Last Wednesday, after nineteen months of being in production the Toluca Assembly Plant celebrated the production of the 400,000th Jeep Compass to come off its assembly line. The particular model was a 2019 Jeep Compass Latitude in Jazz Blue.
To celebrate the event, personnel from the plant and executives from FCA Mexico and representatives of the local trade union participated in the event.
Since its introduction, the Jeep Compass has been one of the driving forces of the brand in the country of Mexico. Currently, Compass is offered in Mexico with four trim levels: Latitude, Limited, Limited Premium and Trailhawk.
As a global product for the Jeep brand, the Jeep Compass is produced in four countries. Those countries are Brazil, China, India and Mexico. The Mexico-based Toluca Assembly Plant exports the Jeep Compass to 46 countries around the globe, or on 4 continents which includes Asia, Europe, North America and Africa.
“It is an honor for me to be part of a team as committed as the one who works in this plant. This vehicle has been one of the drivers of the Jeep brand and is proudly made in Mexico. Once again, the great workmanship of our country and the confidence that FCA has in us is demonstrated by choosing us as one of the four countries to manufacture this car, “commented Jorge Luis Lares, Vice President of Manufacturing of FCA Mexico.
The Toluca Assembly Plant is one of FCA’s most flexible plants around the globe. The plant currently builds the Dodge Journey, Fiat 500 (for North America) and the Jeep Compass. The Toluca Assembly Plant has the capacity to produce more than 300,000 different configurations of the Jeep Compass, depending on the versions required by each country.