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Jeep trims the Compass line up, discontinuing the entry-level Sport, mid-range Longitude(O) and all but one Limited variant
The American car manufacturer has revealed the new BS6 compliant Compass line-up. The entry-level variants have been discontinued and the range now starts with the Sport Plus. As a result, buying into the Compass range will be dearer by Rs. 89,000 for petrol and Rs 1.38 lakh for diesel options.
The Sport Plus variant is followed by the Longitude, Longitude Plus and Limited Plus while the Sport, Longitude(O) and other Limited variants have been discontinued. There are no changes in the powertrain options offered and as before the two options are 1.4-litre turbo petrol putting out 163bhp of power and a 2.0-litre diesel that produces 173bhp. The gearbox option available in the Sport Plus trim is a six-speed manual paired with the petrol and diesel engines whereas the Limited Plus variant gets a 7-speed DCT paired with the 1.4 turbo petrol while the diesel is paired with a 9-speed automatic. The Longitude and Longitude Plus variants are also available only with a 9-speed automatic. The off-road-focused Trailhawk variant will continue to be available but gets a price hike with the BS6 update.
The new entry-level trim, the Sports Plus gets a set of 17-inch alloy wheels, electronic foldable ORVMs, a parking camera, keyless entry and go, and front and rear fog lamps while the Limited Plus gets roof rails, Bi-xenon HID headlights, LED DRLs and leather seats are standard. The Longitude Plus is offered with LED tail-lights, dual-tone colours, 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights and wipers, an auto-dimming IRVM, an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a panoramic sunroof and an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The Trailhawk gets all the features of the Limited Plus along with Trail Rated badging, Jeep 4x4 terrain selector, hood decals on the exterior and a hill descent control system.
Here is a list of revised prices of the Jeep Compass ( all prices are ex-showroom, Pune):