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Jeep Compass 2017 India Launch, Prices, Specs, Images and more.

After a lot of delay, the Jeep finally made its comeback to India in August 2016.  Due to its high price, the Grand Cherokee and the Wrangler could not find many buyers in India  . FCA has plans to establish the Jeep in India and on those lines is the launch of the Jeep Compass . Scheduled to be launched in the mid of 2017, the Jeep- C SUV will be manufactured locally. The Jeep Compass was on display at the LA Auto Show in November 2016 and was recently seen on Indian roads. It would be priced between Rs 20-25 lakhs approximately in India. Continue reading to know more about the upcoming 2017 Jeep Compass India launch, price and specifications etc.

Jeep Compass 2017 India

2017 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass 2017 India Launch

ModelLaunch Date (Expected)
Jeep Compass 2017 IndiaJune 2017

The SUV from Jeep made its public debut at the LA Auto Show in November 2016 after it made its international debut in September 2016. Though it is scheduled to hit the international markets in early 2017, in India the new Jeep C-SUV will be launched in the mid part of 2017. It would be manufactured locally in FCA’a plant in Maharashtra. In India, the testing if the Jeep Compass is already on. Many pictures of the Jeep Compass are floating online.

2017 Jeep Compass front

Jeep Compass India 2017 Prices

Model NameExpected Price (ex-showroom)
2017 Jeep Compass LimitedRs 23 Lakhs
2017 Jeep Compass SummitRs 20 Lakhs

The Jeep Compass could be priced at Rs. 20 lakhs for the base variants in India. To be honest, it is not the right time to quote the exact price of the Jeep C- SUV. The new Jeep C- SUV will replace the Patriot and Compass in the US market where its currently priced between $20,000-$25,000. Hence,it can be confidently said that the Jeep C-SUV will cost around Rs 20 lakhs in India.  It may not be a surprise if the Jeep prices starts at Rs 18 lakhs. Thanks to FCA’s plans to manufacture the SUV in Maharashtra, India!

Jeep Compass India 2017 Specifications

Engine2.0 L Multijet II Diesel
Transmission6-speed Manual/9-speed Automatic
Mileage17-18 Km/ltr (estimated)
Power170 BHP
Torque350 Nm

The new Jeep Compass in India will be launched with a 2.0 L Multijet diesel engine which will deliver a whopping max power of around 170 bhp and around 350 Nm of peak torque . A 6-speed manual or a 9-speed automatic will be the transmission options. Even the engine will be manufactured in India which will further result in the Jeep Compass being priced competitively. Both the two wheel drive and the four wheel drive option would be available. Quite obviously the two wheel drive would be priced lower than the four wheel drive.

Talking internationally, the Jeep Compass would be available in as many as 17 different engine and transmission options which include both the petrol and diesel versions. A few of these will be shared from the Renegade

Jeep Compass India 2017 Mileage

Highway14-17 km/ltr
City11-12 km/ltr
Overall15-16 km/ltr

Jeep Compass 2017

Jeep Compass India 2017 Dimensions

As far as dimensions are concerned, the 2017 Jeep Compass would be approximately of the same size as the Hyundai Tucson.  The dimensions are mentioned below.

Length4420 mm
Width1820 mm
Height1620 mm
Boot Space410 litres
Wheel Base2640 mm

Jeep Compass India 2017 Features

I am listing down a few of the features which would be available in the Jeep Compass India 2017 model.

  • Touchscreen AVN
  • Climate control
  • 6 airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Beats 9 Speaker Audio System with Sub-Woofer
  • TFT Screen that can be configured to show instrument console
  • Projector headlamps
  • LED DRLs
  • LED Tail lights
  • Chrome Grille
  • Chrome window applique
  • Dual tone paint scheme
  • 7 seat option (probably)
  • Four wheel drive system
  • Jeep Selec-Terrain system

Jeep Compass India 2017 Interiors

Much like the exteriors, the new Jeep Compass 2017 India draws inspiration from  the current models. The materials used in the cabin are of premium quality. The cabin would surely give a luxuries feeling which is equipped with a TFT screen that can be configured to show instrument cluster , UConnect touchscreen infotainment system, a 9 speaker audio system from Beats Audio and start-stop button. It also has a keyless entry system.

Jeep Compass 2017 Interiors

Jeep Compass India 2017 Exteriors

The Indian version of the Jeep Compass 2017 is inspired by the design of the earlier Compass Model and the Grand Cherokee. The front has Jeep’s elegant grille with sleek looking  headlamps on both side with  LED daytime running lights and projector units that looks much like the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee models. The other features are a chrome applique near the lower end of the bumper and a sculpted hood. Also there is a chrome lining around the window area that goes all the way along the rear windshield. The picture below is that of a dual paint Jeep Compass.

Jeep Compass India 2017

On the back, the Jeep Compass 2017 has split tail lamps with LED detailing. On the side, the upcoming Jeep Compass SUV features Jeep’s trademark squared off wheel arches, rising window line and multiple alloy wheel designs based on the variant. The back has clear lens LED tail lamps. It also has a chrome strip running along the upper edge of the window area going all the way to the rear windshield. The car looks stunning  would definitely attract the Indian buyers.

Jeep Compass 2017

Jeep compass India 2017 Images

Jepp Compass India 2017 Images

(Source: carblogindia.com)

Jeep Compass 2017 India Launch


FCA is hoping to revive its position in India with the launch of the Jeep Compass SUV. Although the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee should do good as an introduction to the brand in India, FCA is heavily betting on the Compass to drive it’s sales. After the Compass launch, Jeep India will come up with a new small SUV based on the Renegade platform. Stay tuned to India Autoz for more updates on the Jeep Compass India Launch.



About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, https://indiaautoz.in .

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