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2021 Jeep Compass unveiled for Europe, Australian timing confirmed – UPDATE

UPDATE, 8 April 2021, 10:15am: Jeep Australia has confirmed the updated Compass will arrive locally in the third quarter of 2021 (July to September inclusive). Our original story continues below. 8 April 2021: The 2021 Jeep Compass facelift has been unveiled for Europe...

2022 Jeep Compass revealed at Guangzhou motor show

The 2022 Jeep Compass has been officially unveiled at the Guangzhou motor show, just weeks after the facelifted crossover was leaked online. The exterior updates are subtle, with the standard Compass getting a revised front end with a new grille, lower air intake, and restyled fog lights...

2021 Jeep Compass and Compass Trailhawk facelifts leaked

The first images of the facelifted 2021 Jeep Compass have leaked out of China. At the front, the updated SUV features slimmer headlights and a new grille, complemented by smaller fog lights and a wider black fascia. No obvious changes have been made to the Compass's rear end...

2021 Jeep Compass 4xe plug-in hybrid revealed, Australian arm 'monitoring market'

It’s been barely a week since Jeep unveiled a 6.4-litre V8-powered Gladiator concept, but in an effort to balance the karmic ledger, the brand has this week revealed a much greener plug-in hybrid version of the Compass small SUV. The new Compass 4xe as it will be known, and the smaller-still Renegade 4xe will be offered in EMEA regions (covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and form part of what Jeep is calling its “green evolution”...

2020 Jeep Compass price and specs

Jeep has announced local pricing and specifications for its updated Compass SUV range, in Australian showrooms now. The 2020 Compass range sees the addition of new Night Eagle and S-Limited trims, joining existing Limited and Trailhawk variants. The Night Eagle replaces the Compass Sport as the entry-level trim, meaning buyers wanting to get into a Compass will now spend $6250 more...

2007 Jeep Compass and Dodge Caliber recalled

Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Jeep Compass and Dodge Caliber, over concerns about the rear wheel hub mounting bolts. According to the company, the length of the rear wheel hub mounting bolts could prevent the use of the parking brake. Being unable to activate the parking brake could allow the car to roll away in certain conditions, putting occupants, pedestrians and other road users at risk...

Jeep Renegade and Compass plug-in hybrids revealed

Plug-in hybrid versions of the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass have been revealed at the 2019 Geneva motor show, as Fiat Chrysler continues to push electrified power with the Jeep brand. Under the bonnet of both plug-in hybrid crossovers will be a turbocharged 1.3-litre petrol engine. An electric motor for the rear axle allows for on-demand all-wheel drive...

2018 Jeep Compass recalled

Jeep Australia has issued yet another recall this week, this time for the 2018 Compass over concerns an issue with the Power Control Module (PCM) could cause the cruise control to lock speed or accelerate unexpectedly. The manufacturer reports that affected vehicles have have faulty PCM software, which could potentially lead to the aforementioned fault...

Jeep recalls several models for stalling fix

Jeep Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 Cherokee, Compass and Grand Cherokee, along with the 2017-18 Wrangler, over concerns vehicles could suddenly stall while driving. The manufacturer reports the powertrain module could fail, leading to a condition that could see the vehicle not start, start and immediate stall, or stall while driving...

CarAdvice podcast 102: Would you ride in an autonomous vehicle? We talk to the NTC

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, rear-view cameras have become mandatory in the US, the 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan has been revealed, Renault Australia has cut its warranty on RS models, and the Lotus Esprit's successor is due in 2020...

Review Wrap: Five of the best from February

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from February? We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories. 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review Everyone’s heard of the Subaru Outback...