2017 Jeep Compass By Mopar Review

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Jeep has a long history with vehicle customization and personalization going back to the first CJ Jeeps produced after WWII. These days, instead of plows, seeders, and hay rakes, Jeep customers are looking for aftermarket equipment designed for improved off-road capabilities, everyday usability, and curb-size appearance. Mopar has been there for much of Jeep’s history but is now enjoying a renaissance in popularity thanks to a wide selection of dealer add-on parts. These accessories are able to be wrapped inside vehicle financing and are covered under warranty.

Mopar’s latest batch of parts fits Jeep’s newest product – the 2017 Jeep Compass. This two-row crossover slots between the Renegade and Cherokee, both in size and price. Its sleek, modern looks are arguably more attractive than the Cherokee, while still harking back to Jeep’s glory days.

To showcase Mopar’s new line of more than 90 Compass accessories, Jeep created this one-off demo model with a bevy of upgrades. Pietro Gorlier, the head of Mopar, said this regarding the new lineup of parts:

“Owners can put their unique stamp on the all-new Jeep Compass right at launch with a full line of authentic Jeep accessories. Mopar celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2017, and we continue to deliver products that remain true to the DNA of each brand and the personality of each vehicle. With a full line of accessories available at launch, we’re ready to do that for 2017 Jeep Compass owners.”

The wide selection of Mopar parts and accessories give Jeep owners many direction possibilities. From simple window shades and floor mats to larger wheels and rock rails, the Mopar catalog gives plenty of choices.

Mopar’s list of highlighted products is below.

What Makes The Jeep Compass By Mopar Special

Jeep Compass By Mopar

The 2017 Jeep Compass by Mopar showcases a few of the possibilities customers can take with their Compass. A black graphics package brings life to the hood and side of the Compass. The side graphics also start a pattern on the D-pillar that’s seen elsewhere in the Jeep, namely the all-weather floor mats.

Jeep Compass By Mopar

A black graphics package brings life to the hood and side of the Compass. The side graphics also start a pattern on the D-pillar that’s seen elsewhere in the Jeep, namely the all-weather floor mats.

The 18-inch wheels add a different touch to the Compass, though they look like factory-optional wheels. Keeping the bodywork clean are a set of Mopar mud flaps. The only real mechanical upgrade is the Mopar rock sliders bolted under the Compass’ doors. They help protect the rocker panel rock rocks and trail damage.

Up top, this Jeep has window vents that keep rain from getting inside a cracked window. There’s also a roof rack that attaches to the rails already atop the Compass. This gives owners the ability to put kayaks, luggage, or even a full cargo basket up top for extra gear storage.

Jeep Compass By Mopar

Inside, a cargo organizer keeps small items from rolling around. Those all-weather floor mats I mentioned earlier help protect the carpet from mud, water, and snow.

Inside, a cargo organizer keeps small items from rolling around. Those all-weather floor mats I mentioned earlier help protect the carpet from mud, water, and snow. They’re easily removable and can be sprayed off with a hose. A matching cargo mat keeps the rear area free of stained carpet, too. And last but not least, a set of bright pedal covers are available for the driver, which offer more grip for shoes.

Jeep Compass By Mopar

THE 2017 JEEP COMPASS’ PARTS IN DETAIL

Rock rails: Protect from off-road obstacles with durable rock rails, made of galvanized steel and painted black. MSRP: $925

18-inch wheels: Standout on the streets or trail with unique, Mopar 18-inch cast aluminum wheels, painted high-gloss granite crystal. MSRP: $195 each

Roof rack cross rails: These cross rails attach to production roof rails and allow for bike, ski, water sports or luggage carrier attachments. MSRP: $225

Rooftop cargo basket: Stow extra gear securely with Mopar rooftop storage options designed specifically for the Jeep Compass. MSRP: $358

Graphics: Customize the exterior with a unique black hood graphic (82214630) and black swoosh bodyside graphics. MSRP: $100/$180

Cargo tote: Keep gear gathered up and transportable with this convenient cargo storage option. MSRP: $33.20

Molded cargo tray: Protects the cargo area from dirt, sand and moisture and removes easily for cleaning. MSRP: $95

