2018 Jeep Compass: Buries Patriot, mimics Grand Cherokee, on sale Q1 2017

The new Jeep Compass has begun production in Brazil where it go on sale later this year. US models will come from Mexico, with sales starting in Q1 2017.


The new Jeep Compass replaces both the first generation Compass and its classically styled Patriot twin.

Built on a stretched and widened platform taken from the Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade, the new Compass has modern styling that avoids the controversy of the Cherokee and skips straight to the larger Grand Cherokee.

No details about the dimensions, and powertrains just yet. The new Compass will be built in Brazil, Mexico and China.



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2018 Jeep Compass: Buries Patriot, mimics Grand Cherokee, on sale Q1 2017