The Jeep brand entered the Indian market in August 2016. As there is great demand for affordable SUVs, Jeep Compass release date is expected to be in August 2017. The starting price of the vehicle will be Rs. 20 lakhs as the company resorts to local manufacturing. Even though Jeep Compass is available in various countries, the Indian version will be launched to address the needs of Indian customers as well as road conditions. The off-road capabilities of SUV are great. Jeep Compass will address these concerns in an effective way. Check out more about Jeep Compass release date, price, mileage and important features.
The Jeep Compass is available in both petrol and diesel versions. The exteriors of Jeep Compass resemble Grand Cherokee. 7-Slate grille is the signature style of Jeep. You can find thick C-pillar and squared off wheel arches on sides. The windows are lined with chrome strip and it will extend up to rear windshield.
Jeep Compass will be available in various colors including Exotica red, Brilliant Black, Minimal Grey, Hydro Blue and Vocal White. The Jeep Compass is available Sport, Longitude, Longitude (O), Limited, Limited (O) variants.
The Jeep interiors are based on the existing models. It will come with a steering wheel which is similar to Renegade. The console is modeled after Grand Cherokee. The cabin is decked with light and dark materials. The plastic quality of interiors is comparable to that of higher versions. The large steering wheel is full of buttons and controls which will increase the convenience to the driver.
Customers can take advantage of 2-wheel drives as well as 4-wheel drives. The compass will come with all season tires in all versions so that you can drive the car confidently.
The length of the vehicle is 4420 mm. The width and height of the vehicle are 1820 mm and 1650 mm respectively. It has a wheelbase of 2640 mm. The boot space provided by the Jeep Compass is 410 liters.
The diesel version comes with 2.0 L Multijet II engine. It delivers 170 BHP power and 350 Nm of torque. The diesel vehicle comes with 6-speed manual transmission and 9-speed automatic transmission. The mileage delivered by the diesel version is 15 to 18 kmpl.
The 1.4-liter petrol engine comes with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic drive system. It can deliver 160 HP of power and 250 Nm of torque. The mileage expected with the petrol engine is 11 to 12 kmpl.
The Jeep Compass is built on the same platform as Renegade. The wheelbase is longer than other versions and it gives room for more leg space. Electric handbrake and frequency selective damping will enhance drivability of the vehicle.
The top-end Jeep Compass comes with LED DRLs and projector units which will certainly enhance the illumination. Top end versions will come with touch screen infotainment system. The Jeep Compass will take care of the seating arrangement of five occupants.
Jeep exercises phenomenal off-road skills and it is the unique selling point of the brand. The vehicle comes with Selec-Terrain Traction Management system by which the drivability of the vehicle in extreme weather conditions is very much enhanced. There will be a great control of the vehicle in conditions such as snow, mud, sand, and rocks.
The top end vehicles of Jeep Compass will come with a differential locking system which will certainly enhance the safety and security of passengers. The dual zone climate control will certainly enhance your comfort level. The unique features of the vehicle include Terrain Select dial and driver information display.
Conclusion – Jeep Compass Release Date
Jeep Compass was unveiled in India in April 2017. Car owners, who are unable to manage Wrangler and Grand Cherokee, can go for Jeep Compass. Customers can book the car online or at the Fiat showroom as per their convenience. If you are planning for the best inexpensive Jeep in India, you can go for Jeep Compass. The vehicle can compete with Hyundai Tucson, Toyota Fortuner and Volkswagen Tiguan.
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