American automaker Jeep has released a teaser video for its upcoming 7-seater SUV for the Brazilian market. The company has named the upcoming SUV as Jeep Commander. The 7-seater SUV is expected to be launched in India in 2022 but with a different name.
The teaser video doesn’t reveal many design details of the upcoming Jeep Commander but still we got to catch some of its features.
The upcoming SUV based on the Jeep Compass got sharp and sleek LED taillights. The LED elements and shape of the tail lamps are inspired by the latest Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
The teaser video shows the silhouette of the SUV’s side profile which looks bigger as it has to accommodate the third row of seats.
In the video, the company gave a small glimpse of the front fascia, and it looks like the front grille will feature an attractive design.
The exterior design of the SUV is expected to be different from the Jeep Compass as the automaker had earlier confirmed that it will be unique and quite different from the upcoming 7-seater Compass.
The upcoming Jeep Commander is expected to have a more premium interior than the compass, with many advanced features such as a large touchscreen infotainment system, fully digital TFT instrument console, heated and ventilated seats, multi-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof. , and premium upholstery.
The Jeep Commander is likely to come in 2.0-litre turbo-diesel and petrol motor options. The diesel engine will generate more output than the Compass.
The diesel motor can produce 170 PS and 350 Nm of peak power to 200 PS and 400 Nm of maximum torque. The petrol motor can produce 268PS/400Nm.
The automaker is likely to offer the diesel engine with a 9-speed automatic, while the petrol engine could be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
It is being said that the upcoming Jeep Commander 7-seater SUV will take on the Toyota Fortuner.