American SUV manufacturer Jeep recently launched the facelifted version of Compass SUV in the Indian market. The update that it received was due for quite some time. Compass was Jeep’s first product in India and it is also manufactured in India. Ever since its launch in 2017, little has changed in the SUV. This is in fact the first update that Compass has received in all these years. Now, the manufacturer has come up with a new video of the facelifted 2021 Jeep Compass SUV that features popular Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh.
The video has been uploaded by Jeep India on their official YouTube channel. The video is basically about the actress where she talks about her journey in the film industry. She also talks about how she relates with Jeep brand. She is an Army kid and growing up her parents used to tell her war stories and in all those stories the allies were using Jeep SUVs. She is driving the facelifted Compass through the woods in the video.
The facelifted Jeep Compass gets several changes, both on the outside and inside. The SUV gets sleeker looking headlamps. The headlamps now comes with integrated LED DRLs. The front grille has also been slightly redesigned to give it a fresh look without loosing its Jeep character. Coming down, the front bumper has been revised. It now looks a lot more muscular that before and a larger lower grille is also seen her. LED fog lamps are placed on the bumper.
Other than this, it gets a new set of alloys and a chrome lining can also be seen flowing to the rear windshield. More changes have been made to the cabin of the Compass. Starting with the dashboard, it has been completely revamped. It now looks a lot more premium than before. It gets double stitched leather inserts on dashboard. There is a massive 10.1 inch touchscreen infotainment screen that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The AC vents have also been redesigned.
The steering wheel is a new unit. it is similar to what we have seen in many other international Jeep models. There are steering mounted control, fully digital instrument cluster, leather upholstery, connected car features, 360 degree camera, powered tailgate, electrically adjustable front seats, ventilation feature for front seats, panoramic sunroof, dual zone climate control and so on. In terms of safety, it gets 6 air bags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, traction control, ESC, Hill Start Assist (HSA), parking sensors and so on.
The facelifted version of Jeep Compass gets cosmetic and feature updates only. The engine and gearbox on the Jeep Compass remain the same. It is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. There is a 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates 163 Ps and 250 Nm of torque. It comes with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT gearbox option. The diesel version of the SUV is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged engine that generates 173 Ps and 350 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes with a manual and an automatic transmission option. Prices for the Jeep Compass now start at Rs 16.99 lakh, ex-showroom and go up to Rs 28.29 lakh, ex-showroom.