The 2021 Jeep Compass comes in Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk trim levels. Where it’s optional, all-wheel drive is an extra $1,500.
Sport ($25,390) has 16-in steel wheels, roof rails, hill-start assist, heated side mirrors, push-button start,
dual-zone automatic climate control, height-adjustable driver’s seat, cloth upholstery, height-adjustable loadspace floor, 7-in infotainment touchscreen, USB port,
Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, Bluetooth, auxiliary input, and a 6-speaker audio system. With optional all-wheel drive, the Sport gains Selec-Terrain traction settings that include auto, snow, sand, and mud. Sport trim is also eligible for alloy wheels, heated front seats, and a heated steering wheel. The newly standard driver aids in the Limited are not available in this trim, but optional in the Latitude.
Latitude ($27,390) comes 17-in alloy wheels, cornering fog lights, keyless entry/ignition, ambient LED cabin lighting, leather-wrapped steering wheel, cloth/vinyl upholstery, and satellite radio. The 80th Anniversary Edition adds $2,300 to the Latitude trim and brings 19-inch alloy wheels, remote start, leather upholstery, self-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable driver’s seat, Berber mats, 115-volt outlet, navigation, and an 8.4-inch infotainment touchscreen.
Limited ($30,790) has 18-in alloy wheels, chrome exterior trim, remote start, self-dimming rearview mirror, leather upholstery, heated front seats, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, manual height-adjustable front passenger seat, heated steering wheel, 115-volt outlet, 8.4-in infotainment touchscreen, rain-sensing wipers, rear parking sensors with automatic emergency braking, automatic on/off headlights, and the driver aids mentioned in the “What’s New” section above.
Trailhawk ($32,290) has all-wheel drive as standard with simulated low-range gearing and a crawl mode, a more off-road-appropriate suspension, greater ground clearance, hill descent control, skid plates, tow hooks (two at the front, one at the back), all-terrain tires, wiper de-icer, 17-in alloy wheels, full-size spare, special styling, cloth/leather upholstery, and all-season rubber mats. All three trims can be ordered with a dual-pane panoramic sunroof, trailer tow package, navigation, and an Alpine 9-speaker audio upgrade. The top two trims are also eligible for a power-adjustable front passenger seat and a powered liftgate.
Is the 2021 Jeep Compass a Safe Car?
Standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes, traction and stability control, and seven airbags (including one for the driver’s knees). The Compass received four stars overall from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), including 4-star frontal and 5-star side-impact ratings. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave it Good top scores in most major categories but marked down the headlights to Marginal at best.