Final month (August 2021), Jeep India offered a complete of 1,173 autos in India, and all these gross sales have been solely pushed by the Compass SUV.
American UV maker Jeep launched the Compass facelift within the Indian market across the starting of this 12 months. Due to the replace, gross sales of the SUV have been reinvigorated, and the producer has been having fun with fairly first rate success ever since. In August 2021, a complete of 1,173 items of the Compass have been shipped by Jeep India.
In comparison with August 2020, when solely 468 items of the SUV have been offered, the Compass witnessed a gross sales development of 150.64 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) foundation final month. Additional, the automobile registered a 29.04 per cent development in month-on-month (MoM) gross sales in August 2021 as in comparison with the Compass gross sales of 909 items in July 2021.
Jeep Compass is out there with two engine choices within the Indian market. The primary is a 1.4-litre, turbocharged, inline-4 petrol motor that makes 162 PS and 250 Nm of peak energy and torque, respectively. This motor will be mated to both a 6-speed handbook gearbox or a 7-speed dual-clutch computerized transmission.
The opposite is a 2.0-litre, turbocharged, inline-4 diesel mill, which may develop 170 PS and 350 Nm. Transmission choices supplied right here embrace a 6-speed handbook or a 9-speed torque-converter computerized. As normal, the SUV is available in a front-wheel-drive configuration, whereas the diesel variant will get a 4×4 choice in addition to choose trims.
The Jeep Compass is full of a number of options together with a ten.2-inch TFT digital instrument cluster, a free-standing 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system (with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay), panoramic sunroof, 8-way power-adjustable driver seat, and extra. (with reminiscence operate), ventilated entrance seats, dual-zone local weather management, wi-fi smartphone charger, idle engine begin/cease system, and so on.
Jeep India can also be planning to introduce the Trailhawk model of the Compass in our market. An undisputed check mannequin of the 2021 Compass Trailhawk was just lately noticed in Ladakh, hinting at its imminent launch. As for the usual Jeep Compass, it’s priced from Rs. 17.19 lakh to Rs. 28.49 lakh in India (ex-showroom, New Delhi), and its closest rivals embrace the Hyundai Tucson, Tata Harrier, MG Hector and the upcoming Mahindra XUV500.