The ravishing Jeep compass is booming the Indian motor market with its superior looks as well as the performance. The gaudy jeep by the American manufacturer is catering to the needs of the Indians in the best way possible. According to the reports, the car will be sold in more than 100 countries with its manufacturing been done in three countries at three more locations in China, Brazil and Mexico. However, by keeping a sight on Indian Specs, Ranjangaon will be the only place where right-hand Drive variants will be manufactured.
SUV of JEEP Compass received bumper booking of 8100 so far. The JEEP Compass is Made in India and considering the Indian market, Jeep set the aggressive pricing and it has certainly paid off with 8100 Booking which is really high for this budget car. The waiting period in Jeep compass is 4.5 month, according to sources.
Those who have booked and purchase, delivery of Jeep Compass has started. All the Diesel model delivery has been started and Jeep Compass Petrol buyers will have to wait. Jeep compass launched with three model in India which is Sport, Longitude and Limited. Also, it comes with two engine option 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol and 2.0-litre Multijet turbocharger. Petrol model will genrate162BHP power with the torque of 250Nm. While the Diesel version will produce 170BHP power with 350Nm torque. Jeep Compass comes with 6 Speed Manual gearbox as standard while 7 speed AMT gearbox will be offered in Petrol models only.
There are 50 Activ and passive safety features claimed in the Jeep Compass. Also, Jeep Compass get ESP, ABS, Dynamic steering, dual airbag, hill start assist, etc, while the top-end model has six airbags as standard features. Jeep Compass gives competition to segment SUVs like Mahindra XUV 500 & Tata Hexa. The SUV measures 4,447mm, 1,813mm and 1,651mm in length, width and height respectively. It comes with a large wheelbase of 2,634m and has a ground clearance of 178mm.
The car made its debut last year in the month September and is already on sale in a few countries. The Compass is a very important model for the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the country. The SUV will compete with the ongoing Hyundai Tucson and the Honda CR-V and also with the upcoming Volkswagen Tiguan. The Compass is already available in many international markets and has quickly established itself in the market. Even in India, the buzz Jeep Compass has already made could lead to great success. This new SUV is being assembled completely at the company’s Indian facility. It will also be exported to many other markets under the ‘Make in India’ campaign. Local assembly should assist the brand price its new SUV really competitively
Jeep Compass Price in India
The production of the Compass being extensively localised will have a price range of around Rs. 18-Rs. 20 lakhs.
|Jeep Compass All Model Price (Ex-Showroom Delhi)|
|1.4 MultiAir Petrol Sport||Rs 14.95 lakh|
|1.4 MultiAir Petrol Limited (AT)||Rs 18.70 lakh|
|1.4 MultiAir Petrol Limited Option (AT)||Rs 19.40 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Sport||Rs 15.45 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Longitude||Rs 16.45 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Longitude Option||Rs 17.25 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Limited||Rs 18.05 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Limited Option||Rs 18.75 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Limited 4×4||Rs 19.95 lakh|
|2.0 Multijet Diesel Limited Option 4×4||Rs 20.65 lakh|
Jeep Compass Interior
Panoramic sunroofs, 8.4-inch display infotainment system with both apple and android support, LED daytime running lights and Beats audio system etc. are some of the features loaded in the new SUV. The new young SUV has front airbags as standard features in all its models while the 4 X 4 variants are featured with 6 airbags across the whole range. Also, the entire model has 6 brakes as a standard feature.
The all-new Jeep Compass is the first car in India which uses the adaptive laser welds in the manufacturing of this model. Talking about the interior of this model, it has a long wheelbase of 2634mm in dimensions which provide more space to the passengers. Inside this model, it will get bright metal work which fascinates the customers.
Jeep Compass Colours
The jeep compass also reminds us the Grand Cherokee thanks to the traditional front grille and large wheel wells. The compass has black cladding running all over the surface of the car and also it has the thick metal strip running along the upper window line. It has 16-inch wheels along with a good ground clearance of 178mm. The car is available in an array of colours such as Hydro Blue, Brilliant black, vocal white and more mention below…
- Exotica red
- Brilliant black
- Minimal grey
- Hydro blue
- Vocal white
Jeep Compass Specification
The car has two engine trim options for India; one is the 1.4-litre Multi-Air petrol engine with maximum power and peak torque of 138 bhp and 200 Nm respectively while the 2.0-litre Multi-jet diesel engine comes with a maximum power of 168 bhp and a peak torque of 350 Nm. The standard transmission will be a six-speed manual gearbox with an option of a 6-speed or a 9-speed automatic gearbox. Many of these features are kept to ensure a better driving experience to the customers and to attract many new customers to the jeep India family. The diamond cut alloy wheels, rear parking camera and electrically adjustable seats are some of the premium features that the car exhibits.
