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2018 Compass MP launching early

Discussion in 'Mopar News and Rumors' started by oh2o, May 10, 2017.

  1. oh2o

    oh2o Moderator Level III Supporter

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    The 2018 Compass MP is launching early, on June 26th.

    2017 Compass ordering is closed. 2018MY ordering opens later today or Tomorrow 5/10.

    Don't have a list of changes, not expecting many differences.

    --oh2o
     
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  2. npaladin2000

    npaladin2000 LOAD "*",8,1 Level 2 Supporter

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    Oh if they add adaptive cruise I'm SO going to kick myself where it counts....

    Well, maybe not, I do like my Cherokee. :)
     
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  3. oh2o

    oh2o Moderator Level III Supporter

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    No Adaptive Cruise.
     
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  4. npaladin2000

    npaladin2000 LOAD "*",8,1 Level 2 Supporter

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    1. Good.
    2. I still don't get why they left that off. And I'm going to keep repeating that until they add it. :)
     
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  5. suzq044

    suzq044 Resident Photoshop Nerd

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    Because they're going to need something other than the v6 and styling to differentiate Cherokee
     
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  6. DarkSky

    DarkSky Fully Charged Level III Supporter

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    Size and price. Adaptive cruise is as much a safety feature as it is convenience. They should add it as soon as possible instead of leaving off safety features to differentiate from the Cherokee.
     
  7. Mike V.

    Mike V. Moderator Level 2 Supporter

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    Cost...

    Mike
     
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  8. suzq044

    suzq044 Resident Photoshop Nerd

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    Standing on a lot with a Cherokee across the aisle from a compass last night, they look close in size. That's what the average consumer is going to see. That and the sticker. It's only a safety feature if you're driving distracted.
     
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  9. DarkSky

    DarkSky Fully Charged Level III Supporter

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    Most people do drive distracted! I think they'll end up making the Cherokee bigger when the new model (not refresh) comes out to differentiate from the Compass.
     
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  10. Dave Z

    Dave Z It's me, Dave Staff Member Supporter

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    Wait, they do NOT have adaptive cruise on the Compass? Even with the front sensor?
     
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  11. Erik Latranyi

    Erik Latranyi Well-Known Member Level III Supporter

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    Yes, we have been over this. The sensor is there, but they did not offer it as an option on any trim level.

    It could be something they are waiting on for the Overland trim, when that debuts in the refresh with the Hurricane engine.
     
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  12. Dave Z

    Dave Z It's me, Dave Staff Member Supporter

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  13. BobbiBigWheels

    BobbiBigWheels I'm likely at work... Ad-Free Member

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    ...and that the Compass is 1000% better looking (as the general consensus seems to be).
     
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  14. DarkSky

    DarkSky Fully Charged Level III Supporter

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    Right, only Forward Collision Warning. Which is why it isn't a cost issue to add it since the sensor setup is already there. Seems like they're just restricting features from the Compass.
     
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  15. Erik Latranyi

    Erik Latranyi Well-Known Member Level III Supporter

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    The styling, especially the rear, is Land Rover Evoque.

    It is a bit funny......the last Compass was Grand Cherokee front with a hideous rear........the new Compass is a better Grand Cherokee front with an awesome rear.
     
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  16. valiant67

    valiant67 Rich Corinthian Leather Level III Supporter

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    Adaptive cruise control is about the type of cruise control I can use on most of the roads I travel. Didn't seem like the highways were so crowded even 15 years ago.
     
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