What Makes the 2020 Jeep Compass A Great Family Vehicle

February 27th, 2020 by

The 2020 Jeep Compass is available in seven trim packages, including the Sport, Latitude, Sun & Wheel, Altitude, Trailhawk, Limited, and High Altitude. With its powerful engine, interior comforts, and cargo room to spare, the Compass is the perfect vehicle for families on the go. Read on to find out what makes the Jeep Compass an excellent family vehicle. 

Engine and Performance

The Compass Sport is equipped with a 2.4-liter I-4 MultiAir engine. All other models include a 2.4-liter I-4 MultiAir Engine with Start/Stop technology. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the Sport and the four-wheel-drive Latitude. All other models feature a six-speed AutoStick transmission.

Except for the Sun & Wheel and Trailhawk, all models are available with front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The Sun & Wheel is front-wheel drive only, while the Trailhawk is only available with four-wheel drive. All-wheel-drive Compass models feature Jeep’s Selec-Terrain System. No matter what road and weather issues lie ahead, your family can travel in safety and comfort thanks to the Selec-Terrain’s five customizable modes including auto, snow, sport, sand/mud, and rock.

Although fuel efficiency varies from model to model, the 2020 Jeep Compass is a great option for families pinching their pennies. Most Compass models have an EPA-fuel efficiency rating of 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. 

Cabin Features

Five people can ride comfortably in the Compass’s roomy cabin. Upholstery options include cloth, vinyl, and leather upholstery.  The Compass’ infotainment features provide an enjoyable ride for all family members. All models include a six-speaker audio system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls. Uconnect 4 and a 7-inch touch screen are standard on the Sport, Latitude, Sun & Wheel, and Altitude. An 8.4-inch touch screen is standard on the Trailhawk, Limited, and High Altitude models. The High Altitude also includes Uconnect 4C with built-in navigation.

The cabin includes lots of storage pockets as well as a rear cargo underfloor tray. The 60/40 split-folding rear seat allows you to customize the cargo area to your specific needs. The Compass has the cargo room you need to carry all your family’s belongings. With the second-row of seats in use, the Compass provides 27.2 cubic feet of cargo space. Cargo space increases to 59.8 cubic feet with the rear seats folded flat. Cargo tie-down loops ensure that cargo stays put no matter what happens during your drive.

Properly equipped, front-wheel-drive Compass models have a maximum towing capacity of 1,000 pounds. All-wheel-drive models can tow a maximum of 2,000 pounds.

Advanced Safety Features

The 2020 Compass has the standard safety features you need to keep your family safe. Every model is equipped with a suite of advanced air bags, including driver’s knee and side-curtain bags. The standard LATCH system makes the installation of child safety seats a snap. Other standard safety features include electronic stability control, hill start assist, rain brake support, electronic roll mitigation, all-speed traction control, and a rearview camera.

If you are searching for a great family vehicle that is fuel-efficient, well-equipped, and safe, look no further than the 2020 Jeep Compass. Head over to Best Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today and find the perfect Compass for your family.

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