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Over 10,000 Jeep Compass SUVs booked in India

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India today announced that its Made in India Jeep Compass has touched the 10,000 bookings milestone. The auto manufacturer opened pre-bookings for the SUV on June 19th and launched it on July 31st this year. FCA India, which is currently focusing entirely on its go-to market execution confirms over 92,000 enquiries as of today.

The Jeep Compass range in India starts with 1.4 Multi-Air Turbo Petrol ‘Sport’ 4×2 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)’ 4×4 variant with a 6-speed manual transmission.

The Jeep Compass is available to customers in three trims – Sport, Longitude and Limited and 10 variants, including a 4×2 Turbo Petrol with a 7-speed automatic transmission (DDCT).

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 162 PS, 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 (4×2) only while the top of the line trim, Limited comes with choice of 4×2 as well as fourwheel drive (4×4) options. The Limited is equipped with Jeep’s legendary 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.

The Jeep Compass is currently being retailed out of 50 Jeep-flagship and FCA outlets, across 47 cities. FCA is expanding its sales network to 60 outlets by the end of this calendar year.

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Parichay Malvankar

Parichay Malvankar

Founder, owner and editor-in-chief of www.Shifting-Gears.com; a born gearhead, nothing apart from a set of wheels gets his pulse racing.