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2012 Jeep Compass

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2012 Sport 4dr Front-Wheel Drive
most popular
Price:   -  From $19,295
2012 Sport 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $21,045
2012 Latitude 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $21,695
2012 Latitude 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $23,445
2012 Limited 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $24,295
2012 Limited 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $26,045

Overview

Sharing the same platform as its stablemate, the Patriot, the Compass is offered in both front-wheel and full-time four-wheel drive configurations. Three trim levels are available: Sport, Latitude and Limited. The front-wheel drive Sport and Latitude trims are powered by a 158-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, while all other models get a 172-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (optional on the FWD Sport and Latitude). Available transmissions include a five-speed manual and a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with manual shift mode. Sport trims are equipped with 17-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, air conditioning, cruise control and a CD player with MP3 capability, while Latitude trims add heated front seats, including a fold-flat passenger seat, and a leather steering wheel with integrated audio controls. The Limited is further outfitted with 18-inch aluminum wheels, a power driver's seat, leather upholstery, automatic climate control, satellite radio and a 6-disc CD/DVD player. Trail Rated 4x4 capability is available with a Freedom Drive II Off-Road package that includes 4-wheel drive off-road mode, hill descent control, all-terrain tires, skid plates, tow hooks and a brake lock differential. Standard safety features include anti-lock brakes with brake assist, electronic stability control with roll mitigation, traction control and side-curtain air bags. Redesigned last year, the Jeep Compass carries over with minimal changes for 2012. A new Latitude trim joins the lineup, providing value-added features such as heated front seats and a leather steering wheel with integrated audio controls.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 2.0L I-4 / 158 HP / 141 ft.lbs.
Available: 2.4L I-4 / 172 HP / 165 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 5-spd man w/OD
Available: 2-spd CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
23 / 29 / 26 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
Standard: 2.0L I-4 / 158 HP / 141 ft.lbs.
Available: 2.4L I-4 / 172 HP / 165 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
23 / 29 / 26 Mpg
Brakes
Front Disc/rear Drum
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
13.6 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$52
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
53.6 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
101 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
175.1 "
Exterior Width
71.4 "
Exterior Height
65.0 "
Front Headroom
40.7 "
Rear Headroom
39.9 "
Front Legroom
40.6 "
Rear Legroom
39.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.0 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,082 Lbs. / 3,107 Lbs.
Wheel Base
104 "
Turning Radius
17.8 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
17.0 " Silver Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan / Am/fm, Seek-scan / Sirius Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
4
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
1
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Sentry Key
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 100,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / 100,000 Miles
Accessories Months

Used 2012 Jeep Compass for Sale

2 vehicles found within 100 miles of your area
Jeep
Sport
Color: Silver
Price

$4,999

Mileage

145,537 mi

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Carz R Us LLC (11 mi)

Phone: (626) 927-7583
Jeep
Sport
Color: Silver
Price

$7,995

Mileage

76,110 mi

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Corona Auto & Truck Wholesale (48 mi)

Phone: (951) 340-3119

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