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Jeep Meridian SUV Launched In India; Prices Start From Rs 29.90 Lakh

The highly-awaited Jeep Meridian SUV has finally been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 29.90 lakh (ex-showroom). Bookings for the SUV are already underway, while deliveries are scheduled to commence in June 2022.

Jeep Meridian VariantsPrice (ex-showroom)
Limited FWDRs 29.90 lakh (MT), Rs 31.80 lakh (AT)
Limited (O) FWDRs 32.40 lakh (MT), Rs 34.30 lakh (AT)
Limited (O) AWDRs 36.95 lakh (AT)
Jeep Meridian Price List

Available in a sole 7-seat configuration, the Meridian is essentially a three-row version of the Jeep Compass SUV that shares its design cues with its younger sibling and the Grand Cherokee. Jeep claims that the Meridian has been specially designed, engineered, and tuned for Indian road conditions. It features independent front and rear suspension with frequency selective damping (FSD) that delivers the best possible handling without concern for comfort. 

Jeep Meridian Interior

Features onboard the full-size SUV include automatic LED projector headlamps, cornering fog lamps, 18-inch machine-cut alloy wheels, a dual-pane sunroof, powered & ventilated front seats, memory function for the driver’s seat, a powered tailgate, dual-zone climate control, rear AC vents, 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, wireless smartphone charging, a 10.2-inch digital driver’s display, and much more. Click here for variant-wise feature details.

Passenger’s safety, on the other hand, is ensured by six airbags, an electronic parking brake, traction control, electronic stability control, hill start/descent assist, a 360-degree camera, and tyre pressure monitoring system. 

Jeep Meridian specifications

Powering the Jeep Meridian is Compass’ 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that makes out 170PS and 350Nm, paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 9-speed torque converter automatic transmission. While a front-wheel-drivetrain (FWD) is standard with the Meridian, its top-spec AT trim can also be had with the all-wheel-drivetrain (AWD) option. In addition, the water wadding capacity of 406mm, an approach angle of 21 degrees, a departure angle of 22 degrees, a break-over angle of 20 degrees, multiple terrain modes (Sand/Mud, Snow, Auto), all-season tires, etc., further helps with off-road performance.

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In the Indian market, the Jeep Meridian goes up against the Toyota Fortuner, MG Gloster, Mahindra Alturas G4, Isuzu mu-X, and the petrol-only Skoda Kodiaq.

Jeep Meridian Review

Jeep Meridian Drive Impressions | Off Road & On Road| Gagan Choudhary