Jeep will be showcasing an updated Compass at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China this week. See what’s changed below…
The styling changes to the latest Jeep Compass are quite subtle and you might need to put your spectacles on spot the changes. The front bumper and grille have been revised and slimmer LED headlights have also been fitted, giving the compass’ design an added dash of sophistication. The taillights design has been revised too but perhaps the most notable changes are to be seen inside!
We reviewed the range-topping Compass 4x4 Trailhawk last year and its interior design does look and feel dated compared with many of its rivals. Jeep, however, has modernised the Compass’ cabin by installing a large, upright 10.1-inch infotainment system as well as a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster. The dashboard and centre console itself also features a new design and Jeep has also thrown in a new steering wheel. All in all, it looks much better!
As for engines, the current 125 kW/250 Nm 1.4-litre turbopetrol and naturally-aspirated 129 kW/229 Nm 2.4 litre petrol engine will be carried over and come mated with a 9-speed automatic transmission or 6-speed manual transmission.
We have reached out to Jeep South Africa and the local arrival of the updated Compass can be expected in Q2 of 2021.
A fresh interior design will go a long way to boost the appeal of the updated Jeep Compass.