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Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass is a 5 seater SUV car in a price range of Rs. 20.49 Lakh to 32.07 Lakh in India. Compass is offered with 2L diesel engine along with both manual and automatic transmission options. The claimed mileage of Compass is 17.1kmpl. The boot space of the Compass is 438 litres. Compass is available in eight variants and seven beautiful colours. Considering the price and specs Compass is a tough competition to Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra Scorpio N and Mahindra XUV700.
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Jeep Compass Specifications

  • Engine1956 CC
  • Mileage 14.9 - 17.1 Kmpl
  • TransmissionManual / Automatic
  • Fuel TypeDiesel
  • Max Power167.67bhp@3750rpm
  • Seating Capacity5
  • Drive Type4WD
  • Body TypeSUV

Jeep Compass Features

  • Airbags (Driver, Passenger and Side Front)
  • Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
  • ABS
  • AC
  • Central Locking
  • Power Steering
  • Max Torque (350Nm@1750-2500rpm)
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Jeep Compass Car Latest Updates Last Update - Dec 04, 2023

The Jeep Compass is the entry level model for the carmaker in India. It is a diesel-only premium midsize SUV offering, which can be had in both two-wheel and all-wheel drive variants, with both manual and automatic options. Jeep is currently offering it with a Black Shark special edition, which boasts blacked-out badging, grille, alloys, and roof, complemented by a blacked-out interior with stylish red accents. It sits below the top-spec Model-S trim in the Compass’s lineup.

Features of Jeep Compass

The Compass features a 10.1-inch infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, connected car tech, an Alpine sound system with a subwoofer, panoramic sunroof, wireless phone charger, 10.25-inch digital driver’s display, ventilated front seats, powered tailgate, keyless entry with push-button start, auto LED headlamps and auto wipers. It gets safety features such as six airbags, ABS with EBD, parking sensors, a 360-degree camera, and electronic stability control.

Jeep Compass Engine

The Compass is only available with a sole 172PS 2.0-litre diesel engine, paired with a 6-speed manual with the two-wheel-drive model. It also gets an optional 9-speed automatic transmission, available with both two-wheel and four-wheel-drive variants. Jeep removed the 163PS 1.4-litre turbo-petrol powertrain from the lineup sometime ago. The Compass spans a length of 4,405mm, a width of 1818mm and has a height of 1,640mm. Its wheelbase stretches across 2,626mm.

Jeep Compass Rivals

The Jeep Compass rivals the VW Tiguan, Citroen C5 Aircross, Tata Harrier, and Hyundai Tucson.

Jeep Compass Variants

The Jeep Compass is available in four broad variants: Sports, Longitude, Limited and Model S.

There is also a special Black Shark edition available for a limited time.

It’s offered in the following colours: Techno Metallic Green, Pearl White, Silvery Moon, Brilliant Black, Exotica Red, Grigio Magnesio Grey, Galaxy Blue.

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Jeep Compass Price

Compass price in India starts at Rs. 20.49 Lakh for the base model and goes up to Rs. 32.07 Lakh for the Jeep Compass top model. Apart from this Compass automatic price start at Rs. 27.99 Lakh and is available in 3 options. Compass comes in 8 variants with 7 colour options.

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Compass 2.0 Sport

1956 cc . Diesel . Manual
Rs. 20.49 Lakh
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Compass 2.0 Limited Opt

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Rs. 25.99 Lakh
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Compass 2.0 Black Shark Opt

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Rs. 26.49 Lakh
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Jeep Compass Pros and Cons

  • Compass Advantages

    Brand value, commanding design, fun-to-drive, much more premium on the inside and still has great off-road abilities. New 2x4 diesel automatic also drops the entry price.

  • Compass Disadvantages

    Limited space, noisy diesel engine, no petrol option anymore.

  • Expert's Conclusion

    The Compass delivers on critical fronts like handling, off-road ability and stunning design. However, you do pay a premium for the higher variants.

Jeep Compass Expert Review

The Compass was a hit for its abilities, road presence, and status. But the interiors were always a bit of a compromise. They always felt solidly built, but in terms of design and features, they left you wanting more. This update has addressed that with a complete redo inside the cabin and a new set of features. However, all of it has come at a price. So just how does this affect the value proposition of the Compass? And should you drop down or step up a segment instead?


The 2021 Jeep Compass may look familiar, but there have been some subtle changes all around. The front grille has changed the most, with the gaps now being completely blocked out and the air intakes dropped below the grille unit, just above the space for the number plate. On this Model S variant that is the top model of the Compass range, the chrome surrounds have been given a gunmetal-grey treatment that even the Jeep logo on the bonnet sports. On either side of the grille sit the new headlamps, which have narrowed in profile but the shape is pretty much the same and the interior elements are now full LED with LED projectors. The DRL pattern has also changed; it now follows the top line of the headlamps instead of running along the bottom as it did earlier.

