2012 Jeep Compass

Take a new direction toward freedom and fun. The 2012 Jeep Compass travels capably over city streets, happily continuing to places far beyond. It’s won accolades as the most fuel-efficient 4x4 in its class, a prize that its competition can only dream of earning. Compass keeps you going with Jeep brand ingenuity that’s paired with a very long list of standard and available premium features. Choose from Try Compass models, the playful Jeep Compass Sport, Jeep Compass Latitude and the well appointed Jeep Compass Limited. You can outfit Compass with innovative features like Media Center radios with GPS navigation, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, liftgate flip-down speakers, sunroof, or Freedom Drive ITM active full-time four-wheel drive, to name just a few. Head out with purpose and build from there. This is how you enjoy living the Jeep life and everything it has to offer. When equipped with Freedom-Drive 4WD system and 5-speed manual transaxle. Based on EPA mpg for 4WD models as applied to the 2011 Ward’s Small Cross/Utility Vehicle class.

Here stands the 2012 Jeep Compass, ready to take on mud, sleet, snow and sand to save the day of any
adventure lover on a mission. The available Freedom-Drive active full-time four-wheel-drive (4WD)
system features an Electronically Controlled Coupling (ECC), which constantly monitors wheel slippage and
transfers torque to the axle that can use it most. During high-traction driving, like on the highway, the system
transfers virtually no torque to the rear axle for improved fuel economy but instantly transfers torque to the
rear wheels when conditions call for it. And in tough conditions, the system can be locked 50/50 front/rear for
added low-speed capability and control. A four-wheel independent touring-tuned suspension, with
MacPherson struts up front and a multilink system in the rear, also works to ensure contact with the road.

Four wheel drive 2012 Compass models feature 4WD LOCK for maximum traction in adverse conditions. It is activated by lifting a chromed T-bar handle in the console. Compass’s electronic coupling modulates when
turning on a dry road in 4WD LOCK Mode to help prevent noise. Front-wheel-drive (2WD) Compass also benefits from a MacPherson strut/multilink suspension with the traction and agility such a combination provides. The available Continuously Variable Automatic Transaxle (CVT2) with AutoStick uses a 30-mm high-strength multilayer steel drive belt and two active V pulleys to vary vehicle speed, resulting in a smooth and quiet ride. For added performance and a nice dose of fun, the driver can grab onto the system’s AutoStick shifter to manually control upshifts and downshifts for clutchless shifting between six distinct “gear ratios.”

When equipped with Freedom-Drive I 4WD system and 5-speed manual transaxle. Based on EPA mpg for 4WD models as applied to the 2012 Ward’s Small Cross/Utility Vehicle class. 2012 EPA est. 23 city/28 hwy mpg; 4WD and 2WD models equipped with 5-speed manual transaxle. 2.0L-equipped models with CVT2 automatic transaxle are rated at 23 city/27 hwy mpg; EPA 23 city/29 hwy mpg when equipped with manual transaxle. The 2012 Jeep Compass 4x2 offers up to 29 mpg. The 4x4 models offer up to 28 mpg. With an EPA estimated 28 highway miles per gallon - you can enjoy your adventure even longer. This fuel economy performance helps Compass attain up to 394 miles on a full tank of gasoline.

  Jeep Compass received the highest marks Five Stars during side crash tests held by the U.S.
Department of Transportation’s program. This means you can head out with confidence, knowing you’re outfitted with a comprehensive set of safety and security features. The standard air bag system includes supplemental side curtain air bags for outboard occupants plus advanced multistage driver and front-passenger air bags. Front seat active head restraints move forward and upward in the event of a rear-end-collision to decrease the space between the headrest and occupant’s head, thereby helping to reduce the chance of injury a new and standard safety feature. A standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) integrates a host of systems that include a four-wheel antilock brake system (ABS), all-speed traction control, a Brake Assist system that automatically helps provide quicker braking power in emergency situations, Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) that can apply strategic braking to appropriate wheels and reduce engine power when overly sharp steering actions and/or impending wheel lift is detected, and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD).

Jeep Compass Interior Features with lets you select radio stations, satellite radio channels, and navigation destinations using voice commands. Works with all Uconnect Media Center radios. Included with Uconnect Phone. Lets you talk on your Bluetooth compatible phone virtually hands-free. Address Sync lets you call anyone in your address book by saying their name. Connect a 3.5-mm audio cable from your MP3 player, phone, or electronic book reader to play audio through your car’s speakers. 6.5-inch touch screen, MP3/WMA support, USB input, 4,250 song capacity, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, SIRIUS Traffic, and Voice Command. Connect most iPod-compatible devices to your car’s stereo using the in-car cable; then control them with your radio or steering wheel controls. Keeps the devices charged too. An in-car router that connects any Wi-Fi-enabled device to the Internet at 3G broadband speeds, allowing multiple passengers to surf the Web and social networks, look up directions, check eMail, or download music. Uconnect Web is an Authentic Jeep Accessory by Mopar. Subscription required, sold separately.

The interior of the 2012 Jeep Compass Limited may seem a little cavernous, and that’s OK. We had to make room for some big luxuries. For instance, Limited’s up-level standard interior features premium leather trim, with heated front seats and a six-way power-adjustable seat for the driver, plus a leather-wrapped parking brake handle and a steering wheel with audio and speed controls. Limited’s creature comforts include deep-tinted sunscreen glass, power door locks, windows and heated mirrors, Tire Pressure Monitoring Display, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), Remote Keyless/Illuminated Entry, a fold-flat front-passenger seat, 115-volt auxiliary power outlet, removable and rechargeable LED cargo lamp/flashlight, and reclining rear seatbacks. An available Security and Cargo Convenience Group includes daytime running lamps, remote start system (with auto transaxle), security alarm, soft tonneau cover, Uconnect Phone with hands-free calling, and front-seat mounted side air bags. The available Media Center 730N GPS navigation and multimedia center radio includes a CD/DVD, MP3 player plus SIRIUS Satellite Radio with over 130 channels, including commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather. Also available is a Universal Customer Interface (UCI) that allows you to control your iPod via the system’s touch screen.

Decked with attitude from its unique seven-slot grille and fog lamps, Jeep Compass Limited matches the performance of its standard 172 hp DOHC dual Variable Valve Timing (VVT) 16-valve engine with a healthy displacement of style. Its 18-inch silver painted aluminum wheels and all-season performance tires make a statement unique to Compass Limited. Electronic Stability Control (ESC)(1) and Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM) help tame this racehorse. Compass Limited also features silver bodyside molding accents and silver bumper inserts that furnish a dose of fresh design. Side power mirrors are heated, so you’ll always see who’s trailing behind. 

The new Tip Start feature gets you going with a quick, light twist and release to the ignition switch (automatic transaxle only). Handy Hill Start Assist (HSA) is standard on manual transaxle-equipped models. Limited’s powertrain includes a 172 hp 2.4L DOHC 16V dual VVT, a 4-cylinder go-getter that’s attached to a sturdy 5-speed manual transaxle. Upgrade to Freedom-Drive ITM 4WD system and add a Continuously Variable Automatic Transaxle (CVT2) with AutoStick and you are also given the capability for clutchless upshifting and downshifting. Plus, you’ll enjoy a 4WD LOCK Mode feature that adds maximum traction during more challenging low-speed conditions; other less capable vehicles are sent limping back home. Compass Sport shows up with a standard 158 hp 2.0L engine matched to a 5 speed manual transaxle (2WD) with up to 29 mpg for efficient and capable driving on the highway.


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