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2017 Jeep Compass vs 2016 Compass | Dealer Near Merrillville, IN

2017 Jeep Compass
2016 Jeep Compass

2017 Jeep Compass

Engine:

2.0 L I-4

Horsepower:

158 hp

Torque:

141 lbs-ft

Fuel Economy:

20 city / 30 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

5-speed manual

2016 Jeep Compass

Engine:

2.0 L I-4

Horsepower:

158 hp

Torque:

141 lbs-ft

Fuel Economy:

20 city / 30 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

5-speed manual

2017 Jeep Compass vs 2016 Jeep Compass

Serving Merrillville, Crown Point, and Valparaiso, IN

The compact utility vehicle segment has grown in popularity over the last decade due the versatility, performance and value of compact SUVs. The 2016 Jeep Compass was an excellent example of the features buyers are looking for at a budget-friendly price. For 2017, Jeep is rolling out a brand-new Compass that creates a whole new generation of solid SUV value. Just about every feature of the 2017 Compass is an upgrade from the previous version without sacrificing the appealing pricing of this iconic Jeep vehicle.

Which has Better Drivetrain?

The 2016 Compass offered a 2.0-liter I-4 making 158 horsepower and a 2.4-liter I-4 producing 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 simplifies the lineup by offering a 180-horsepower, 175 lb-ft Tigershark 4-cylinder engine with a choice of three transmissions, including a 9-speed automatic for the higher-trim 4-wheel-drive versions of Compass. You can control the 4x4 configuration by choosing 4WD Lock for on-demand traction, 4WD Low for first-gear driving, or hill-descent control. Selec-Terrain settings in the 2017 model include Auto, Sand, Snow, Mud and Rock.

What are the Interior Differences?

The 2016 Compass interior is functional, simple and logically arranged. The all-new interior in the 2017 is all that and more. Available black leather seats are adorned with red accent stitching. The 2017 also boasts of hi-tech features such as Apple CarPlay that is integrated into a 7-inch multiview Driver Information Digital Cluster Display that lets you customize your graphics and personal settings to your liking. The 2017 interior also benefits from upgraded materials, anodized metal elements, heated front seats/steering wheel and dual-zone climate control.

Differences in Sounds System

The 2016 Compass offered a standard 4-speaker sound system with AM/FM/CD inputs and an optional Uconnect infotainment system. The 2017 amps up the music by offering a BeatsAudio Premium II Audio System with a 12-channel amplifier, nine speakers and a powerful subwoofer. Rear seat passengers have access to their own USB ports.3


Our CDJR dealership is excited about the Compass line of compact SUVs. Come in today to test the current model and put your name on the 2017 test-drive list so that you can be one of the first to experience the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.