2017 Jeep Compass launched in India; available in four variants starting Rs 14.95 lakh

Jeep India has finally launched the 2017 Jeep Compass in India, with prices starting at Rs 14.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the manual Sport trim with a petrol engine. Bookings for the 2017 Jeep Compass was already made available a month ago on the company's website as well as across showrooms.

Frontal-side view of the 2017 Jeep Compass Limited

Frontal-side view of the 2017 Jeep Compass Limited

Jeep has invested $280 million at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles facility at Ranjangaon near Pune and the Compass is the company's first locally manufactured product in India. The base variant comes with a 1.4-litre MultiAir petrol that makes more than 162PS of power and 250Nm.

The diesel model of the Jeep Compass Sport will make use of a 2.0-litre unit that makes 173PS and 350Nm. The Compass Limited trim will also be available which comes with a choice of both petrol and diesel engines. The Compass Longitude, however, will only get the 2.0-litre diesel engine.

Side view 2017 Jeep Compass Limited driven off-road

Side view 2017 Jeep Compass Limited driven off-road

The top-of-the-line Compass Limited 4x4 priced at Rs 20.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) has Jeep's Active Drive 4x4 System which has a rear axle disconnect that seamlessly switches between two and four-wheel drive to help increase efficiency.

Side view of the 2017 Jeep Compass Limited

Side view of the 2017 Jeep Compass Limited

Jeep had earlier mentioned that the Compass would pack in upto 50 safety and security features such as electronic stability control, anti-lock braking system and a dynamic steering torque. The Compass Limited variant also gets a 7.0-inch U-connect infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.


Published Date: Jul 31, 2017 01:32 pm | Updated Date: Aug 01, 2017 11:06 am


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