The keenly awaited, ‘Jeep Compass SUV’ with three new trims, was launched yesterday at an official event and with a lucrative starting price of Rs 14.95 lakh, and the Indian automobile market has already started going gaga over it. With some key points like unbelievable pricing, higher snob value, powerful engines, and competent off roader, the Jeep Compass SUV seems to give the American carmaker a lasting impact on the India automobile market.
The SUV is launched in three new variants like Sport, Longitude, and Limited, which are further categorized into numerous iterations based optional specs and add-on instruments. It means, now essential, the Indian customers have seven variants of Jeep Compass to choose from – Sport, Longitude, Longitude Option, Limited, Limited Option, Limited 4×4 and Limited 4×4 Option. With the starting price of Rs. 14.65 lakh, the pricing of the new Jeep Compass SUV can go up to Rs. 20.65 lakh.
As detailed by the American automaker, all three new variants of Jeep Compass feature 2-litre diesel engine which is capable of producing 173 bhp with peak torque of 230 Nm. However, there is also a 1.4-litre petrol engine which is exclusive to the Sport and Limited trims only and is capable of producing 160 bhp and 250 Nm peak torque. While most of the features and specs offered with each variant are same for both the petrol and diesel consoles, price range differs regarding design and quality.
All three engines are equipped with a 6- speed manual transmission, while the petrol variant has an optional 7-speed automatic gearbox feature. In terms of look and design, the Jeep Compas SUV boasts a Seven-Slot Grille enclose with chrome disc. The SUV also features Bi-Xenon high-intensity discharge headlamps, a touch-sensitive 7-inch infotainment system, Ski-Grey McKinley Leather Upholstery and Ruby Red Stitching. It also sports automatic climate control system and Apple CarPlay alongside Android Auto Support. Apart from these important specifications, Jeep Compass SUV also features more than 50 safety and security qualities like Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Dynamic Steering Torque (DST), Adaptive Brake Lights, Hill Start Assist (HSA), and much more.