Fiat Chrysler’s 2017 Jeep Compass SUV makes its global debut in Pernambuco, Brazil

Fiat Chrysler’s 2017 Jeep Compass SUV makes its global debut in Pernambuco, Brazil

On Monday, bigwig automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV unveiled its all-new 2017 Jeep Compass compact sport utility vehicle (SUV).

The unveiling of the 2017 Jeep Compass SUV by Fiat Chrysler in Pernambuco, Brazil marked the global debut of vehicle, celebrating the commencement of the production of the vehicle at the automaker’s Pernambuco manufacturing facility.

Other than the Pernambuco plant, the new 2017 Jeep Compass SUV will also be produced in manufacturing plants in China and Mexico.

The 2017 Jeep Compass compact SUV is scheduled to become available for purchase in the US in the first quarter of 2017. The all-new compact SUV will replace two current compact Jeep SUVs -- Compass and Patriot -- whose combined sales have, as per the statistics released by automotive shopping website Edmunds.com, surpassed 100,000 units every year since 2011.

According to the details shared by Fiat Chrysler, 2017 Jeep Compass compact SUV will be powered by 17 powertrain options for consumers in over 100 countries worldwide. However, details for the US options have, thus far, not been divulged by the automaker; but will likely be disclosed prior to the new compact SUV’s North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November.

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