Taking inspiration from Cherokee in terms of design both inside and outside, the Compass SUV will get similar provisions as seen on the premium model. Under the skin, it will get 2.0 litre, petrol and diesel engines, with a choice between nine-speed automatic and manual unit. Front wheel drivetrain will be standard and there could be an option for an all-wheel drive also. Expected to launch in 2017, the SUV will compete against Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and Hyundai Tucson in this space.
Jeep Compass Exterior
In terms of design, it takes inspiration from Grand Cherokee and is referred to as the baby-grand Cherokee. Dimensionally, it is 4.4 meters long, slightly longer than the Renegade SUV. Besides, it will come with a ground clearance of 221mm.
Jeep Compass Interior
Cabin too mirrors Grand Cherokee in terms of styling, sporting dual-tone finish and premium quality material. In terms of tech, it will get a bunch of provisions like premium leather seats, 7-inch information display with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, keyless entry with passive go, capless fuel system, power tailgate and a glass sunroof. Besides, the SUV will get 70 safety and security provisions including adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist etc.
Jeep Compass Engine specification & Transmission
Engine options will vary as per various markets, as for India-spec model, it is expected to come with the 2.0 litre engine in petrol and diesel guise. Transmission duties will be carried out by a nine-speed automatic unit.
Jeep Compass Competition
In the entry-level SUV space, the 2017 Jeep Compass SUV will go up against Hyundai Tucson and Honda CR-V.
Jeep Compass Expected Price
The entry-level Jeep Compass SUV is expected to be priced affordably unlike its siblings Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited. The expected Jeep Compass price in India will fall in the range of Rs 20 lakh to Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Jeep Compass Expected Launch
The all-new Jeep Compass SUV will arrive in 12th April, 2017.