On Thursday, Jeep has kicked off a four days Jeep Camp in Kathmandu to demonstrate the potential and capabilities of its machines. The legendary American carmaker, Jeep made its entry into the Nepalese auto car market a year ago and launched Jeep Compass in many variants.
MAW Life, the authorized importer of Jeep SUVs in Nepal, called media and a few of the SUV enthusiast to push its freshly launched Jeep CompasssTrailhawk and Jeep Compass Limited Plus to their limits on a highly demanding artificially made off-road track in premises of National Trading in Baggikhana, Kathmandu. The track comprised of artificial off-road trails including various obstacle to test different off-road capabilities of the Jeep vehicles. The different obstacles included multiple ascents and descent, rock climbing, articulation, maneuverability test, and sandpits. Mr. Vishnu Agarwal, MD of MAW Enterprises flagged off the event by driving away from the trail himself.
Jeep Compass Trailhawk was launched during NADA Auto Show. The new All-Wheel Drive (AWD) SUV boasts of a BSVI (BS6) compliant engine, better transmission, improved fuel efficiency, superior off-roading capability, and multiple terrain modes.
Jeep Compass Trailhawk is powered by a compliant, 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine that makes 173 PS and 350 Nm of peak torque. The motor is offered with a 9-speed automatic transmission. The new off-roader comes with Jeep Active Drive 4x4 Low. One gets an option for a new 'Rock Mode' in terrain selection, along with Auto, Snow, Mud and Sand modes. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk is priced at Rs 1 Crore 24 Lakhs and 90 thousand in Nepal.
Launched a few months back, the Jeep Compass Limited Plus is fully loaded, is available with a petrol two-wheel-drive automatic or a diesel two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive manual. The price of Limited Plus ranges from 97 lakhs 90 rupees to 1 crore five lakhs 90 thousand rupees.