American carmaker, Jeep’s India division is set to unveil the Compass SUV today in India. It will be the company’s first locally produced SUV which is expected to be priced competitively. It is expected to be powered by a choice of one diesel and one petrol engine option. The transmission options which will be available with the diesel and petrol engines could be a 9-speed automatic transmission. The Compass will be offered in a seven seater option and features on the interiors will have a 7 inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The actual details will be updated shortly as the event by Jeep India commences.
11:49 am: Jeep India will start production of Compass in June 2017
11: 40 am: The compass body are made of plasma cutting, method has been adopted for first time
11:34am: The Jeep compass get 6 airbags, traction control and hill start
11:29am: The Jeep compass is powerd by 1.4 litre petrol engine produces 106 hp and 205 nm and 2.0 diesel engine litre churns 170 hp anmd 350 nm. The tranmission options 6 speed manual and 7 spee automatic
11:26am: The jeep compass get select train system with four modes auto and snow, stand mode, mud mode
11:23am: Dimensionally, the Compass is measures 4.4 m in length
11:16 am: Jeep Compass will get dual tone colours: Sands Strom and steel grey
11:09 am: The jeep Compass gets 7 slot grille at front, black roof top optional
11:03 am: A number of new manufacturing techniques as well as technologies will be used for the first time in India for the Jeep Compass
10: 57am: the jeep compass will be showcased at the Geneva Motor show
10: 52am: The Jeep Compass to be unveiled today and will be launch in third quarter of this year
10:44 am: The Jeep Compass will be locally manufactured at the Ranjangaon facility and will be exported to Australia, UK and Japan along side being sold in India
10: 40 am: The Jeep Compass will replace the older versions as well as the Patriot which is sold in international markets
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10: 29 am: In terms of safety, the Jeep Compass will be offered with over 50 plus safety features. ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and dual front airbags are expected to be offered as a standard fitment.
10: 25 am: The Jeep Compass is expected to be offered with a choice of two variants, Longitude and Limited
10:22 am: Inside the cabin, the Compass is expected to get a touchscreen infotainment system, compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with steering mounted audio and phone controls.
10:18 am: The exterior features of the Jeep Compass include projector headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps (DRLs), LED tail lamps, dual tone exterior colour options with a black coloured sunroof and black-coloured 19-inch alloy wheels
10: 15 am: The Jeep Compass SUV will measure 4,410 mm in length, 1,820 mm in width, 1,640 mm in height and will have a wheelbase of 2,630 mm.
10:10 am: Transmission options for the Jeep Compass are expected to be a 6-speed automatic gearbox for the petrol unit and a 9-speed automatic gearbox for the diesel variant. The Compass is expected to get an optional all-wheel-drive system as well.
10:05am: Jeep Compass is expected to be powered by a 1.4 litre petrol engine and 2 litre Multijet diesel engine.The petrol engine is expected to generate 140 hp power, while the diesel engine is speculated to produce 170 hp of power.
9:59am: Jeep to unveil Compass in India today, Stay tuned for live updates
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