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Jeep Compass


The Jeep Compass has been in news since the automaker announced its plans of introducing a vehicle built in India for specifically the Indian buyers. Well, now after a wait for over a couple of years, it is finally here. And, we are immensely delighted that FCA India – the parent company – gave it a go ahead and launched it in the Indian market. The Compass is built at the Ranjangaon production facility with around 65 percent local content. The company has presented it in three trims – Sport, Longitude and Limited – with a total of 10 variants, out which 7 are in diesel fuel trim whereas 3 are in petrol guise. The SUV’s exterior styling is based on the elder sibling, the Grand Cherokee, with several sporty elements.

The interior cabin is quite innovative with a plethora of comfort features and storage spaces. Jeep has paid utmost importance to the safety of occupants as it has incorporated as many as a dozen contemporary features. The SUV would also feature a 4X4 drive system, while also getting an automatic transmission.





The Jeep Compass is an all-new product with styling cues derived from the Grand Cherokee. The front fascia is a reminiscent of Grand Cherokee’s design language, which flaunts Jeep’s traditional seven-slot grille, albeit with modern updates. There are trapezodial wheel arches, which once again provides a glimpse of the rich heritage of the company products since 1940.

These elements reflect the true Jeep DNA in the SUV, while several other components in form of rear fog lamps, roof rails, bi-xenon headlamps, dual-tone roof, LED tail lamps etc. give it a suave and urbane appearance. The Compass SUV is available in a total of five paint schemes: Vocal White, Hydro Blue, Minimal Grey, Exotica Red and Brilliant Black.



The interior cabin of Jeep Compass boasts of a Ski Grey leather upholstery. It comes loaded with several exquisite features such as Leather wrapped steering wheel, Dual-zone

automatic temperature control, 3.5-inch graphic information cluster, and a 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.




The Jeep Compass is available in both petrol and diesel fuel trims. The petrol variants are powered by a 1.4L Turbo Multiair engine, which develops maximum power of 159bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. The engine can be availed with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. As for the diesel variants, they get a 2.0L MultiJet Turbo engine which belts out 170bhp at 3750rpm and 350Nm between 1750-2500rpm. The engine is linked to a 6-speed manual transmission as standard, while the top-end variant also comes with the 4X4 drive system.

The diesel variants of Jeep Compass deliver a mileage of 17.10kmpl (ARAI Specified), while the 4X4 variant returns 16.30kmpl (ARAI Specified). The final figures are awaited from ARAI for petrol engine.

The Jeep Compass’s 2.0L Multijet diesel engine is a brilliant performer. The power delivery is smooth, while throttle response is equally great. The suspension system is immensely well tuned and absorbs majority of the pot holes, making the ride fairly effortless and comfortable. The electric power steering is worth all the applause as it responds quite well to the driver’s fingers.



The Jeep Compass gets disc brakes at front as well as rear. The SUV comes with as many as 50 safety and security features in form of Four-channel Anti-lock Brakes, full-function Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control, Panic Brake Assist, Hydraulic Boost Failure Compensation, Electronic Roll Mitigation etc. Additionally, the company has incorporated 6 Airbags (side curtains for front and rear-passengers), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) and Reverse Parking Camera to further strengthen the safety of the occupants.



With an exhilarating introductory price and every possible bells and whistles, the Jeep Compass has exceeded everyone’s expectations and it can be concluded that it is here to stay and rule!

Compass Summary

Avg Ex Showroom Price ₹ 16.51 Lakh
Mileage: 16.3 kmpl
Engine 1956 cc
Seating Capacity 05
Top Speed 202 kmph
0-100 Speed Time 10.7 s

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Specifications of Jeep Compass

Engine & Transmission
Engine 1956cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
Engine Type 2.0 Multijet II
Fuel Type Diesel
Max Power (bhp@rpm) 171 bhp @ 3750 rpm
Max Torque (Nm@rpm) 350 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Mileage (ARAI) 16.3 kmpl
Driving Range 978 Km
Drivetrain AWD
Transmission Torque Converter (Automatic) - 9 Gears
Turbocharger / Supercharger Turbocharged, Variable Geometry
Emission Standard BS 6
Others Regenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
Dimensions & Weight
Length 4398 mm
Width 1818 mm
Height 1657 mm
Wheelbase 2636 mm
Kerb Weight 1621 kg
Doors 5 Doors
Seating Capacity 5 Person
No of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Bootspace 438 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension McPherson Strut with Lower Control Arm
Rear Suspension Multi Link Suspension with Strut Assembly
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc
Minimum Turning Radius 5.7 metres
Steering Type Power assisted (Hydraulic)
Wheels Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel Space Saver
Front Tyres 225 / 60 R17
Rear Tyres 225 / 60 R17

Features of Jeep Compass


Airbags 6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
Child Seat Anchor Points Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes

Braking & Traction

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Yes
Four-Wheel-Drive Torque-On-Demand
Hill Hold Control Yes
Brake Assist (BA) Yes
Traction Control System (TC/TCS) Yes
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Yes
Hill Descent Control
Differential Lock

