Loosely inspired by the facelifted Compass and the Commander/Grand Commander for the Chinese sector, the Commander for Latin America functions the iconic seven-slot grille, LED headlights, and LED taillights to boot. The nameplate on the liftgate is concluded in a copper-like hue, which is quite identical to the Grand Wagoneer that Jeep sells in the United States.
Scheduled to start in Brazil on August 26th, the Commander features a couple intriguing particulars that fork out tribute to the Willys MB/Ford GPW armed service utility autos. Those fellows entered assistance in 1941, that’s why the “Since 1941” motif on the leather-based-wrapped center console. Classy in just about every respect, the cabin is dressed up in plenty of gentle-touch materials on the dashboard and interior door playing cards. Pictured with a digital instrument cluster, Uconnect 5 touchscreen infotainment, and drive-button start out, the D-segment crossover further more exhibits “TD 4×4” badging on the left-hand side of the sq. liftgate.
TD stands for turbo diesel, particularly the TD350 motor possibility that makes 170 PS (168 horsepower) and 350 Nm (258 pound-toes) of torque from 1,750 revs in the Compass. A T270-branded turbo gasoline mill is on the menu as perfectly with 185 PS (182 horsepower) and 270 Nm (200 pound-toes).
The most important rival of the Commander in Brazil is the Volkswagen Tiguan, which comes solely in the extended-wheelbase Allspace specification in this part of the environment. Only out there in R-Line 350 TSI apparel, the 7-seat German competitor is 236,090 reais or $44,620 at existing exchange fees.