Jeep Compass

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Compass, Patriot

By Kelsey Mays on December 28, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs The Problem: A loss in power steering may occur from a return hose clamp that's out of position, which can lead to a rapid loss of power steering fluid.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Compass, Patriot

By Kelsey Mays on December 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs The Problem: A loss in power steering may occur from a return hose clamp that's out of position, which can lead to a rapid loss of power steering fluid.… Read More

Prediction: 10 Cars We Think Won't See 2017

By Jennifer Geiger on December 7, 2015

CARS.COM -- It's the end of another year of automotive ups and downs -- and the end of the line for a handful of unloved vehicles. Which cars won't make it another model year? We've got a few guesses, and… Read More

2015 Jeep Renegade Video

By Matt Schmitz on April 24, 2014

The 2015 Jeep Renegade is all-new, but visitors to the 2014 New York International Auto Show — where the subcompact SUV is bowing — will see a lot of familiar features. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says its boxy shape, Patriot-like… Read More

2014 Jeep Cherokee Versus 2014 Jeep Compass

By Joe Bruzek on March 26, 2014

We took possession of our long-term 2014 Jeep Cherokee just a few weeks before a number of competitors entered our short-term fleet here at our Chicago headquarters. Some of our most interesting insights into our 2013 Honda Civic came after… Read More

Recall Alert: Four-Cylinder Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on December 10, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 522 versions of the 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger sedans, and 2014 versions of the Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs. Only vehicles equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine are affected. The affected vehicles were manufactured between… Read More

Is the Jeep Compass the Smallest in its Lineup?

By Rick Popely on December 1, 2013

"Is the Jeep Compass the smallest in Jeep's lineup?" Brandon Not if you're deciding that based on overall length or width. The Wrangler two-door is shortest in length and the Patriot is the narrowest. The Compass is smaller than other… Read More

Cars.com Reviews the 2014 Jeep Compass

By Jennifer Geiger on October 3, 2013

The 2014 version of Jeep's compact crossover is the automaker's best yet, but Cars.com reviewer Joe Bruzek questions whether the updates do enough to make it competitive in a segment full of impressive vehicles. A well-behaved six-speed automatic and a… Read More

2014 Jeep Compass: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on August 22, 2013

Jeep's compact crossover got some exterior styling tweaks and a more refined interior for 2014. The Compass' exposed Latch anchors will make parents happy — but not for long. The backseat is short on space, and although the Compass technically… Read More

Chrysler's Special Editions: The Hits and Misses

By Joe Bruzek on July 25, 2013

Few automakers embrace the special edition like Chrysler and its Dodge and Jeep brands. With most automakers, a sprinkling of special editions turn up on performance cars such as the Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Special Edition, but Chrysler's examples span… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010-12 Jeep Patriot, Compass and 2012-13 Wrangler

By Matt Schmitz on June 5, 2013

Chrysler is voluntarily recalling a combined 435,400 Jeep vehicles in two separate actions, the automaker announced today. The larger of the two recalls affects 254,000 model-year 2010-12 Jeep Patriot and Compass SUVs, and it's due to a problem with the… Read More