2016 Jeep Compass

2016 Compass
The 2016 Jeep Compass is unique SUV because it has many great features that make it an ideal vehicle for an adventurer, young professional or growing family. The Compass has an exterior that mimics that of the Jeep Cherokee and because it is compact enough for the city and strong enough for rough rocky terrain.

Engine and Trims

There 2016 Jeep Compass is available in five trims and two different engine configurations, a 2-liter and the available 2.4-liter engine. The various trims include the Compass Sport, Compass Sport SE, Compass 75th Anniversary Limited Edition, the Compass Latitude, and the most high-end trim, the Compass High Altitude.

The most basic Compass trim, the Compass Sport comes standard with a front-wheel-drive, 158-horsepower, 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine that is coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission. The engine can also be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission or the special AutoStick automatic transmission, a driver-interactive transaxle shifter that provides clutchless manual shifting. Buyers in need of an all-terrain vehicle can opt to equip the Compass with four-wheel-drive.

The Compass Sport’s standard engine configuration has an average fuel economy of 23 MPG in the city and 30 MPG when on the highway. Additionally, the Jeep Compass has a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, so it can easily tow a pair of jetskis.


The 2016 Jeep Compass has a sporty, yet sophisticated look for an SUV. The vehicle’s exterior features include chrome accents on the grille fog lamp bezels, solar control glass, a rear window defroster, and buyers have the option of seven exterior color options. The vehicle rides on 16-inch aluminum rims and Goodyear tires and in case of an accident, there is a compact spare included with every purchase of a Jeep Compass.


Jeep likes to brag about the upscale interior features of the 2016 Jeep Compass, and for good reason. Interior features include soft-to-touch cloth seats that are available in two different colors and buyers have the option to upgrade to leather seating. There’s plenty of cargo space in the Compass as there is a spacious trunk, a full-length floor console and flat storage compartments in the floor.

Entertainment options on the Jeep Compass include the FCA Uconnect system that includes Bluetooth and SiriusXM Satellite radio compatibility. The Compass comes standard with a 4-speaker stereo system and a USB outlet for mobile devices.

Buyers have a number of ways to add in custom and high-end features into their new Compass. These features include leather seating, pop-up liftgate speakers and a power sunroof.interior-jeep-compass

Jeep Compass 75th Anniversary Limited-Edition

This year is Jeep’s 75-year anniversary and to celebrate they created a 75th Anniversary Limited-Edition trim for every car model in their lineup. The Jeep Compass 75th Anniversary Limited-Edition is available in five exterior paint colors including the unique Reacon Green Clear Coat, which is similar to a shade of Army green. The vehicle features a variety of bronze accents on the car’s exterior including the grille and 18-inch bronze aluminum rims. In addition, the 75th anniversary logo is printed on the back exterior, as well as engraved into the leather on the interior seats.

2016 Compass Interior


The Compass has many safety features to keep the driver safe. Some of these features include braking assist, front fog lights, passenger airbag sensing deactivation, and both stability and traction control.

Price and Trims

Pricing for the base Compass model model begins at $19,695 and goes up to over $24,000 for the Latitude and add on features.

The vehicle is covered by a 3-year or 36,000-mile basic limited warranty, and a 5-year or 60,000 mile powertrain warranty. Newly purchased Jeep vehicles come with unlimited roadside assistance for 100,000 miles or 5 years.