Final month, Jeep India managed to promote a complete of 1,311 models of the Compass SUV in India, thus registering a year-on-year development of round 137 per cent.
Earlier this 12 months, the facelifted model of the Jeep Compass was launched in India. The brand new mannequin not solely had an up to date design, however it additionally had numerous further options. Thanks to those adjustments, client curiosity within the Compass elevated as soon as once more, which helped the producer obtain respectable gross sales numbers.
In September 2021, Jeep shipped 1,311 models of the Compass to the Indian market, a 136.64 per cent improve in gross sales on a year-on-year foundation (554 models bought again in September 2020). In August 2021, a complete of 1,173 models of the SUV have been bought in India, leading to an 11.76 p.c improve in gross sales in September 2021.
It ought to be famous that the Compass was answerable for the complete gross sales of Jeep within the Indian automotive market final month. The producer has one other mannequin on sale – the Wrangler – however regardless of the native meeting, it has a excessive price ticket, which ensures that it stays an unique product.
Within the Indian market, Jeep Compass has two engine choices. The primary is the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol motor, which is able to producing 162 PS and 250 Nm of most energy and torque, respectively. It may be had with a 6-speed guide gearbox or a 7-speed DCT, which sends energy solely to the entrance wheels.
The second engine possibility is a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel motor, which makes 170 PS and 350 Nm. This motor may be mated to a 6-speed guide gearbox or a 9-speed torque-converter automated transmission. Entrance-wheel-drive configuration comes as customary, whereas all-wheel-drive system is elective on choose variants.
The worth of Jeep Compass presently ranges from Rs. 17.19 lakh to Rs. 28.64 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Its closest rivals within the Indian market are the Hyundai Tucson, VW T-Roc, and even the Tata Harrier and MG Hector.
Additionally, Jeep is planning to launch the Compass Trailhawk in India quickly, and its take a look at mules have already been noticed a number of occasions on our roads. The producer can even introduce a Compass-based 7-seater SUV in our market subsequent 12 months, which can be named Meridian.