Make way for the era of the Jeep as the brand is now preparing to launch 4 different Sport Utility Vehicles in India. The company will enter into the sub-4 meter SUVs segment, which is highly competitive. The latest models going to be launched by the Jeep are Compass Trailhawk, Meridian, Sub 4-meter SUV, and Grand Cherokee.
Jeep Compass Trailhawk SUV
Jeep has already launched the revamped Compass SUV in India. Compass Trailhawk should be one of the first new jeeps to make its entrance to the market this year. The new model comes with changes in the design such as new bumpers & LED headlights of superior quality.
On the interior, the SUV will have a large 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with voice recognition. The 4-meter SUV will be powered by the 2.0-litre Multijet diesel engine paired to a 9-speed automatic gearbox. This engine produces 170 bhp and 350 Nm of torque. It will be active with a 4×4 system, rock mode, and will have control of the descent.
Jeep Meridian 7 seater SUV
Based on the Compass’ stats, the Meridian is a bigger SUV, being stretched in both, length and wheelbase. In phrases of typical layout, the Meridian will proportion positive factors with the Compass. However, as visible at the Commander, there are masses of specific layout info to assist the 2 SUVs apart.
Given its large size, the Meridian may even get an extra effective diesel engine. The 170hp, 2.0-litre diesel from the Compass could be bumped as much as an increased 200hp and might have characteristic mild-hybrid technology. Inside, the Meridian’s cabin will proportion the dashboard with the Compass, with the predominant variations predicted to return right down to the 1/3 row of seats, trim inserts, and upholstery.
Jeep Grand Cherokee
The new Grand Cherokee functions an evolutionary layout over the outgoing version, with layout info borrowed from Jeep’s Grand Wagoneer and Inside, the cabin too is all-new, with a focal point on virtual tech. The Grand Cherokee became one of Jeep’s inaugural merchandise in India, along with the Wrangler. Available in a few worldwide markets and sizes the Grand Cherokee and the bigger 3-row Grand Cherokee L get the same old 5-seater 4-meter SUV because of its design.
Coming to the engine line-up, the worldwide version is to be had with a number of petrol, diesel, and plug-in hybrid engine options. The India-spec Grand Cherokee is powered with the aid of using a 290hp, 3.6-litre petrol V6 as standard, with the 4xe plug-in hybrid variation.
Jeep sub-4 Meter SUV
The Jeep sub-four Meter SUV is presently under development. The corporation has shown that a sub-four meter SUV primarily based totally on Stellantis’s new CMP (Common Modular Platform) will go on sale in India in 2023-24. The small SUV will lock horns towards the Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, and the Kia Seltos.
It is anticipated that the brand new compact SUV will function with the signature SUV-like rugged layout blended with off-road capabilities. The brand new Jeep sub-four meter SUV is likely to be powered via means of a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine, according to reviews. This engine can produce as much as 130bhp of the most powerful and the automobile is likewise reportedly to get a hybrid powertrain.
Expected Price and Launch
|Model||Expected Price||Expected Launch|
|Jeep Compass Trailhawk||₹30-35 Lakh||Feb – March 2022|
|Jeep Meridian||₹28-35 Lakh||Mid 2022|
|Jeep Grand Cherokee||₹65-70 Lakh||2022|
|Jeep Sub-4 Meter SUV||₹9-14 Lakh||2023-24|
This year will see the launch of the Compass Trail Hawk, followed by the Meridian. The Grand Cherokee discontinued in 2020 will hit the market later this year targeting the luxury SUVs on offer. Which SUV are you excited to see in India? Let us know in the comments section.