The Top Jeep Cars in India That Your Favourite Celebs Own
Jeep has become the most trusted automobile brand in India as per the Brand Trust Report 2019, conducted by TRA. The brand has overstepped Maruti, which stayed the most trusted brand of Indian customers for a long time. Jeep vehicles are manufactured by FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) and consist of Jeep Compass, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Grand Cherokee in their line-up. And who better to vouch for the quality and comfort of Jeep automobiles than our favorite Bollywood stars themselves!
Introduced in 2017, Jeep Compass that features a 1.4-liter Multiair petrol engine has become the largest selling Jeep SUV in India. Due to high features, the Jeep compass can generate 163BPH and 250 Nm of torque. Offered with a 6/7-speed manual gearbox, this SUV exceeds all other companies in terms of safety, design, looks, and power. If you prefer a diesel engine, there is a 2.0-liter multijet diesel engine available. It can produce 173BHP and 350Nm of torque in a 6-speed manual gearbox.
So far, there are 5 trims of Jeep Compass available in India which include Sport, Sport Plus, Longitude, Limited and Limited Plus. It’s not just the trims that make Jeep Compass people’s champ, but the range or price in which it is available too. The price of Jeep Compass ranges between Rs. 15.60 Lakhs and Rs. 23.11 Lakhs (Ex-showroom) which is an affordable price when it comes to buying an SUV. Apart from that, Jeep Wrangler has a starting price of Rs. 58.74 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom) and Jeep Grand Cherokee is available for Rs. 78.82 Lakhs (Ex-showroom).
In comparison to Jeep, Maruti has a sheet of the largest selling cars like Alto, WagonR, Swift, Vitara Brezza, Baleno and Ciaz. According to the recent reports, Maruti Suzuki India’s monthly sales had declined by 22 percent in May 2019.
Is Jeep that Efficient?
Well, if we talk about the versions or models that Jeep offers to customers, you would notice that Jeep, along with its Compass version, has introduced some upgraded models such as Wrangler and Cherokee. These models are a bit costly, but they provide enhanced performance through their machinery.
Here we have listed some happy customers of Jeep and you might know them very well.
Saif Ali Khan
Well, the Nawab of the Pataudi family owns the most expensive Jeep product in India. Priced at Rs. 1.3 crores, Grand Cherokee SRT is the most powerful product so far in India. Powered by a massive 6.4-liter supercharged V8 engine, it has the capability of generating power of 470Bhp with a torque of 624Nm. To maintain this power, the car is equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission panel which helps it achieve 0-100kmph in just 4.80 seconds.
Jacqueline owns the Jeep Compass which is the most affordable jeep available in India. With a 1.4-liter turbocharged diesel engine, it generates enough power to become the best SUV in its segment.
Being an automobile enthusiast, Farhan owns a Jeep Grand Cherokee that is enriched with a 3.6 liter V6 Petrol Engine that generates a maximum power of 285 Bhp and 347 Nm of torque. The car is enriched with an 8-speed automatic transmission and the 4WD system as standard.
Akshay an admirer of automobiles and one of the most successful actors owns a Jeep Compass in Deep Blue color. The SUV has been added to his collection of Rolls Royce Phantom and CR-V. Not an expensive product of Jeep but hey, it’s the best SUV for a reason.
Sarthak Moghe is a young, enthusiastic writer who loves modern technology and automobiles. After completing his graduation in Journalism and Mass-Communication, he stepped into the world of adulting as a content writer. When not busy on the keyboard, he likes to explore new topics and hone his sense of humour.