2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV

American SUV maker prepares another completely new model, which will be fresh thing in company’s lineup. We still don’t know its exact name, so we will call it 2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV, since this is the class where new model will enter. This new model will come as replacement for two models, Patriot and Compass. Compared to these two models, this one will come more advanced in all aspects. It will ride on new platform and it will bring plenty of new technologies and design solutions. Also, we will see completely new styling and much more attractive interior, compared to these outgoing models. Finally, there are new engines prepared, which will provide better performances and more dynamic ride.

2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV design and features

2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV spiedAs we already mentioned, 2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV will be a completely new model from Jeep, which will come as replacement for Compass and Patriot models. For now, we know that new model will get new platform. It will probably be some kind of stretched version of Renegade’s platform, which company also uses for Fiat 500X model. So, this means that new model will feature transversely mounted engine. Also, we expect to see massive use of light materials, which will provide significant weight savings, which eventually means better overall performances. In terms of styling, we must say that test model still wears a complete camouflage. However, we can see a base contour of the crossover, which promises very attractive, sporty appearance. Inside, 2018 C-Segment SUV should come with attractive, dynamic interior, which will include hi-quality materials, latest technologies etc.

2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV front view2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV engine

When it comes to powertrain, 2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV will come with several engines in offer for sure. Many reports suggest that base model will come with new 2.0 liter Hurricane engine, which should have max output between 160 and 184 horses, and 148 and 171 pound-feet of torque. Besides this unit, we expect to see at least one optional engine in offer. It could be some bigger, more powerful variant, but we believe that Jeep could also borrow some small and efficient engine from Fiat. We are pretty sure that new 9-speed automatic will be standard transmission choice.

2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV release date and price

The 2018 Jeep C-Segment SUV should come in the second half of year. Some reports suggest that base model should go between 18.000 and 24.000 dollars.

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