28 Dec 2020: Jeep Compass (facelift) to debut in India on January 7
Jeep is all set to launch the facelifted version of its Compass SUV in India on January 7, 2021. Some dealerships have unofficially started accepting bookings for the car against a token amount of Rs. 51,000.
As for the highlights, the Compass (facelift) has a redesigned front fascia, new alloy wheels, a feature-loaded cabin, and engine choices including a turbo-petrol and a diesel mill.
Exteriors: 2021 Jeep Compass: At a glance
The upcoming Jeep Compass features a chrome-covered grille with seven vertical slats, a muscular bonnet, silvered faux skid plates, and a refreshed bumper with air vents. For lighting, it houses sleek headlamps, LED DRLs, new fog lights, and wrap-around taillights.
On the sides, the SUV is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, body-colored ORVMs, squared-off wheel arches with plastic cladding, and redesigned alloy wheels.
Fact: Power and performance
The India-specific Jeep Compass (facelift) will reportedly be offered with a 2.0-liter diesel engine that generates 173hp/350Nm and a 1.4-liter turbo-petrol unit that delivers 163hp/250Nm. Transmission choices will include a 6-speed manual, a 7-speed DCT, and a 9-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
Interiors: Inside the cabin
Jeep Compass (facelift) offers a 5-seater cabin with dual-tone interiors, a reworked dashboard with leather inserts, new AC vents, and a 3-spoke multifunctional steering wheel.
For safety, the SUV has multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and parking cameras.
Fact: What about the price?
The pricing and availability details of the upcoming Jeep Compass in India will be revealed on January 7. However, for reference, the car starts at $23,916 (roughly Rs. 17.59 lakh) in the US.
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