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From the article:

The new Jeep 7seat SUV will share its underpinnings with the Compass, the facelifted version of which was launched in January 2021 in India. As such, this new SUV will have some similar body panels up front, with the real changes coming after the B pillar. There will be longer rear doors a more upright rear, with unique styling that will mimic newer Jeeps like the Grand Cherokee L and Grand Wagoneer concept.

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Jeep Compass-based H6 seven seat SUV India production details revealed - Autocar India
 
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Jeep Wranglers are now being assembled here in India, at the JV (with Tata Motors) plant, behind the very high tariff wall prevalent in India. The sales numbers will b tiny but margins will be huge, also since these assembled in India right hand drive 4 door Wranglers will b exported alonside the rhd Compass to other rhd markets (japan, australia and NZ, UK, South Africa.) The 7 seat 'low D segment' stretched Compass the OP posted about will also be exported out of India (rhd only.) It will, though, have very high localized manufacturing content....leading to much better margins. Of course this will be a global model ex-USA (😉).

In early 2022 assembly will also begin of rhd new Grand Cherokees, also for rhd market targetting exports esp Australia.)

It bears noting that a lot of Jeep engineering and devlopment work for all models is actually done in India, and has been since even before FCA. FCA/Stellantis have just also commited to a major IT/digital r&d centre here in India, meant to serve all brands on a global basis.

Also it is confirmed that in late 2022 will arrive a small sub Renegade jeep to be built via a newly launched in southern India Citroen plant, using a derivative of the psa cmp platform as well as a small psa turbopetrol engine to b nearly fully locally manufactures in India. Again...also for rhd markets exports (esp to
 

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when will usa jeep compass put the 2.0 turbo in for an option
Probably never. It is more likely to get the 1.3T with a plug-in battery assist. See the refreshed Compass in EU for an indication of what the US will get.
 
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