“I have to say that one has moved on reasonably significantly,” he told Motoring
, adding that an official reveal is likely to happen in the summer. “You will probably have to wait until our big event in June when we talk about the next five years to see if it’s in the plan.” According to Motoring
, the challenges of implementing the ‘go-anywhere’ capability of Jeep’s large SUVs into a smaller model was one of the main obstacles preventing the new subcompact SUV from getting the green light. However, Manley is confident that this is no longer an issue and that the new subcompact SUV will live up to expectations. “That’s one piece of the proposal that we are now very comfortable with,” he said.