Jeep Compass

About Jeep Compass

Jeep India has unveiled the brand new Jeep Compass in India. The new Jeep Compass will be launched later this year and will be priced competitively so as to take on a slew of rivals including the likes of the Hyundai Creta/Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra XUV500 and the Tata Hexa amongst others. The Jeep Compass will get two engine options  a 1.4 litre petrol which gets over 160 bhp of peak power and 260 Nm of peak torque and the 2.0 litre diesel engine which will get over 170 bhp of peak power.

Jeep Compass Preview

Taking inspiration from Cherokee in terms of design both inside and outside, the Compass SUV will get similar provisions as seen on the premium model. Under the skin, it will get a 2.0 litre diesel and a 1.4 litre petrol engines, with a choice between 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic unit. Front wheel drivetrain will be standard and there could be an option for an all-wheel drive too. Expected to be launched around August 2017, the SUV will compete against the likes of Hyundai Creta, Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra XUV500 and the Hexa from Tata. 

Jeep Compass Exterior

In terms of design, it takes inspiration from Grand Cherokee and is referred to as the baby-grand Cherokee. Dimensionally, it is 4.4 meters long, slightly longer than the Renegade SUV. Besides, it will come with a ground clearance of 221mm.

Jeep Compass Interior

Cabin too mirrors Grand Cherokee in terms of styling, sporting dual-tone finish and premium quality material. In terms of tech, it will get a bunch of provisions like premium leather seats, 7-inch information display with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, keyless entry with passive go, capless fuel system, power tailgate and a glass sunroof. Besides, the SUV will get 70 safety and security provisions including adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist etc.

Jeep Compass Engine Specifications & Transmission

Engine options will vary as per various markets, as for India-spec model, it is expected to come with a 1.4 litre petrol and a 2.0 litre diesel engine. Transmission duties will be carried out by 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic units.

Jeep Compass Engines Petrol Diesel
Displacement 1.4 Litre 2.0 Litre
Max Power Over 160 bhp Over 170 bhp
Max Torque 260 Nm 350 Nm
Transmission 6-speed MT/7-speed auto 6-speed MT/7-speed auto

Jeep Compass Competition

In the competive SUV space, the 2017 Jeep Compass SUV will go up against Hyundai Tucson/Creta and Mahindra XUV500, and the Tata Hexa.

Jeep Compass Expected Price

The entry-level Jeep Compass SUV is expected to be priced affordably unlike its siblings Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited. The expected Jeep Compass price in India will fall in the range of Rs 20 lakh to Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Jeep Compass Expected Launch

The all-new Jeep Compass SUV has already been unveiled and will be launch on 31st July 2017.

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