Jeep Compass India has been unveiled, launch before Diwali

Jeep Compass India has been unveiled. This is the company’s latest and smallest offering in India. The Jeep Compass is a compact SUV that is based on Fiat’s SCA platform, which is already used to manufacture the existing Fiat vehicles. At the same time, the Jeep Compass India will have stylish interiors, powerful engines and various other bits on offer. What are these? Read further to know more about the @017 Jeep Compass Price in India, Features, Specifications, Variants.

Jeep Compass India Teaser Video

The Jeep Compass India has been unveiled internationally and its testing has already begun in India. Jeep India will be manufacturing this SUV in its Ranjangaon plant and at exporting to other markets as well.

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Jeep Compass India Launch Date

We expect the Jeep Compass India to be launched by June/July 2017 in India. There is yet no official announcement by the company, but the vehicle is slated to be unveiled next month. This new SUV will be making its entry into the Indian car market. The brand at the moment is working on increasing its dealership network. It has launched three products in India.

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Jeep Compass Price in India

ModelPrice (on-road)
PetrolINR 17 lakhs
DieselINR 23 lakhs

*Expected pricing for India

This Jeep Compass India will be made in India and it will be exported as well. In size, it is as big as the Tucson, so we expect the pricing to be about INR 18 lakhs to INR 23 lakhs (on-road). In terms of features, it will be loaded. As per reports, Jeep has benchmarked this with a crossover that is one segment above (BMW X1). So, we expect this to be a good product for its price.

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Jeep Compass India Design

The Jeep Compass India looks very sleek.  It has the conventional Jeep front grille. The headlamps look stylish and the fog lamps have LEDs on top of it. The front grille looks like a mini Cherokee. There is good amount of chrome used for the fascia. As we move to the side profile, there are crisp lines that run across the side profile. The wheel wells are squarish and the glass area has a rising beltline. The roof rail is aluminium. The rear also looks somewhat similar to the Discovery Sport. The tail lamps are sleek and there is an integrated spoiler. The rear bumper has matte black for the lower bit.

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Jeep Compass India Interiors

Jeep Compass interior

The Jeep Compass India gets all black interiors. The ac vent bezels are silver coloured. It will get chrome accents too and that will make it look premium. The test mule had a touchscreen system which is smaller that the Brazilian spec vehicle. A chunky three-spoke steering wheel can be seen in the image. The 2017 Jeep Compass will get well-built interiors.

Jeep Compass India Specifications

Engine1.4-litre petrol2.0-litre diesel
Power138bhp170bhp
Torque260Nm350Nm
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual/ 7-speed DDC (automatic)

 

Jeep Compass India Engine

A 2.0-litre multijet engine will be powering the Jeep Compass India . This will be offered with a six-speed manual and seven-speed automatic (dual-clutch) transmission. This engine will churn about 170bhp of power and 358Nm of maximum torque. The Jeep Compass India will be coming with AWD versions. This might not get diff locks or low range.

The petrol engine will be the 1.4-litre, which will come in MultiAir avatar. This will churn about 160bhp of power and 250Nm of peak torque. This will also be offered with a six-speed manual gearbox. Both these engines will be manufactured in India as well. This engine is likely to be shared with Tata Motors, upcoming new Harrier platform SUVs. Both the companies have a JV in Ranjangaon. The company’s plant is undergoing expansion at the moment. The diesel engine will be shared with the Tata Q501. This is also likely to be made in the same Ranjangaon plant. Whats more, both the companies are looking at exporting their cars from India. Jeep has just announced that there will be two gearboxes, manual and automatic (dual-clutch), we reckon the diesel should get the automatic if not the petrol. The 2017 Jeep Compass even gets Select Terrain Management System, which helps to enhance the driving experience, especially when driving on different terrain conditions. This is useful when driving off the road, on slush or sand or snowy conditions.

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Jeep Compass India Dimensions

Length4,398 mm
Width1,814 mm
Height1,667 mm
Wheelbase2,600 mm
Ground Clearance178mm

 

Jeep Compass India Features

Exterior

  •  Projector headlamps
  • Daytime running LEDs
  • Rear spoiler
  • Twin-exhaust with a chrome tip

Interior

  • Leather upholstery
  • 8.4-inch UConnect touchscreen infotainment system
  • Keyless entry
  • Start/Stop button
  • 9-speaker Beats music system
  • Terrain Response System
  • Climate Control

Safety

  • Six airbags on top-end
  • ESP
  • All disc brakes
  • Corning lamps
  • Traction control
  • ABS with EBD
  • Electronic rollover mitigation
  • Traction control
  • Hill descent control

 

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