New crossover Jeep Compass serial production launched in China

January 31, 2017 at 5:14 pm

At the production location belonging to the companies Fiat Chrysler Automobile and GAC, and located on the territory of Chinese Guangzhou, started the serial production of the new representative of SUV segment – Jeep Compass. At the same place Cherokee Renegade model is produced. This model is available for sale exclusively at the local car market. The planned production volume of Jeep Compass new-generation has not yet been disclosed.

2017 Popular Jeep Compass pic

2017 Popular Jeep Compass pic

On the “Middle Kingdom” market new SUV will be presented early this year. The car will be offered with a 1.4-liter turbo engine generating 164-horsepower or a 2.4-liter atmospheric unit producing 175 horsepower. Turbo motor will work in tandem with automatic transmission with double clutches; atmospheric engine will be aggregated to the 9-speed automatic transmission. The crossover is built on a platform which is also the basis of Renegade and Fiat 500X.

2017 Popular Jeep Compass pic

2017 Popular Jeep Compass pic

American version of the crossover Jeep Compass has been presented during the Los Angeles Auto Show.