Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) India today announced the launch of the 2020 Jeep Compass BS6 4×4 diesel automatic in India. Offered in two variants – Longitude AT and Limited Plus AT, both trims are come with a 4×4 system and are priced at ₹ 21.96 lakh and ₹ 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India) respectively. This also marks the launch of the 4×4 diesel automatic version of the Compass, which was earlier only available with the Compass Trailhawk. In fact, the SUV gets the same BS6 compliant 2.0-litre MultiJet II engine that was introduced in the Trailhawk last year.
The BS6 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine is tuned to churn out about 170 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque and comes mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission, again, same as the Compass Trailhawk. FCA says that the engine has been optimised for stop-and-go traffic conditions and enhanced fuel efficiency, and both 4×4 variants also get Cruise Control feature as standard.
18.21 Lakh *On Road Price (New Delhi)