Launched in 2016, the current generation of Jeep Compass is about to gain a restyling in Brazil. Jeep announced on Wednesday (31) the pre-sale of the restyled version of the average SUV produced in Goiana (PE), which will start on April 5th. Initially, the new Compass will be offered in the Special Series 80 years, which will be limited to 1,000 units and will have the price disclosed at the beginning of the pre-sale.
Created in celebration of the brand’s 80th anniversary, the limited version of the new Jeep Compass features a darkened graphite exterior, black piano interior, black interior lining, as well as badges and tags referring to the version on the outside and inside the car.
According to Jeep, those interested in buying the new Compass in the pre-sale will have to access the website, which will be available from 4pm on Monday (5), make a registration and pay a R $ 3,000 down payment. . It is worth saying that the first 48 hours will be exclusive for the current customers of the brand. The other interested parties must wait until April 7. In addition to the website, the reservation can also be made directly at one of the more than 200 Jeep dealerships across the country.
After paying the reservation, the customer will receive a voucher by email with the order confirmation. Therefore, the buyer must attend one of the Jeep dealerships to complete the purchase. It is worth mentioning that, according to Jeep, if he chooses to cancel, he will receive the money back.
Whoever purchases the new Jeep Compass in the pre-sale will take home other news besides the SUV itself. Customers will receive a gift kit made up of a makeup bag, a keychain referring to the special 80 year series from Jeep, and also a 4th generation Echo Dot smart speaker from Amazon Alexa. Billing will be done within 30 days after the official launch, and for customers who choose to make the purchase as an individual, at retail, Jeep promises to pay the value of the FIPE table on the Renegade or Compass used.
According to Jeep, other information such as the prices of all versions, engines and equipment will be revealed at the official launch, which has not yet been released. Even so, it is possible to say that the changes should be the same as those already adopted in other markets where the Jeep Compass 2022 is already sold, such as in Europe and India.
On the outside, the Jeep Compass will gain some visual touches on the front, including a new bumper, new headlights and wheels with unprecedented design. However, the highlight is the interior of the SUV, which has been completely renovated. The model received a console with a horizontal design, with a new steering wheel, 10.25 ”digital instrument panel and a new 10.1” multimedia center with a floating aspect.
In addition to the new look, the Jeep Compass should win the new 1.3 turbo flex engine that started to be produced in Betim (MG). The new engine offers 180 hp and 270 Nm of torque with gasoline, and will retire the current 2.0 aspirated 166 hp and 201 Nm of torque that equips the entry versions of the Compass. On the other hand, diesel versions are expected to continue with the current 2.0 turbodiesel. This, however, will receive modifications to deliver more power and reduce emissions of polluting gases.
These changes are intended to keep the Jeep Compass at the head of the mid-size SUV segment. After little more than four years without receiving a major competitor in Brazil, Compass will finally have the company of competitors such as the Toyota Corolla Cross (this one already launched) and the Volkswagen Taos, which will arrive in May. Until March 29, the model produced in Goiana (PE) had sold 4,709 units.
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