Four years ago, the Jeep brand introduced the Jeep Renegade, which reinvented the compact SUV segment, on the biggest stage of the Brazilian automotive universe. In 2016, it was the turn to introduce the Jeep Compass, a model that immediately solidified the brand in the leading SUV market and for more than a year is the country’s best-selling sports utility.
Since the inauguration in 2015 of the Jeep Automotive Polo in Pernambuco, the most modern factory of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) group in the world, more than 270,000 Jeep Compass and Jeep Renegade models have been produced in Brazil.
Jeep has now invaded the 30th São Paulo International Motor Show with an entire updated lineup of SUVs. Jeep highlights its great moment of consolidation as the most competitive brand in the fastest growing segment of the Brazilian market. The Jeep brand is in the fourth consecutive year of significant growth, up 22.4% over 2017, much higher than the car industry as a whole (13.5%).
Therefore, the track continues and the Jeep booth at São Paulo International Auto Show to showcase the future, with the most complete range of SUVs on the market.
2019 Jeep Renegade:
The compact SUV that reinvented the segment reaches the 2019 model year with developments in design, connectivity, technology, capacity, safety and equipment. Like the new LED headlamps and the largest multimedia screen in the segment with the 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
We discussed the Brazilian-Spec 2019 Jeep Renegade earlier this morning. You can read more about it’s unique layout HERE.
2019 Jeep Wrangler (JL):
The new generation of the vehicle that best materializes the Jeep spirit makes its debut in Brazil in style. The 2019 Jeep Wrangler (JL) brings even more of the unparalleled off-road capability, greater use of aluminum in the body, more technology and connectivity an entirely new mechanical set, and all-new design that is still faithful to the origins.
Now, the Wrangler has the unprecedented 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, with direct gasoline injection, which yields 272 horsepower which is combined with it is a modern eight-speed automatic transmission and legendary 4×4 capability.
The 2019 Jeep Wrangler will be available in the first half of 2019 in both two-door and four-door Unlimited models. For the first time in Brazil, the Rubicon version will be available to Brazilian market.
2019 Jeep Renegade Willys:
The São Paulo International Motor Show is also the stage for the presentation of this future limited edition of Renegade, which honors the brand that created the first Jeep. The Willys will be based on the Trailhawk version, but with various style differentials. Like the “Willys” inscriptions on the front fenders and “4-Wheel Drive” on the rear cover, as was common in Renegade’s ancestors.
The exterior color is called Green Recon and will be combined with several external parts with dark finish, such as wheels, emblems, grille frames and bumpers and rearview mirror covers which contrasts with the white star on the C-pillar. The white star is also embroidered on the back of the front seats.
2019 Jeep Compass S:
The next special series of the best-selling SUV in Brazil puts it as an example of sophistication. The starting point was the Compass Limited Diesel 4×4 trim with an exclusive Deep Brown paint combined with several dark items (wheels, logos, friezes etc.) that would normally be chrome.
The Jeep Compass S will also feature an autonomous driving technology package consisting of adaptive speed control (ACC), automatic collision warning (FCW +) and Lane Sense tracking. In addition to Park Assist, which already teams all Compass Limited and Trailhawk in the line 2019.
2019 Jeep Cherokee:
In evaluation to return to the Brazilian market, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee also makes the first appearance in the country, after being launched in North America in January. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee which also gets the new 272 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, exhibits its new styling refinement.
Both front and rear, the new light-emitting optical assemblies with LEDs and the new bumpers have renewed the unique Jeep Cherokee style. Inside, the center console has been redesigned, with the repositioning of the hub connectivity, which increased the space of the carrier.
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee:
Top of the Jeep lineup, the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee goes on sale at the dealerships in Brazil, in a single, Limited version, with two V6 engines: the Pentastar 3.6-liter gasoline engine and 3.0-liter EcoDiesel offering. Both engines are backed by an 8-speed automatic transmission, with integral Quadra-Trac II traction.
In the long list of equipment, seven air bags, panoramic sunroof, electric front seats with heating and ventilation and the entertainment suite, composed by the 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment display in the instrument panel, two 9-inch rear screens with HDMI inputs with wireless headphones and premium sound accompanied by nine speakers and a subwoofer.
Also joining the Jeep lineup is the Jeep Renegade B-UTE Concept from this year’s Easter Jeep Safari in Moab. This concept showed us a preview of the styling of the 2019 Jeep Renegade.
Jeep Brand Image Gallery From The São Paulo International Motor Show: