Auburn hills (michigan / USA), 15. December 2010 – the new jeep compass gives his official debut on the detroit motor show (15. To 23. January 2011). According to the chrysler group brand, body and interior, but also the chassis and the powertrain were undertaken primarily. Among other things, the compass is now optional with a technical package for medium-heavy countries.
Square but more felly
The habitual expression of the process, which combined a view from round headlamps à la twingo with a beard whale-like grin, is a fit: now the headlights are angular, the bonnet was grounded and carries a wide powerdome in the middle. The car now optically follows the grand cherokee and thus the top model of the brand. The rectangular front lights should also be good for better illumination of the environment, as well as the new fog lights. To protect against rockfall, the new compass is provided in the lower area with a all-rounder. On the roof the new, elegant to the sheet of tapping railing. Standard mabig, the compass rolls on 17 inch alloy wheels, for the highest equipment called limited there are 18-ZOLLER.
The interior designers have the compass now softer and higher-quality surfaces, promises jeep. There is also a new multifunction steering wheel and a new center armrest. Among other things, an ipod connection, a radio, with which one can connect in north america the satellite-based sirius offer with dozens of programs, nine speakers, a navigation system and an electric glass sunroof and illuminated drink holder.
Now off-road suitable
The chassis of the compass was improved according to the manufacturer by increasing the spring and steam rates. In addition, there is now the car in three drive configurations: as a pure front drive, as a slightly garred car with freedom-drive-I package and as a vehicle for medium-heavy countries with freedom-drive II system. For freedom drive I, the compass with a permanent four-wheel drive is erupted. Here is the power distribution between the front and rear lock. According to manufacturer, the freedom-drive-I drive for slippery substructures, sand and snow. A compass with freedom drive II is traveling with a trail-rated all-wheel system. The term stands with jeep for a particularly good landing suitability. The car is located with freedom drive II about 2.5 centimeters high, ride with 17-inch elongation, has a full-fledged spare wheel on board and is erupted with pull-hook and additional protective plates. In this landing variant, the power transmission always takes place via a stepless CVT gearbox.