A few months after it debuted in Brazil and European markets, it was restyled Jeep Compass 2022 Officially arriving in the United States. Presented at Salon Chicago, the model follows the global facelift process and includes significant aesthetic and technological updates. In addition, the interior has been completely redesigned and adopts new standard safety equipment from the entry versions.
On the outside, the reshaped front end highlights the latest design innovations in the headlights, bumper and grille. On the sides, the wheels are new in all finishes, and depending on the chassis, the plastic tires are now painted in body color (such as the Brazilian compass). The rear gets spotlights with a new internal arrangement of elements and LED lighting in the most expensive configurations.
Inside, the completely redesigned cabin includes a 10.25-inch digital instrument panel and an 8.4- or 10.1-inch floating-type multimedia center, depending on the version. The steering wheel is also new, as are the rear seats with a choice of heating or ventilation. In terms of equipment, Jeep stands out as having over 75 safety and protection features (more than any other in this category).
Chief among these are collision alert with automatic braking, lane maintenance assist, pedestrian/cyclist detection, active lane management, blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert – all of which are standard. compass. The brand also offers, in this case as an option, the semi-autonomous highway steering.
The range of versions includes Sport, Latitude, Limited and Trailhawk finishes, as well as the new Latitude LUX. In the case of the Trailhawk, the highlight is the presence of the front fender-mounted docking gain. In Brazil, varieties have been withdrawn To avoid losing the results of the NCAP Latin crash tests, as they may pose additional dangers to pedestrians.
Under the hood, the 2.4 TigerShark petrol engine delivers 177 horsepower and 23.7 kgf/m of torque. It can be combined with a 6- to 9-speed automatic gearbox – in the latter case only in variants equipped with 4×4 traction. The American Compass was manufactured in Toluca, Mexico.
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