Jeep Compass Trailhawk comes with a 9-speed torque convertor automatic gearbox.
Jeep Compass Trailhawk, the off-road version of the Compass SUV, has finally been launched in India. Priced at Rs 26.8 lakh (ex-showroom, Pan-India), the SUV’s trail-rated version is around Rs 3.7 lakh more expensive than the previous top-spec Compass Limited Plus 4X4 2.0D variant that costs Rs 23.11 lakh. Official bookings of the SUV were commenced on 11th June across the nation.
For power, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk uses the same 2.0L, four-cylinder turbocharged Multijet diesel engine that does duty in the regular model. Though, it’s BS6-compliant and comes with a 9-speed torque convertor automatic transmission. The oil burner is capable of producing power worth 173bhp against 350Nm of torque.
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In order to improve its off-road performance, Jeep has made a few cosmetic and mechanical changes to the Compass Trailhawk. The trail-rated version gets 30mm higher ground clearance and improved water wading depth (510mm) along with the enhanced approach, departure and ramp brakeover angles. Besides this, the SUV comes with Jeep’s Active Drive Low 4X4 system that includes hill descent control, a low range and a Rock mode for the Selec-Terrain system. Also See – Jeep Compass facelift, 7-seater and 5-seater compact SUVs confirmed
Most of the design bits and features are carried over from the regular model. Though, it gets auto headlamps, auto wipers, a powered driver’s seat and a panoramic sunroof. Safety features such as reverse parking sensors, a rear parking camera, an electronic parking brake, roll-over mitigation, ABS (anti-lock braking system), ESC (electronic stability control), traction control, six airbags and hill start assist come as standard.
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