Although at present the company has not shared any information about its launch, but it is believed that its production can be started from May 2022. According to the information, the Jeep Meridian will be launched only with the diesel engine option.
Let us tell you that the Jeep Meridian is very similar to the Jeep Commander sold in the Brazilian market. In the official images released by the company, it sports a silhouette similar to the Jeep Compass. However, it has a more upright stance, slightly different grille and face, wheel design and profile.
It can be seen in the pictures released by the company that the Jeep Meridian will be offered in both single-tone and dual-tone color schemes. Apart from this, rectangular-shaped LED headlamps with integrated DRLs, a wider bumper with wider air-inlets and a clear bonnet will also be seen.
Prominent wheel arches will be given in this SUV with newly designed U-shaped alloy wheels. The 2022 Jeep Meridian gets a flat roof, longer rear overhangs, an upright tailgate and horizontal LED taillamps, which add to its muscular look.
Its rear profile has been kept similar to that of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wagoneer. The interior of the new 2022 Jeep Meridian looks more premium than the Jeep Compass. It will get 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless smartphone connectivity, fully digital instrument cluster, Amazon Alexa support and ventilated seats with premium upholstery.
Apart from this, automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof and many other features will be given in this SUV. It is believed that ADAS i.e. Advanced Driver Assistance System can also be given in the new Jeep Meridian. It will be made available with 6 and 7-seating configurations.
Talking about the engine available in the new 2022 Jeep Meridian in the Indian market, it can be launched with a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder Multijet diesel engine. This diesel engine provides power of 200 bhp. This engine can be mated to a 6-speed manual or a 9-speed automatic gearbox.
In its higher variant, the company can exclusively use the 4X4 drivetrain system. In the global markets, the new Jeep 7-seater SUV will be offered with a 2.0-litre diesel engine. Mild hybrid technology will also be used with this engine.