Here’re 5 things about the Jeep Compass Trailhawk SUV.
The Jeep Compass, the premium 5-seater SUV from the American carmaker, recently received a new, fully-loaded variant – the Compass Trailhawk. The new off-roader version receives a few design changes that make it compatible to difficult terrains. Though, it shares most of the styling elements and cabin features with the regular model. Here’re 5 things you should know the Jeep Compass Trailhawk.
1. Competitive Pricing
Jeep Compass Trailhawk has been priced at Rs 26.8 lakh, which is around Rs 3.7 lakh more than the previous range-topping Compass Limited Plus trim. It comes as an affordable option for buyers who are looking for large SUV with some serious off-roading capabilities. In fact, it’s cheaper than the larger SUVs like Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour that cost between Rs 29.84 lakh – 33.60 lakh and Rs 28.20 lakh – Rs 33.70 lakh respectively.
2. Off-road Version
Jeep Compass Trailhawk is essentially the off-road version of the Compass. Built for the heavy duty off-roading, the model features Jeep’s Selec-Terrain Traction Management System with a new ‘Rock Mode’. With even power and torque distribution, locking axles and hill descent control settings, it enables the vehicle to overcome the challenging off-road situations at low speeds. What further enhance its off-roading capabilities are Jeep’s Active Drive Low-range 4WD (four-wheel-drive) system and 20mm higher ground clearance. Read – Jeep Compass Trailhawk Detailed Picture Gallery
3. Sporty Styling
Unlike the regular Compass, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk gets blacked out details and looks sportier. The front and rear bumpers have been revised and get satin metallic black at front and side accents. While the front bumper has dual inbuilt tow hooks, the rear bumper gets a single unit. The SUV features blacked out Jeep badges in red accents and a large ‘Trailhawk’ badge on the boot lid. The side fenders also feature ‘Trail Rated’ moniker. The Compass’ off-road version comes with the exclusive dual tone alloy wheels. It also gets a panoramic sunroof.
4. More Features
Sporty details continue inside the cabin. Features such as the red and black theme, black leather interior with red headlights, leather wrapped steering wheel, gear lever and panels with red highlights and Trailhawk badge on the seats distinguish it from the Compass SUV. It gets touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Read – New Jeep Sub-4 Meter SUV In The Works
4. Competent Engine & New Gearbox
In India, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk has been made available with a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder Multijet II diesel powertrain that pushes out a peak power of 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. Transmission duties are performed by a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The regular Compass SUV is also be available with a 1.4-litre petrol motor paired to a 6-speed torque converter.
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