2011 Jeep Compass Performance
The 2011 Jeep Compass offers customers unparalleled 4x4 off-road capability, while boasting a retuned suspension with higher spring and damping rates. Added rebound springs and increased diameter to the rear sway bar are also features that make driving this vehicle a true pleasure. The powertrain distributes enhanced performance in all weather conditions, fuel economy and refinement all at a very affordable value-packed price. The 2011 Jeep Compass 4x4 delivers exceptional fuel economy - an EPA estimated 28 highway miles per gallon. Its 2.0L and 2.4L engines are loaded with efficient, clean technology.
The base Compass has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 141 pound-feet of torque and 158 horsepower. An available 2.4-liter four cylinder engine is standard on Limited models and optional on base and Latitude trims. A five speed manual transmission is standard on the base Compass, while a CVT is available, and comes standard on Latitude and Limited models. The 2.4-liter engine produces 172 horsepower and 165 pound-feet of torque. The Compass is well-suited for off-roading.
Compass's four-wheel independent suspension does what you direct, when you direct it. You'll be able to feel just how well the car is controlled. In intense steering maneuvers, the electronic stability control helps you maintain control and handling. The system senses wheel slippage and responds instantly and automatically to help the driver secure control.
Enjoy great handling with independent strut front suspension and a multilink rear suspension tuned for superior ride and handling. Thanks to added sound-absorption materials, the inside is remarkably quiet.