Jeep Compass all set for production in India, to launch globally next year

The new Jeep Compass is all set for production and it will be manufactured at the Ranjangaon facility in India. Apart from India, it will be produced in China, Brazil and Mexico for the global market.

The 2017 Jeep Compass will be launched in India by mid of next year in three trim configurations. The Jeep Compass will get FCA’s (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) small wide architecture in India which is a fully independent suspension with Frequency Selective Damping in front-and-rear-strut system, and precise electric power steering.

“Our all new 2017 Jeep Compass enters an extremely important and growing segment worldwide, and does so with an unmatched list of attributes that includes benchmark 4x4 off- road capability, exceptional on-road driving dynamics, fuel-efficient powertrains, countless advanced technology and safety features, all wrapped in a premium, authentic Jeep design,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand, FCA Global.

It will come in a total of five engines including three petrol and two diesel, across different markets.These include a 1.4 multiair turbo, a 1.6 and 2.0 turbo diesel, 2.4 tigershark petrol, 2.0 tigershark flex fuel (ethanol), and transmissions include a 6-speed manual/auto, and a 9 speed auto.

It will feature a 3.5- or 7-inch LED driver information display (DID) instrument cluster, steering wheel with integrated audio, voice and speed controls. In terms of the exterior the legendary seven-slot grille gets a fresh look with individual chrome slots in a Gloss Black field.

Updated Date: Nov 17, 2016 17:45:03 IST



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