The 2017 Jeep C-SUV marks the company’s latest global sales push, with nearly 2 million units scheduled to be sold until 2019. A new brand, designed to replace Patriot and Compass, the new boy on the block is expected to be heavy, hard, young, modern and sleekly styled. Interestingly, 2017 model is expected to turn its back in the CUSW platform introduced in 2010, but will give more than a cursory nod to the styling of the Jeep Renegade its Italian SO, the unbar-stylish Fiat 500X B-segment crossover.
2017 Jeep C-SUV Exterior and Interior
In all likelihood, this will result in a smart but rugged 5-seater with extra room for driver, ground clearance of 8.6 inches (giving it robust off-road capability), a wider wheel-base, giving it better road-holding, and an in-built flexibility that will make it easily adaptable to a wide range of different situations, which is very impressive.
Although considerable mystery still surrounds the all new 2017 Jeep C-SUV, industry insiders point to modern front grilles; manual flip-up doors, semi-automatic windows, a rear spoiler and new 17 x 8 inch allow wheels. Add to that, state-of-the-art LED headlights and tail lights, and the 2017 model will look as bright, modern approaching as it will when moving away.
Aside from the bonus leg-room for the driver, the 2017 Jeep C-SUV is expected to feature a glittering modern interior, multi-setting, collapsible and non removable ergonomic seats, a newly designed tilt able steering wheel, touch pad power window, carpet mat, loads of trunk space and an innovative instrument panel, with state-of-the-art infotainment system and smart phone integration.
2017 Jeep C-SUV Engine Options
2017 Jeep C-SUV is expected to feature a small volume four-banger petrol and diesel engine designed for both economy and power. Chrysler’s Hurricane drive motor (named after the WW II fighter plane) could deliver between 260 to 300 hp. Yoked with a nine-speed ZF automatic transmission, inherited from the outgoing Jeep Cherokee, transferring torque to all four wheels, the 2017 model has improved suspension and safety features will make for a safe and responsive driving experience.
This car is expected to deliver a mileage of 17 mpg on city road, and 25 mpg on the highway.
Other features of note:
- Torque vectoring technology (giving improved braking power).
- Flex fuel ready.
- Special technology to prevent engine over-heating.
- Fuel tank capacity of 24.6 gallons.
- A 700-amp battery for engine back-up.
- AM/FM stereo, MP3 player.
- USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
- Compass and tachometer.
- Super quality carpet mats.
- Dual ABS airbags.
- Newly developed engine immobilized.
2017 Jeep C-SUV Release Date and Price
2017 Jeep C-SUV is expected to be a hit on global market, debuting in motor show rooms around the world some time at the end of 2016 or first quarter of 2017. Designed to compete with the Hyundai Santa Fe, the Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavor, the 2017 Jeep model is likely to be priced between $30,000 and $40,000, depending on customer specifications and upgrades although final prices have still to be announced.