Production for the Jeep Compass will begin in the month of June 2017 while the launch of the compact SUV is scheduled for the third quarter of 2017. The Jeep Compass has finally been unveiled. You can head over to the end of the article for a detailed image gallery of the Jeep Compass. There are no images of the interior as the model in the images is a pre-production unit.
The Jeep Compass, as we mentioned earlier, will be manufactured at the company’s plant in Ranjangaon, Pune. This plant will be one of the four plants where the Compass would be manufactured.
A few other highlights of the Jeep Compass include 60:40 split rear seats, electric parking brake and capless fuel fill.
The Jeep Compass comes loaded with safety and security features. You can check out the complete list with the help of the image below. Standard safety features include ABS, EBD, ESC, PBA, HBFC, EBP, six airbags, disc brakes on all four corners and Hill Start Assist (HSA).
The Jeep Compass will feature the Select Terrain Traction Management System that will include four modes: Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud.
Dimension wise, the Jeep Compass will measure 4,398 mm in length, 1,819 mm in width and 1,667 mm in height while the wheelbase will stand at 2,636 mm.
Suspension duties will be taken care of by a MacPherson Strut unit at the front and a Chapman independent suspension at the rear. The model also features Frequency Sensitive Damping (FSD).
The Jeep Compass can be had with a petrol engine or a diesel engine. While the 1.4-litre Multi-Air petrol engine will produce 180+ hp and 230 Nm of torque, the 2.0-litre diesel engine will produce 170+ hp and 350 Nm of torque. Power will be sen to all four wheels via the All Wheel Drive System.
Transmission options will include a six speed manual transmission and a seven speed automatic transmission.
The initial design sketches of the Jeep Compass
The design of the Jeep Compass is inspired by the SR71 Blackbird
Jeep India reveals the final render of the Compass
The final theme of the Jeep Compass comes up on the display
The Jeep Compass was tested in wind tunnels to make it as aero-efficient as possible.
The sharp headlamps connect to the seven slot grille
The final interior render of the Jeep Compass
A quick glance at the interior details of the Jeep Compass
As seen in the image above, the India-spec Jeep Compass will receive limited Ski Grey dual tone interiors.
Jeep India will launch the Compass compact SUV in the third Quarter of 2017. The model will come equipped with an All Wheel Drive system and Select Terrain option which will include four modes. The India-spec Jeep will come with more than 50 active and passive safety features. The model showcased in the upcoming images is a pre-production unit.
Jeep India will unveil the India-spec Compass today at its production facility in Ranjangaon, near Pune. As we wait for the official details from Jeep India, let us tell you what we already know about the soon to most affordable product from the Jeep stable.
The Compass, a compact SUV from American automobile manufacturer Jeep is slated to launch later this year. Production for the Compass will take place at the company’s Ranjangaon plant near Pune. The model will be available in petrol, diesel automatic and 4X4 variants.
Powering the Jeep Compass would be a petrol engine or a diesel engine. While the petrol unit could be a 140 hp 1.4-litre Multiair motor, the diesel unit could be a 2.0-litre Multijet engine that would produce 170 hp and 340 Nm of torque. Transmission options would include a manual transmission that would be available as standard while an automatic transmission would be available as an option.
A few highlights of the upcoming Jeep Compass would include LED DRLs, xenon headlamps, electrically foldable and adjustable ORVMs, automatic headlamps and wipers, black leather seats with contrast stitching, 8.4 inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity, dual zone climate control, engine start-stop button, keyless entry, eight way power adjustable driver seat and a tyre pressure monitoring system. The unveiling has begun so don’t forget to hit that refresh button!
Following is an image gallery of the India-spec Jeep Compass (click to expand):