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Jeep Compass Facelift launch by End-2020 with 1.3L Petrol Engine

Jeep Compass Facelift launch by End-2020 with 1.3L Petrol Engine

Snapshot: Jeep Compass facelift will have a new 1.3-litre Firefly turbo petrol engine which has been already introduced in Jeep Renegade facelift internationally.

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  • Jeep Compass new engine will have two states of power tuning
  • The new engine will have updated headlights, taillights, bumper and grille
  • It will also see an update in the software system of the on-board system
 
The 2020 Jeep Compass will carry a new face along with a new engine to perform duties under the hood. The 1.3-litre Firefly turbo engine will replace the current 1.4-litre MultiAir Petrol engine. This engine will be available in two states of tuning to suit people with different taste. The current gen of this SUV was globally introduced in 2016 and India received the same in 2017. So far it has been a hit product and sales in good numbers especially the diesel version. Now with the facelifted version, We’ll be seeing some more glam to the overall structure if the SUV.

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Though Jeep Compass looks catchy enough, the facelifted version will carry a new bumper,  headlights, taillights, and front grille. The engine under the hood will arrive in two states of tuning; 150 PS and 180 PS. Both these power outputs will be accompanied with 270 Nm of torque. To compare this to the current gen 1.4L MultiAir engine, it is developing 163 PS and 250 Nm of torque. The new engine is already introduced in the facelifted Jeep Renegade globally, and the same might arrive in India as well.

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The recently introduced Jeep Compass Plug-in Hybrid at 2019 Geneva Motor Show has already been planted with the new engine. A 240 PS of power is produced with the 1.3-litre engine and the electric motor pumping together.

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2020 Jeep Compass price is expected to start on a higher side of the current version. India might receive this after Brazil where it may get revealed in early 2020. In the current lineup, Jeep Compass is available with 1.4-Litre Petrol with manual and automatic transmissions and 2.0-Litre Diesel engines mated to a manual transmission. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk launch in the coming months will bring a diesel 9-speed automatic on the ground.

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