Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
(FCA) India announced that the Jeep Compass being manufactured at the
Ranjangaon plant in Maharashtra has touched the 10,000 bookings milestone. The
auto manufacturer opened pre-bookings for the SUV on June 19, 2017 and launched
it on July 31st. FCA India, which is currently focusing entirely on its
go-tomarket execution confirms over 92,000 enquiries as of today.
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The JeepCompass range in India
starts with 1.4 Multi-Air Turbo Petrol ‘Sport’ 4x2 variant with a 6-speed
manual transmission at Rs. 14.95 Lakh (ex-Delhi) and tops with the 2.0L MultiJet Turbo Diesel ‘Limited (O)’ 4x4 variant with a 6-speed
The JeepCompass is available to customers in
three trims - Sport, Longitude and Limited and 10 variants, including a 4x2
Turbo Petrol with a 7-speed automatic transmission (DDCT).
Kevin Flynn – President and Managing Director,
FCA India said, “The Made in India Jeep Compass has gained remarkable traction
in the market since we opened the order books in June. Along with the
incredible response to our pricing, which has been simply overwhelming,
customers are also drawn to the Jeep Compass for its impressive character,
sophistication, capability and authenticity. We are working with our Plant to
deliver the product to customers in the least possible time.”
Packed with 50+ safety and security features,
30+ premium features and 20+ pioneering technologies, Jeep Compass is one of
the safest SUVs on Indian roads.
Customers can choose from two
powertrain options - the 173 PS, 350 Nm, 2.0-litre MultiJet Turbo Diesel and
the 161hp, 250 Nm, 1.4-Multi-Air Turbo Petrol. The Diesel variant is being
offered with the 6-speed manual transmission while the Petrol comes with both
options, the 6-speed manual as well as the 7-speed DDCT (Dry Dual Clutch
Technology) or Automatic Transmission. The Sport and Longitude trims are
available in two-wheel drive (4x2) only while the top of the line trim, Limited
comes with choice of 4x2 as well as four wheel drive (4x4) options. The Limited
is equipped with Jeep Active Drive with Selec Terrain Traction Management
System that lets the driver chose from four terrain modes – Auto, Mud, Sand and
Snow. FCA India started deliveries of
the Jeep Compass on August 6, 2017.
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