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Jeep Compass Launch, Price, Specifications, Variants, Features, Colors

FCA brought in the the Jeep to India in August 2016. However, both the Wrangler and the Grand Cherokee are too expensive. In such a scenario,  the 2017 Jeep Compass which will be launched in India in August 2017, looks quite well set to change things for Jeep . The manufacturing of the Compasshas already started in India.  The Jeep SUV is likely to have a starting price of around Rs 20 Lakh (ex-showroom). Here you will get to know about the 2017 Jeep Compass India launch, price, specifications, dimensions, features, colors, design and more.

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2017 Jeep Compass India


2017 Jeep Compass India – Launch Date

Launch Date August 2017

Most likely, Jeep will be launching the Compass in India in the month of August’ 2017. We will let you know if there is any change in the date. The test mules of the Jeep Compass have been sighted on numerous occasions which means that FCA is extensively testing the Jeep Compass on Indian roads. The official unveiling of  the Jeep Compass SUV in India took place on April 12, 2017.

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2017 Jeep Compass India – Price

Minimum PriceRs. 20.00 lakh
Maximum PriceRs. 27.00 lakh

The upcoming Jeep Compass will be offered in both petrol and diesel variants. The variants would be available in both two wheel and four wheel drive options. Due to its heavy localisation, the Jeep Compass could have a starting price of just around Rs. 20 lakh. While the top-end diesel 4×4 variants could cost as much as Rs 25 lakh. The Compass was recently launched in the United States. Prices over there start at $ 20,995 (i.e Rs. 14,03,621). Much like the other products of the Jeep which are on sale in India currently, Jeep might just keep the price of  the Compass marginally above its major rivals like the Hyundai Tucson.

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2017 Jeep Compass India – Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement2.0 L Multijet II Diesel1.4 L Petrol
Power (estimated)170 bhp160 HP
Torque (estimated) 350 Nm250 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)6-speed Manual/9-speed Automatic6-speed manual/7-speed automatic
Mileage (estimated)15-18 KMPL11-12 KMPL

A 2.0 L Multijet II unit will power the Diesel variants of the Jeep Compass. The Diesel engine would churn out 170 HP of power and 350 Nm of torque. Coming to the petrol variants, they would get its power from a 1.4 L Turbocharged engine.

In international markets, there is also a 2.4 L Petrol engine powering the Jeep Compass. The details of the exact engine line up will be available once we near the launch date. However, it is sure that a diesel automatic variant will NOT be on offer.


2017 Jeep Compass India – Variants & Features

The Jeep Compass will be available in 5 variants, namely-  Sport, Longitude, Longitude (O), Limited, Limited (O). Talking about the features, here is a list of variant wise features-

Jeep Compass Sport Features-

  • Petrol and Diesel Engines
  • Electric park brake
  • All 4 disc brakes
  • ABS with EBD
  • TCS
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • 6-speed Manual Transmission
  • 5″ U connect touch screen infotainment system
  • 16″ alloy wheels
  • Halogen headlamps
  • All-black interior
  • Electric Mirrors

Jeep Compass Longitude Features-

  • Diesel Engine Only
  • Keyless Entry
  • Push button Start
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Front and Rear fog lamps
  • Beige and black interior
  • 17″ alloy wheels

Jeep Compass Longitude (O) Features-

  • Diesel Engine Only
  • Projector Headlamps
  • Black roof rails
  • 7″ U Connect touch screen system
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto
  • Dual zone Climate Control

Jeep Compass Limited Features-

  • Petrol and Diesel Engine Options
  • Selec-Terrain with AWD
  • Front side and curtain airbags
  • Grey interior
  • LED tail lamps
  • Rear camera
  • Leather seats
  • Leather steering wheel

Jeep Compass Limited (O) Features-

  • HID headlamps
  • Black roof

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2017 Jeep Compass India – Colors

The Jeep Compass in India will be available in the following colors.

  • Hydro blue
  • Vocal white
  • Exotica red
  • Brillian black
  • Minimal grey


2017 Jeep Compass India – Dimensions

The dimensions of the 2017 Jeep Compass are mentioned in the table below.

Length4420 mm
Width1820 mm
Height1650 mm
Wheelbase2640 mm
Boot Space410 litres

2017 Jeep Compass India – Exterior Design

Much of the styling of the Jeep Compass compass from its elder sibling, the Grand Cherokee. Jeep’s signature 7 slat grille will be present on the Compass. The headlamps will feature projector units and LED DRLs, at least on the top end trims if not on all. Coming to it’s side profile, a chrome strip  runs along the window line and wraps around the rear windshield. It is also characterised by squared off wheel arches and a thick C-pillar.


There are split LED tail lamps at the rear. It also has a dual tone bumper and a skid plate. The top end Limited variant could feature a roof rails, a blacked out roof and rear roof spoiler. Jeep SUVs are very well known for their off roading capabilities and the Jeep Compass will be no behind in this aspect.

2017 Jeep Compass India – Interior Design

The interiors of the Jeep Compass, like the exteriors, borrows a lot from the existing Jeep models. The steering wheel seems to have taken inspiration from the Renegade. The centre console has some resemblance to that of the Grand Cherokee. A  touchscreen infotainment system will be featured in the top end variats. The Jeep Compass would have a capacity of occupying 5 passengers. The cabin of the Jeep Compass comes in a combination of light and dark materials.

2017 Jeep Compass India – Images

Jeep Compass Official Images

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Stay tuned to India Autoz (https://indiaautoz.in) for more  news updates on the upcoming 2017 Jeep Compass India . We will be covering about its price and launch date when the information is available. Hope you found this article informative and helpful.  Do let us know your views via the comments section below.

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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