Locks & Security

Engine immobilizer Yes
Central Locking Keyless
Speed Sensing Door Lock Yes
Child Safety Lock Yes

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes (Automatic Dual Zone)
Front AC Two Zones, Common Fan Speed Control
Rear AC Blower, Vents Behind Front Armrest
Heater Yes
Vanity Mirrors on Sun Visors Driver & Co-Driver
Cabin-Boot Access Yes
Anti-glare Mirrors Manual – Internal Only
Parking Assist Reverse Camera
Parking Sensors Rear
Cruise Control Yes
Headlight & Ignition On Reminder Yes
Keyless Start/ Button Start Yes
Steering Adjustment Tilt & Telescopic
12V Power Outlets 1

Seats & Upholstery

Driver Seat Adjustment 8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
Front Passenger Seat Adjustment 6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
Rear Row Seat Adjustment 4 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
Seat Upholstery Leather
Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel Yes
Driver Armrest Yes
Rear Passenger Seats Type Bench
Interiors Single Tone
Interior Colours Black 
Rear Armrest With Cup Holder
Folding Rear Seat Partial
Split Rear Seat 60:40 split
Front Seatback Pockets Yes
Head-rests Front & Rear


Cup Holders Front & Rear
Driver Armrest Storage Yes

Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Front & Rear
One Touch -Down Front
One Touch – Up Front
Adjustable ORVM Electrically Adjustable & Retractable
Turn Indicators on ORVM Yes
Rear Wiper Yes
Rear Defogger Yes
Rain-sensing Wipers Yes
Interior Door Handles Body Coloured
Interior Door Handles Painted
Door Pockets Front & Rear
Boot-lid Opener Internal with Remote
Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs) Black


Sunroof / Moonroof Optional
Roof rails Yes
Body-Coloured Bumpers Yes
Roof Mounted Antenna Yes
Body Kit Cladding – Black/Grey
Rub – Strips No


Daytime Running Lights LED
Fog Lights Halogen Projector on front, Halogen on rear
Headlights Halogen Projector
Automatic Head Lamps No
Follow me home headlamps Yes
Tail Lights LED
Cabin Lamps Front and Rear
Headlight Height Adjuster Yes
Glove Box Lamp No
Lights on Vanity Mirrors Co-Driver only
Rear Reading Lamp No
Cornering Headlights Passive


Instrument Cluster Analogue – Digital
Trip Meter Electronic 2 Trips
Average Fuel Consumption Yes
Average Speed Yes
Distance to Empty Yes
Clock Digital
Low Fuel Level Warning Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes
Adjustable Cluster Brightness Yes
Shift Indicator Yes
Gear Indicator No
Instantaneous Consumption Yes
Tachometer Analogue

Entertainment, Information & Communication

Smart Connectivity Android Auto, Apple Car Play
Integrated (in-dash) Music System Yes
Display Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System Yes
Speakers 6
USB Compatibility Yes
Aux Compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Compatibility Phone & Audio Streaming
MP3 Playback Yes
CD Player Yes
AM/FM Radio Yes
iPod Compatibility Yes
Steering mounted controls Yes
Voice Command Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Warranty (Years) 3
Warranty (Kilometres) 100000

Pros & Cons of Jeep Compass

Pros of Jeep Compass

Stand Out Features

  • Great ride and handling
  • Well-built
  • Feature-loaded

Cons of Jeep Compass

Need Improvement

  • Diesel-auto only available with 4WD versions
  • Interior fit and finish could be better
  • Top variants are expensive

FAQ About Jeep Compass

What is the price of Compass?

The on-road price of Compass in Delhi starts at ‎₹ 19.22 Lakh and goes upto ‎₹ 33.03 Lakh.The on road price is made up of ex-showroom price, RTO registration, road tax and insurance amount.

Which car is better between Compass and Harrier?

Compass price start at ₹ 16.52 Lakh ex-showroom and It comes with 1368 cc engine. Whereas Harrier price start at ₹ 20.30 Lakh ex-showroom and It comes with 1956 cc engine

What is price of Compass top model?

Top model of Compass is Trailhawk (O) 2.0 4×4 and the ex-showroom for Compass Trailhawk (O) 2.0 4×4 is ₹ 27.60 Lakh.

What is the mileage of Jeep Compass?

As per ARAI, Jeep Compass mileage is 14.1 – 16.97 kmpl.Real mileage of the vehicle varies depending upon the driving habits. City and highway mileage figures also vary depending upon the road conditions.

Things to keep in mind before Buying Jeep Compass


When buying a new car in general one must look for things like body panels that are out of line, or load bearing beams that seem to have been damaged. The next thing to check whether the paint is original or it has been repainted, a quick check under concealed plastic panels is a great way to check for unmatched paint. Another thing to check for is underbody rust in humid or sea adjacent areas.

A good way to check if the car has been rear-ended is by checking the boot. Flip open the spare wheel cover and remove the wheel completely. If the car was repaired after an accident the floor will have visible signs as the surface wouldn’t be smooth as it would in an undamaged car.

