After the announcement that the FCA will cease production Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot SUV, news arrived that the new 2017 Jeep Compass still found on sale, and soon. Specifically, it was announced that Jeep will offer a totally new crossover SUV, which would be a replacement for the above mentioned models. However, the latest news speak of the promotion 2017 Jeep Compass, already in early 2016. The new model will be on display at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.
After several delays the promotion of its new models, the FCA shows to dealers their novelties. These are the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Charger, Dodge Baracuda, Fiat 124 Spider and Alfa Romeo SUV. The aforementioned promotion was in Las Vegas for dealers on the US market. So, FCA Group has sped up the development of its new models, and is expected soon and promotion of the 2017 Jeep Compass SUV.
2017 Jeep Compass Redesign
The abolition of the Compass and Patriot SUVs may lead to gaps in the range of SUV of the Jeep brand. For this reason, Jeep decided to continue with the production of Compass model, who also represents the replacement for Patriot model. 2017 Jeep Compass will arrive with a large number of changes, including the modified design, compared to the previous model.
The new Compass will be made on the long-wheelbase version the Small Wide platform, FCA Group. Thus, in 2017 Compass have greater dimensions than before. The vehicle will be longer and will offer more space inside the cabin. It will be especially increased space for passengers sitting in the rear.
In addition to the new platform, the vehicle will get promoted and exterior design, and interior. Of course, one should not expect revolutionary changes in appearance of the vehicle. They will be mostly cosmetic in nature but will provide a vehicle a more modern look and new charm. Inside the vehicle are expected quality workmanship, quality materials, and upgraded systems. Especially is expected improvement of the security system, as well as driver assistance systems.
2017 Jeep Compass Specs and Price
It is expected that Jeep offers several different powertrains for the new model. Mentioned 1.6-liter turbo-diesel 2.0-liter turbo-diesel and 2.2-liter turbo-diesel engines. The gasoline engine is mentioned 1.4-liter and 2.0-liter engines, also turbocharged. As the strongest engine, mentions the 2.4-liter Tigershark gasoline engine. The company has not announced the price for the 2017 Jeep Compass, but it is expected that it will not be much different from the price of the current model.