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Made-in-India Jeep Compass launched in Europe – New Photos

Jeep officially launches the new Compass in Europe where it will be on offer in two petrol and two diesel engines.

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Officially launched in Europe, the new Jeep Compass has been detailed. It is presented in two petrol and two diesel engine options and in four trim levels of Sport, Longitude, Limited and Trailhawk.

2017 Jeep Compass is based on FCA’s ‘small wide architecture’ and receives independent suspension and state of the art frequency damping front and rear struts. Its chassis is built of 65% high strength steel contributing to enhanced dynamics and improved safety.

Powered by petrol and diesel engine options, the petrol engines include 1.4 liter MultiAir2 turbocharged petrol engine offering 140 hp power and 230 Nm torque when mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox and 170 hp power and 250 Nm torque when mated to a 9 speed automatic and all wheel drive system.

The diesel engines include a 1.6 liter and 2.0 liter MultiJet, with the former capable of 120 hp power and 320 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed manual transmission and the latter capable of 140 hp power and 350 Nm torque mated to a 9 speed automatic gearbox and all wheel drive.

Top of the line Trailhawk version gets added features as compared to the other variants with increased ride height by 2.5 cms, 17” off road tyres and the ability of 30 degree approach and 24.4 degree breakover along with 33.6 degree departure angles.

It is offered with two 4×4 systems – Jeep Active Drive and Jeep Active Drive Low allowing for five varying modes of Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud, plus the Rock mode with is exclusive to the Trailhawk. Interiors are noted with Uconnect infotainment system in a range of displays from 5”, 7” or 8.4”. It also gets an instrument cluster with 3.5” or 7” LCD screen.