The new 2017 Jeep Compass is expected to be launched in August, 2017. With a price range of Rs 20 lakh – Rs 27 lakh, the new 2017 Jeep Compass will become the most affordable SUV by Jeep in India.
- 1 2017 Jeep Compass India
- 1.1 2017 Jeep Compass India- Launch Date
- 1.2 2017 Jeep Compass India- Price
- 1.3 2017 Jeep Compass India- Official Images
- 1.4 2017 Jeep Compass India- Specifications
- 1.5 2017 Jeep Compass India- Spy Video
- 1.6 2017 Jeep Compass India- Features
- 1.7 2017 Jeep Compass India- Dimensions
- 1.8 2017 Jeep Compass India- Exterior Design
- 1.9 2017 Jeep Compass India- Interior Design
2017 Jeep Compass India
Back in August 2016, FCA brought the Jeep brand to India . The prices of the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee start at around Rs 56 lakhs, and hence they aren’t accessible to most car buyers. However, all of this is set to change with the launch of the 2017 Jeep Compass in India. The Jeep Compass being manufactured locally, will be launched in the third quarter of 2017 i.e around August this year. Jeep India has officially announced that the local manufacturing of its upcoming SUV has started. The Jeep SUV is likely to be priced at around Rs. 20 lakh (ex-showroom). In this post, you can read about all details of the upcoming 2017 Jeep Compass India launch. We have also managed to grab a couple of spy shots of the upcoming SUV.
2017 Jeep Compass India- Launch Date
|Launch Date (expected)||September 2017|
As mentioned earlier , Jeep will be launching the Compass in India sometime in the third quarter of 2017. The SUV should arrive in showrooms by September 2017. There have been a number of spy pictures that have surfaced over the online space. This is a proof that FCA has been testing the Compass extensively in India. FCA had officially unveiled the Jeep Compass SUV in India on the 12th of April 2017.
2017 Jeep Compass India- Price
|Minimum Price||Rs. 20.00 lakh|
|Maximum Price||Rs. 27.00 lakh|
The Jeep Compass will be available in both petrol and diesel variants and with both two wheel drive and four wheel drive options. Due to its heavy localisation, the Jeep Compass could have a starting price of around Rs. 20 lakh. While the top end diesel 4×4 variants could cost almost 25 lakhs. In the USA, Jeep recently launched the Compass at a starting price of $ 20,995 (Rs. 14,03,621). Jeep like its other products currently on sale in India, might price the Compass above its chief rivals such as the Hyundai Tucson.
2017 Jeep Compass India- Official Images
2017 Jeep Compass India- Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.0 L Multijet II Diesel||1.4 L Petrol|
|Power (estimated)||170 bhp||160 HP|
|Torque (estimated)||350 Nm||250 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||6-speed Manual/9-speed Automatic||6-speed manual/7-speed automatic|
|Mileage (estimated)||15-18 KMPL||11-12 KMPL|
The diesel variants of the Jeep Compass will be powered by a 2.0 L Multijet II unit. The power and torque output will be around 170 HP and 350 Nm respectively. Coming to the petrol variants, they would be powered by a 1.4 L turbocharged engine. It should be noted that in the international markets, a 2.4 L petrol engine powers the Jeep Compass. We will have confirmed information regarding the SUV’s engine lineup as the launch date is nearer. A diesel automatic variant will not be on offer.
2017 Jeep Compass India- Spy Video
2017 Jeep Compass India- Features
Jeep will offer the Compass in India with their Selec-Terrain off road system.
- Dual tone paint scheme
- Projector headlamps
- LED DRLs
- LED Tail lights
- Chrome Grille
- Chrome window applique
- Touchscreen AVN
- Dual Zone Climate control
- 6 airbags
- ABS with EBD
- TFT Screen that can be configured to show instrument console
- High res MID
- Jeep Selec-Terrain system
2017 Jeep Compass India- Dimensions
|Boot Space||410 litres|
2017 Jeep Compass India- Exterior Design
The styling of the Jeep Compass is heavily borrowed from the Grand Cherokee, its elder sibling. The Compass gets Jeep’s signature 7 slat grille. At least on the top end trims, the headlamps feature LED DRLs and projector units. The side profile of the Jeep Compass will be characterized by a thick C-pillar and squared off wheel arches. A chrome strip runs along the window line and wraps around the rear windshield of the SUV.
Coming to the back, there are split LED tail lamps. This is also a dual tone bumper and a skid plate. The top end variant of the Jeep Compass could feature a blacked out roof, rear roof spoiler and roof rails. Jeep SUVs are known for their off road capabilities and the Jeep Compass will be no behind in this aspect.
2017 Jeep Compass India- Interior Design
Like the exteriors, the interiors of the Jeep Compass also borrow heavily from the existing Jeep models. The steering wheel is quite similar to that of the Renegade while the centre console has got some resemblance to the Grand Cherokee’s. The top end variants will feature a touchscreen infotainment system. The Jeep Compass offers comfortable seating for five passengers. It is expected that the cabin of the Jeep Compass will be finished in a combination of dark and light materials.
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