Jeep Confirmed 9-speed Automatic Gearbox On Compass Trailhawk

by Vivaan Khatri | 24/05/2019
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Jeep has finally listed their much-awaited Compass Trailhawk variant on its official website. Along with the new teaser, Jeep also confirmed the availability 9-speed automatic gearbox on the new model

The Indian market has been waiting for the off-road-oriented variant of the Compass, Jeep’s best-selling model in India. Recently, Jeep India has listed the upcoming Jeep Compass Trailhawk on its official website. Also, the American manufacturer has confirmed the inclusion of new 9-speed automatic gearbox on the Trailhawk diesel.

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Jeep India has introduced its new Compass Trailhawk variant on their official website


Before Jeep dropped the images of upcoming Compass variant on their website, the India-spec Trailhawk has been spied several times now. On the outside, the Jeep Compass will get black anti-glare bonnet decal, red-finished tow hook, skid plates, 'Trail-Rated' badging, 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels and more. These distinctive design elements will set the Trailhawk apart from the other variants.

The spy images have also partially revealed the interior of the Trailhawk as well. According to the leaked images, the Trailhawk will feature an 8.4-inch touchscreen along with a 7-inch digital MID. The touchscreen is likely to support satellite navigation. The dashboard is also seen with red highlights on instrument board along with speaker bezels on the spy picture, all of which are not available on other standard variants of the Compass. Besides, the Trailhawk badge will be featured on the seats and throughout the cabin. Panoramic sunroof and cruise control will be offered as standard on this variant.

Jeep Compass Trailhawk will receive 2.0-litre MultiJet II turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine. This unit will receive updates to be BSVI-compliant. The old BSIV version could provide the maximum power of 173 PS and the peak torque of 350 Nm. The water wading depth measures at 480mm, increasing by 75mm when compared with the standard Compass.

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The new Trailhawk variant will come with the diesel-automatic combination

The driving assist features include Active Drive Low 4x4 system along with Jeep Selec-Terrain traction control system. The driver could switch between five driving modes, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Auto and an additional 'Rock' mode. Thanks to the off-road suspension, at 225mm, the Trailhawk’s ground clearance will be increased by 20mm compared with the standard model. Other features that speak off-road include the improved 30-degree approach angle and 34-degree departure angle. Besides, the air

Jeep Compass Trailhawk will available for booking possibly in June, one month before the Trailhawk launched in July. The price is expected to range from Rs 28-39 lakh. By now, Jeep has already commenced the manufacturing of the Compass Trailhawk in Ranjangaon plant.

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