Let us tell you that this year the Jeep Compass has become expensive by Rs 1.50 lakh due to the increase in the price three times. Last month, the company was celebrating the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Compass. Jeep Compass was launched in 2017 as the flagship SUV. It has made a strong presence in India’s 4-wheel drive mid-size SUV segment. Compass is the company’s best selling SUV in India.
Jeep offers the Compass SUV in India in two engine options. It is powered by the first 1.4 liter turbo petrol engine that produces 163 Bhp of maximum power. This engine is mated to a 7 speed DCT gearbox. The second is a 2.0-litre diesel engine that generates power of 173 bhp. The option of 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic gearbox is available with this engine.
Jeep Compass was launched in a new avatar in January 2021. It gets Jeep’s 7 slot grille, LED projector headlamps, LED tail lamps and a large air dam. The car also gets a shark fin antenna at the rear along with slim roof rails.
Trapezoidal wheel arches and 18-inch twin five-spoke alloy wheels give it a very sporty look. The Compass has been made available in seven color options including three new colors – Tecno Metallic Green, Galaxy Blue and Bright White.
The cabin of the Compass is quite premium with the customers choosing between a dual-tone or full-black layout. The new generation Uconnect-5 infotainment system along with a 10.1-inch high-definition floating touchscreen is the main attraction. It supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It has a 10.2-inch digital instrument cluster with 24 configurable content screens.
Some other key features of the Jeep Compass include ventilated eight-way electronically-adjustable front seats, wireless charging, 360-degree camera, nine-speaker Alpine audio system, cruise control, powered tailgate and dual-pan panoramic sunroof. The memory function is also provided in the driver’s seat and it can be set in two positions.
The SUV gets over 50 safety features, including automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, electronic parking brake, hill hold and hill descent control, six airbags, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), panic brake assist, brake lock differential and Safety features like rain brake assist are included.