Jeep has finally launched much awaited model Compass with very competative starting price of Rs 14.95 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The international version of the Compass was unveiled in September last year at Brazil. This is the new entry-level Jeep model and will be the first one to be locally assembled in India. And this model also exported from India. The Jeep Compass is available in a total of ten variants.
Variant wise Delhi showroom Price details:
Sport: Rs 14.95 lakh
Limited AT: Rs 18.70 lakh
Limited AT (O): Rs 19.40 lakh
Sport: Rs 15.45 lakh
Longitude: Rs 16.45 lakh
Longitude (O): Rs 17.25 lakh
Limited: Rs 18.05 lakh
Limited (O): Rs 18.75 lakh
Limited 4x4: Rs 19.95 lakh
Limited 4x4 (O): Rs 20.65 lakh
The Compass is a compact 4x4 SUV. And it Looking unmistakably like a smaller Grand Cherokee. This model have lot of design elements from Grand cherokee and Renegede. Inside, the dashboard layout and the instrument cluster is much like the Grand Cherokee, with an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system. However this model gives perfect SUV look.
In India, the Compass is available with 2.0-litre diesel engine and 1.4 liter turbo petrol engine. The diesel engine making over 173PS of power and 350Nm of torque. And petrol engine develops 162PS of power and 250Nm of torque. The Petrol model coupled to a six-speed manual transmission with an optional seven-speed automatic. But, diesel model available with only manual transmission. And same time Jeep offers 4x4 system with diesel engine only. This will combine the magic of Jeep’s software controls called Selec-Terrain, which offers four modes Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud to tackle different terrain. The Auto mode allows the Compass to disconnect drive to the rear wheels.
This model have 178mm of ground clearance. Safety has been given huge importance as well, as 6 airbags, ABS, EBD, Hill start assist, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display which is mated to a 6-speaker sound system and supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, push button start/stop and reverse parking sensors with a camera and many other features are being offered as standard on the Compass.