Jeep Meridian Launched In India Cheaper Than Fortuner Check Price Looks & Other


Jeep Meridian Price in India: Jeep has launched its Meridian SUV in India and its price starts from Rs. 29.9 lakhs with diesel engine only. The price difference between the top-end Jeep Compass and Meridian variants is not huge, which means that Jeep India has kept it competitive. While the Meridian is based on the Compass, it is not just a stretched out variant with new styling and a new look interior with changed body panels thanks to the use of a plush upholstery. From the Compass, only one diesel engine is available on the Meridian, which is a 2.0-litre turbocharged motor that generates 170 hp power at 3,750 rpm and maximum torque of 350 Nm.

Gearbox options include a 6-speed manual transmission and a 9-speed automatic transmission while 4×2 and 4×4 are also available. You can also buy the 4×2 with an automatic option which gives more options to the buyers. According to the company, the mileage of Meridian Diesel is 16.2 kmpl. The Meridian comes in two trims: Limited and Limited (O). The three-row SUV boasts of 481-litres of boot space with a seating capacity of five and 170-litres of boot space with all seven seats.

Talking about the features, it will get leather seats, third-row cooling with controls, automatic headlamps, diamond cut dual-tone 18-inch alloy wheels while the Plus Limited (O) trim gets a two-tone roof, dual-pan sunroof, 10.2- inch digital instrument cluster, a 360-degree camera and a powered lift-gate. Meridian is cheaper in comparison to Toyota Fortuner which ranges between Rs 34.29 Lakh to Rs 48.43 Lakh. It also rivals other SUVs like the Skoda Kodiaq and others while note that the Kodiaq is only available with a petrol engine.

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