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Jeep Meridian’s Pre-Launch Bookings To Start From This Date

  • Advance bookings for the Jeep Meridian to start from early May.
  • Launch expected in June 2022.
  • Will get Compass’ 170PS 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, with manual and automatic transmissions.

Jeep India will start accepting pre-launch bookings for the Compass-based Meridian three-row SUV from May 3, 2022, with deliveries expected to begin soon after its price announcement.

For those who aren’t aware, the Jeep Meridian is a 7-seater version of the Compass premium SUV that borrows its stylings cues from its younger sibling and the elegant Grand Cherokee, with notable highlights including a seven-slat grille, flat LED headlamps, bolder-looking front bumper with two large chrome strips, squared-out wheel arches, and slim LED taillights.

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Jeep Meridian Interior and features

In terms of features, the Jeep Meridian comes loaded with a 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Alexa voice commands, a 9-speaker Alpine sound system, dual-zone climate control, a 10.2-inch fully digital driver display, a panoramic sunroof, 8-way power-adjustable & ventilated front seats, a wireless smartphone charger, a powered tailgate, and recline adjustment for all seats. Jeep claims that it will offer equal comfort in all three rows, and its rear door opens at an 80-degree angle, which will aid in easy ingress and egress.

The passenger’s safety kit comprises six airbags as standard, front & rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, a 360-degree camera, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring system, hill start/descent assist, and traction-assist functions. 

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Underneath the bonnet, the Meridian comes equipped with the same 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine as the Compass SUV, which produces 170PS and 350Nm. Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual and a 9-speed torque converter automatic unit that will propel the front wheels of the car. The automatic variants can be specced with an all-wheel drivetrain (AWD) as well.

Jeep Meridian India launch and bookings
Jeep Meridian SUV

Expect Jeep to price the Meridian from around Rs 30 lakh onwards, positioning it against the Toyota Fortuner, MG Gloster, Mahindra Alturas G4, Isuzu mu-X, and the petrol-only Skoda Kodiaq.