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New 2018 Jeep Compass

Average Overall Rating:

4.8/5

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Value:
4.0/5
Exterior:
5.0/5
Interior:
4.6/5
Comfort:
5.0/5
Performance:
4.6/5
Reliability:
4.2/5

4 of 5 (80%) of consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

Sleek and efficient

Reviewed by Viv
September 18, 2017

The design and look of it attract the eye. Sleek sexy truck and rides smoothly. Extremely efficient on gas as it has the stop and go feature. Big reliable and makes me feel safe.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Great Small SUV

Reviewed by NJ1
September 18, 2017

I've owned the 2018 Jeep Compass Limited for a little over 3 weeks now and I have to say it is a fantastic car. Some background before I jump into the pros and cons. I primarily use this vehicle for commuting, but will occasionally bring it on trails/off road. I've seen a few reviews on the new compass which I felt were a little extreme and not too accurate. If you want a basic, un-bias review continue reading. Pros: Exterior re-design - This is a sharp car. In the 3 weeks I've owned it I've received many compliments on the look. The face lift of the Compass is extremely similar to the Grand Cherokee and at a quick glance looks like an Evoque with it's two tone color format. There are a few LED light upgrades which give the car a more luxury prescience. Interior: Keep in mind this is in the small suv class, but the car is comfortable with a surprising amount of room for backseat passengers. The seats and trim also feel sturdy and well made. Not to mentioned the U-Connect system allows you to customize the lights, display themes etc. to make the interior customized to your liking. Most trims also have Apple Car Play. My trim came with a pano sunroof which is a very cool feature. Roof is all glass which passengers enjoy. Drive Comfort: This car isn't going to blow you away with performance. However, if you're simply looking for a car to get you from A to B with a little pep in it's step when needed, this car does just fine. I've driven it on highways, city streets, backroads etc. and the car has a smooth feel on all terrains. This car also allows you to change the drive setting based on terrain (Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud) Safety: The new Compass comes with 7 airbags standard. I decided to purchase the safety package which comes with lane assist, blind spot monitoring and forward collision warning. Cons: Engine Shut Off: First time owning a car with this feature and I'm not a huge fan. Essentially when you come to a stop light and are idle for more than 5 seconds the car will shut off the engine until you take your foot off the brake. Not a big deal, and the feature CAN be turned off. Multi Air Engine Up Hill: At first acceleration up hill the multi air engine tends to rev a little higher than I'd like. Again,not a big deal but trying to point out a few things as a heads up. Overall, if you're looking for an attractive vehicle that gives you off road capability, comfortable ride, decent performance, high tech interior with essentially any upgrade option you could think of this is a great car. If you're looking for a powerful suv with better towing capacity, spend the extra money and buy the Grand Cherokee. 9.5/10 for me.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Nice car

Reviewed by Duke
September 01, 2017

The car met all my needs plenty of legroom USB ports storage trunk space I really really really really like the car

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Great Balance

Reviewed by Kuba
July 14, 2017

The first thing you will see on every review when researching this car is the "lack of power". Coming from a 3.8 L JK Wrangler, I do not think it is that bad. Yes you will start thinking twice on the highway before over taking that truck, but it still gets the job done. I can't imagine it's any worse than the Cherokee with the same engine... Look and feel of the inside is great. My only complaint is that there is a bit of rattle and creaking that occurs on bumpy roads and with music. A couple other bugs, like Uconnect crashing, and the door not consistently unlocking when I exit the car. Just some small bugs that need to be worked out on this first year of a new model. Overall I hope these are just small bugs in the first batch. Basic sound system is surprisingly good. ESS (start-stop system) needs to be turned off every time you turn on the car if you don't like it. However, I was annoyed by that only for the drive home from the dealership. Now I sort of like it. You quickly get use to it, moving your foot from the brake to gas a split of a second slower. Also, gentle pressure on the brake at a stop sign will avoid activation of the ESS. Now I barely think about it. I get about 24 MPG with 50/50 city and highway driving. I would get it again. It gets 4/5 stars just because of the handful of bugs I will have to deal with. If it weren't for those, 5/5 for sure.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Not Cheap Jeep

Reviewed by Bearcat
November 23, 2016

The 2018 Compass is excellent except for the price. It's too high. It could be $3000 lower for the best bargain out there.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: NO

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