The Jeep Compass Trailhawk will receive a BSVI-ready 2.0L Multijet diesel engine.
There is no doubt that SUVs are hot choice among Indian buyers. Jeep, the FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) owned American SUV marker, entered our market in 2016 with Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited. However, both the models failed to generate volume for the company due to their high prices. The automaker, however, tasted success with the mid-size premium Jeep Compass SUV that was launched in 2017. Read: Jeep Compass Trailhawk – 5 Interesting Facts
Within first year of its arrival, the Jeep Compass crossed 25,000 units production milestone in the country. Now, the SUV will soon receive a new rival in the form of Tata Harrier. Aiming to further strengthen its sales, the American SUV maker will introduce the sportier, off-road version of the Compass early next year.
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Called the Jeep Compass Trailhawk, the new sportier version will make use of the same 2.0-litre Multijet II diesel engine that does duty in the regular model. In order to meet the upcoming BSVI emission norms, the carmaker will introduce the upgraded BSVI-ready version of the oil burner. On the standard model, it delivers power worth 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. Read – New Jeep Sub-4 Meter SUV In The Works
Similar to the global model, FCA will equip the Jeep Compass Trailhawk with a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The company currently produces this transmission at its Ranjangaon based facility for the export markets. The SUV’s off-road version is likely to get the speed alert system. Read – Upcoming Jeep SUVs In India
The Compass Trailhawk will also feature Jeep’s Selec-Terrain Traction Management System with a new ‘Rock Mode’ along with locking axles, hill descent control and high ground clearance. All these features will enhance the performance and off-road capabilities of the SUV.
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