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Jeep Compass Launched at Rs 14.95 Lakh in India, Top Model Priced Rs 20.65 Lakh

The Jeep Compass gets seven-slot grille surround with chrome inserts that make it stand apart from the crowd.

Ayushmann Chawla | News18.comAyushmannChawla

Updated:July 31, 2017, 1:52 PM IST
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American car manufacturer Jeep has launched its much anticipated compact SUV, Jeep Compass in India at a starting price of Rs 14.95 lakh (ex-showroom). Locally produced at company’s Ranjangaon plant near Pune, Compass is available in five exterior colour options - Minimal Grey, Exotica Red, Hydro Blue, Vocal White and Brilliant Black, the car also gets seven-slot grille surround with chrome inserts that make it stand apart from the crowd. There are Bi-Xenon high-intensity discharge headlamps and daytime running lamps on the Jeep Compass. The car is available in three variants, across 7 trim options - Sport, Longitude, Longitude Option, Limited, Limited Option, Limited 4X4 and Limited 4X4 Option.

The Jeep Compass in India is available in two powertrain options - a 1.4-litre 4-cylinder Multiar petrol engine that produces 160 bhp with peak torque of 250 Nm and 2.0-litre diesel engine that produces 173 bhp and 230 Nm torque. The engine will be paired with a 6- speed manual transmission and an optional 7-speed automatic gearbox version will be there for the petrol variant.

The SUV gets 16-inch steel alloy wheels and the top trims get 17-inch alloy wheels which provide a decent ground clearance of 178mm which helps the car to get a good off-road performance.

With more than 50 safety and security features, the Jeep Compass have features like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Dynamic Steering Torque (DST), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Adaptive Brake Lights, Panic Brake Assist and many more such features as standard across the range. The Compass Limited 4x4 is equipped with six airbags with dual stage passenger airbags.

Inside the cabin, the new Jeep Compass will get a 7.0-inch Uconnect infotainment system that's touch responsive. There is also integrated voice command and also supports for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also gets keyless entry, push button start and dual zone AC.

In this segment, the car competes with likes of Tata Hexa and Hyundai Tucson.

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| Edited by: Ayushmann Chawla
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