Jeep Compass, facelift and technical improvements for 2011

Jeep Compass, facelift and technical improvements for 2011

Offering the best in class efficiency and 4x4 off-road capabilities exception compact SUV class, the new Jeep Compass comes on the market in 2011 and a new design, more sophisticated over the top end, Jeep Grand Cherokee.

In addition to interior refinement, improved ride and handling in all conditions - thanks to steering and suspension upgrade - the new Jeep Compass offers a unique combination of premium style, capabilities, efficiency and value unmatched in the compact SUV segment, says the press release of U.S. producer.

"When I applied the new 2011 Jeep Compass premium design of the new Grand Cherokee," said Mike Manley, president and CEO of Chrysler Group's Jeep brand LLC. "Combined with new interior and refined suspension and steering, Jeep Compass offers customers the best combination of style, fuel efficiency, safety and value so important segment of compact SUVs."

New Jeep Compass will hit the market since December 2010, offering a flexible interior, performance and efficiency typical of a compact SUV fuel consumption, all at a compact car price. New Compass also enjoy more than 30 new safety systems, including curtain airbags, ESC (electronic stability program), Electronic Roll Mitigation, Hill-start Assist, side airbags for all rows of seats, etc..

New Jeep Compass will offer customers with front-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive system, Freedom Drive I package off-road Jeep Freedom Drive II amended by increasing the suspension adds ground clearance and low-range mode.

The engine range for the new Jeep Compass is made of 2.0-liter gasoline unit that offers 158 hp and 191 Nm, coupled to a gearbox CVT2. In the configuration with five-speed manual transmission offers an average fuel consumption of 9.1 litres/100 km. The second engine, all gasoline is the unit of 172 horsepower 2.4-liter VVT technology (Variable Valve Timing). Equipped with a five-speed manual transmission and front wheel drive version only, the engine still has an average consumption of 9.1 litres/100 km, according to the manufacturer.

Built at the Belvidere plant, Illinois (USA), the new facelift 2011 Jeep Compass will arrive in U.S. showrooms this month, yet unspecified price.

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