Jeep launched the facelifted version of Compass SUV in the market earlier today. The price for the facelifted Jeep Compass now starts at Rs 16.49 lakh, ex-showroom and goes up to Rs 24.99 lakh, ex-showroom. American SUV manufacturer had launched Compass in the Indian market back in 2017 and it was an instant hit. Over the years, competition had become stiff and that is why Jeep decided to come up with a facelift. Jeep has made several changes to the exterior and interior of the SUV and here we have a video that clearly shows all the changes and additions that are made to the SUV.
The video has been uploaded by Moter World on their youtube channel. The video starts by showing the changes on the exterior and then moves to the interior. The front end of the SUV has been slightly redesigned. The headlamps now look sleeker and have a LED projectors in it. LED DRL and turn indicator has also been integrated inside the headlight unit. The front grille has also undergone some changes. Moving down, the bumper looks a lot more muscular than before. It has an LED fog lamp and the bigger air intake just above the bumper lip looks good.
Moving to the side profile, basic design of the SUV remains the same. The only noticeable change here is the chrome strip that is flowing to the rear and the new set of alloy wheels. Nothing much has changed at the rear. It gets the same split LED tail lamp as before. Although, the design has not changed much Jeep has added number of features in Compass. It now offers, powered tailgate and a 360 degree camera.
Moving inside, a lot has changed here. It now looks a lot more premium than before. The dashboard of the Compass now gets tan colour padding and the black portion is also soft touch touch material. The steering wheel has been completely updated. The older unit has been replaced with unit that we have seen in other expensive SUVs from Jeep. It is a multi function steering wheel with audio and cruise control buttons on it. Jeep also updated the touchscreen infotainment screen in Compass. It is now offered with a 10.2 inch touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The instrument cluster has also been updated. Compass facelift gets a fully digital instrument cluster which was not available in the earlier version. Other features like dual zone climate control AC, auto dimming IRVMs, push button start/stop, cornering fog lamps, electronic parking brake are also included. Jeep Compass also gets connected car feature and voice commands which is becoming a normal thing in cars these days.
In terms of engine and transmission, nothing has changed in Compass. It is still powered by the same set of petrol and diesel engines. The petrol is powered by a 1.4 litre turbo petrol engine that generates 163 Ps and 250 Nm of torque. This engine is available with manual and 7-speed DCT gearbox. The diesel version is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged engine that generates 173 Ps and 350 Nm of peak torque. It is available with a manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox. Jeep will be soon launching a seven seater SUV in the market which will be based on the facelifted Compass SUV.