Is a Jeep Compass a Good First Car?

I finally got my license and think about purchasing a Jeep Compass as my first car, but I don’t know if this is a smart decision. Any idea about whether a Jeep Compass is a good first car?

Katherine Duffy · Answered on Nov 30, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The Jeep Compass may be a great first car choice for you, but this decision depends on what you’re looking for in a first car. Here’s a list of the benefits and drawbacks of driving the Jeep Compass.
The benefits:
  • Great infotainment
  • Comfortable and smooth steering
  • Ample passenger room
  • Low base price
The drawbacks:
  • Lacks in horsepower
  • Poor gas mileage
  • Lacking standard safety features
  • Needs more cargo space
If you’re looking for a comfortable and affordable SUV, the compass is a great option. Keep in mind that its safety features are lacking, which is an important aspect of purchasing your first car.
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