FCA India today announced that Jeep Compass sales have crossed the significant milestone of 10,000 units. The manufacturer has achieved this milestone in just four months of launching this Made in India Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV).The Jeep Compass has been a turn around the vehicle for the FCA’s operations in India thus far, having crossed 10,000 unit sales in just four months from the time it first launched in India. Driven by a seriously competitive price tag, since the SUV is being made in India. The made in India Compass, being manufactured at Jeeps Ranjangaon facility, is also being exported to foreign markets like Japan and Australia. The FCA reports a total of 600 units have already been exported.
Commenting on the milestone, Kevin Flynn - President and Managing Director, FCA India said, “The Jeep Compass is proving to be a popular SUV in a short span of time. We are indeed proud to cross the 10,000 Sales milestone and we are confident to continue with this great momentum in the New Year as well.” However, Jeep-like most other auto manufacturers will also be appending the prices of the Compass, which is set to get more expensive by about 2-4% sans the base variant which is maintained at 15.16 lakh ex-showroom.
The Made In India Jeep Compass was launched on July 31, 2017. FCA India offers three premium trims in the range - Sport, Longitude and Limited. The SUV is offered in 10 variants with 2.0-litre Turbo Diesel and 1.4-litre Turbo Petrol Multiair powertrain options, with 4x4 and 4x2 derivatives available in the range.