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Old 01-30-2011, 04:52 PM
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What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

So I pull out of work a couple hours ago and see a mini-grand cherokee looking thing coming up behind me. I knew it was the new compass but thats the first time I have actually seen one driving. I wouldnt ever buy one but I guess for a small SUV its decent. One thing that kind of shocked me is that after I let it pass by me so I could get a view of the entire thing I noticed it has LED tail lights!!! What the heck?!?!? Jeeps flagship $45,000 SUV gets the old school "light bulbs" but yet its little $20,000 sibling sports a nice set of full LED tail lights. All I know is that if they do a re-design sometime say for 2012 or 2013 I pray that the upgraded tail lights will be plug and play into a 2011. Kia's have LED tails now come on! Not only that but others cars have had them for years and years now.
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:56 PM
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

It probably has more to do with the fact that the car is a couple of years old from its debut and knowing they have changed hands, little was done to upgrade the tech during that time. Plus, I have noticed very few american cars even brand new have LED's compared to imports both Euro and Asian.
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:57 PM
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

I bet LED lights are on the list with the first refresh of the WK2.
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:14 PM
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

Maybe it was a mod...
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

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Maybe it was a mod...
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

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Nope!

Those are fu*kin hideous lights!!
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

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Those are fu*kin hideous lights!!

Dude, its a compass what do you expect? Im just stating that Jeeps low end model has LED tails when the high end GC doesnt. Seems completely backwards.
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Those are fu*kin hideous lights!!
Looks kinda like the ford edge lights
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

That's a big piece of plastic on that bumper!!!!
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

The spoiler on the rear looks like it would snap lol
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Re: What the heck, new Jeep compass has LED tail lights?!?

Personally I don't get the fascination with LEDs and to me they don't instantly project a feeling of higher quality (case in point being the Compass). To each his own.
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