Jeep India has finally launched the high awaited premium SUV – Jeep Compass in India today at an attractive price of INR 14.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). After rolling out steeply priced first two models in the domestic market, the SUV make has managed to keep the prices pretty low as the fact that the SUV will be assembled locally at Ranjangaon facility in Maharashtra. Offered in three trim levels, the 2017 Jeep Compass premium SUV is available in 10 different variants. The auto manufacturer had already received an excellent response from the market with 5000 bookings with 38,000 hot enquiries for the Compass SUV. The prospect buyers can pre-book the Compass SUV with token amount of INR 50,000 at the dealerships. The company also plans to strengthen its footprints by expanding its current dealership network to 60 outlets across the country. Also Read: LIVE Jeep Compass Launch Updates: Price in India, Features, Images & Variants Also Read - Toyota Yaris 2018: Price in India, Interior, Specifications, Images, Features - 5 Things to know
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The newly launched Compass SUV is based on the new Small Wide 4X4 Architecture which also forms basis for the upcoming Jeep Renegade compact SUV. On the exterior front, the premium SUV gets neatly designed a seven-slot grille with chrome rings, muscular front bumper, all round chrome day light opening, LED projector headlamps, LED DRLs and more. The side profile is accentuated by body coloured door mirrors with side indicators, body coloured door handles, roof rails, 17-inch alloy wheels and more. The rear section gets LED tail lamp, rear spoiler & silver skid plate on the rear bumper. In terms of dimensions, the 2017 Jeep Compass gets length of 4395 mm, width of 1818 mm and height of 1640 mm with wheelbase of 2636 mm. The SUV is offered in 5 colour options – Brilliant Black, Hydro Blue, Minimal Grey, Vocal White and Exotica Red. See More: Jeep Compass India Launch LIVE Streaming: Watch Online Telecast and Live Stream of Compass 2017 Also Read - Mercedes-Benz Opens a New Luxury Dealership in Thiruvananthapuram
On the inside, the premium appeal of the SUV is enhanced by plush interior cabin which is complemented by a Ski Grey leather upholstery and customizable 3.5-inch graphical driver information display and much more. It also gets Uconnect infotainment system with 7-inch infotainment touch-screen display, in-built Compass, integrated voice command, Bluetooth audio streaming, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, 12-V power outlet and 6-speakers. As far as the safety is concerned, the new Jeep Compass SUV is offered with 6-airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, traction control, Hill Start Assist, cornering fog lamps, passive entry, reverse parking camera, electronic parking brake and more. See More: Jeep Compass 2017 Bags Around 4000 Bookings Ahead of its India Launch; Price in India, Specs, Features
Under the hood, the Compass SUV is offered in both petrol and diesel engine options – 2.0-litre MultiJet II diesel and 1.4- litre MultiAir petrol engines. The diesel version is tuned to produce max power of 173 PS @ 3750 rpm against the peak torque of 350 Nm in between 1750 – 2500 rpm while the latter is capable of developing 162 PS with peak torque of 250 Nm. See Also: Jeep Compass launch date, price in India, bookings, mileage, images, specifications – All you need to know
Transmission duties are carried out by a 6-speed manual as standard with an optional 7-speed DDCT unit for petrol only. In terms of fuel efficiency, the diesel variants are claimed to return mileage of 17.1 kmpl and 16.3 kmpl for 4X2 and 4X4 respectively. The base petrol variant is priced at INR 14.95 lakh while the top of the line variant gets a price tag of INR 20.65 lakh (All prices ex-showroom Delhi).