Jeep has launched the 5th Anniversary Edition of the Compass in India at Rs 24.44 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Bookings for the SUV have opened across Jeep’s dealerships and website. The Compass was launched in India in 2017 – Jeep’s first locally assembled model – and was given a mid-life facelift in 2021.
- Gets a '5th Anniversary Edition' badge
- Positioned between Limited and Model S trims
- Remains mechanically unchanged
Jeep Compass 5th Anniversary Edition: design and features
The Compass 5th Anniversary Edition gets a new gloss black grille, a grey bumper garnish and grey wing mirrors. Towards the sides, this special edition version features dual-tone 18-inch alloy wheels, body coloured cladding, along with contrasting roof rails. The special edition Compass’ rear remains the same apart from an addition of the ‘5th Anniversary edition’ badge.
On the inside, the SUV sports an all-black colour scheme with piano black accents on the dashboard and a black headliner. Other interior highlights include the 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, an automatic IRVM and contrast stitching on the leather seats.
Jeep Compass 5th Anniversary Edition: powertrain
The 5th Anniversary Edition of the Compass continues with the same powertrain set-up as the standard car. It's powered by a 163hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol unit that's mated to a 7-speed DCT gearbox and a 173hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine, mated to a 6-speed manual. The Compass' first three trims - Sport, Longitude, Night Eagle - come in 4X2 configuration, while the 5th Anniversary Compass gets a 4X4 system in diesel only guise, which is mated with a 9-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The 4X4 system is also available in the Limited and Model S trims of the standard Compass.
Jeep Compass: rivals
The Compass competes against the likes of other 5-seat premium SUVs like the Hyundai Tucson, Citroen C5 Aircross and the Volkswagen Tiguan. Jeep will also be launching the next-generation Grand Cherokee in the coming months, which will be locally assembled.
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