The bumper design has also changed. The long radiator intake runs across the length of the car, connecting the new fog lamp units on either side. In profile, the one noticeable change is the side and wheel arch cladding is now body coloured. However, this applies only to the top three variants, whereas the others get the old grey contrasting cladding. Overall, the look has been refreshed, but the Compass still retains its rugged road presence we were all drawn to. 


A complete contrast to the old car is what greets you on the inside. The old car had a quirky design with a plain-looking dash.  The side air con vents, central vents, and the infotainment unit were housed in separate pods which looked dated. The new design is a much more classy, contemporary look --  horizontal lines that split the bottom and top of the dash with a long brushed metal accent.

The air vents are better integrated into this design, allowing the new 10.1-inch Uconnect infotainment screen to stand out. There’s also soft touch materials everywhere -- on the dash, around the doors and the steering wheel. All the touch points are essentially soft.  Yes, the all-black interiors are a little dull, but there are optional dual-tone choices to brighten up the cabin. 

The infotainment screens and the driver MID have also undergone an overhaul. While the last update itself brought a larger screen to the Compass, this is a step up from that as well. The 10.1-inch display is crisper, the interface better designed, and Jeep claims it’s five times faster than before.

If we were to nitpick, our pet peeve would be the lack of more physical buttons to access oft-used functions on the move,especially for things like the ventilated seats controls that need you to spend a couple of seconds every time you enter the car to turn them on again.

The driver MID unit is now full-colour with multiple screen layout options, and it’s even possible to configure the layout of this information. It’s nice, bright, and snappy, but could do with a simpler interface because in some layouts, essential information like current speed, for instance moves about, depending on what else is being displayed.

For example, when the 80-kmph speed warning comes on, you just get a notification saying you’ve crossed a speed limit. And your current speed readout reduces in size and shifts to the top of the MID, leaving you searching for it. While nothing drastic, it could result in an unnecessary fraction of a second spent looking away from the road.

Another addition is wireless Android Auto and CarPlay. We didn't try out the Apple version, but there were a few glitches with the wireless Android Auto, with incoming calls freezing the whole system on and off. But that’s more likely a software fault and something that an update should fix. 


The features list has also received a boost, thanks to the 8-way power adjustable front seats with adjustable lumbar support and two  memory settings for the driver's seat. There’s also seat ventilation (only in the Model S variant) up front, excellent for staying comfortable during long road trips in the heat. The other features include Wireless charging, 360-degree parking camera, dual-pane panoramic sunroof, 9-speaker Alpine audio, and connected car tech.

However, note that though the connected car tech has vehicle health status, geo fencing, and analytics, there’s no app-based remote-start or cooling. Remote start is only possible via the keyfob, but that would require the car to be in range of the key fob. Still the features list now feels proper modern and you won’t be longingly looking at cars a whole chunk of change cheaper, yearning for features you didn’t have.

Engines & Performance

When it comes to mechanical changes, there have been none. All the hardware -- the 2.0-litre diesel engine, 6-speed manual, 9-speed auto (diesel)-- stay the same, with no changes to their power outputs.  While suspension hardware is the same as well, we feel that the tune has been altered for more comfort. The Compass now doesn’t quite feel as heavy riding as before. So, smaller sharp-edged bumps like level changes, expansion gaps, and speed breakers don’t upset the cabin as they did previously.  

Also, there is a noticeable improvement in the crashing sound from the suspension. In terms of the performance and driving characteristics of the diesel motor paired with the 9-speed automatic that we’ve driven before in both the Limited Plus and the TrailHawk before are pretty much the same.


With the new Compass, Jeep hasn’t made too many changes where it wasn't necessary. It’s still the rugged yet aspirational compact-SUV that it always was. More importantly the areas that were really in need of an update have been given a solid boost. Thanks to the classic design and the soft touch materials, it now feels near luxurious on the inside. Also, with the quieter riding suspension setup, Jeep even seems to have tweaked the ride characteristics of the Compass to make it everyday-commute friendly. 

So, while the new Compass may look similar to what it was before, the overall experience has really been lifted up a great deal. It feels proper premium in all areas now, both in terms of the features it packs, the experience in the cabin and the way it drives. So it gets an all round thumbs up from us. Yes, the value proposition has changed quite a lot with the increase in price. But you know what, sometimes, cars are more than just the sum of their parts and features, so if that price is right or ridiculous is really up to how you feel about the Jeep Compass.

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Jeep Compass User Reviews

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  • The Ultimate Blend of Power and Elegance

    A key feature of adventure and inured fineness, the Jeep Compass combines abidance and refinement. Its usefulsurface and smart cerebral give a sumptuous and comfortable ride for every passenger, but its important engine and nimble running make for an instigative and dynamic driving experience. The Jeep Compass is an agent that faultlessly blends fineness and utility with its slice fleck technology and disparate design. It satisfies the requirements of motorists seeking a agent that can cut distant domains while maintaining a refined and canny appearance, thus transubstantiating every ride into an indelible and witching experience.

