2017 JEEP COMPASS TRAILHAWK
WITH A CD OF 0.35, TRAILHAWK IS THE MOST AERODYNAMIC JEEP EVER.
MORE details of the 2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk compact softroader are known, following its recent outing in Brazil. Brazilian website Motorchase claimed the top-trim Trailhawk will have approach and departure angles of 29.1° and 33.1°; the lower-trim Compass variants will have angles of 28.7° and 31.9°.
The Trailhawk will get Jeep’s Active Drive Low 4WD system, and Macpherson struts front and rear are expected.
Motorchase said the Trailhawk will have a ‘High Tech’ package, which includes park assist, adaptive cruise, lane departure, auto high beam, and front collision warning and prevention.
The 2017 Compass will have four trim levels: Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk. A stretched version of a Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade, it will be 4420mm long, 1820mm wide and 1650mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2640mm. There is 388 litres of luggage in the Trailhawk. Lowerspec models will have 410 litres.
Two engines variants will be offered in Brazil: a 2.0litre 122kw/201nm diesel (117kw/195nm petrol) Tigershark, and a 2.0-litre 125kw/350nm turbo-diesel Fiat Multijet. It is unknown what will be available in Australia.
The Tigershark gets a sixspeed Aisin auto, the Multijet a nine-speed ZF auto.
Motorchase listed the US pricing for the Trailhawk at around the $43,000 mark.