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2017 Jeep Compass named Top Safety Pick by IIHS
2017 Jeep Compass named Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The IIHS said Tuesday that the redesigned 2017 Jeep Compass earned its coveted Top Safety Pick award, albeit with some caveats. To qualify as a Top Safety Pick, the Compass needs to be equipped with an option package that includes some advanced safety tech. MORE: All of the 2017 Top Safety Pick...Read More»

2017 Jeep New Compass Trailhawk
2017 Jeep Compass priced from $22,090; delivers 30 mpg plus

At $22,090, the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass is about $1,000 more than its predecessor—but it delivers far more standard features and improved fuel economy ratings. Confusingly, Jeep dealers will have two different 2017 Compass models in their showrooms this spring when the all-new model begins...Read More»

2017 Jeep New Compass
2017 Jeep Compass first drive: fitting in

Finally, with the introduction of the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass, the Jeep lineup has something for everyone, everywhere. The all-new Compass comes as the long-overdue replacement for a pair of crossovers—the classic Cherokee-inspired Patriot and the old, south-pointing Compass—that...Read More»

2017 Jeep New Compass
2017 Jeep Compass video preview: 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Jeep builds a crossover SUV for just about every size. The Renegade's a small; the Grand Cherokee's the extra-large. The medium label? That's what Jeep will apply to this new utility vehicle, starting next year. Jeep wants you to ignore the Compass that's on showroom floors right now. It's old...Read More»

2017 Jeep New Compass
The new 2017 Jeep Compass manages to actually look like a Jeep

Jeep took the covers off its newest Compass on Monday night at its Goiana, Pernambuco plant in Brazil ahead of its North American debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The unveiling in the southern half of the hemisphere underscores the importance of the model worldwide, and just how...Read More»

2014 Jeep Patriot
1.9 million Jeep, Dodge, and Chrysler vehicles recalled for airbag problem

This afternoon, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it was recalling more than 1.9 million vehicles to fix a problem with their airbags and seatbelts. In a statement, the automaker says that three deaths and five injuries may be linked to the issue. The problem affects vehicles equipped with...Read More»

2015 Jeep Compass
2015 Jeep Compass & Patriot Recalled For Power Steering Leak, Fire Hazard: 93,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a recall of more than 93,000 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs from the 2015 model year. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could make them harder to steer and create a fire risk. The problem is rooted in...Read More»

2014 Jeep Compass
2014 Jeep Compass Video Preview

After six years, the Jeep Compass is finally worth considering, and it only took one major change to make it happen: ditching the CVT. For 2014 Jeep has replaced the CVT in the Compass with a six-speed automatic transmission in all models. This both increases fuel economy and lowers the revs while...Read More»

GM CUE interface - 2013 Cadillac XTS
Jeep Compass Dead, Cadillac's CUE, 2012 Passat TDI: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Chrysler Town & Country is going to morph into a crossover and a Nissan Leaf beat a Nissan 370Z in a drag race. We give an update on our 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI's Six-Month Road Test, and Jeep is killing the Compass. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2012 Jeep Compass
Jeep Compass Is Dead, Town & Country Becoming A Crossover

A couple of weeks ago, told you about a string of vehicles that were being killed off by automakers. Now, we can add two more rides to that list: the Jeep Compass and the Chrysler Town & Country. The news comes directly from Chrysler's biggest kahuna, CEO Sergio Marchionne, by way of AutoNews...Read More»

2011 Jeep Compass
Jeep Compass And Patriot Replacement Delayed Until 2014

According to Automotive News Europe, the SUV planned to replace both the Jeep Compass and Patriot, has been delayed until 2014. Originally intended to go into production in 2013, the code-named B-SUV has been delayed so that Fiat can expedite engineering on its European products, like the Sedici...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey R/T
2011 Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler Vehicles Recalled For Steering Issue

Chrysler is recalling over 11,000 vehicles, from more than ten model lines, for a suspected safety flaw related to the steering. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), some vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrectly installed...Read More»

2011 Porsche 911 GTS
Study: Men Want To Be Seen, Women Want To Be Seen As Practical?

Men go for bold looks, bold sheetmetal, and horsepower, while women go with interior space, practicality, cost, and safety features, right? It sure sounds like a reinforcement for a tired gender bias. But, at least in some ways, it's still true. Those expectations might be changing, gradually, but...Read More»

2011 Jeep Compass
2011 Jeep Compass Preview

Chrysler's revised-model onslaught continues with the 2011 Jeep Compass, restyled and with several new standard features to better position itself in the fuel-efficient crossover segment. Borrowing some of its new looks from the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Compass should have a broader appeal...Read More»

2010 Jeep Compass
Chrysler Previews 2011 Jeep Patriot--But What About Compass?

This morning, Chrysler let loose on a new-product assault via Twitter and Facebook. And while it wasn't the long, drawn-out tease that the 2011 Ford Explorer became on Facebook, it lit up the social-media hotline with breaking news on the 2011 Fiat 500, 2011 Jeep Patriot, 2011 Chrysler Town &...Read More»

2010 Chrysler Town & Country
Recall Alert: Chrysler to Recall 600,000 Vehicles

Chrysler has announced a major recall effort today. The recall covers five models which are suffering from various maladies. About 285,000 2008-2009 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models are being recalled because of a short circuit in the electrical system that could start a...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen New Beetle
Ugliest Cars Of The Past 50 Years? You Might Be Surprised.

Think that the design of the Volkswagen New Beetle is more hideous than iconic? Apparently you're not alone. Business Week has posted its "Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years," including a number of models present and past, and the New Beetle is just one of the newer and still-produced models...Read More»

Badge on 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

Want American-made and fuel-efficient? A small car, too? You don't have many choices. Shoppers are valuing fuel efficiency more than before, especially now that they might be able to take advantage of a $4,500 Cash-for-Clunkers incentive. While there are plenty of stars-and-stripes-waving larger...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Marchionne Considers Cutting Underperforming Chrysler Models

Sergio Marchionne took the reigns of Chrysler less than a month ago, and already he's showing that life at the new Chrysler/Fiat isn't going to be la dolce vita. Taking advantage of the capital and credibility that come at the start of many corporate tenures, the CEO is making some very bold...Read More»

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