitude".

Jeep says the “Name My Ride” competition on Facebook was so successful that it decided to launch the same 'Altitude' package for the Compass and Patriot as well.

“The fact that well over 100,000 consumers entered our ‘Name My Ride’ contest reinforces the passion behind the Jeep brand' said Jeep boss, Mike Manley. “The extraordinary response to both the concept and the contest resulted in an easy decision to produce ‘blacked-out’ editions of the Grand Cherokee – and the Compass and Patriot," he added.

Euro NCAP Says Jeep Compass "Disappoints", Honda Civic "Impresses" in Latest Crash Tests


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The latest results from Euro NCAP, which is equivalent to the IIHS in North America, brings good news for some, and bad news for others.

The two vehicles tested by the European body are the new 2012 Honda Civic 5-door hatchback and the redesigned Jeep Compass crossover.

Starting with the good news, Honda's compact model was awarded the maximum five star rating, achieving high scores in all areas of assessment and putting it on a par with the top models in its category.

Euro NCAP said that the passenger compartment remained stable in the frontal impact while the car scored maximum points in the side barrier test. It also offered adequate protection in the more severe side pole impact, and scored top points for the protection it offered to pedestrians.

2012 Mopar Jeep Compass True North Custom Edition Heads to Chicago Auto Show


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After the presentation of the other three Chrysler Group vehicle customized by Mopar for its 75th anniversary, we bring you the first real life photos of the brand's fourth creation, named the Jeep Compass “True North”.

Beginning with the exterior, the Compass has been customized with a matte black finish on the roof, wheel flares, lower fascia, door cladding and black grille, while it also features tinted lights, front and rear brush bars and custom rock rails.