|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/||6-speed manual/7-speed dual-clutch automatic|
|Mileage (estimated)||16-17 KMPL||11-12 KMPL|
Jeep Compass Features
- Length: 4.4 meters long
- Ground clearance of 221 mm
- 7-slat grille
- Horizontal headlamps with LED daytime running lights
- Boxy profile and plastic underbody cladding
- LED tail lamps
- A roof mounted spoiler
- Heavy plastic cladded bumper
- Dual tone cabin
- Horizontal Air-Con vents with silver enclosures
- All-black centre console
- Small infotainment display
- Three-spoke multifunctional steering wheel,
- Twin pod instrument cluster
Jeep Compass Mileage
The mileage that has been claimed by the company stands at 16 km per litre in the cities for the petrol variant, the mileage of the diesel variant stands at 17 km per litre.
This is the first locally assembled car by this American automaker. However, the car is expected to lead even the most trending jeeps of the country. The company is more focused on making the car safer, the car has been stuffed with various safety features. The new SUV with a competitive price range of Rs. 20 lakhs to Rs. 25 lakhs have a list of driver aids is included in the package with things like stability program, the anti-braking system with electronic brake distribution, hill starts to assist etc. Also, the corner fog lamps and anti-fog coating is provided in the new model.
The SUV will get all aluminium front and rear zones with electronic roll one mitigation protection as a part of the crash protection list the new car is expected to have a keyless entry while the entire top-models will have a button start option too along with keyless entry. Hyundai Tucson, VW Tiguan, Honda CR-V along with the upcoming Skoda Karoq will be the rivals for this upcoming car.
Jeep Compass 4×4 Features
- Available in Limited and Limited O variants
- Side airbags
- Curtain airbags
- Jeep Active Drive
- Selec-Terrain system
Jeep Compass India Review :
Quite like the exterior, the interior of the Jeep Compass is inspired from existing Jeep models. The steering wheel is very much similar to the Renegade while the centre console resembles the Grand Cherokee. Top end variants will get a touchscreen infotainment system. It will have seating capacity of 5 people.
The styling of the Jeep Compass is inspired from its elder sibling, the Grand Cherokee. It gets Jeep’s signature 7 slat grille. The headlamps have got LED DRLs and projector units, at least on the top end trims. The side profile flaunts squared off wheel arches and a thick C-pillar. There is a chrome strip that runs along the window line and wraps around the rear windshield. On the rear end, there are split LED tail lamps along with a skid plate and a dual tone bumper. The top end Limited variant of the Jeep Compass could get a blacked out roof, roof rails and rear roof spoiler.
Jeep Compass Variants
Jeep says that the Compass will come with more than 50 safety and security features. The list includes frequency selective damping (FSD), electronic stability control (ESC), ABS with EBD, dynamic steering torque, hill start assist, adaptive brake lights, panic brake assist as standard across the range. It will also get dual front airbags as a standard fitment. The top Limited variant boasts of six airbags with dual-stage passenger airbags.
As per Cartoq, Jeep India will launch the Compass in five variants – Sport, Longitude, Longitude (O), Limited, Limited (O). Here’s the variant-wise break-up of features-
Jeep Compass Sport Features
- Petrol and Diesel Engines
- 6-speed Manual Transmission
- 5″ U connect touch screen infotainment system
- 16″ alloy wheels
- Halogen headlamps
- All-black interior
- Electric Mirrors
- Electric park brake
- All 4 disc brakes
- ABS with EBD
- Dual Front Airbags
Jeep Compass Longitude Features-
- Diesel Engine Only
- Front and Rear fog lamps
- Beige and black interior
- 17″ alloy wheels
- Keyless Entry
- Push button Start
- Rear parking sensors
- Longitude (O):
Jeep Compass Longitude (O) Features-
- Diesel Engine Only
- 7″ U Connect touch screen system
- Apple Carplay and Android Auto
- Dual zone Climate Control
- Projector Headlamps
- Black roof rails
Jeep Compass Limited Features
- Petrol and Diesel Engine Options
- LED tail lamps
- Rear camera
- Leather seats
- Leather steering wheel
- Selec-Terrain with AWD
- Front side and curtain airbags
- Grey interior
Jeep Compass Limited (O) Features-
- HID headlamps
- Black roof.
Jeep Compass India Dimensions
|Boot Space||410 litres|