The all-new 2021 Jeep Compass remains unchanged under the hood, but gets visible changes outside and inside.
Fiat Chrysler Auto India has launched the facelift version of its best selling SUV, the Jeep Compass. The 2021 Compass was unveiled earlier this month, while the prices are now announced. The new Jeep Compass price opens at Rs 16.99 lakh (ex-showroom) and stretches up to Rs 24.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The updated Compass is pitted against the likes of Mahindra XUV500, Tata Harrier, VW T-Roc, MG Hector, Skoda Karoq, and the Hyundai Tucson.
The premium and competent SUV is made available in four trims comprising of Sports, Longitude (O), Limited (O) and the high-end S Model. The Italian carmaker has also slipped in an 80th Anniversary edition tagged at Rs 22.96 lakh (ex-showroom). The bookings for latest Jeep Compass SUV will commence from February 2 at its respective dealerships nationwide.
The Jeep Compass 2021 features no amends under its bonnet and continues to flaunt 1.4L (156bhp and 250Nm) turbocharged petrol drivetrain and the 2.0L (168 bhp and 350Nm) turbocharged diesel drivetrain. All the variants of the SUV are equipped with 4×2 mechanism, while the top-of-the-line S trim features 4×4 system with the 2.0L diesel powertrain. Both the conventional fuel choices receive a standard 6-speed manual transmission. The 1.4L petrol drivetrain is coupled to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, whereas the 2.0L diesel counterpart is mated to an optional 9-speed automatic transmission. The 4×4, all-wheel-drive version is restricted to the diesel trim in the line-up.
The visible changes in the exteriors of the 2021 Compass consist of a restyled front fascia. The seven slot signature grille gets new finish, while the slight changes in the reflector and LED projectors provide enhanced appeal to the Jeep SUV. Moreover, the interiors are updated and in-cabin convenience and comfort sees refreshing modifications.
The cabin highlights include features such as 10.1-inch UConnect infotainment system, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 8-way adjustable electric seats, powered tailgate, wireless charging and many others.
The latest Compass iteration is presented in seven vibrant shades comprising of Minimal Grey, Bright White, Exotic Red, Magnesio Grey, Techno Metallic Green, Brilliant Black, and Galaxy Blue.