The recall began on August 15, 2017. I think good value for the price and more than enough car for most people! Chrysler has made several attempts to tamp down engine noise, but it's still one of the louder vehicles in this class from inside the cabin. We had traveled out of state and he made the buying experience easy. Front-seat side airbags are optional. As far as engines are concerned, first there is a 2.
It gets a special version of the continuously-variable transaxle that engages in off-road mode, a one-inch higher ride height, skid plates, and a full-size spare. And the back seat head rests are just big enough that you have a limited space to see out of when you are backing up. That said, the packaging is quite good. Leather seating is optional, though this might be the only real luxury for the interior it provides. It will be much smaller. New for 2013 Front-wheel-drive models equipped with the 2.
Outward visibility is the one issue we've noted with Compass models in the past; you'll want to check on vision during parking and lane changes. Interested in the 2013 Jeep Compass? What's New for 2013 The Compass is unchanged for 2013. Cargo space is limited—both because the cargo floor is surprisingly high, and simply because there isn't much space behind the rear seats. I continue to follow his advice and the Compass was dead on. The various trim levels feature different accessories which are included standard. Side crash and rollover ratings received four out of five stars, while frontal impact only received three. Automatic climate control and 18-inch alloys are reserved for top Limited models.
Show full review Vehicle Overview Built on a car-based platform, the Jeep Compass is one of two front-drive-based models from Jeep — the other being the compact Patriot. With that last refresh, the Compass also got a spruce-up inside; but unlike the extensive makeover given to the interior of the Dodge Journey crossover, this one still looks cheapish. Gas mileage used to be reasonably against competing models a few years ago, but it's lagged behind newer designs; for 2013, Jeep has boosted the highway mileage of five-speed models to 30 mpg. Similarities are most evident in the front bumper, grille and headlight styling. Chrysler says that January 2013 was its strongest month of January since 2008, and its 34th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains.
The compact crossover may not be as well regarded as its big brothers, but it still claims to have the heart and soul of a , albeit in a smaller, more fuel-efficient package. I can't find anything that I don't like. He went above and beyond making sure we were comforatable with our new purchase every step of the way. The Compass is equipped with front-wheel drive or a choice between two four-wheel drive systems. A tailgate speaker system remains offered as part of the nine-speaker premium sound system. If so, that could allow fuel to leak during a crash or a roll-over accident,…. To be fair, the Compass's recently upgraded exterior and interior design helps smooth over some of its more glaring shortcomings.
I needed some cargo room so I didn't have to ask all my friends to transport something for me. The package also includes 17-inch all-terrain tires, a full-size spare tire, an extra inch of ground clearance for 9. Remote start, heated seats, power everything etc, bluetooth, voice commands etc. When properly equipped, the Jeep Compass has a towing capacity of 2000 pounds. From the driver's seat, the 2013 Compass feels like a small car—one that rides several inches higher than it otherwise would. I have to say I am so happy that I got the Compass.
The Jeep Compass is more rugged now than it was when it was first introduced. Behind the Wheel The Compass may look cool on paper and in pictures, but it loses its luster once you experience it in the real world. Bearing a notable resemblance to the popular , the Compass looks tougher than your average compact crossover. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. . Chrysler's number for this recall is S61. Only 2 things I can find fault with.
Ride quality is on the harsh side, but harder impacts and harder cornering bring out a softness and bouncing that's not always welcome. While the Compass was originally panned for its homely styling and chintzy interior, the automaker tweaked the design modestly a couple of years ago—just enough to make it over as 'mini Grand Cherokee' but not enough to remedy the low-rent feel that's evident from the first time you get inside. The ride is actually better than the Sonata. The Compass was originally panned for its homely styling and chintzy interior, but that changed a couple of years ago, when Chrysler tweaked the design modestly, just enough to give it a makeover as a 'mini-Grand Cherokee' but not enough to overcome the rather low-rent look and feel of the interior. A couple of years ago Chrysler invested some money in making the Compass better-looking, but it didn't complete the task by also making it better-performing. Despite showing a little age, the 2013 Compass is a carryover from the 2012 model year, which means this is the seventh year for the first-generation Compass. The ones it came with are not that great in the snow.
It gets rugged appearance upgrades, too, but it's enough for some off-road situations with logs and boulders, and it's enough of a real deal to earn Jeep's Trail Rated badge. The iconic Wrangler continues to be a best-seller because there's no substitute for its go-anywhere, fun-in-the-sun skill set. The Compass doesn't quite get the total makeover that several other Jeep and Chrysler products have received over the past year or two. A roof rack, privacy glass, and rear wiper are all equipped standard as well. Overall, the Compass has a vaguely sleeker, classier look from some angles, but from others there's still a hint of ungainliness.