Jeep Compass Trailhawk to launch in India by July this year - Report

Sagar Parikh

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Jeep Compass buyers in India will finally have access to the ‘Trailhawk’ variant this year. According to a report from Autocar India, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk launch in India is likely to take place towards the end of June or or early July.

Jeep Compass Trailhawk front three quarters left side at 2017 Dubai Motor Show
The Jeep Compass Trailhawk's production in India commenced months ago, albeit for export markets.

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is a more off-road centric variant of the SUV. Tougher and more capable than a regular Compass, the Trailhawk is immediately recognisable thanks to its distinctive bumpers, Ruby Red recovery hooks, dark grey accents, black anti-glare hood decal and unique 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in off-road tyres.

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk has a 30-degree approach angle, 24-degree breakover angle, and a 34-degree departure angle. Key to the Trailhawk grade is the Jeep Active Drive Low 4x4 system with a 20:1 crawl ratio and low range as well as the five-mode Jeep Selec-Terrain system with exclusive Rock mode. Hill-descent Control is also included as standard.

The Indian-spec Jeep Renegade Trailhawk will employ the familiar 2.0-litre Multijet II diesel engine that develops 173 PS and 350 Nm of torque, but with a 9-speed automatic transmission. As another exclusive, it may get the Uconnect 8.4NAV 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

Jeep Compass Trailhawk profile at 2017 Dubai Motor Show
The Indian-spec Jeep Compass Trailhawk will employ the familiar 2.0-litre Multijet II diesel engine, but with a 9-speed automatic transmission.

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Dealerships have started accepting pre-orders for the Jeep Compass Trailhawk unofficially, for an amount of INR 50,000. The new variant could carry a sticker price of around INR 27-28 lakhs (ex-showroom).

Jeep Compass Trailhawk - Image Gallery

[Source: Autocar India]

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