Jeep Compass Review
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Today we care going to review Jeep Compass
Jeep a name synonymous with utility vehicles which are built carry around people irrespective to the train. While this might be a wrong connotation as we Indian say photo copy as xerox and of course short wheel base as SUV’s as Jeep.
So this has happened because Jeep was the first company to built the SUV in the early 1940’s and now they are entering the mass market India with its new product call Jeep Compass.
Today we gonna discuss five positive points of Jeep Compass –
Styling – The design of the compass is unmistakably Jeep
Length – 4,395 mm
Width – 1,818 mm
Height – 1,640 mm
Wheel Base – 2,636 mm
It has seven slot grill upfront with look similar to big daddy the Grand Cherokee. It has got triple guard wheel arches, sloping roofline, chrome lining which runs from one mirror to the other and most beautiful LED lights.
Interior Quality & Space
The cabin of the Jeep Compass is of excellent quality, once inside you feel like you are in one of there siblings Cherokee. Almost everything is nice to touch, the best part are the seats which offer terrific amount of comfort. Where as safety is concerned it has got 6 Airbags, ABS, ESC, Traction control and many more. It has got best in class leg room, nee room, handsome amount of head space and even shoulder room. Three person on rear seat is quite comfortable. Infact under this support is phenomenal.
The Jeep Compass is powered by 1956 cc DOHC, multi jet, 5 cylinder diesel engine. It has got 60 litres of fuel tank capacity. This motor is quite refined but there is a diesel clatter at ideal. It is a swift performer on the highway and gets top speed of 170 KM/HR. The gear box is also smooth, although the throw are long, clutch is soft and there is a clutch rest.
Maximum power – 173 @ 3750
Maximum torque – 350 @ 1750-2500
Company claim – 17.1 km/l
On review test – 11 to 15 KM/l
The compass is quite eager to corner, inspite of its weight. There is body role as well, but the fantastic feel is steering response which offer tremendous feel and feed back. It also get pull and grift compensation. It has got fantastic ride quality which take every bump while driving. The overall ride quality is fabulous.
Ride quality is so good, just because of frequency selected dampers. This is something which is not available in any car of this segment. This is one of the premium feature which Jeep has added into Compass list. High speed stability is another good thing as it strictly stick to the road. It is most aero dynamic Jeep every built.
Tyre – 225/60/17
Off Road Capabilities
Jeep Compass is offered in 2×4 and 4×4 wheel drive. Now the four wheel drive version is loaded with a lot of tech, as it get terrain management system which has four modes – Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud. There is no low range but still this Jeep is very capable off road. Good amount of ground clearance – 178 mm. Although the flap tends to touch ground.
The made in India Jeep Compass is very promising vehicle and can shake the segment by its attractive pricing.
Jeep Compass Price In India
Price – 14.95 – 20 lakh
Note – Jeep Compass 4 Negative Points