Door sill guards: Attractive Jeep-logo sill guards help prevent scratches. MSRP: $95

All-weather floor mats: Keep the interior spotless with molded floor mats featuring high walls and deep ribs to trap and hold dirt, water, snow and mud. MSRP: $130

Side window air deflector: Shield away water, bugs and other road detritus. MSRP: $100

Bright pedal kit: Dress up the pedals with this stainless steel kit. MSRP: $95

Molded front/rear splash guards: Get extra protection from road debris and stone chips. MSRP: $55 each

A full list of Mopar’s accessories can be found at www.mopar.com

Press Release

The Mopar brand is pointing the way for personalization of the all-new Jeep® Compass. Owners of the compact SUV can choose from more than 90 authentic Mopar accessories when the vehicle arrives in Jeep dealerships in North America in the first quarter of 2017.

“Owners can put their unique stamp on the all-new Jeep Compass right at launch with a full line of authentic Jeep accessories,” said Pietro Gorlier, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar), FCA – Global. “Mopar celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2017, and we continue to deliver products that remain true to the DNA of each brand and the personality of each vehicle. With a full line of accessories available at launch, we’re ready to do that for 2017 Jeep Compass owners.”

Jeep Compass By Mopar

Mopar accessories for the Jeep Compass fit a variety of lifestyles, from those seeking the freedom to go further to those looking to increase convenience and functionality. Mopar products are designed and engineered together with the original design of the vehicle to deliver a perfect fit and finish. Mopar products also offer a comprehensive warranty and are built according to factory-authorized specifications, providing customers quality, durability and peace of mind.

Jeep Compass By Mopar

A few of the Mopar accessories available for the all-new Jeep Compass include:

Rock rails (Part Number 82214641AC): Protect from off-road obstacles with durable rock rails, made of galvanized steel and painted black.
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP): $925
18-inch wheels (82214667AC): Standout on the streets or trail with unique, Mopar 18-inch cast aluminum wheels, painted high-gloss granite crystal.
MSRP: $195 each
Roof rack cross rails (82214658AB): These cross rails attach to production roof rails and allow for bike, ski, watersports or luggage carrier attachments.
MSRP: $225
Rooftop cargo basket (TCCAN859): Stow extra gear securely with Mopar rooftop storage options designed specifically for the Jeep Compass.
MSRP: $358
Graphics: Customize the exterior with a unique black hood graphic (82214630) and black swoosh bodyside graphic (82214627AB).
MSRP: $100/$180
Cargo tote (82208566): Keep gear gathered up and transportable with this convenient cargo storage option.
MSRP: $33.20
Molded cargo tray (82214666): Protects the cargo area from dirt, sand and moisture and removes easily for cleaning.
MSRP: $95
Door sill guards (82214662AB): Attractive Jeep-logo sill guards help prevent scratches.
MSRP: $95
All-weather floor mats (82214651AB): Keep the interior spotless with molded floor mats featuring high walls and deep ribs to trap and hold dirt, water, snow and mud.
MSRP: $130
Side window air deflector (82214635): Shield away water, bugs and other road detritus.
MSRP: $100
Bright pedal kit (82214995): Dress up the pedals with this stainless steel kit.
MSRP: $95
Molded front/rear splash guards (82214642AE/82214643AE): Get extra protection from road debris and stone chips.
MSRP: $55 each

Jeep Compass By Mopar

Mopar accessories for the all-new Jeep Compass are available through FCA US LLC dealerships, either in store or online at www.mopar.com.

Jeep Compass By Mopar

Mopar-first Features
During the brand’s 80 years, Mopar has introduced numerous industry-first features, including:

Vehicle-information apps: first to introduce smartphone vehicle-information applications, a new channel of communication with consumers
wiADVISOR: first to incorporate a tablet-based service lane tool
Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS): first to market with a new interactive vehicle tracking device that sends owner a text when vehicle is driven too fast or too far based on pre-set parameters
Wi-Fi: first to offer customers the ability to make their vehicle a wireless hot spot
Electronic owner manuals: first to introduce traditional owner manuals in a DVD and brief user-guide format

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