2014 Jeep Compass Values

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2014 model year changes

The Jeep Compass receives minor updates for 2014. Chief among them is a switch from the continuously variable transmission (CVT) of years past to a new 6-speed automatic with a manual shifting mode. Elsewhere, Jeep added a new acoustic-laminate windshield to help cut down on road noise, new bi-halogen projector headlamps to improve nighttime forward visibility, body color side mirrors, and chrome accents on the grille surrounds and fog lamp bezels. Finally, Jeep has added seat-mounted side airbags as standard on all Compass models.

Competitive comparison

Versatile layout for people and gear; maneuverability and parking ease; some innovative features; serious off-road ability in an affordable, compact package

Special features for 2014

Along with the closely related Jeep Patriot, the Jeep Compass is one of the lowest-priced off-road-capable utility vehicles on the market when you get it with the optional Freedom Drive II Off-Road Package, yet it packs that in a vehicle that rides and handles for the most part like a car. Ease of parking and maneuverability are strengths for this model, and it's also reasonably fuel-efficient at an EPA-estimated 30 mpg. The Compass can tow up to 2,000 pounds--enough for a couple of jet-skis. Otherwise, the Compass continues to offer some innovative features that aren't found everywhere else, like the optional sound system with liftgate speakers--good for a tailgate party--or the rechargeable flashlight built into the rear cargo area.