Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review – To Conquer or Not to Conquer?

The most popular and best Jeep Compass has recently launched the new off-road variant referred to as the Trailhawk and also provides a chance to test this Trailhawk to its limits. This all-new variant will start the pricing from Rs. 27 lakh (excluding the showroom price, India) and also exceeds the top-spec pricing of Compass Limited 4 x 4 by Rs 3.8 lakh.

Even though this Jeep Compass Trailhawk is launched as an off-roader, it could be the best alternative to other likes of Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour. You can refer to the below-mentioned review to know more information on the Jeep Compass Trailhawk.


The interiors of all-new Jeep Trailhawk get the most premium cabin that is similar and much better to standard Compass. This is one of the premium offering and most expensive vehicles within its segment range. It could be a disappointment for various customers who prefer to spend a lot of money in this car and it does not offer lumbar support or electrically adjustable seats.

However, this Jeep Compass Trailhawk never compromised on the dashboard quality and other comfort factors with regard to this segment. The car includes some Rubicon Red inserts added to provide a contrasting color to its all-black interior of this car. With regards to storage space, this segment gets huge cup-holders and storage pockets too.

Performance & Engine

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk provides a similar Multijet-II 2.0 Diesel Engine that can produce the most identical figures similar to the standard Compass mode. However, this diesel engine is currently fine-tuned as BS-VI compliant to get the new set of low-ratio to utilize the Automatic gearbox of 9-speed transmission to offer better torque delivery on inclined and rough planes.

The diesel engine can now produce a peak torque of 350 Nm at the rate of 2,500 rpm and also base power of 170 bhp from the 3,750 rpm. When compared to the Standard Compass, the all-new Compass Trailhawk gets a similar 60-liter fuel tank. Within 12 seconds, this SUV can manage to the mark of 0 – 100 kmph, this is not much faster when it comes to speed and still pretty good to utilize this size car.


Similar to the MG Hector, the all-new Jeep Compass Trailhawk offers the fog lamps which acts as cornering lamps. This Trailhawk also comes with numerous top range off-road features such as Cruise control, 4WD (Four wheel drive), Traction Control system for All-Speed, different driving modes (Rock, Sand, Mud, and Snow), Hill-Hold Assist, Selective Damping, Hill-Start Assist, Hill Descent Control, and many more.

Within the Interior, the steering wheel with leather-wrapped will includes multiple steering-mounted buttons such as cruise control-related buttons, infotainment controls, and media buttons. The instrument cluster will contain a semi-digital display along with an infotainment system that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto of 8.4-inch touchscreen display. One of the biggest features of this Trailhawk segment comes with a panoramic sunroof.


The all-new Jeep Compass Trailhawk will start its pricing from Rs 27 lakh (ex-showroom price in India), which could be much expensive when compared to the rest of its competition. However, this Trailhawk is one among the truly capable of a 4WD vehicle that can also offer efficient motor, paired with a punchy, and yet convenience to utilize the automatic gearbox.