Jeep Compass receives 1,000 bookings in India

26/06/2017 - 12:53 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Will go on sale in a few weeks.

The Jeep Compass' bookings opened in India on 20 June for a token of INR 50,000, and Jeep has announced that the SUV has received 1,000 bookings already.

Jeep Compass front three quarter review
The Jeep Compass is available in three main grades in India: Sport, Longitude and Limited.

The Jeep Compass is available in three grades in India: Sport, Longitude and Limited. The Longitude and Limited grades have an optional sub-grade. Features like 16-inch steel wheels, electrically adjustable and power folding ORVMs, all-black interior, electric parking brake, 5-inch U-Connect touchscreen infotainment system, four-wheel disc brakes, front airbags, ABS, EBD, ESC and TC are standard. Moving up the range, HID headlamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED tail lamps, black painted roof, dual-zone climate control, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, rear parking sensors, rear camera and curtain airbags are available.

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1.4-litre MultiAir petrol and 2.0-litre Multi-jet II diesel are the engine options of the Jeep Compass in India. The turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine produces 162 PS and 250 Nm of torque and sends power to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission or the 7-speed DDCT dual-clutch automatic transmission. The turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine develops 173 PS and 350 Nm of torque and routes power to either the front wheels or all four wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. The 4WD diesel model is fitted with the Jeep Active Drive 4x4 system with Jeep Selec-Terrain Traction Management System. Only the diesel engine with the manual transmission is available at launch.

Jeep Compass side review
Only the diesel engine is available at launch: 2.0L Multijet - paired to a 6-speed manual transmission.

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The Jeep Compass is expected to have a competitive pricing of under INR 20 lakhs, thanks to 65% localisation (components). It will go on sale in a few weeks and compete with top-spec variants of the Mahindra XUV500, Hyundai Creta and the Hyundai Tucson.

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