The Trailhawk comes with all the safety and assistance features

Safety and After Sales Service – The Jeep Compass Trailhawk comes with 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Electronic Roll Mitigation, ISOFIX mounts, ESC, Hill Start Assist and Hill Hold. The only area where the Compass needs to worry is the network of service stations across the country which isn’t as wide as that of rivals like Hyundai and Honda.

The Compass Trailhawk is a serious off-roader

Verdict – Hard to find any major fault with the Trailhawk, this is indeed a very good package. The Compass Trailhawk hasn’t been launched yet so we don’t know the pricing. However, since the Compass Limited Plus costs Rs. 28 lakhs (OTR, Mumbai), we’re expecting this to cost about Rs. 30-31 lakhs keeping in mind the additional kit it offers. It might seem overpriced with this tag but a lot of customers have been waiting for the diesel AT combo more than the off-road bits so it’s going to be interesting to see whether people opt for a top-end Compass or go for the base variant of one of the bigger SUVs like the Mahindra Alturas G4, Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner. I feel the Trailhawk makes a lot of sense if you’re into off-roading and don’t fancy the idea of owning a large 7-seater SUV but yet want something premium.

The infotainment system comes with built-in navigation

What’s Cool

* Aggressive and purpose-built looks
* Premium interior with all the features
* Punchy performing diesel and great ride quality
* Off-road capability is simply fantastic

What’s Not So Cool

* Price will be on the higher side
* Limited service network

Alternatives: – Hyundai Tucson, Honda CR-V, Skoda Kodiaq, Volkswagen Tiguan

You get a 7-inch colour display which is informative

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Specifications

* Engine: 1956cc, 4-Cyl, Diesel
* Power: 170 PS @ 3750 RPM
* Torque: 350 Nm @ 1750-2500 RPM
* Transmission: 9-Speed AT
* Fuel Consumption: 10-12 km/l
* Fuel Type: Diesel
* Tyre Size: 215/65/17
* Suspension: McPherson Strut (Front), Multi-Link (Rear)
* Brakes: Disc (Front & Rear)
* Safety: 6 Airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, Hill Start Assist, Electronic Roll Mitigation

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Dimensions

* Overall length x width x height: 4398 mm X 1818 mm X 1657 mm
* Wheelbase: 2636 mm
* Ground Clearance: 205 mm
* Fuel Tank Capacity: 60-litres
* Kerb Weight: 1641 kgs

Would you opt for the Trailhawk over a base variant Ford Endeavour?

Further Reading

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Video Review
Jeep Compass Test Drive Review

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