Jeep India has eventually rolled-out its most eagerly awaited model, ‘Compass’ in the country. While most of the details about the Jeep model were revealed during its official unveiling in April, the company has now announced prices along with other prominent details. At the time of its unveil, Jeep had claimed that Compass will offer several features that are not only absent in the segment, but will make debut in India with the model. While it lives up to the promise, Jeep has surprised with the killer pricing for Compass. As it makes official debut in India, we pit it against the segment leader Toyota Fortuner to discern if it could beat the best. Check out new Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner specs, price, features, dimensions and other details.
Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Price
|Jeep Compass||Rs 14.95 lakh to Rs 20.65 lakh|
|Toyota Fortuner||Rs 24.40 lakh to Rs 29.17 lakh|
-The Jeep Compass price in India falls between Rs 14.95 lakh to Rs 20.65 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
-Toyota Fortuner petrol variants are available between Rs 24.40 lakh to Rs 25.95 lakh.
-Diesel line-up is priced slightly higher between Rs 25.87 lakh to Rs 29.17 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi) Picture Gallery – Jeep Compass SUV
Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Specifications
|Specifications||Jeep Compass||Toyota Fortuner|
|Engine||1.4-litre, turbocharged MultiAir engine||2.7-litre, 4-cylinder Petrol|
|Diesel Engine||2.0-litre Multijet II Diesel||2.8-litre GD diesel|
|Gearbox||6-speed DSG auto box, 9-speed auto box & 6-speed manual unit||6-speed Manual & 6-speed Automatic with paddle shifters|
|Drivetrain System||2WD & AWD||2WD & 4WD|
-Jeep is available in petrol & diesel engines with a choice between 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG AT unit.
-The diesel AT trims will get a 9-speed AT unit at a later stage.
-The AWD trims in Compass range will come with Select-Terrain system with 4 driving modes-Auto, Snow, Mud and Sand.
Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Mileage
|Name of the Car||Petrol Mileage||Diesel Mileage|
-The Jeep Compass is claimed to return 17.1kmpl in diesel and between 12-14kmpl in petrol version.
-Toyota Fortuner diesel manual variants are claimed to return 14.24kmpl, as against 12.9kmpl delivered by the AT trims.
-While the petrol powered manual variants are rated at 10.01kmpl, the AT trims deliver 10.26kmpl.
Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Dimensions
|Dimensions||Jeep Compass||Toyota Fortuner|
-In terms of dimensions, Toyota Fortuner is a bigger SUV with larger proportions.
-Compass offers 114-L of additional boot space over Fortuner.
-One must note that Toyota Fortuner comes in 7-seat layout, whereas the Jeep Compass will be offered with 5-seat configuration.
Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Features
|Key Features||Jeep Compass||Toyota Fortuner|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||Yes||No|
|Navigation system & Voice command||Yes||Yes|
|Rain sensing wipers||Yes||No|
-Base Jeep Compass variants pack-in electrically operated ORVMs and a 5.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. While the top-spec-trim additionally offers HID headlamps, leather seats, rear camera etc.
-Salient features such as power-operated ORVMs with heated function, automatic headlamps, cruise control, reclining second seats, front/rear power windows, adjustable headrests etc are standard.
-The Fortuner carline comes with cruise controls save for 2WDMT, sequential shift with paddle shifters for automatic trims, ECO/PWR driving modes, automatic climate control, all windows auto up/down with jam protection, power bac door access on SMART key and one-touch tumble seats to name a few.
-While it gets touchscreen audio with capacitive switches (DVD, BT, USB, AUX-IN, 6-speakers, Navigation, remote) the carline misses out on Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
-Toyota Fortuner also gets rear wiper & defogger with timer.
Jeep Compass Vs Toyota Fortuner Safety Features
|Key Features||Jeep Compass||Toyota Fortuner|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Parking Camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed Sensing Auto Door lock||Not Known||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|Auto Day/Night IRVM||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||Yes||Yes|
|NCAP Ratings||NA||5-Star Latin NCAP (2016)|
– Jeep Compass carline gets standard electronic stability control, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control and dual airbags.
-The range-topping grade also pack in side and curtain airbags. Other safety features on the SUV include electronic rollover mitigation, cornering fog lamps, etc.
– Features like vehicle stability control with brake assist and hill assist control are missing on the Toyota Fortuner 2WD MT trim.
-While the downhill assist control is offered only on the 4WD variants. The SUV additionally gets 7 SRS airbags.