The updated Jeep Compass will flaunt an all-new interior design and quite a few feature updates including a powered tailgate, wireless charging and connected tech and more. Engine options will remain unchanged
Just a couple of weeks back, Jeep took the wraps off the long-awaited Compass face-lift. Now, the company has announced that the mid-sized SUV will be launched on 27th January.
The updated Compass sport a lot of noticeable changes on the interior. The dashboard has been completely redesigned and now looks a lot more modern. The 2021 Compass gets a new four-spoke steering wheel with mounted controls. Behind the wheel the SUV gets a 10.25-inch all-digital instrument cluster. Additionally, there’s also a new 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This new infotainment is also compatible with Amazon Alexa and features FCA's latest UConnect 5 infotainment system. Other highlight features include wireless charging, 360-degree camera, a panoramic sunroof, powered tailgate and more. The 2021 Compass also loses the dual-tone upholstery and now gets a full black interior for added sporty appeal.
There are a few mild updates to the exterior design as well. The front bumper has been reworked and the air dams have been redone as well. The 2021 Compass gets LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs too. Along the side, the Compass face-lift gets newly designed alloy wheels as well. Jeep hasn’t changed the rear of the car in this update.
Powering the Compass face-lift will be the same petrol and diesel options that were on sale before. The 1.4-litre turbo petrol Compass develops 160bhp and 250Nm.This engine comes paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT. The Compass will also continue to be offered with the same 2.0-litre diesel engine that produces 168bhp and 350Nm. This engine too will be offered with a manual as well as an automatic transmission option same as before.
The Compass is currently priced in the Rs 16.49 lakh to Rs 24.99 lakh range. Expect the 2021 Compass face-lift to demand a premium over the current prices. Aside from the Compass face-lift Jeep also has the new 7-seater Compass and the next-gen Grand Cherokee planned for India this year.