FCA India, which manufactures India’s Most Awarded SUV (2017) Jeep® Compass in its Ranjangaon facility near Pune, today rolled out the Jeep®Compass ‘Bedrock’, a Limited Edition to commemorate its 25,000 sales milestone, achieved in less than a year of the SUV’s launch in the market. Bedrock will be available in the ‘Sport’ trim, comes with the 2.0-litre 173 PS Turbo Diesel engine, six-speed manual transmission, in 4×2 drive configuration.
The Jeep® Compass, one of the safest SUVs on Indian roads today, was launched on July 31, 2017 and since, has arguably made the Indian SUV marketplace more challenging for competition, has brought about a remarkable shift in four-wheeler buying patterns and has elevated consumer aspiration to a new level.
Commenting on Jeep® Compass Bedrock Mr. Kevin Flynn – President and Managing Director, FCA India said, “We are proud of what we have achieved with the Jeep Compass in less than one year of it being in the market. With the Jeep Compass, FCA India has secured its best sales within a 12-month period, in the last 10 years. We are celebrating our 25,000 sales milestone with Indian customers by giving them the Jeep Compass Bedrock Limited Edition.”
The Jeep Compass Bedrock Limited Edition will come with special elements like Reverse Parking Camera, 16-inch gloss Black Alloy wheels, side step for ingress, Bedrock-branded seat covers, black roof rails, premium floor mats, Bedrock decals and the Bedrock monogram.
Bedrock Limited Edition, 4×2, 2.0-litre Turbodiesel with 6-speed manual transmission is priced at Rs. 17.53 lakh (ex-Delhi) will be available in three colours – Vocal White, Minimal Grey and Exotica Red.
FCA India celebrated the first year of Jeep Compass production on June 1 this year in Ranjangaon, which is one of FCA’s four Global manufacturing and export hubs. The Company has already exported over 8000 Jeep Compass SUVs to seven automobile markets now including developed destinations such as Japan, Australia, the UK and Ireland.
Flynn added, “The Jeep brand has gained a considerable amount of recognition in India and we thank our customers who have placed their faith in our brand and products so far. The FCA team has been working tirelessly to strengthen that faith by providing them with a top notch after-sales service experience, which is backed by our Mopar promise. ”
Currently, FCA India has 65 sales and service outlets across India and will increase the count to 70 this calendar year. FCA India’s efforts are towards achieving high levels of customer satisfaction by delivering an innovative sales and service experience, efficiency in service and low cost of ownership.