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Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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Jeep Compass (11-) 4X4
4 reader reviews for Jeep Compass Crossover.
  • 2.0 Limited 2WD 5dr

    Mike Mitchell , . Date: 11/06/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      36

    My car

    One star from pro reviewers is just a joke. This is a very good car and I for one after 1000 miles do not intend to sell its, going to be a keeper.

    This car is very easy to find a comfortable driving aided by light steering that is accurate and does not require constant adjustment when driving as it tracks very well at all speeds, but then car invites you cruise not speed.

    The drivers seat is very good with plenty of adjustment. Light clutch and throttle with smooth and progressive braking. The gear shift is satisfyingly crisp and accurate.

    The driving experience on my 4x2 is very good, fast wide sweepers can be taken with confidence. This car will soak up the worse of British roads and transport you with comfort to you destination.

    The interior is perfectly fine and a nice place to be, it does not feel cheap as reviews say. Sound system is great. The leather seats feel upmarket & robust, not your thin cheap leather.

    Parking is a doddle as unlike some cars you are aware of where the wheels are at all times and the big mirrors help here, although a bit of wind noise can be heard at motorway speeds, but when I drive I listen to the radio not wind noise. The open tread of OE tyres can be a bit noisy on some surfaces, but if it bothers you buy tyres with a closer tread.

    NB. Always use premium unleaded you get more mpg & power & only £200 road tax

  • 2.4 Limited 4WD 5dr

    Charles Cliff , Berkshire . Date: 05/11/2013
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      31

    My car

    I don't know why these Jeeps always get low ratings in reviews. This is the forth Jeep I've owned and it's the best yet. I can't afford the top end Cherokee's, but value for money, I think the Compass 2014 is a real winner. I've got the petrol automatic and it's comfortable, high spec and quiet despite what reviews claim. Yes, the interior is not as classy as some others, but it's a 4x4 Jeep, not a posh saloon and when you look at the purchase price compared with BMW, Merc, Range Rover etc, it's so much cheaper. So what do you expect? Frankly I'd rather pay less and enjoy the reliability and security I've come to enjoy with my Jeeps, especially in the winter with the selectable 4-wheel drive.

    I've done less than 1000 miles so far, so it's too early to comment on running costs, but at 30mpg I'm getting around 300 miles for about £55 quid at todays prices. All I can say is in my experience of Jeeps on and off over 18 years, they are getting better and better. They have character and presence and I would have one every time over the the competition - even if money was no object! Please if you are a Chelsea tractor driver, look elsewhere!

  • 2.2 CRD 70th Anniversary 4WD 5dr

    Ian Winterflood Date: 30/12/2012
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      42

    My car

    We brought the Jeep Compass as a replacement for a Jeep Patriot, it has a very good spec and the 2.2crd engine drives well, the MPG is good with between 38-44 MPG on average. In 70th Annivesary spec it looks good and the neat touchs to seats and dash make it stand out, although the chestnut trim on seats can look a bit bright in the mornings. On motorways it drives well and has good road manners and can accomadate four people with ease, the only downside is lack of tyre pressure sensors that the Patriot Overland had which made life easier, we also changed the headlight bulbs to upgraded zenon type which has made night driving better in bad weather, thats the only issue we had.

    Well done Jeep another fantastic product

  • MY11 5dr

    F M G GOURLAY Date: 21/01/2012
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Having owned a Grand Cherokee for 4 years with Costs of £800.30 for 3 services and an MOT and £543.00 for tyres and been very impressed as a reliable quiet car with great towing ability, I changed to a Compass 70th Anniversary 2.2CRD.

    My main complaint with the Grand Cherokee was its thirst. I got about 23 mpg and could get 30mpg on a long motorway run keeping to 60mph. The Compass does between 38 and 44 mpg in similar circumstances. Now that is run in the engine is much quieter and smoother and has a good gearchange and closely spaced top 3 ratios.

    I find it easy to get into and has a good driving position if you like to sit up. Lack of column length adjustment is not an issue. (If you want to lie down & be a boy racer it may be, but you shouldn't be looking at a Compass!)

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