The 2022 Jeep Compass can go its own way.
The updated subcompact SUV, which originally launched in 2017, will be available with what Jeep calls a “semi-autonomous” feature that mixes adaptive cruise control and lane centering to control the vehicle. on the highway as long as the driver continues their hands on the wheel.
Roadside assistance will be available later in model year 2022, while other driving aids, including automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and a 360-degree parking camera, will be ready for launch this. autumn.
The Compass, which debuts at the 2021 Chicago Auto Show, received only a slight exterior redesign, but the interior has been completely overhauled with more upscale styling and premium materials, as well as ‘a 10.1-inch tablet-style infotainment system screen and heated rear seats on a few trims.
The only engine remains a 177 hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder mated to a six-speed automatic transmission on front-wheel drive models and a 9-speed automatic with all-wheel drive.
A premium all-terrain-oriented Trailhawk benefits from a specially tuned all-wheel drive system, raised ride height with 8.6-inch ground clearance, underbody protection and hooks. towing at the front and rear of the vehicle.
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Pricing has yet to be announced, but the outgoing 2021 Compass starts at $ 25,990 with front-wheel drive and $ 27,490 with all-wheel drive, the latter undermining the new Ford Bronco Sport by $ 1,220.