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Jeep Compass fifth Anniversary Version to launch in India quickly | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Compass is Jeep’s first regionally assembled mannequin; particular version mannequin to be accessible in restricted numbers.

Jeep India has teased the Compass fifth Anniversary Version and will probably be launching it quickly. It can nevertheless be accessible in restricted numbers. The Compass SUV was launched in India in 2017 and was given a mid-life facelift in 2020.

  • Will get ‘fifth Anniversary Version’ brand
  • Obtainable in restricted numbers
  • More likely to stay mechanically unchanged

Anticipated to get beauty updates

The teaser doesn’t reveal a lot about what may very well be new on this limited-edition mannequin save for the truth that it’s going to get a particular ‘fifth Anniversary Version’ brand. Nonetheless, different particular editions of the Compass launched over its lifecycle, we will anticipate attainable exterior and inside updates on the fifth Anniversary Version.

As an example, the Compass Night time Eagle Version launched in April this yr got here with a number of gloss black beauty updates on the skin and new upholstery on the within. An analogous therapy is also meted out to the Compass fifth Anniversary Version and it may also get particular color choices.

The Compass was the primary Jeep to be regionally assembled in India, and since then has been the carmaker’s bread-and-butter mannequin within the nation.

More likely to stay mechanically unchanged

As is the case with all Compass particular editions, the fifth Anniversary Version will even seemingly stay mechanically unchanged from the usual mannequin. Below the hood, the Compass will get both a 163hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol or a 173hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine, each accessible with handbook and computerized gearbox choices; the 4×4 system is simply accessible on the diesel-automatic variants. It stays to be whether or not the fifth Anniversary Version is obtainable on all variants or only a choose few.

Costs for the Jeep Compass at the moment vary from Rs 18.39 lakh-26.14 lakh (ex-showroom). Anticipate the Compass fifth Anniversary Version to be priced at a slight premium.

Jeep India line-up

Jeep at the moment sells the Compass, Wrangler, and Meridian (three-row model of Compass) in India, all of that are regionally assembled. The model will even be launching the new-generation Grand Cherokee within the coming months, and in contrast to the previous-gen mannequin that was offered as a CBU, this time will probably be regionally assembled. Jeep says India would be the first market outdoors North America to have the Grand Cherokee regionally assembled.

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