Jeep Compass Trailhawk spotted testing in India ahead of early 2019 launch

Team OD Updated: July 08, 2019, 07:22 PM IST

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk has been spotted testing in India ahead of its expected launch in early 2019. The SUV's launch has been delayed from its earlier late 2018 launch, possibly to equip the motor to be BSVI compliant.

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is the hardcore variant of the Compass and comes with a major upgrade in kit for serious off-roading. The Compass Trailhawk comes with Jeep's active drive low-range 4WD system as well as a new Rock Mode for its Selec-Drive system. In addition to this, the Compass Trailhawk has 20mm more ground clearance than the standard Compass.

Besides this, the Compass Trailhawk also has revised front and rear bumpers, that offer shorter overhangs. All of this has resulted in improved approach and departure angles. The approach angle now stands at 30 degrees while the departure angle in 33.6 degrees. The breakover angle is 24.4 degrees.

Jeep® Compass Trailhawk

Visually, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk looks aggressive, thanks to the shorter bumper, gloss decal on the bonnet, blacked out roof, underbody skid plates, dual-tone alloy wheels,red coloured recovery hooks and all-weather floor mats.

Expect Jeep to offer the Compass Trailhawk with just the 2-litre diesel from the standard Jeep Compass in India. Jeep will introduce a nine-speed automatic transmission as an option with the 2-litre diesel engine.

The Jeep Compass is a big success in the Indian market and has single handedly revived the fortunes of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in the country. The Compass has impressed all with its combination of looks, build quality, engines, driveability and brand value. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk then, should offer more value to the Jeep customer.

Also see: Jeep Compass Trailhawk diesel auto First Drive Video

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 17.79 Lakhs
Max Power(ps)
Max Torque(Nm)
14.9 Kmpl

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