01 Feb 2021: Jeep Compass (facelift) reaches dealerships in India
American automaker Jeep's Compass (facelift) SUV has started arriving at Indian dealerships. It was launched in the country last week at Rs. 17 lakh.
As for the highlights, the car has a reworked design, an upscale cabin with the latest features, and is available with BS6-compliant petrol as well as diesel engines.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: Jeep Compass (facelift): At a glance
The updated Jeep Compass is offered in 11 color options and four trims. It features an aggressive body, housing a 7-slat grille with honeycomb-mesh inserts, a new front fascia, and a larger air dam.
For lighting, it has projector headlamps, cornering foglamps, LED DRLs, and LED taillamps.
The car is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, power-adjustable ORVMs, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Fact: Power and performance
The Jeep Compass (facelift) gets two BS6-compliant engine options: a 1.4-liter Multi-air petrol mill that makes 160.7hp/250Nm and a 2.0-liter Multi-jet diesel motor that delivers 167.6hp/350Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed manual, a 7-speed DCT, and a 9-speed torque converter gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The facelifted Jeep Compass offers a spacious 5-seater cabin with ventilated front seats, an 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, cruise control, wireless charging, a panoramic sunroof, and ambient lighting.
It also packs a 10.25-inch digital instrument console and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
For safety, the SUV has a 360-degree-view camera, multiple airbags, and traction control.
Fact: How much does it cost?
In India, the Jeep Compass (facelift) starts at Rs. 16.99 lakh for the Sport model and goes up to Rs. 24.49 lakh for the Model S variant. The 80th Anniversary Special Edition is priced at Rs. 22.96 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).