Fiat Chrysler India Expands Jeep Compass Range With Diesel Automatic Variants
A Jeep Compass sports utility vehicle. (Photographer: Troy Harvey/Bloomberg)  

Fiat Chrysler India Expands Jeep Compass Range With Diesel Automatic Variants

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd. has launched two variants of its sports utility vehicle Jeep Compass priced up to Rs 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

The two Jeep Compass variants—Longitude and Limited Plus—with all wheel drive (AWD 4x4) configuration are powered by the locally manufactured Bharat Stage VI-compliant two-litre 173 BHP turbo-diesel engine.

The new trims also come with nine-speed automatic transmission.

The Jeep Compass 4x4 Longitude 9AT is priced at Rs 21.96 lakh, while the Limited Plus trim is tagged at Rs 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

"We 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," Partha Datta, president and managing director, Fiat Chrysler India, said in a statement.

Both Jeep Compass variants offer more equipment, boosting the value-for-money proposition for the customer, which the company believes will increase its share in the segment, Datta said in the statement. "This rollout has also given us the opportunity to offer our locally-made BS-VI-compliant 2.0-litre turbo-diesel powertrain to consumers much before the statutory deadline.”

The Longitude variant is shod with 17-inch alloy wheels and includes safety features such as anti-lock braking system, electronic stability control, traction control, hill-start assist, disc brakes on all four wheels, among others.

The top-of-the-line Limited Plus trim comes with sunroof, auto headlamps, rain sensitive wipers, six airbags and 18-inch alloy wheels.

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