The 2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot is the latest compact SUV that will be launched by Jeep in the near future. The name of this new car is yet to be finalized. It has been seen taking test drives in the streets of London. Though the camouflage has been placed wonderfully on this new vehicle, new Jeep exterior structure was still identifiable. Bodyline C-pillars upfront along with wheel openings resemble Cherokees baby version. Twin exhaust tips along with rear skid plates suggest that the framework structures are nearing completion.
Gem of an Interior setup:
What fans really want is to see its specs upgrade! In the interior section, it is likely to offer a new design in this car. In the past, there has always been a problem with the subpar interior setup. Engineers have worked hard in giving this old hunk a classy makeover. Some of the intriguing features in the interior setup will include Uconnect functional FCA screen with a centrally located dashboard along with 12-volt power port and an option for USB as well.
2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot – Replacement
For the past few year, Jeep Patriot has been known for its lowest base prices. It’s sibling; Jeep Compass has wonderfully blended both on-road and off-road features adding to the Jeep like a feel of the existing SUV. But most of the features did not turn out to be as useful as promised. Hence consumers decide to switch to larger vehicles like Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4.
This time, the makers have come up with a new concept to win the fans’ heart and this is where the term C-SUV proves out to be most relevant. 2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot is primarily designed to bring a balance between capability, fuel economy and style. For such a competitive price, these benchmark values would act as giant killers in the upcoming market.
The 2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot will be competing with the likes of:
The platform used by lasts Jeep Compact/Patriot will be similar to that of its competitors like Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500x. It has been designed on 4×4 Small Wide platforms.
Both FWD and AWD drivetrain configuration likely to be added
2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot is likely to carry a 4-cylinder engine which would be of 2.0-liter capacity and will be powered by FCA. AWD configuration is expected to be present in Trailhawk variant while Tigershark units are speculated to carry both FWD and AWD options.
2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot – Estimated Price range and Arrival
Last year model debuted in 2016 auto show in New York. It is expected that 2018 Jeep Compass/Patriot would hit the market at the end of 2017. According to the rumor mill, there are chances of the release date to be shifted to 2018. Till there are no official confirmations from Jeep, these rumors will continue to resurface again and again.
Same goes on for its price. There are no chances of a price cut since the new model will be rich in accessories than its predecessors. So it is possible that latest Jeep Compass/Patriot model will cost higher than the current model.