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2017 Jeep Compass – New SUV in Indian Market

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About Jeep Compass

The brand new offer1ing from popular American automaker JEEP is going to be launched in the Indian market somewhere in August 2017. The 2017 Jeep Compass was recently previewed in Brazil, and with its launch in the market, it will be replacing the existing Jeep Compass and other patriot models from the American automaker.

The SUV is said to be the most affordable SUV from all lines of SUV offerings from Jeep in India, even though if reports are to be believed then the 2017 Jeep Compass is said to have quite a hefty market price in India, with a price tag of approximately Rs. 20 lacs to Rs. 25 lacs.

The production of the 2017 Jeep Compass in India will take place in Jeep’s Ranjangaon facility in the state of Maharashtra.

Due to the fact that this new model of SUV will at once have a global launch, including a launch in India, it will be thus having both right and left-hand drive variations.

There still hasn’t been much spoken about its specs vividly, but if reports are to be considered then the brand new SUV will be available in both petrol and diesel variants, wherein, the petrol variant is expected to be powered by a 2.0 liter Tigershark engine, and the diesel variant is expected to be powered by a 2.0 Multijet Motor II engine. Coming to the transmission options of the SUV, it is said to have both 6-speed manual and 9-speed automatic versions.

2017 Jeep CompassThe maximum power for the petrol variant is said to be 160 BHP and the maximum torque for the same will be 145 Nanometers, while for the diesel variant, the maximum power is said to be 140 BHP or 170 BHP and maximum torque is said to be 350 Nanometers.

The C-SUV shares a lot of resemblance with Grand Cherokee, boasting of a new global design language and rugged outlook, paired with other features like LED daytime running lamps, contoured engine hood as well as a big bumper.

Soon after its launch in mid-2017, the 2017 Jeep Compass is expected to face direct competition from its existing contemporaries in the C-SUV segment, and this includes automobiles like the Honda CR-V, the Ford Endeavor, the Hyundai Sante Fe, the Toyota Fortuner, among other premium SUVs in this price range and specs.


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