In the end, always remember to check for complete documentation including service records. Also, do check with the insurance company for any past claims, which will make you aware of the accidents the car has been involved in. Last but not the least, get the car checked from a trusted workshop before closing the deal.

Jeep Compass Price List

Variants Ex-Showroom price
Compass Sport Plus 1.4 Petrol

1368 cc, Petrol, Manual, 14.1 kmpl
₹ 16.52 Lakh
Compass Sport Plus 2.0 Diesel

1956 cc, Diesel, Manual, 17.1 kmpl
₹ 18.02 Lakh
Compass Longitude 2.0 Diesel

1956 cc, Diesel, Manual, 17.1 kmpl
₹ 19.43 Lakh
Compass Longitude Plus 1.4 Petrol AT

1368 cc, Petrol, Automatic, 14.1 kmpl
₹ 19.72 Lakh
Compass Night Eagle 1.4 Petrol AT

1368 cc, Petrol, Automatic, 14.1 kmpl
₹ 20.14 Lakh
Compass Longitude Plus 2.0 Diesel

1956 cc, Diesel, Manual, 17.1 kmpl
₹ 20.33 Lakh
Compass Night Eagle 2.0 Diesel

1956 cc, Diesel, Manual, 17.1 kmpl
₹ 20.75 Lakh
Compass Limited Plus Petrol AT

1368 cc, Petrol, Automatic, 14.1 kmpl
₹ 21.95 Lakh
Compass Longitude 2.0 Diesel 4×4 AT

1956 cc, Diesel, Automatic (Torque Converter), 16.3 kmpl
₹ 21.99 Lakh
Compass Limited Plus Diesel

1956 cc, Diesel, Manual, 17.1 kmpl
₹ 22.46 Lakh
Compass Longitude Plus 2.0 Diesel 4×4 AT

1956 cc, Diesel, Automatic (Torque Converter), 16.3 kmpl
₹ 22.90 Lakh
Compass Night Eagle 2.0 Diesel 4×4 AT

1956 cc, Diesel, Automatic (Torque Converter), 16.3 kmpl
₹ 23.31 Lakh
Compass Limited Plus Diesel 4×4

1956 cc, Diesel, Manual, 16.3 kmpl
₹ 24.25 Lakh
Compass Limited Plus 2.0 Diesel 4×4 AT

1956 cc, Diesel, Automatic (Torque Converter), 16.3 kmpl
₹ 25.03 Lakh
Compass Trailhawk 2.0 4×4

1956 cc, Diesel, Automatic (Torque Converter), 16.3 kmpl
₹ 26.80 Lakh
Compass Trailhawk (O) 2.0 4×4

1956 cc, Diesel, Automatic (Torque Converter), 16.3 kmpl
₹ 27.60 Lakh

Jeep Compass Expert Reviews

Drive perfect Jeep
for Drive perfect Jeep

Indeed a powerful SUV in a budget below 20L it gives a remarkable experience. Compare to all SUV available below 25 lacs it is one of the worth to buy SUV. Even on long drive upto 800KMs I drove and excellent comfort,Road Grip and perfect on National highways and state road as well. Perfect for both Urban and Rural India with its engine power and road grip

Mini Beast Compass
for Drive perfect Jeep

Let me start off by explaining the main reason that made me decide to put my money on the Jeep Compass. Since the car is an American built with Italian engine parts this is some assurance I can personally rely on for a long time when it comes to durability. Performance-wise I would rate a 5/5 as the riding experience the car gives you while driving is truly satisfying and the mileage is also quite decent considering its torque, weight, power and you can go on hard turnings easily without worry as the stability performance is exceptional. The only disappointment in this category is that it lacks cruise control.It is a mini beast and a perfect mid-sized SUV for urban roads any day!

Excellent Experience
for Drive perfect Jeep

This car is Very comfort, I have a good driving experience ,what pick up, what a comgort. I love this car , will buy it soon . The looks is very good. Interior and exterior also amazing ,

The perfect SUV for passionate drivers
for Drive perfect Jeep

I had to make a choice – MG Hector or Jeep Compass. It was a tough decision to make back then. I researched a lot about both the cars, read reviews, asked owners, did test drive, and finally, I decided to choose Jeep Compass. The driving experience this SUV gives is excellent. Whether it’s on a highway or a bumpy road with zig-zag turns, this car handles them like a piece of cake.

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    Ex-Showroom ₹16,51,000
    The Jeep Compass appeals to a lot of people. It feels tough, has loads of presence, has a strong diesel engine and exhibits great on-road as well as off-road manners.
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    Engine 1368 cc
    Transmission Automatic (Dual Clutch), Automatic (Torque Converter), Manual
    Drive Front wheel Drive
    Exterior Color Brilliant Black, Exotica Red, Exotica Red / Brilliant Black, Magnesio Grey, Magnesio Grey / Brilliant Black, Minimal Grey, Minimal Grey / Brilliant Black, Vocal White, Vocal White / Brilliant Black
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