Jeep’s upcoming Compact SV could be built on the Citroen CC21 compact SUV platform which will be launching sometime next year in 2022.
- Jeep compact SUV could be powered by a 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine
- CMP platform might be used
- FCA India’s director comforting in the latest press conference about launching Sub-4m compact SUV in the Indian market soon
The creation of Stellantis is one of the greatest acts in modern automobile industry history, as PSA and FCA joined forces to form a firm of 14 carmakers. With Citroen’s C5 Aircross making the Indian debut, Stellantis has two key brands operating locally in the Indian market for the betterment of the future of Stellantis. The American car manufacturer made its debut in the Indian market with a compass, and since then it is relying on the compass sales volume solely, but as per reports Jeep was working on 3-row SUV and a sub-4m compact SUV. Recently the manufacturer launched the much-awaited facelift go compass with notable inside-out changes to extend the lifecycle of the first-generation compass.
A speculative rendering of the jeep compact SUV shows the design influencers derived from the compass outlooks and interior looks. It gets vertical grille slats, roof and roof rails, LED DRLs, dual-tone appearance, Seeker headlamps, LED taillights, 16-inch alloy wheels, black body cladding on sides, big central intakes, etc. AS per the recent reports, the new Jeep compact SUV could get CMP (common Modular platform) architecture that will indeed spawn a French compact SUV after C5 Aircross. American automakers should need to be a focus on the pricing and assembly localized because the price plays a major role in garnering volume in the extremely competitive segment. Jeep’s compact SUV.
The C21 compact SUV is bound for early 2022 and it will be local content more than 90 percent with local sourcing for the 1.2-liter turbo petrol powertrain. The engine and transmission facility in Tamil Nadu could be utilized by Citroen to supply powertrain for the Jeep brand as well. In addition, the CMP platform could play a major role in lowering down the price ratio for Compact SUV reportedly as it will save more developmental costs.
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