While Jeep US didn’t reveal much of the details about the new Compass when unveiled, Jeep’s Brazilian arm has released some details of the C-SUV and many more new pictures too. The Compass will be first manufactured at company’s plant at Goiana in Brazil hence it will be the first market where the Compass will go on sale.
As stated yesterday, the Compass will be sold in over 100 countries but the dimensions will remain the same worldwide, at 4410 mm in length, 1820 mm in width, 1640 mm in height and 2630 mm of wheelbase. Initially for Brazil and some other countries, there will be two engine choices, a 166 hp 2.0-litre Tigershark flex fuel-capable petrol unit paired to a 6-speed automatic, and a 170 hp 2.0-litre Multijet II turbo-diesel engine mated on a new 9-speed automatic gearbox.
Initially, the petrol version will be available with front-wheel drive only, in three trims- Sport, Longitude and Limited, while the diesel, with four-wheel drive and in two trims- Longitude and Trailhawk trims. The Trailhawk will be the most capable off-road version of the Compass with special features like suspension lift, different alloy wheels, more capable tyres and additional underbody plates for protection.
When comes to India in 2017, the Compass will be locally made at Ranjangaon, Pune.
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