Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4WD 2020 Radio Review

2020 Jeep Compass Trailhawk beach 3 Jeep Compass has been around in its new style since late in 2017 .  The Trail rated Trailhawk is the true 4WD version of the model line-up. Jeep doesn’t rate their vehicles unless they meet the requirements. So if it is Trail Rated you know it’s capable.

I have always liked the Compass. It seems to get the proportions right. It’s also comfortable inside as well.

The vehicle we had was a Pearl white with grey anti-glare hood decal and black highlights. Pretty smart looking.

The Compass manages to provide excellent 4WD capability packaged in an urban exterior.

It is just as comfortable around the inner city as it is on the bush tracks or the beach. It’s ideal for those ski trips as well.

I actually really enjoyed the Jeep Compass Trailhawk. Priced from around $49,500 plus the usual costs it’s a little pricey but it’s for those buyers that want practicality as well as something a little different from the usual suspects of AWD SUV’s.

Im Rob Fraser

2020 Jeep Compass Trailhawk interior

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What’s Good?

  • 4WD capability
  • Style and design
  • Interior ambience

What’s Not?

  • Engine braking on road
  • Thick ‘A’ pillars
  • Its a little pricey

Model: Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4WD

  • Model Price $49,450 MLP*
  • Drivetrain 4WD 2.0L 4 Cyl diesel 9 SP AT
  • Power 125kW @ 3,750rpm
  • Torque 350Nm @ 1,750rpm
  • Safety 5 Star ANCAP
  • CO2 Emissions 150 g/km
  • Economy (ADR comb) 5.7L/100km
  • Tow Capacity – 1500Kg
  • Tow Ball Rating 150Kg
  • Servicing 5 Yrs. Capped Price $399 per service
  • Warranty 5yr/100,000 km with full roadside assist

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.

Overall Rating 81/100

  • Behind the Wheel 8
  • Comfort 8
  • Equipment 8
  • Performance 8
  • Ride & Handling 8
  • Practicality 9
  • Fit for Purpose 9
  • Towing Ability 6
  • Off Road Ability 9
  • Value for Money 8

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About Rob Fraser 1904 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.