All About Jeep Meridian Launch Date-Price-Features:
Jeep Meridian is finally set to be launched in the Indian market. The visuals of the car look good. The car is longer and more spacious than the Jeep Compass. The car has got great off-road capabilities. The interior looks premium, it has got dual tone finish and a digital instrumental cluster.
Also, the ride and handling of the car are much better when we compare it with the rivals the Toyota Fortuner. The car is expected to be priced between 32 to 40 Lakhs which will be a great option.
Prices of the new Jeep Meridian SUV which is a three-row SUV will be announced on 19th May 2022. In the company’s India product lineup, the new 7-seater SUV will be positioned above the Compass. Here, it will take on the petrol-only Skoda Kodiaq and diesel-only Toyota Fortuner, and MG Gloster. Jeep’s Ranjangaon plant near Pune will serve as a production hub for the RHD (right-hand drive) Meridian. The same facility is used for the production of the export model.
Jeep Meridian Expected Pricing:
While its prices will be announced, it’s estimated to be priced between Rs 29 lakh – Rs 35 lakh (ex-showroom). The carmaker claims that it has achieved 82 percent localization with its new 7-seater SUV. Initially, it will be offered with a 7-seat configuration only. The model will have a bench seat for the middle row and offer a one-touch tumble-down function for accessing the third-row seats. The company is expected to introduce its 6-seater version at a later stage.
Jeep Meridian Engine Specification:
The new Jeep Meridian 7-seater SUV has a 2.0-liter diesel engine which is the same as the Compass. The motor pushes out a peak power of 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. It comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox with FWD (front-wheel drive) system and a 9-speed torque converter automatic transmission with FWD(front-wheel drive) and AWD (all-wheel drive) options.
Jeep Meridian Interiors:
The Interior of the new Meridian SUV shares a great resemblance to the Jeep Compass. It comes with a host of new features including a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a 360-degree parking camera, multi-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof, wireless charging, powered front seats, leather upholstery with a perforated and quilted pattern, 9 speaker audio system by Alpine, traction control, hill start and descent control, selectable drive modes, 6 airbags and more.
Jeep Meridian Dimensions:
Dimensionally, the Jeep Meridian is significantly bigger than the Compass. It’s 364mm longer, 41mm wider, 48mm taller, and has a 146mm longer wheelbase than its younger sibling. The 7-seater SUV measures 4769mm in length, 1859mm in width, and 1698mm in height with a wheelbase of 2782mm. It offers a boot space of 233-1760 liters.