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Jeep Meridian: A True Blue SUV

Recently, in Chandigarh, we were blessed with an SUV that kept us really cool inside as we negotiated corners and tackled rugged terrain in the scorching heat, with the sun doing everything in its power to scald our skin completely. However, we were behind the wheel of Jeep’s brand-new Meridian, and frankly, it had almost instantly put us in quite the “Rising mercury be damned” mood. Needless to say, we were completely blown away with the performance of their latest offering...

FCA India geared up to go to market with the 2021 Jeep Compass

FCA India today unveiled the 2021 Jeep Compass, setting a new benchmark for a premium ownership experience. The new Jeep Compass will continue to be locally manufactured in India at FCA’s joint venture manufacturing facility in Ranjangaon, near Pune. Production of the New Jeep Compass has already begun and is ready for India market launch. Dispatches of the SUV to Jeep brand dealerships across the country will commence shortly. The New Compass will be available for customer test drives,...

Jeep launches 2021 Compass in India

The world’s most recognised and most capable Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) brand Jeep®, today announced the market launch of the New Jeep Compass in India. The new made-in-India Jeep Compass is priced from ₹16.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi / Mumbai). Jeep brand dealerships will commence customer test drives and vehicle deliveries from February 2, 2021. As Jeep celebrates its eight decade, the brand is entering an exciting phase in its legendary history...

Automotive icon Jeep Wrangler now Assembled in India – Launched at INR 53,90,000

Jeep India today announced that the Jeep Wrangler – the world’s most recognised vehicle is now locally-assembled and launched in India at INR 53.90 lakh (ex-showroom price). Jeep India started production of the Wrangler in February and is now ready for retail across the country. Celebrating 80 years of Jeep globally, a limited number of the Wrangler’s 80th Anniversary ‘Launch Edition’ is also be available to Indian customers. The locally-assembled Je...

Stellantis announces new brand heads for Citroën and Jeep in India

After the announcement of Roland Bouchara as CEO & Managing Director for Stellantis in India earlier in April 2021, the company has today announced key leadership appointments for its operations in India. Saurabh Vatsa and Nipun J Mahajan will now be responsible for the Citroën brand and Jeep Brand in India, respectively. In his new role, Saurabh will be responsible for Sales, Marketing, Aftersales, Product Planning & PR functions for Citroën in I...

Jeep India clocks 13% growth in September 2021

Award-winning SUV brand Jeep recorded a 13% growth in business in September 2021 compared to August 2021. Jeep India wholesaled 1377 units in September 2021, which is an increase of 144% over the same month last year.  The SUV brand’s YTD wholesales (till September 2021) was up by 161% compared to the same period last year. Nipun Mahajan – Head of Jeep India said, “Brand Jeep is on an exciting growth trajectory. Our sales have gathered great momentum, deliver...

Jeep® India announces Meridian as their new 7-seater SUV for India

Jeep® India today announced the name of their most anticipated offering for the Indian market, a 7-seater SUV - the Jeep Meridian. The name has been carefully chosen for the customer’s sensibilities, keeping in mind the relevance and importance of this model for the Indian market. The Jeep Meridian encapsulates the core DNA of the Jeep brand, an innate need to travel and make new adventures possible. For Jeep, the name of the vehicle was the first step. A list of 70 differen...

Jeep(R) Brand launches all-new Jeep(R) Compass - Trailhawk, the most capable trail-rated Compass

Trailhawk has been launched competitively at an introductory special price of INR 30.72 lakhs (Ex-Showroom). The Jeep® Compass - Trailhawk one of the most coveted SUVs in the country, is the off-road-focused version of the Jeep Compass. It integrates premium interiors and adventure DNA optimally.  The Jeep Compass - Trailhawk has been fine-tuned to provide the best blend of on-road and off-road ride comfort and handling. 

Jeep(R) India introduces new Meridian, offers best in class package of power, comfort and sophistication

Jeep® India promises to revolutionise the premium SUV segment with its latest model, the Jeep Meridian, a three-row SUV that is "Made in India" and "Made for India." The Jeep Meridian is the most sophisticated and capable offering in the segment, introduces a premium dimension to the brand in the country and enhances the Jeep’s brand portfolio even further. The Jeep Meridian is engineered to deliver a sophisticated experience while also delivering exhilaration an...

Jeep® India drives in the all-black Compass Night Eagle trim

Jeep® India has announced the launch of the highly-anticipated Night Eagle trim for the Jeep® Compass range in India. Based on the new Compass SUV, the Night Eagle comes in a 'black' theme. The launch of the Compass Night Eagle trim comes as the company has been observing strong demand for the Jeep® Compass portfolio, especially for the Trailhawk variant, whose waiting period has now grown to almost four months. Sin...

Jeep launches much-awaited 7-Seater - Meridian

The new Jeep Meridian has been launched at an introductory price of INR 29.90 Lakhs (Ex-showroom India). The all-new three-row Jeep SUV is designed to disrupt the segment. The Meridian leverages its globally proven engineering prowess coupled with Indian insights to deliver an authentic SUV experience with high-level sophistication.  The vehicle’s design is inspired by the iconic Jeep Grand Cherokee as it redefines the premium SUV segment with its many best-in-class fe...

Jeep® Brand celebrates 5th year in India with Anniversary-edition Jeep Compass

Launched in 2017, the Jeep® brand is celebrating 5 years of 4x4 leadership, freedom and adventure with its distinctive 5th Anniversary special-edition models of the Jeep Compass offering a unique appearance, great value and loads of safety and technology features. The new special-edition model of the popular Jeep SUV comes sporting a handful of new and exclusive features that render the car even more distinctive. Commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Jeep Compass SUV in&...

Ain't no mountain high enough

Jeep has introduced the new 2021 Wrangler in India, which now is almost INR 11 lakh cheaper than before. The new Wrangler is brought to India via the CKD (Completely  Knocked Down) route and is produced at the Ranjangaon plant in Maharashtra. This has led to the massive price drop of INR 53.90 lakhs (Ex-showroom). The Wrangler boasts two variants, the Unlimited variant comes in at INR 53.90 lakhs, while the Rubicon variant will set you back by INR 57.90 lakhs (both prices Ex-showroo...

Jeep Compass Trailhawk: A tempting proposition

The Compass line-up gets a re-entry with the 2022 Compass Trailhawk in our market. The latest iteration of the Compass Trailhawk comes with a price tag of INR 30.72 Lakh (Ex-Showroom). Jeep has revealed that the Trailhawk variant of the Compass is one of the most capable SUVs in the Indian market. It has received a few updates from the facelifted Compass that was launched in our market last year. The finely tuned Trailhawk offers a combination of on-road and off-road ride comfort and handling...

Roland Bouchara Interview

Roland Bouchard, CEO & Managing Director, Stellantis India, talks to Rachna Tyagi, Editor, TURN OF SPEED about the iconic brand, Jeep, about the relatively new brand in India, Citroen, and discusses not just their product portfolio but also their product offensive.