2011 Jeep Compass gets a facelift and a starting price of $19,295


Chrysler is adding another revised vehicle to its onslaught releases. It is introducing the new 2011 Jeep Compass crossover with a starting price of $19,295, which is about $4,000 more than the previous year model.

So what’s new for the price bump of the 2011 Jeep Compass? For starter, it gets a slightly facelift and upgraded standard equipment. The standard features includes air conditioning, power windows and locks, heated power side mirrors, keyless entry, fog lamps, cruise control and tinted glass, all of which were lacking on the 2010 Jeep Compass base model.

To further justify the price hike, the 2011 Jeep Compass will be made available in three trim levels. Starting with the base model, it comes with a 158-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Then the mid-grade Latitude, which comes with a 158-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a CVT transmission, heated front seats and a leather steering wheel for $21,595. And lastly, the Limited model starts at about $24,295, which is driven by a 172-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder.

For 2011, Chrysler plans to have the 2011 Jeep Compass crossover an identity of its own by providing more substances to this vehicle rather than the previous version of the water-down look alike of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.