FCA unveils the new Jeep Compass Facelift on 4th June 2020 (watch it if you haven’t until now). With only new alloys and five paint options, there are no major visual changes both on the exterior and interior although a new 1.3ltr firefly turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine has been added.
The seven-slot grille has been changed to a mesh design now, the headlamp has a fresher DRL design and the fog lamps are now LED units.
Paint option and much-advanced infotainment!!
Getting manufactured at the brand’s plant in Melfi, Italy the new color options would be Techno Green metallic, Blue Shade, Blue Italia, Colorado Red, and Ivory tri-coat. The touchscreen infotainment system will be same 7.0-inch and 8.4-inch, while the Uconnect 5 services will be much more advanced than the old Uconnect 4 model with different variants like “My Assistant”, “My Remote (engine start not supported)” and “My Navigation”, “Android Auto”, “Apple CarPlay” and “Amazon Alexa” are all supported.
Most likely it will be able to connect with 2 phones at the same time. The new plug-in hybrid variants are expected to be the biggest updates although the details haven’t been unveiled as yet. As soon as they are, we will update you on the same.
An improvised driving experience and safety features!! With a power-adjustable driver’s seat, the new Jeep Compass Facelift has powered the front passenger seat too. There is a choice available for a 6-speed manual or 6-speed dual-clutch automatic.
The 6-speed Manual configuration develops 128 PS, while the 6-speed DCT model develops 148 PS. With returned handling and suspension, ventilated front seats, an Alpine audio system it is apparently bound to provide a great driving experience.
Some of the standard features include adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring system, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, parallel and perpendicular park assist, and multiple airbags.
With availability in five grades, Sport, Longitude, Night Eagle, Limited and S. the updated tech and powertrains of Facelift will most likely come to India, not before 2021, and is very likely to compete with MG Hector, Hyundai Tucson, and Volkswagen T-Roc.