The popular Jeep Compass has been redesigned and is all new for 2018.
With distinctive design and fluid lines, the Compass has authentic Jeep brand capability combined with an urban, upscale attitude.
From the iconic Jeep front grille to wrap around chrome moulding and contoured panels the Compass combines a modern style with an urban vibe.
Front headlight options include an LED lighting strip and available chrome or coloured accent touches to compliment the rugged yet refined exterior.
With seating for five the interior is comfortable and practical and combines a refined quality with a typical Jeep feel when you get behind the wheel.
Wrap around front bucket seats provide a comfortable ride and features include available leather and heated seats.
To stay connected to the world, the Jeep includes modern technology with a large 8-inch touchscreen and an available Uconnect multimedia centre with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability.
Under the hood the Compass is powered by a 2.4 L Tigershark MultiAir I-4 engine that provides 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque and a towing capacity for up to 2,000 lbs.
With a 4×2 model, you can choose a standard 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. On 4×4 models you can select a standard 6-speed manual or available Class-Exclusive 9-speed automatic transmission.
The 2018 Jeep Compass is the SUV that is practical for both urban commuting or for the weekend where your destination has a rural flavour to it.
Jeep Grand Cherokee
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is available in five trim levels including the luxury Summit, the high-performance SRT and the 707 horsepower Trackhawk, each with features designed to impress in the typical Jeep style. New for 2018, the Sterling edition is the newest member of the Grand Cherokee line-up.
This is the 25th anniversary of the Grand Cherokee’s introduction to the automotive world. The 2018 model comes with a special signature anniversary edition logo on the rear hatch.
The Grand Cherokee continues to impress Jeep lovers with its off-road capability, comfort, technology, and engine choices.
Its confident exterior design lets everyone know a Jeep is on the road. This year it features a new updated front grille and fascia with daytime running lights and LED fog lamps.
Inside, the the interior is noticeably Jeep inspired. It’s roomy, comfortable, and has the distinctive Jeep quality and features that makes this brand the favourite of many off-road and SUV enthusiasts.
New this year, the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is one of the most talked about vehicles in automotive circles.
The Trackhawk isn’t designed for a casual outing to the grocery story, this vehicle is designed to out-perform every SUV on the market.
Your first impression might be the huge 20-inch titanium wheels designed to hold this vehicle in place on the road.
Built to be the most powerful SUV ever, the Trackhawk has a supercharged 6.2 L V8 engine that produces an incredible 707 horsepower and massive 645 lb-ft of torque that rockets you to 60 MPH in just 3.5 seconds. On the flip-side, a high performance braking system will bring you from 60 MPH to zero in just 114 feet.
All this power is surrounded by the standard comfort zone inside the cabin that a Grand Cherokee is noted for.
The Trackhawk is designed for people who enjoying travelling to their destination as much as being there.
Billed as a ‘performance’ SUV, the Durango outperforms at all levels.
This three-row full size SUV easily transports seven passengers and still has a lot of room left over for cargo.
Designed in a classic sport utility style, the Durango has bold lines, a rugged design, and looks as tough as it really is. Fitted with a signature SRT hood and cold air intake vents, it makes a statement just being on the road.
The race-inspired rear fascia sports body coloured contours with gloss black accents.
The exterior is finished with five-spoke 20 inch Goliath wheels with black finish coming as the standard look.
Interior styling is designed to match the aggressive exterior with available wrap around Laguna bucket seats and a high performance steering wheel. A T-hand shifter provides intuitive gear selection and has a AutoStick selector gate for added control.
A standard 7-inch full-colour display cluster on the main console allows easy access from the driver’s seat. Hands-free communication with Bluetooth streaming audio is standard along with incoming text message reader and preset text response.
The hands-free Bluetooth technology allow you to change music, adjust climate settings and control your compatible smartphone with voice commands and is also available with a navigation system.
Standard on every Durango is a full-colour driver display that keeps you informed of
important vehicle information like fuel,
outside temperature, and tire pressure.
The Durango comes with a standard 3.6 L V6 and is available with a 5.7 HEMI V8.
When it comes to performance the Durango SRT is North America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV and Dodge is proud to point out what this vehicle can do.
The SRT is the new Durango model for 2018 and is creating quite a buzz in the automotive world.
With a 6.4 L HEMI V8 under the hood, this engine produces 475 horsepower and a huge amount of torque – 470 ft.-lbs.
The Durango SRT can go from 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and it is the fastest quarter-mile in its class.
This if the vehicle you need if you are going to tow a boat or trailer on a cross country run. The Durango SRT can tow up to 8,600 lbs, and that is the best tow rating in this class.
The powertrain is mated with seven SRT drive modes including auto, sport, track, snow, tow, valet, and ECO.
Towing is enhanced with an 8-speed automatic transmission with SRT rev-matching technology and is specifically calibrated to optimize shift points and deliver maximum torque to all four wheels.
The 2018 Dodge Durango is one of the most highly anticipated vehicles this year and auto enthusiasts are looking forward seeing this high performance vehicle on the road.
Written by Brian Lockhart