India made jeep compass scoring 5 stars in Europe test system.
The JEEP compass was launched at the price bracket of 15-20 lakhs and has crossed more than 10000 booking in less than 40 days. This made in India JEEP has been exported to the Europe also. According to the test, adult safety is at 90%, child occupant safety is at 83%, pedestrian safety is at 64%, and safety assist is at 59%.
The latest car offered by Jeep has made a great buzz when it entered the Indian car market not because it is an SUV, but because of its the latest offering by the company JEEP that is made in India. That means now in India people can drive JEEP by paying less. As it is an American brand many people wanted to drive this premium SUV.
Before the launch, the company has said in an interview that they are willing to make changes according to the customer’s requirements in the coming time. The petrol version of the JEEP can be seen on the road test across the country.
A Close View Of JEEP.
Jeep Compass in India is powered by a 1.4-liter Multi-Air petrol engine offering 160 hp and 250 Nm torque and a 2.0-liter diesel engine capable of 170 hp and 350 Nm torque with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The JEEP in India is offering five colors, Minimal Grey, Exotica Red, Hydro Blue, Vocal White and Hip Hop Black. It also offers 2×4 and 4×4 options.
The JEEP compass has to take on Tata’s new Hexa, and Mahindra’s XUV 500.
All of these cars are a bit similar in size and engine options And output’s, let’s start with engine options in JEEP compass, 2.0 Multijet diesel, and 1.4 multi air petrol, the diesel gives 173PS/350Nm in 6-speed manual. Mahindra XUV500 comes with only one engine option 2.2-litre mHawk diesel and delivers 140PS/330Nm in 6-speed manual/ 6-speed auto, and TATA’s new offering HEXA comes with 2 diesel engines option named 2.2-litre diesel varicor320/varicor400 gives 150PS\320Nm/156PS/400Nm in 6-speed manual / 6-speed auto.
Seating configuration of these cars are different JEEP compass has 5 seat option only whereas XUV500 gives 7 seat option and HEXA gives 6/7 depending upon the model, moreover, all the cars have 4×4/4×2 options.
At Rs 15.04 lakh TATA HEXA gives 5.0-inch touchscreen, with 10 speakers, voice command, and Bluetooth connectivity, keyless entry, one touch operation for all power windows, 19-inch alloy wheels, LED DRLs, Smoked projector headlamps.
Mahindra XUV500 comes at the price of Rs 15.18 lakh and provide 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment, with 6 speakers, and voice command and Bluetooth connectivity, keyless entry with smart key, cruise control, plus projector headlamps with LED DRLs, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
JEEP Compass vs TATA NEXA vs Mahindra XUV500
JEEP compass sports is priced at Rs 15.45 lakh and have 5.0–inch touchscreen infotainment, with 4 speakers, and voice command and Bluetooth connectivity, plus quad halogen headlamps, DRLs, 16-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, one-touch operation for front power windows.
All the car are equipped with ABS with EBD, all four disc brakes and six airbags are standard across the range, except Compass which comes with dual airbags.