The Compass is among the must anticipated launches of 2017. This will mark the entrance of the Jeep brand into the mainstream market. While media drives for the vehicle have taken place, you can now book a Compass at any FCA dealer in the country.
Bookings have started and a deposit of Rs 50,000 is all you need to get in line to get one. Pricing for the vehicle is yet to be released and we expect it to be close to Rs 20 lakh (18-25 is being estimated).
There will be a total of 5 variants on offer on the Compass. The base spec will be known as the Sport. The other 4 variants are the Longitude, Longitude (O), Limited and Limited (O). There will be a total of 2 engine options on offer, the 2.0 liter turbo diesel making 170 Bhp and 350 Nm and a 1.4 liter turbo petrol engine making 160 Bhp and 250 Nm. Let us run you through the features that will be offered on each variant.
The Sport is the base trim and will be on offer in both the diesel and petrol guise. It will be only offered with the 6-speed manual transmission. It will get the 5″ U connect touch screen infotainment system, 16″ alloys, halogen headlamps, all black interiors, electric folding mirrors, electric park brake, all 4 disc brakes, ABS, EBD, TCS as well as dual airbags up front.
This will only be on offer in the diesel 2.0 guise. In addition to the Sport trim, it will get front and rear fog lamps, beige and black interiors, 17″ alloys, keyless go and push button start as well as rear parking sensors.
This too will only be on offer in the diesel 2.0 liter trim. This will be had with a 7″ U Connect touch screen system that is compatible with Apple Carplay and Android auto. It will also get dual zone climate control and projector headlamps, in addition to black roof rails.
The Limited can be had in both petrol and diesel guise. Features include LED tail lamps, rear camera, leather seats, leather steering wheel, Selec-Terrain with 4×4, AWD transmission (4×4), front side and curtain airbags (4×4). It will get grey interiors.
The Limited (O) will be more of visual update that will come with HID headlamps and a black roof.
The Compass can be had in a total of 5 colours. It will be on offer in Exotica red, Brilliant black, Minimal grey, Hydro blue and Vocal white.