Jeep India has disclosed price changes for its well-liked Compass and Meridian SUVs. With the update for RDE compliance, the base trims have seen a price reduction, while other trims have seen a consistent price increase of Rs 35,000.
It is significant to remember that these prices were valid as of March 31. Although it is advisable to verify with the specific dealer for confirmation, clients may still be able to find dealers with the leftover stock of the Compass and Meridian available at the prior rates.
Thanks to the updated pricing plan, customers can select their chosen SUV variant at an updated price range. It's anticipated that Jeep India will continue to provide alluring features and offers.
Jeep India has disclosed a price increase for its well-liked Compass and Meridian SUVs. The Sport automatic petrol edition of the Compass now has a starting price of Rs 20.99 lakh (ex-showroom), which is Rs 1.08 lakh less expensive than it was previously. But prices on all diesel trims have increased by Rs 35,000.
The Compass competes across a broad price range against vehicles, including the Hyundai Tucson, Citroen C5, and Volkswagen Tiguan at the higher end and Tata Harrier, MG Hector, and Hector at the lower end. Despite the price reduction, the Compass continues to be up to Rs 6 lakh, more expensive than the Harrier and MG's base prices.
On the other hand, the top-spec Compass costs Rs 2.56 lakh, Rs 3.82 lakh, and Rs 5.53 lakh less than the equivalent top-spec Tucson, Tiguan, and C5 models, respectively. Jeep has decreased the cost of the Meridian as well as the Compass. A price reduction of Rs 2.35 lakh brings the Meridian Limited to trim down to Rs 27.75 lakh with the manual transmission. (ex-showroom).
However, there has been a consistent price increase of Rs 35,000 for all other trims. The new pricing structure gives Compass and Meridian a competitive edge in the market, and it is anticipated that Jeep India will continue to provide alluring features and specials in the future to entice more buyers.
With the upgrade, the starting price of the Meridian is now approximately Rs 10 lakh less than that of its closest competition, the Skoda Kodiaq. Jeep India has also altered the prices of its Compass and Meridian SUVs. While all diesel trims witness a price increase of Rs 35,000, the base variant of the Compass automatic petrol now costs Rs 1.08 lakh less than it did previously. With a wide price range, the Compass competes with the Hyundai Tucson, Citroen C5, and Volkswagen Tiguan at the lower end and the Tata Harrier and MG Hector at the upper end. Despite the price reduction, the Compass is still up to Rs 6 lakh, more expensive than the Harrier and MG's base prices.
The identical 2.0-litre diesel engine, which generates 170 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque, is available for both SUVs. A 6-speed manual or a 9-speed torque converter automatic gearbox is available to customers. Only the Compass has a petrol engine, a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol with 163 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque, as the 6-speed manual transmission was phased out in December 2022. Additionally, it is the only one with a 7-speed DCT attached.
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