2023 Jeep Compass arrives with new turbo-4, normal AWD – EAST AUTO NEWS

2023 Jeep Compass arrives with new turbo-4, normal AWD

The 2023 Jeep Compass follows final yr’s redesign with a brand new engine and normal all-wheel drive, Jeep introduced Tuesday. 

A brand new 2.0-liter turbo-4 makes 200 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque, and guarantees to be each extra highly effective and extra environment friendly than the outgoing engine. The 177-hp 2.4-liter inline-4 had a 6-speed computerized on front-wheel-drive fashions, or an indecisive 9-speed computerized with all-wheel-drive fashions. In our 2022 Jeep Compass assessment, we famous, “The shifts come late, the engine strains, and cruising above 70 mph elicits some shakes.”

The brand new turbo-4 pairs with an 8-speed computerized transmission, and all-wheel drive comes normal. A disconnecting rear axle guarantees higher effectivity on the freeway. The 2023 Jeep Compass Trailhawk upgrades to a four-wheel-drive system with a low crawling gear. It additionally has a 1.0-inch manufacturing unit elevate, skid plates, tow hooks, off-road tires, and a towing capability of two,000 kilos. 

Swapping in a brand new powertrain on a automotive that was simply redesigned is odd however commonplace. The Nissan Rogue was redesigned in 2021, then the 2022 Nissan Rogue arrived with a turbo-3 engine that changed the underwhelming 2.5-liter inline-4. Toyota launched the Corolla Cross small crossover new in 2022, then added a hybrid choice on the 2023 Corolla Cross. 

Bought in Sport, Latitude, Latitude Lux, Restricted, and Trailhawk grades, the 2023 Jeep Compass comes properly outfitted. Commonplace driver-assist options embrace computerized emergency braking with pedestrian detection, energetic lane management, blind-spot displays, and a rear-seat reminder. Latitude and above trims have computerized excessive beams. 

The bottom mannequin rolls on 17-inch wheels and has a ten.1-inch touchscreen changing the 8.4-inch touchscreen on the 2022 mannequin. It runs the model’s newest Uconnect 5 working software program, which incorporates wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Choices embrace leather-based upholstery, a ten.3-inch digital gauge cluster, and a wi-fi smartphone charger. 

Inbuilt Mexico, the 2023 Jeep Compass goes on sale late this yr or early subsequent yr. Pricing might be introduced nearer to that date. 

2023 Jeep Compass arrives with new turbo-4, normal AWD – EAST AUTO NEWS


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