Jeep's Best Value Off-Road Vehicle

Jeep Compass Named “Best Value Off-Road” Vehicle

The 2018 Jeep Compass combines legendary best-in-class 4×4 off-road capability, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, and the authentic Jeep design. The jeep compass offers a contemporaneous option to the Jeep Wrangler that still offers reliable 4×4 off-road performance. The performance and features available on the 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk recently earned it accolades at the recent Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards. During this event correspondents voted the Jeep Compass Trailhawk as the “Best Value Off-Road” vehicle.

The Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards is an annual event that features a panel of automotive journalists and professional athletes who evaluate cars, crossovers, SUVs and trucks in nine categories. This event is unique because it invites professional athletes and members from the automotive press to come together and evaluate vehicles that best meet the needs of owners with active lifestyles. The ALV awards were co-founded by Bob Babbitt, a member of the Ironman Hall of Fame, and Jim Woodman, longtime journalist, triathlete and founder of, as well as Nina Russin, longtime distance runner, cyclist and auto journalist.

The 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk was put to the test during the Active Lifestyle Vehicle awards traversing a challenging course that tested its directional stability and wheel articulation. With an MSRP of $28,695, all correspondents attending the event agreed that the 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk was the “Best Value Off-Road” vehicle on the market.

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is powered by a fuel efficient 2.4-liter engine that produces 180-horsepower with 175 lb-ft of torque. This allows the Compass Trailhawk to provide best in class off road performance while delivering an outstanding fuel efficiency of 22city/30highway MPG. Jeep Compass Trailhawks are fitted with the class exclusive nine speed automatic.

Equipped with the exclusive Jeep Active Low 4×4 System with a 20:1 crawl ratio, the 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk is guaranteed to dominate almost any terrain. Trailhawk trims are custom tuned with off-road suspension and feature hill descent controls and skid plates that help protect your undercarriage and keep the vehicle in control when navigating difficult terrain.

Off-road performance isn’t the only thing that makes the 2018 Jeep Compass a great value. The interior technology and safety features add immense value to this best-in-class vehicle. Available on all Trailhawk trims is the Jeep security package which includes, ParkSense Rear Park Assist, Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection, and LaneSense Lane Departure Warning. All Jeep Compasses come equipped with a standard Uconnect infotainment system. Trailhawk trims are equipped standard with the upgraded Uconnect4 with 8.4-inch display. Apple CarPlay Android Android

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk offers superior technology, and superior off-road performance. It is no surprise that industry critics and professional athletes alike named the 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk as the “Best Value Off-Road” vehicle for owners with an active lifestyle. If you are interested in learning more about the available features of the Jeep Compass Trailhawk, then schedule a vehicle demonstration today at Rairdon’s Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Kirkland. Our award winning customer service team can help you find the perfect Jeep to meet all your daily driving, and off-roading, needs.

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