Jeep is one of the most renowned automobile manufacturers across the world, and recently it has been leaked that the company is working on their latest model. It is also evidently heard that the model will be launched as replacements of 2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot. The world-class automobile makers already have two different small SUVs in the market, but the company is also planning to add a new vehicle to their line-up. It is pointed out by some of the reliable sources from the automobile industry that for those who considered Jeep Compass and Patriot bit older will be surprised with a launch of the new vehicle. In this context, it is worth mentioning that the company was about to replace the model but now according to different sources, it can be said that the changes will be in seen for the 2018 model.
Expected design for the replacement model of 2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot
As the news about the replacement of this model is quite recent in the automotive industry therefore very, less information is available related to its designs and specifications. In this context, sources played a crucial role, and they have suggested some of the specs related to its design. It is rumoured that the new model will be launched as a combination of Grand Cherokee and Renegade. In its front fascia, the SUV will be fitted with sleek LED headlights and a brand-new grille.
It is also speculated that the design for replacement model of 2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot will be identical to Renegade as it will have some similarities with its C-pillar style to shut-line that has continued from its upper rear doors to tailgate. It is also important to mention that the sheet-metal surface will be typically brawny and sporty.
Powertrain Configuration for the replacement model of 2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot
Before heading towards the detail of its powertrain configuration, it is very crucial to mention that as of now company has not finalized the exact name of this model. Speculations are also there that whether replacement model will retain it’s Compass and Patriot name or not.
It is speculated by some market experts that the successor model will be constructed on a 4×4 small-wide platform which is also shared by Renegade. The upcoming vehicle is expected to be powered by 2.0-liters turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine, and it will also be integrated with direct injection and turbocharging.
The expected engine has the ability to generate 200 plus hp along with significant amount of torque. Based on its powertrain it can be said that this upcoming vehicle will be able to deliver 30 mpg on highways. The powertrain of this automobile is also said to be combined with a 9-speed automatic transmission. In addition, a six-speed manual transmission is also expected in this vehicle.
2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot – Rivals of this upcoming vehicle
The automaker Jeep is rumoured to replace their existing model with an unnamed vehicle but still as of now there are different names those can be suggested as its core competitors. Jeep’s replacement model for 2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot is also expected to be placed between larger Cherokee and smaller Renegade.
This unnamed vehicle is also speculated to be in direct competition with the lower priced models of compact SUVs like Ford Escape, Mazda CX5, Hyundai Tucson, Honda CRV, Kia Sportage and Nissan Rogue/Qashqai.
2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot – More info about its Release Date
In order to continue with the global expansion of Jeep and to set a sales record in the upcoming years, the company is likely to announce their unspecified vehicle soon in the market. According to the rumours from the automobile industry, it can be stated that auxiliary model for 2018 Jeep Compass and Patriot will be launched at the New York International Auto Show which is expected to happen in March 2017.
In this context, doubts related to the name of this vehicle has been cleared by a the global chief of Jeep Mike Manley as the official have stated that this model will be launched with an either name of this outgoing models. As of now there is no news about the price of this upcoming SUV, but it is hoped that the latest automobile will be able to satisfy the needs of its target customers.