FCA India today announced the expansion of the Jeep Compass range by introducing two turbo-diesel variants with 9-speed automatic transmission. The two variants â€“ Longitude and Limited Plus â€“ will be offered to customers in the All-wheel Drive (AWD / 4×4) configuration and will be powered by the locally-manufactured BSVI-compliant 2.0-litre 173 HP, 350 Nm turbo-diesel engine.
The Jeep Compass 4×4 Longitude 9AT will be available to customers at INR 21.96 lakh and the Limited Plus for INR 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Bookings and test drives are open at all 80 FCA authorised dealer showrooms present in 68 Indian cities.
Commenting on the range expansion, Dr. Partha Datta â€“ President and Managing Director, FCA India said, â€œWe are strengthening and expanding the Jeep Compass range with the introduction of four diesel automatic variants, of which, the base and top-end variant will available to consumers right away. Both variants offer more equipment, boosting the value-for-money proposition for the customer which we believe will increase our share in the segment. This roll out has also given us the opportunity to offer our locally-made BSVI- compliant 2.0-litre turbo-diesel powertrain to consumers much before the statutory deadline.â€
The Jeep Compass is currently available in two variants â€“ Longitude (base) and Limited Plus (top-end) both variants are offered in AWD configuration, with BSVI diesel engines and the new
9-speed automatic transmission, Cruise Control feature is Standard equipment in both variants.
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