2012 Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4)

2012 Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Specifications

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About the 2012 Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4)

The 2012 Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) is a four-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/01/2012 classified as a MK MY12. The Compass is regarded as a small SUV built in United States Of America with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$11,700.

The Compass is a four-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 2.4L INLINE 4 engine that has 125 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 220 Nm of torque (at 4500 rpm) via a Five-speed Manual. JEEP claims the Compass SPORT (4x4) uses 8.5L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 201g of CO2. It has a 50L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 588km per full tank.

The Compass measures 1663mm (65.5 inches) in height, 4448mm (175.1 inches) in length, 1812mm (71.3 inches) in width with a 2635mm (103.7 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1437kg (3168.0 lbs) of unladen weight. The Compass SPORT (4x4) comes standard with 215/60 R17 front tyres and 215/60 R17 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 12,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) has a 205mm ground clearance with a 1500kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Eng Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Lower Pass Side Centre Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to 1C4NJDFB*#D000001.


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Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Details
Used Price From DealerA$11,700
Trade-In ValueA$8,300
SeriesMK MY12
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/01/2012
Discontinued date30/06/2013
Drive type4x4
VIN plate locationDriver Side Eng Scuttle
Compliance plate locationLower Pass Side Centre Pillar
VIN Example1C4NJDFB*#D000001
Country of originUnited States Of America
SegmentSmall SUV
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Engine Specifications
Size2359cc, 2.4L
Power @ RPM 125kW @ 6000rpm (167.6 hp)
Torque @ RPM220Nm @ 4500rpm (162.2 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEuro 5
Compression ratio10.5
Power/weight ratio87.0kw/tonne
Bore/stroke87.9mm × 97mm (3.4in × 3.8in)
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFive-speed Manual
Drive typefour-wheel drive
Turning circle11m (36.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size215/60 R17 - 6.5x17
Rear tyre & wheel size215/60 R17 - 6.5x17
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity50L
Fuel consumption (combined average)8.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)10.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)7.1L / 100km
Vehicle range588.2km (365.5 miles)
Emission standardEuro 5
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)201g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)258g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)167g / 100km
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Dimensions
Length4448mm (175.1 inches)
Width1812mm (71.3 inches)
Height1663mm (65.5 inches)
Wheelbase2635mm (103.7 inches)
Front track1520mm (59.8 inches)
Rear track1520mm (59.8 inches)
Ground clearance205mm (8.1 inches)
Unladen weight1437kg (3168.0 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass1980kg (4365.1 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1500kg (3306.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Servicing
Service interval (km)12,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Jeep Compass SPORT (4x4) Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • 17 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Cloth Trim
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Hill Holder
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 4 Speakers
  • Roof Rails
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - A$450
  • Protective Glazing - A$400
  • Safety Pack - A$800