Prices revealed for Jeep Compass’ hardcore offroad Trailhawk variant
Jeep India has just released the prices for the Jeep Compass Trailhawk. The range-topping variant is priced at Rs 26.8 lakh (ex-showroom, all-India), which is Rs 3.69 lakh over the Compass Limited Plus variant. Additionally, the Jeep Trailhawk is priced at just under a lakh below the base model Toyota Fortuner. The Jeep Compass range begins at Rs 15.6 lakh (ex-showroom, all-India)
The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is powered by the same BS-VI compliant 2.0-litre 170.5bhp, 350Nm turbo-diesel. Also, this BS VI engine is capable of running on BS IV fuel until 2020. It is mated to an all-new, nine-speed automatic gearbox imported from the US.
Tech on offer
It gets a ton of features including Engine Stop/Start, Cruise Control, Hill Descent Control and built-in navigation among others. Also it gets 4X4 along with various terrain modes like Auto, Snow, Mud, Sand, and the newly added ‘Rock’ mode. The Jeep ‘Active Drive 4X4 low’ is the additional ratio in the drivetrain, providing extra traction in extreme off-road conditions like crawling past a rock or driving out of deep depressions in the ground.
We recently took the Trailhawk to Lonavala, around some hardcore off-roading trails. Read our full review here
Noticeable styling changes on the exterior include the black anti-glare decal on the hood, redesigned front bumpers to increase approach and departure angles, Trailhawk monograms at the front and the rear, an increase in the water wading height to 840mm. Also, the underbody of the Trailhawk is protected by 3mm thick steel skid plates.
Interior and safety
The interior of the SUV is trimmed with black leather seats with red stitching, a panoramic sunroof, optional seven-inch centre display on the instrument cluster, steering-mounted cruise control and voice command buttons. The Trailhawk comes loaded with six airbags, ABS, EBD, electronic parking brake and traction control system among others.