Jeep Compass: Variants Explained

Modified On 2017-08-03 09:17:50.0 By Raunak Awasthi for Jeep Compass at

Major Update: Jeep Compass Launched At Rs 14.95 Lakh (article updated post its launch)

There are three main variants and two optional trims, and it is available with two engine and transmission options!

Jeep Compass

Jeep has finally launched the much-waited Compass in the country at a shocking base price of Rs 14.95 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The Jeep Compass comes in three main variants and two optional trims, and it is available with two engine and transmission options. Let us see what all the 2017 Jeep Compass packs in our ‘Variants Explained’ series.

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  • The Compass is available in three trims – Sport (base), Longitude and the range-topping Limited that we had the chance to experience in Goa recently. Read our First Drive Review to know more about the Compass. There are two more optional trims as well based on the top-two variants – Longitude (O) and Limited (O). In all, there are 10 trims including the 4x4 variants.
  • The 1.4-litre MultiAir II turbocharged petrol engine is only available with the base Sport and top-spec Limited trims 
  • The base petrol Sport trim can only be had with a 6-speed manual transmission, while as we all know, the diesel doesn’t offer an automatic option as of yet. Although, the diesel auto (9-speed auto) will be launched early next year
  • Only the diesel powered Compass gets the 4x4 option 

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Standard Safety Features 

  • Dual-front airbags 
  • Standard braking safety tech include electric parking brake, anti-lock brake system with electronic brake distribution, HBFC, PBA (panic brake assist), four disc brakes and adaptive brake lights
  • Electronic parking brake

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  • Hill start assist and ESC (electronic stability control) and TCS (traction control system)
  • Daytime running lamps (non-LED)

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Colour Options  

  • Vocal White 
  • Brilliant Black
  • Minimal Grey 
  • Hydro Blue
  • Exotica Red


  • Diesel: 2.0-litre EcoDiesel (Fiat Multijet II)
  • Petrol: 1.4-litre MultiAir II (Fiat)

Jeep Compass Sport 

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(In Picture: US-Spec model) 

  • Quad halogen headlamps
  • Rides on 16-inch stylised steel wheels (check out the wheels of the red and white SUVs)

Jeep Compass Sport

(India-spec model has body-coloured door handles and ORVMs)

  • Comes with electronically adjustable outside rear-view mirrors 
  • Comes with all-black interior with fabric upholstery 

Jeep Compass Sport

  • Manual air conditioning 
  • Equipped with FCA’s Uconnect 5.0 touchscreen infotainment system. The unit features a 5-inch touchscreen, AM/FM radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, voice command and hands-free calling along with voice text reply (not compatible with iPhone devices)

(In Picture: Uconnect 5.0)

 Jeep Compass Longitude/ Longitude (O)

Over the Sport trim, the Longitude offers:

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  • Dual-tone interior: black and beige 
  • Offers front and rear fog lamps 
  • Rides on 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels (check out the wheels of the grey SUV)

  • Equipped with passive keyless entry system with engine push-button start-stop 

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  • Automatic power folding outside rear-view mirrors
  • Offers rear parking sensors 

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(In Picture: Brazil-spec model, India-spec Longitude (O) will look identical)

  • Longitude (O) additionally offers – Uconnect 7.0 featuring a 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support along with controls for the dual-zone climate control system. Also offered are projector headlamps and black roof rails  

(In Picture: Uconnect 7.0)

Jeep Compass Limited/Limited (O)

Over the Longitude (O), the Limited gets:  

  • Dual-tone interior: black and grey 

  • Comes upholstered in ‘Ski-Grey’ McKinley leather with ‘Ruby Red’ stitching

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  • Leather wrapped steering wheel

  • The Uconnect 7.0 gets rear camera guidance 
  • Door scuff plates 
  • Rides on 17-inch wheels with a different set of alloys 

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  • The diesel 4x4 variant is equipped with Jeep Active Ride with Selec-Terrain system, which offers Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud driving modes

  • The diesel 4x4 variant offers a total of six airbags (dual-front, side and curtain airbags) 

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  • The top-spec Limited (O) additionally offers – High-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps and dual-tone paint scheme (black painted roof)

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(In Picture: dual-tone roof)

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