The most affordable offering from the Jeep brand in India – the Jeep Compass compact SUV launches in the country in five trim options – Sport, Longitude, Longitude(O), Limited, Limited(O) with prices starting at Rs. 14.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
It’s a handsome thing, the Jeep Compass is designed to look like a compact version of the Grand Cherokee. Meanwhile, the interior is par for the course for newer Jeeps, with a trapezoidal centre stack housing vertical air vents that flank the 7-inch UConnect infotainment unit that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The top-of-the-line Limited trim gets LED pilot lamps, daytime running lights, LED tail lamps and 17-inch alloy wheels. Further, the Limited Option pack gets you dual tone paint shades and Bi-xenon HID headlamps. Step-inside, there is a leather wrapped, multi-functional steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, passive keyless entry, push button start and automatic climate control. Dual front airbags, ABS, Traction Control and ESC are offered as standard.
In India, the Compass will be available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines – 160 BHP/ 250 Nm 1,368 cc, 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine and 170 BHP/ 350 Nm a 1,956 cc, turbocharged diesel mill. Both the engines are mated to a 6-speed manual transmission while an optional 7-speed dual-clutch auyomatic gearbox is available on the petrol version. The 4×4 variant only comes in top-spec Limited trim with a diesel engine and there is no 4×4 petrol on offer.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India also introduced the Mopar brand at the launch of the Jeep Compass. Mopar will be responsible for handling after sales duties for Jeep in India and 48 Mopar-branded service centers are ready. The Compass comes with a 3 year/ 1,00,000 km warranty and will be sold via 50 retail outlets spread over 47 cities. Deliveries of the diesel variants of Jeep Compass has already commenced while petrol automatic variants will be delivered by Diwali.
Price list of the Jeep Compass (ex-showroom, Delhi) –
- Sport: Rs. 14.95 lakh
- Limited (AT): Rs. 18.70 lakh
- Limited Option (AT): Rs. 19.40 lakh
- Sport: Rs. 15.45 lakh
- Longitude: Rs. 16.45 lakh
- Longitude Option: Rs. 17.25 lakh
- Limited: Rs. 18.05 lakh
- Limited Option: Rs. 18.75 lakh
- Limited 4×4: Rs. 19.95 lakh
- Limited Option 4×4: Rs. 20.65 lakh
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