07 Nov 2020: Jeep Compass (facelift) revealed in leaked pictures: Details here
Jeep is expected to unveil the facelifted model of its Compass SUV in China later this month. In the latest update, images of the upcoming model have been leaked, revealing its key design features.
As per the snaps, the Compass (facelift) will have a redesigned front fascia, updated alloy wheels, a new 10.1-inch infotainment screen, and an all-LED lighting setup.
Exteriors: Jeep Compass (facelift): At a glance
As per the images, the facelifted Jeep Compass will feature a dual-tone 7-slat grille with honeycomb inserts, a revised front bumper, and a muscular bonnet. For lighting, it will house sleek LED headlamps, LED DRLs, and LED taillights.
On the sides, it will be flanked by dual-tone ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, and new alloy wheels. Dimensions-wise, the SUV will be longer than the current-generation model.
Fact: Power and performance
The India-specific Jeep Compass (facelift) will be offered with two BS6-compliant engine options: a 163hp, 1.4-liter turbo-petrol motor and a 173hp, 2.0-liter turbo-diesel unit. Transmission choices should include a 6-speed manual, a 7-speed DCT automatic, and a 9-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The upcoming Jeep Compass will have a spacious cabin with premium upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, wireless charging facility, and automatic climate control.
It will also offer a fully-digital instrument cluster and a 10.1-inch Uconnect infotainment panel with support for the latest connectivity options.
For the safety of passengers, the SUV should provide multiple airbags, active blind-spot assist, and a review-view camera.
Fact: How much will it cost?
The facelifted Jeep Compass should make its way to India in early-2021. It is expected to carry a slight premium over the current-generation model, which starts at Rs. 16.5 lakh (ex-showroom).