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Jeep Compass Trailhawk facelift launched at Rs 30.72 lakh | Autocar India

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The Trailhawk is a extra hardcore model of the common SUV, and comes with a diesel 4×4 auto powertrain, with some off-road centered enhancements.

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk has been re-introduced to the Compass line-up in our market. The 2022 Trailhawk carries an introductory pricing of Rs 30.72 lakh, which is a markup of Rs 1.38 lakh over the top-spec Mannequin S variant of the common Compass that’s priced at Rs 29.34 lakh (all-prices, ex-showroom, India). The up to date Trailhawk will get the beauty and have upgrades from the Compass facelift that was launched final 12 months, along with its customary off-road centered gear.

  • Trailhawk based mostly on Mannequin S variant of standard Compass
  • Will get sharply lower bumpers, raised suspension, ‘Rock’ mode and 20:1 crawl ratio
  • Comes with 170hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine, 9-speed auto gearbox and 4×4 system

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2022 Jeep Compass Trailhawk facelift: design, characteristic updates

The up to date Trailhawk wears the brand new headlamps and grille from the Compass facelift, however will get extra sharply lower bumpers for higher method and departure angles. Different traits that mark out the Trailhawk because the extra critical off-roader embody a bonnet decal, smaller 17-inch alloys with a set of 225/65 R17 “all season” tyres, raised journey peak, scuff plates, a purple tow hook on the rear, ‘Path Rated’ badges on the fenders and the Trailhawk brand on the hatch. 

On the within, the 2022 Trailhawk sees a marked enchancment in comparison with the older model and adopts the facelifted Compass’ trendy dashboard format. Nevertheless, distinction purple stitching and ‘Trailhawk’ logos on the seats inform you that that is the particular model of the SUV.  

A 10.1-inch touchscreen takes centre stage, and there’s additionally a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, LED projector headlamps, LED fog lamps, auto-dimming inside rear-view mirror, rain-sensing wipers, 360-degree digital camera and a panoramic sunroof (now commonplace).

Extra importantly, the Trailhawk now will get ventilated and powered entrance seats, with reminiscence operate for the driving force’s aspect. Curiously, powered seats had been an omission on the earlier Trailhawk, although they had been out there on the usual SUV.

2022 Jeep Compass Trailhawk facelift: different off-road centered enhancements

Jeep says the journey peak has been raised by an inch and stands at 205mm and that, together with a re-profiled entrance bumper, provides the Trailhawk a greater method angle of 30 diploma in comparison with 16.eight diploma on the common automotive. Ramp break over and departure angles stand at 24 diploma and 34 diploma, respectively, as in opposition to the common automotive’s 22.9 and 31.7 levels.

As on the usual automotive, there may be the 20:1 low ratio that may make attacking tough terrain simpler and on the Trailhawk it’s enhanced by an extra ‘Rock’ drive mode over the common Compass, which was additionally within the earlier Trailhawk. The Trailhawk additionally advantages from full underbody safety plates, smaller 17-inch rims for higher sidewall safety, mud plus snow tyres, and Jeep says that the Trailhawk’s raised suspension provides it a water wading depth of 483mm.

2022 Jeep Compass Trailhawk facelift: engine-gearbox

The Trailhawk continues to be provided with a 170hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine. A 9-speed torque converter computerized gearbox and four-wheel drive are commonplace too.

As compared, the common Compass comes with a 6-speed handbook transmission and 4×2 mixture for the diesel. After which there’s the 163hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol that will get both a 6-speed handbook or 7-speed DCT auto gearbox, with 4×2 drive.  

Jeep India’s plans for 2022

Having launched the up to date Trailhawk, Jeep is now centered on introducing the three-row Meridian SUV by Could. It additionally plans on commencing the native meeting of the Grand Cherokee in India this 12 months.

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