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    Wonderful car

    A truly wonderful suv which is powerful, Extremely elegant in looks, Moves with ease on all terrains, Easy to drive with sound servicing and back up infrastructure!! beats all it's peers, A real value for money

  • Old is gold

    The Jeep Compass is a great car that can carry five people. Its safety features are excellent, and it should keep all the residents safe during an accident. It provides fantastic lift quality. It has a smooth gasoline engine and great performance. It's energy-efficient and has a refined motor. It's well-loaded with a long list of features. It provides eight-way, electrically malleable leather seats. It gives a flat lift at high speed, and it has a point-loaded cabin.

  • An Affordable SUV With Plenty Of Features

    I recently purchased a 2018 Jeep Compass and have been enjoying its many features and capabilities. The Compass has a roomy interior with comfortable seats and plenty of cargo space. It comes standard with features like Bluetooth,backup camera and a 7 inch touchscreen display. The around 2 liter engine provides enough power for daily driving and light off roading. While it is not the most powerful or rugged Jeep The Compass offers an affordable entry into the Jeep lineup with many of the features I wanted at a reasonable price.

  • Confident vehicle

    Strong, Stable and confident vehicle to drive.Feeling full confidence in highways.

  • Nice car good road pragest

    Nice car good road pragest and nice looking car good


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Jeep Compass Colours

Jeep Compass is available in 7 exciting colours options like Brilliant Black, Techno Metallic Green, Pearl White, Exotic Red, Minimal Grey, Galaxy Blue and Grigio Magnesio Grey.

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Jeep Compass Mileage

The mileage of Jeep Compass is 17.1 Kmpl. This is the ARAI mileage for all the variants of Compass. The claimed ARAI mileage of Compass Diesel Manual is 17.1 Kmpl. In Automatic the claimed ARAI mileage of Compass Diesel is 17.1 Kmpl.
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Diesel Automatic 17.1 Kmpl 14 Kmpl
Diesel Manual 17.1 Kmpl 13 Kmpl

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Compass

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Q. What is the ground cleareance of Jeep Compass?
  • As of now, there is no official update available from the brand's end. We would suggest you to wait for the official announcement.
Q. How many colours are available in the Jeep Compass?
  • Jeep Compass is available in 7 different colours - Grigio Magnesio Grey, Pearl White, Galaxy Blue, Brilliant Black, Minimal Grey, Exotica Red and Techno Metallic Green.
Q. Can we install CNG kit in Jeep compass petrol 1.4 sports?
  • For this, we would suggest you visit the nearest authorized service centre of Jeep in your city. As they may assist you better.
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Q. How many variants are available in Jeep Compass?
  • The Compass is offered in 15 variants namely 1.4 Anniversary Edition DCT, 2.0 Anniversary Edition, 2.0 Anniversary Edition 4X4 AT, 1.4 L Night Eagle, 2.0L Night Eagle Diesel, 1.4 Limited Opt DCT, 1.4 Longitude Opt DCT, 1.4 Sport DCT, 2.0 Limited 4X4 Opt Diesel AT, 2.0 Limited Opt Diesel, 2.0 Longitude Opt Diesel, 2.0 Sport Diesel, Model S 4X4 Diesel AT, Model S DCT, Model S Diesel.
Q. What is the engine specification of the Jeep Compass?
  • It gets two engine choices: a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol (making 163PS and 250Nm) and a 2-litre diesel (172PS and 350Nm). While the latter gets both a six-speed manual and a nine-speed automatic transmission, the former is only mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic (DCT). Four-wheel drive is available only with the diesel unit.
Q. What is the price of the Jeep Compass?
  • The Jeep Compass is priced from INR 21.09 - 31.29 Lakh (Ex-showroom price in Delhi). To get the estimated on-road price of this vehicle, you may click on the given link and select your city accordingly for the price details.
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Jeep Compass FAQs

What is the price of the top variant of Jeep Compass?

The ex-showroom price of top variant of Jeep Compass is 32.07 Lakh (Delhi).

What is the mileage of Jeep Compass?

The ARAI claimed mileage of Jeep Compass is 14.9 Kmpl. Also check User Reported Mileage of Compass.

What is the EMI of Jeep Compass in Delhi?

The EMI for the base variant of Jeep Compass in Delhi is Rs. 39,637 per month @ 10.5% for a tenure of 60 months.

What are the top competitors of Jeep Compass?

The top 3 competitors of Jeep Compass are Mahindra XUV700, Tata Harrier and Jeep Meridian.

What is the boot space in Jeep Compass?

The boot space in Jeep Compass is 438 L. View full specification of Compass

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Is Jeep Compass a good car to buy in India?

Yes, Jeep Compass is good car to buy in terms of features, comfort and looks. Its quite commendable and reliable.

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Does Jeep Compass come with AC?

Yes. all variants of the Jeep Compass come with air-conditions

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Jeep Compass Service Cost

The estimated service cost for Jeep Compass
Petrol (5 years) Rs. 44,196
Diesel (5 years) Rs. 51,401
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