The company Jeep plans to declassify the new crossover in early 2016. The model number of the car to replace the two cars at once – Compass and Patriot. The public premiere of the car will take place at the Geneva Motor Show, which will start in March next year, after which the crossover will go on sale soon. The main competitors of the model will become Nissan Qashqai, Kia Sportage and the Mazda CX-5. This publication reports Autoexpress citing a report of the company.
At the moment, Jeep engineers continue to test new product on public roads in the United States. The pictures Photospies is represented by only a test mule, like Renegade, where specialists units run in a future model.
The crossover will be built on the platform of Small Wide. The motor vehicle will range 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo petrol engine with four cylinders. Engine power will be 160 hp and 250 Nm of torque. In addition, it will be available 2.4-liter Tigershark with recoil 184 hp and 236 Nm of torque. Also, according to unofficial data, the model will be equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, the dynamic characteristics of which are still unknown.
The report also notes that the release date of the new generation Grand Cherokee SUV postponed to 2018 or even 2019. This decision was taken for further analysis and modification of the platform for the car. A similar architecture and model will receive a Grand Wagoneer. Previously it was assumed that the car Jeep Grand Cherokee new generation will be submitted in 2017.
The new Grand Wagoneer debuts in 2017. The vehicle must be a direct competitor for the brand Range Rover, no specifications yet to be disclosed. Previously, Grand Wagoneer model was produced from 1963 to 1991.