Jeep Compass India launch likely in June 2017

Login   |  Register Now

Follow us with

Jeep Compass India launch likely in June 2017

Posted on : Friday 20th of January 2017

Total 1 News Image

An insider source from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India has revealed that the Jeep Compass, which was globally unveiled in the latter half of 2016, is likely to make its India debut in June 2017. Since the Compass will be the first Jeep product that will be manufactured in India, sharing FCA’s Ranjangaon plant near Pune, its price-list is expected to hover around the Rs 18-20 lakh mark.

Part of FCA, Jeep is an iconic American carmaker that has excelled in developing rugged utility vehicles since the early 1940s. In 2016, Jeep entered India with three of its most recognised models - Grand Cherokee, Wrangler Unlimited and Grand Cherokee SRT. Once the Compass is launched in India, the Ranjangaon plant will become one of the four manufacturing hubs in the world where this SUV will be manufactured. Put together, these four hubs (in China, Brazil, Mexico and India) will produce the Compass for 100-plus countries globally.

The Compass will come with an array of 17 powertrains combinations to serve different markets around the world. Customers in India will have an option of a petrol or a diesel powerplant and both the engines will have manual and automatic transmissions. The petrol-powered mill is likely to be a 1.4-litre Multi Air Turbo unit and the diesel is expected to be a 2.0-litre Multijet II turbo motor. The manual transmission, in all probability, will have a six-speed setup whereas the automatic transmission could feature a nine-speed one. Moreover, Jeep is likely to offer the Compass with only all-wheel drive powertrains, although the AWD system offered may vary from variant to variant.

Disclaimer: The contents or any information provided here is strictly personal and way4indians.com does not hold any responsibility or liability on them. We shall endeavor to upload/publish as many of the comments that are submitted as possible within a reasonable span of time, but we do not guarantee that all comments that are submitted will be uploaded/published. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libelous, hateful, or otherwise objectionable content; or have spam, commercial or advertising content or links are liable to be removed by the editors. We also reserve the right to edit the comments that do get published. Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.

Advertisements

Copyright © 2012-2018, All rights Reserved   |  www.way4indians.com  |  This Logo is a trademark of Way4Indians. For Enquires, please contact : info@way4indians.com