· SUV gets all-new 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine and DCT gearbox
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Jeep has given its Compass SUV a series of upgrades for the 2020 model year, including the introduction of a new turbo-petrol engine and dual-clutch gearbox. The updated Compass will go on sale in Europe initially, followed by a few other markets.
What are the mechanical updates?
The 2020 Compass receives a new 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine. The engine is available in 130hp form with a 6-speed manual gearbox and 150hp form with a new 6-speed dual-clutch automatic. Both versions of the 1.3 engine put out 40Nm more torque than the outgoing 1.4 petrol’s 250Nm figure.
The new dry dual-clutch gearbox also brings a Sport mode that, along with adjusting…