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2018 Jeep Compass set to be launched in Nepal

By Bishal Deep Basnet on Sep 05,2018 - 17:26

The iconic and legendary American brand Jeep is all set to shake up the SUV market in Nepal with the launch of the all-new Compass.

Life Automobile, the authorized dealer for Jeep Compass in Nepal, hinted that the new SUV will hit the market next week. With motorists shifting from hatchbacks and sedans to SUVs worldwide, the Jeep Compass is looking to make its mark in Nepal.

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This shift in driving preferences is what drove Life Automobile to introduce the Jeep Compass in Nepal. Customers will be able to choose from two engine options and a total of 10 variants.

Prices for the diesel variant start from Rs 7.49 million while the petrol variant starts from Rs 6.85 million. The SUV will be available in black, silver, red, white, blue color options.

Jeep Compass will be available in 2 modes, a 1.4-litre multi air turbo petrol or a 2 litre multijet II turbo diesel.

The petrol engine produces 160hp and 250Nm while the diesel churns out 170hp and 350Nm. Both engines can be mated to either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic with ‘Dual Dry Clutch’ technology gearbox. It also comes with ‘Select Terrain Traction Management System’ which aids the driver while driving in treacherous terrains like snow, sand, and mud.

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Furthermore, boosting the rugged nature of the Jeep Compass is the Active Drive 4X4 system with a rear axle disconnect that seamlessly switches between two- and four-wheel drive to help increase fuel efficiency.

The company claims that the SUV has 50 safety and security features to ensure a niggle free ride. One of those is the state of the art electronic parking brake with five different functions to maximize convenience and safety. Inside the Jeep Compass, there is a massive 17.78cm touchscreen-enabled display that comes with Uconnect which offers a range of communication and entertainment services.

Tags -  Jeep , Jeep Compass , Cars in Nepal