The Jeep Compass facelift has been officially launched. The mid-SUV has received a slew of upgrades for the new model year. The new Compass facelift is now offered in a total of five variants - Sport, Longitude (O), Limited (O), Limited (O) 80th Anniversary Edition and Model S. As per the latest updates, the Compass facelift will be launched in Nepal in coming months. Most details of the facelift were revealed during the unveiling itself. Jeep Compass in Nepal has amassed a loyal following over the years for its stylish vehicles practically built for off-roading.
The facelift of the new Jeep Compass 2021 comes with noticeable changes to the exterior while the interiors have been significantly modernized. There are slightest changes to the Compass exterior which include revised slimmer headlights with integrated LED DRLs, an updated version of Jeep’s seven-slat front grille, a tweaked front bumper with a larger air dam, and new fog light housings and alloy wheels. Talking about interior there is a completely revamped dashboard, with a new floating 10.1-inch touchscreen. The facelift also gets double-stitched leather inserts on the dashboard.
The Compass facelift also features LED headlights, connected car technology, a panoramic sunroof, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, dual-zone automatic climate control, wireless charging, a 360-degree parking camera, leather upholstery, powered tailgate, 8-way electrically-adjustable front seats with ventilation, and 18-inch alloy wheels. Safety features on the Compass Model include 6 airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, traction control, ESC, hill-start assist, ISOFIX child seat mounts and parking sensors.
The Compass facelift will be available six colour options: Techno Metallic Green, Galaxy Blue, Exotica Red, Bright White, Minimal Grey and Mangesio Grey. The Jeep Compass facelift is powered by a 173hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine and a 163hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine. Both engines come with six-speed manuals as standard, with petrol getting the option of a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, while diesels get an automatic option for a nine-speed torque converter. Meanwhile the Compass facelift diesel is available with a four-wheel drive system.
The Jeep Compass facelift rivals the likes of the Tata Harrier, MG Hector and Hyundai Tucson in the Nepalese market. The Compass currently retails from Rs 70 lakh to Rs 1.25 crore in Nepal. We can expect the facelift to demand a premium over the current prices. As per the recent report, Jeep is also developing a new seven-seat SUV based on Compass. The seven-seat Jeep SUV is slated to launch sometime in 2022. So, for those looking forward towards bringing the new Compass home that was quick breakdown of what the facelift has to offer.