Jeep Compass India launch on 31st July - Aggressive pricing expected

Jeep Compass India launch on 31st July – Aggressive pricing expected

Jeep Compass can be booked online or at Fiat or Jeep showrooms while the company confirms 1,000 bookings on first three days.

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Noting positive impact on SUV rates post GST implementation, Jeep India has decided to launch the much awaited Compass SUV on 31st July.

The new Jeep Compass is reported to receive a price tag between INR 15-23 lakhs. It will be manufactured at the company plant in Ranjangaon, near Pune. Apart from manufacturing for India, FCA India will also manufacturer RHD Compass for markets abroad. India made Jeep Compass will be exported to countries like Australia, Japan, UK, etc.

In India, Jeep Compass will be offered in three trim levels of Sport, Longitude and Limited and in a choice of five colours – Minimal Grey, Exotica Red, Hydro Blue, Vocal White and Hip Hop Black.

To be presented in 4×2 and 4×4 options, Jeep Compass will get a set of best in class features among which are a 7” touchscreen infotainment system, electric parking brake and 60:40 split seats. It will also be seen with Select Terrain Traction Management System and a host of safety features such as ABS, EBD, HSA, PBA, ESC, dual airbags and disc brakes.

Jeep Compass will be powered by a 1.4 liter Multi-Air petrol engine offering 160 hp and 250 Nm torque and a 2.0 liter diesel engine capable of 170 hp and 350 Nm torque. Both these engines will get mated to a 6 speed manual transmission or a 7 speed DCT automatic transmission. 4×2 as well as 4×4 variants will be on offer.

The upcoming Jeep Compass will take on Hyundai Tucson, Honda CR-V, VW Tiguan, and the likes. More details will be revealed at the launch.