Jeep working on a 3-Row mid-size UV for India

Jeep working on a 3-Row mid-size UV for India New Jeep
author image Nikhil Puthran
Friday 01 June 2018, 18:16 PM

Globally, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has revealed its plans to launch nine new or updated models by 2022. However for India we will soon get a sub four-metre and three-row mid-size utility vehicles. Starting this year, the company has increased its plant capacity to further strengthen its foothold in the Indian market. Additionally, the company will also double its dealer point of sale and expand its service network.

Although Jeep has not revealed technical details for the vehicle, we believe that it might emerge as the new rival for the Toyota Fortuner in India. Mechanically, it is likely to be powered by a 2.0-litre petrol and diesel engine options. Know to offer uncompromising safety features, the upcoming three-row SUV will also get dual airbags, EPS and ABS with EBD. The vehicle will also be offered with different driving modes such as – mud, sand and snow. The vehicle will be offered in six-speed manual and seven-speed DDCT transmission options.

Expected to be positioned between the Compass and the Wrangler, the vehicle is likely to be offered with premium leather upholstery, large touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The SUV will also get automatic AC controls, and a lot of storage spaces. Moreover, it will also get three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, rear parking sensors, keyless smart entry and start, downhill assist control and a powered tailgate.

Additional details about the vehicle will be known at a later date.

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