When the Jeep Compass came to India, the compact crossover SUV was an instant hit. In the compact SUV segment already crowded with options, this is a sleek, distinctive offering from the internationally respected Jeep brand. The Jeep Compass was launched in India in 2017 as a right hand drive vehicle and this Indian-made Jeep Compass has since been exported to other right hand drive regions such as Australia, the UK, Japan, Thailand etc.
Jeep Compass – specs and features
Indian buyers have a choice of two engine types the – 1.4-litre, four-cylinder MultiAir petrol and a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, MultiJet II diesel engine. The suspension, all season tyres, and dynamic steering torque mean that this car can take on any kind of road surface. The car’s athletic styling, body coloured exterior fittings, distinctive seven slot grille, rear spoiler, daytime running lamps and the stylish wheels are some of the things that make this an eye catching vehicle.
The car features customisable driver info display, touchscreen infotainment system, integrated voice command, 60/40 split rear seat. The thoughtfully designed arm rests, USB ports and cup holders make this a highly user friendly vehicle.
The safety features include dual stage passenger airbags & driver airbgas, all speed traction control, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, and electronic roll mitigation and hill start assist, electronic parking brake and more. The car offers about 16 kmpl in the petrol and about 17 kmpl in the diesel versions.
Jeep compass prices and variants
The Compass Sport is a manual petrol car featuring 1368 cc engine, with prices starting at Rs. 14.99 lakhs. The Compass Sports Plus is a manual petrol car with a 1956 cc engine and has additional features over and above the Compass Sport, such as parking assist sensors, climate control and all wheel disc brakes. This variant starts at Rs. 15.99 lakhs.
The Compass Longitude is a diesel manual car with 1956 cc engine and prices starting at Rs. 18.03 lakhs. The Compass Limited is a petrol variant with 7 speed DDCT automatic, premium leather interiors and added features such as a dual tone roof. Prices for this variant start at Rs. 19.73 lakhs. The Compass Limited Plus has a dual pane panoramic sunroof and several premium features in addition to the base versions. Prices for this variant start at Rs. 21.33 lakhs.
What they love about their Jeep Compass
Owners have loved the fact that this is a well-made car with good off-road capabilities. The interiors have a luxurious feel, the infotainment system is good and there is a good amount of legroom and a really capacious boot. Importantly for Indian conditions, the A/c is powerful and cools quickly. The car is elegantly designed and powerful; making this one of the best options in this car segment, feel owners. Owners feel that this is car that stays true to its tag line “Go Anywhere Do Anything“