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2009 Jeep Compass

2009 Jeep Compass
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The Jeep Compass is a fun, sporty SUV that combines the handling, fuel economy and performance of a compact car with the usability and functioning of an SUV - all at a very affordable price.

Available Models
The 2009 Jeep Compass comes in two models the Jeep Compass Sport and the Compass Limited.

Interior Features
The Compass features a surprisingly roomy interior that combines comfort, versatility and functionality. The rear seats fold flat to give 53.6 cubic feet of cargo space an available front passenger seat that folds forward to create a flat surface increases that space to 60.7 cubic feet.

Some features have received a new freshened look for 2009 such as the new instrument panel design complete with chrome accents. A newly designed center console with a split lid for additional storage room and LED-illuminated cup holders. The Vinyl load floor from last year's model has been replaced with a carpet load floor for 2009.

Exterior Features
The exterior of the Jeep Compass has many of the distinct features Jeep is known for such as the round headlights and the unique seven-slot grille. While the lines and aggressive body stance suggest toughness and durability the overall shape is also more sleek and sophisticated than traditional Jeeps.

The fuel economy is very good for a SUV, standard on all models is a 2.4 Liter DOHC I4 with 172 hp engine that gets between 21 and 23 city miles per gallon and 24 to 28 highways miles per gallon depending on which transmission is selected. A 3.0 Liter DOHC 158 hp I4 is available on the Compass Sport.

Both the Sport and the Limited come standard with a Five-speed transmission with a Continuously Variable Transaxle (CVT2) with Auto Stick available as an option.

Safety and Security
Standard are many features such as an Electronic Stability Program (ESP), an Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM), advanced multi-stage driver and front-passenger air bags, side-curtain air bags, brake traction control and Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with rough-road detection.

Jeep Compass - new for 2009

Light Sandstone Metallic Clear Coat replaces Light Khaki Clear Coat
Deep Water Blue Pearl Coat replaces Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat
Mold-in-color liftgate appliqué on Sport model
Body-color liftgate appliqué on Limited model

New instrument panel, door trim panel and center console
Soft touch door armrest and center console with split lid for added storage space
New chrome accents on the Compass Sport HVAC vents and shift bezel
New chrome accents on the Compass Limited HVAC vents, shift bezel, instrument panel, door spears and cluster rings
Carpeted load floor replaces vinyl load floor
LED-illuminated cup holders
Large front and rear floor mats standard on Sport "E" and Limited models
uconnect tunes and uconnect gps available
uconnect tunes standard on Limited mode
Universal Customer Interface (UCI) standard with uconnect

2.4L CVT PZEV powertrain option available on FWD CVT model
Improved engine compartment and floor silencers plus revised exhaust tuning (including larger resonator)
Revised suspension tuning for a more comfortable, smoother ride

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Fast Stats


MSRP from
2.4L I4
2.0L I4
172 @ 6000
158 @ 6400
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
2.4L 2WD 5peed 23/28
2.0L 23/27

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