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Vehicle Sport SE 4dr SUV 4WD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
Review I have owned many vehicles from a lot of manufacturers and purchased all of them new. The Compass isn't the best or the worst, and it certainly has its place. The intended use is for a 25 mile commute 1 way, grocery getter, utility vehicle. It is intended to replace a Toyota Camry which has been less than stellar. The Compass is a small, fun to drive mini SUV that is agile in town. It has decent power for me and I am quite comfortable at 6' in it. It was purchased completely based on sales price and my previous Chrysler vehicles ownership experience. I bought a 2016 4X4 6-speed auto Sport w/AC and minimal options. Price before TTL was $15,985. Please note the vehicle is 1 month old with 900 miles on it so things can and will change. Pros- Price, maneuverability, u-connect, steering feedback, transmission, handling, control layout, lower body protection, towing ability, cost of parts when needed, availability if neat accessories to add. Cons- Shifter, cramped back seat, front fender design, visibility, safety stars given, small gas tank, As a hard core DIY'er, parts pricing and availability are important. Parts are cheaper for this than other cars I have. It uses non synthetic oil and is very basic as far as service goes, helping to reduce ownership costs. The Compass has an autostick transaxle which means it paddle shifts with the shifter. This is my biggest complaint as I like to drive with my hand on the shifter. You can't lock this feature out. The Compass is a unibody and gains rigidity from all body panels being tied together. The front fenders have no top connection to the inner fender well that I can see. A small rear window combined with large piller posts limits visibility. (My 2nd biggest complaint) - a rear view camera is on the horizon for this shortcoming. Gas here is $1.95 right now and I filled the tank for $24! When was the last time anyone did that! 13 gallons will get you ~290 miles of mixed driving. I am not a lead foot. I anticipate mileage will get better as miles increase- its about 24 right now. Drive safe. Updated 2/15/2017 now have 11,000 miles+- This little Jeep has exceeded my expectations. I have driven it at work on some very muddy land (no roads) and it has yet to get stuck, even up steep hills . The off road ability has been superb! Gas mileage has increased a bit too, additional 2MPG. No shakes or rattles have been noticed and no warranty service has been needed. I have installed an alarm with power door locks, nice Jeep seat covers, a cargo mat, rear cargo cover and additional 12 volt outlet in backseat console. This vehicle gets bad reviews and I don't know why. It has performed flawless for me. ...very impressed.
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What options are available on the 2016 Jeep Compass?
Available Jeep Compass 2016 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Latitude, Sport, Limited, Trailhawk, All New Latitude, All New Sport, All New Trailhawk, All New Limited, Base, High Altitude Edition, Sport Fleet, High Altitude, Altitude Edition, Sport SE, 75th Anniversary
Exterior Colors: Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Redline Pearl Coat, White Clear Coat, Laser Blue Pearl Coat, True Blue Pearl Coat, Jazz Blue Pearl Coat, Olive Green Pearl Coat, White Clear Coat/Black Clear Coat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat/Black Clear Coat, Spitfire Orange Clear Coat, Redline Pearl Coat/Black Clear Coat, Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat, Rhino Clear Coat/Black Clear Coat, Spitfire Orange Clear Coat/Black Clear Coat, Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Mineral Gray Metallic Clearcoat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat/Black Clear Coat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Laser Blue Pearl Coat/Black Clear Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat, Jazz Blue Pearl Coat/Black Clear Coat, Maximum Steel Metallic Clear Coat, Pearl White Tri-Coat/Black Clear Coat, Black Clearcoat, Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Bright White Clearcoat, Olive Green Pearl Coat/Black Clear Coat, Mineral Gray Metallic Clear Coat, Rugged Brown Pearl Coat, True Blue Pearlcoat, Light Khaki Metallic Clearcoat, Steel Blue Metallic Clearcoat, Marine Blue Pearlcoat, Natural Green Pearlcoat , Rescue Green Metallic Clearcoat, Stone White Clearcoat, Winter Chill Pearl Coat, Blackberry Pearlcoat, Eco Green Pearl Coat, Jeep Green Metallic Clearcoat, Light Sandstone Metallic Clearcoat, Mojave Sand Clear Coat, Black Forest Green Pearl Coat, Deep Water Blue Pearlcoat, Sunburst Orange Pearlcoat
Interior Colors: Dark Slate Gray premium cloth, Dark Slate Gray vinyl/cloth, Black vinyl/cloth, Black cloth, Black/Ruby Red premium leather/cloth, Black leather, Dark Slate Gray leather, Black/Ski Grey vinyl/cloth, Dark Slate Gray cloth, Black/Ski Grey leather, Pastel Slate Gray cloth, Dark Slate Gray/Light Pebble Beige vinyl/cloth, Dark Slate Gray/Light Pebble Beige premium cloth, Black/Ruby Red leather, Dark Slate Gray/Light Pebble Beige leather, Pastel Pebble Beige cloth, Dark Slate Gray premium leather, Black/Sandstorm cloth, Dark Slate Gray/Light Pebble Beige cloth
Popular Features: Aux Audio Inputs, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, AWD/4WD, Remote Start, Heated seats, Trip Computer, Back-up camera, Post-collision safety system, Auto Climate Control, Power Driver Seat, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Parking sensors, Sunroof/Moonroof, Alarm, Navigation, Upgraded Engine, Leather Seats, Blind Spot Monitoring, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Upgraded Stereo, Lane Departure Warning, Upgraded Headlights, Automatic Emergency Braking, Pre-collision safety system, Towing Hitch