Consumer Reports Reviews the Jeep Compass
The Jeep Compass is a 4-door SUV offered in a FWD 4dr Sport, FWD 4dr Latitude, FWD 4dr Limited, 4WD 4dr Sport, 4WD 4dr Latitude and 4WD 4dr Limited. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (158 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 (172 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 26 mpg highway. The Compass uses Regular fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2011
Reviewed Jeep Compasss from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2011 Jeep Compass Latitude 4-cyl CVT
- 2007 Jeep Compass Sport 4-cyl CVT
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