Jeep Meridian vs Jeep Compass – Detailed Comparison

Jeep Meridian is a 7 seater version of Compass but incorporates many changes, new features additions among others

Jeep India’s lineup will expand with the launch of their Meridian SUV which will take on the likes of Toyota Fortuner, MG Gloster, Skoda Kodiaq and Mahindra Alturas G4. But how it differs from Compass? All details are covered here.

Jeep Compass ve meridian exterior

Jeep Meridian vs Compass: Exterior comparison

Compared to 5 seater Compass, Meridian’s headlamps are slimmer, grille is upright, front bumper and fog lamp housing is all new, 18” wheels design is all new, chrome finish runs across the beltline and rear fascia is completely changes and features sleek & modern LED lights.

Jeep meridian LED tail lamps

Jeep Meridian vs Compass: Interior comparison

The interior layout is more or less the same but it features dual tone interiors with bornw seat Upholstery (featuring different pattern) with silver accents which makes the cabin plush. Of course, it adds 3rd row of seats as well.

Jeep Meridian interior

Jeep Meridian vs Compass: Features comparison

Over the Compass, it additionally has features like powered tailgate among others, which will revealed at the time of price announcement.

Top common equipments are 360 degree camera, 2 zone ac, LED headlamps, 6 airbags, powered front seats, front ventilated seats, electric parking brake, TPMS, digital instrument cluster and 10.1” touchscreen system.

Jeep meridian features

Jeep Meridian vs Compass: Dimensions

Jeep MeridianJeep Compass
Length4,769 mm 4,405 mm
Width1,859 mm1,818 mm
Height1,682 mm1,640 mm
Wheelbase2,794 mm2,636 mm
Boot space233-1760 litres438 litres
Wheel size18-inch18-inch

Jeep Meridian is 364 mm longer, 41 mm wider, 42 mm taller and has a 158 mm longer wheelbase. Boot space with last row folded in Meridian is massive 1760 L.

Jeep Meridian vs Compass: Engine Specs

DIESELJeep MeridianJeep Compass
Engine2.0 L Diesel2.0 L Diesel
DrivetrainFWD / AWDFWD / AWD
Power168 BHP168 BHP
Torque350 NM350 NM
Transmission6 Speed MT / 9 Speed AT6 Speed MT / 9 Speed AT

Jeep Compass and Meridian shares the same diesel engine that belts out 168 BHP and 350 NM of torque in Compass and is expected to generate same output figures in Meridian as well.

PETROLJeep MeridianJeep Compass
Engine1.4 L Petrol
Power161 BHP
Torque250 NM
Transmission6 Speed MT / 7 Speed DCT

Jeep Meridian won’t have petrol engine at the time of launch however it’s most of the rival do have this powertrain as a choice. Also Compass comes with turbo petrol engine which can be had with manual and DCT automatic gearbox.

Jeep Meridian vs Compass: Price Comparison

Jeep Compass retails between Rs 18.04 lakh and Rs 29.59 lakh (Price – Ex showroom) while Meridian comes in the domain of luxury 7 seater SUVs and will have a premium price bracket of around Rs 33 lakhs to Rs 37 lakh (Ex Showroom).

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