Compass points the way for Jeep

The new compact SUV has up-to-date features packaged in a modern shape

The Jeep Compass is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo mated to a nine-speed autobox.
The Jeep Compass is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo mated to a nine-speed autobox.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
The Jeep Compass is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo mated to a nine-speed autobox.
The Jeep Compass is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo mated to a nine-speed autobox.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

Six years ago, Jeep detoured from its rugged path to launch the Compass, its most car-like sport utility vehicle to date.

Its replacement has just arrived and it keeps to the theme set by its predecessor, with minor variations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 12, 2018, with the headline 'Compass points the way for Jeep'. Print Edition | Subscribe