Designers in Jeep company are working hard to prepare brand-new compact crossover for next year. It will be brand-new 2018 Jeep CUV. So, with significant updates and some styling obtained from other models, this crossover is going to make immediate impact in this sector. Nevertheless, since it will be fresh release, we question CUV can make broad audience. First edition will battle its way in market versus Honda H-RV and Subaru SV Crosstrek. This vehicle will replace Compass, or perhaps Patriot. That means some parts are going to be the very same. With this carry over, CUV will likewise update all features.
A 2.0-l inline-four drivetrain is getting power for 2018 Jeep CUV. This is new, turbocharged system, established by Jeep engineers. Second name of it is Hurricane. Some estimations about its delivery is beginning with 160 hp, while the most optimistic forecasts increase to 185 horses. Likewise, drivetrain can make from 150 to 170 lb-ft of torque. Quickly we will have exact numbers. However, other possibility and various output is possible from 2.4-l engine. Safe bet is that 9-speed transmission sends power to either front or all wheels. New 4WD system provides lots of modes. There are Active drive I, II and Low. Choice is manual, depending on terrain and weather.
Given that 2018 Jeep CUV is going to change crossovers presently in deal, many styling options and style information might be the same. Spy shots unveiled only small part of the vehicle. Rounded front part and turn signals weren’t under heavy camouflage. Also, lower part of the body is different than on Patriot or Compass. Likewise, roofline is more aerodynamic. Cover hides back of the compact SUV. However, we managed to spot little windows on tailgate. Interior is still concealed. Nevertheless, we are sure that 2018 CUV is going to update Uconnect infotainment system, safety and smart-phone connections.
To be competitive on the marketplace, 2018 Jeep CUV should be inexpensive. Since of that, professionals think beginning cost will be around $18,000. However, if brand-new crossover uses larger engine, rate goes up to $22,000. We still don’t have information about alternatives and trim range of the brand-new CUV crossover.