2019 Jeep Compass
Initially redesigned for the 2017 model year, the 2019 Jeep® Compass remains without any major changes, offering up a few updates and shuffling of available features. The Jeep Compass continues the brand’s tradition of performance, comfort, and capability with plenty of style and an up-to-date infotainment system.
2.4-L I4 MultiAir
Avail. Engine Type
There are a total of five different trims when paired with a 4×4 drivetrain – Sport, Latitude, Altitude, Trailhawk, and Limited, while the 4×2 drivetrain offers four different trims – Sport, Latitude, Altitude, and Limited. All trims, no matter the drivetrain, are powered by a 2.4-liter Tigershark I4 MultiAir engine capable of generating 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 Compass Sport 4×2, 4×4, and the Compass Latitude 4×4 trims all come standard with a six-speed manual transmission, while the rest of the lineup enjoys an AutoStick Automatic transmission – a driver-interactive transmission with a transaxle shifter that allows for clutchless manual shifting. When it comes to fuel efficiency, all Compass trims except the Sport trim are enhanced with Engine Stop Start (ESS) that turns off the engine while idling in order to conserve fuel. The best fuel economy can be found when the Tigershark engine is paired with the 6-speed manual transmission, averaging 23 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway – the average fuel economy with the AutoStick transmission is up to 22 mpg in the city and up to 31 mpg on the highway.
Each Jeep Compass trim with a 4×4 drivetrain is equipped with the brand’s Selec-Terrain system. Selec-Terrain offers five different customizable settings – Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud, Rock, with each specific setting automatically optimizing the vehicle’s system for the chosen terrain. A rotary knob makes switching between settings easy, helping drivers combine throttle control, transmission shifting, traction control, and Electronic Stability Control for optimal driving stability. The Selec-Terrain system can be engaged either while parked or moving, making the shift to new driving conditions seamless. Auto Mode on the Selec-Terrain system is an overall 4×4 performance mode that is made for any kind of road or weather condition.
A black roof that adds covert style to the 2019 Jeep Compass comes standard on all but the (4×2, 4×4) Sport and 4×2 Latitude trims. Automatic headlamps come standard on all but the Sport trim, while a daytime running lamp system and headlamps with turn-off time delay are standard across all trims. Other standard features of the 2019 Jeep Compass include lower bodyside cladding for extra protection, manual folding mirrors, power adjustable mirrors, a push-push fuel filler door, rear window wiper and defroster, body-color accent fascias, a Compass badge, and incandescent tail lamps. High-tier features include a deep tint sunscreen glass windshield to reduce glare, black side roof rails, bright side roof rails, exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals, and an optional power liftgate.
Multiple styles of wheels and tires are available for each trim varying from 16-19 inches and ranging from all season to off-road quality. The 2019 Jeep Compass is available in 12 different colors – Billet Silver, Diamond Black, Granite Crystal, Jazz Blue, Laser Blue, Olive Green, Pearl White, Redline, Spitfire Orange, Sting-Gray, White Clearcoat, and Black Clearcoat. Make it yours with some personal style!
Standard on the the 2019 Jeep Compass is a front-passenger fold-forward seat, front seat with active headrests, a rear 60/40 folding seat, push button start, a rear cargo underfloor tray, a cargo compartment carpet, eight cargo tie down loops, and a six-way seat adjustment on the driver and passenger seats (power eight-way seat adjustment on the high-tier Compass Limited). Leather upholstery is exclusive to the Limited trim with leather trim bucket seats made of perforated leather, while premium cloth or vinyl come standard on the rest of the lineup. A heated leather-wrapped steering wheel and heated front seats can also be enjoyed on the Compass Limited rrim, while the Trailhawk features exclusive red interior stitching accents. Automatic dual-zone air conditioner control comes standard on the Trailhawk and Limited trims, while rear seat heater ducts come as a lineup standard. All but the Sport base come with remote keyless entry with proximity entry.
Infotainment system Uconnect 3 comes standard on the Sport, Latitude, and Altitude trims accompanied by a 5-inch touchscreen with the availability to upgrade to a Uconnect 4 system on a 7-inch screen. The Trailhawk and Limited trims come standard with an 8.4-inch touchscreen and the Uconnect 4 infotainment system with the option to add navigation. A six-speaker system is the standard across all trims, complete with two instrument panel-mounted tweeters, two front-door and two rear-door full-range speakers, while a premium Beats Audio system is an optional upgrade on the Latitude, Altitude, Trailhawk, and Limited trims. Apple CarPlay and Google Android Audio compatibility is reserved exclusively as a standard on the high-tier Trailhawk and Limited and as an option on the Altitude trim. A SiriusXM Satellite radio one-year trial is included with the purchase of every Compass Trailhawk and Compass Limited and an option on the Compass Latitude and the Compass Altitude.
Safety Features and Warranty
Standard safety features on the 2019 Compass lineup include advanced multistage front airbags, supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, supplemental side-curtain front and rear airbags, all speed traction control, anti-lock four-wheel disc brakes, electronic roll mitigation, a driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag, electronic stability control, an engine immobilizer, hill start assist, and a ParkView rear backup camera. Blind-spot monitoring, cross-path detection alert, full-speed forward collision warning, hill descent control, lane departure warning, and the Parksense rear park-assist are some of the more advanced safety features available as an upgrade.
All Jeep vehicles are covered by a basic 3-year/36,000 mile warranty, a 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty, roadside assistance for 5 years or 100,000 miles, and rust-through coverage for 5 years or 100,000 miles. The starting MSRP of the 2019 Jeep Compass is $21,595 (plus destination fee).