Finally some good news for off-road enthusiasts out there, including me! There is going to be an addition to Jeep cars in India. Yes, you heard it right the Jeep Compass Trailhawk is finally going to be launched in India. Putting an end to rumours and speculations for the past few months that Jeep was getting its top line SUV the Jeep TrailHawk, the company has finally announced a launch date, and fans are going crazy.
The reasons for such excitement are also solid. The car comes with enough features to provide the best off-road experience. Here are some of them.
- Active Drive Low 4X4 system
The vehicle comes equipped with an Active Drive Low 4X4 system which is an upgraded version of the initial AWD systems used in the car and has the ability to offer better control to the driver in uncertain off-road terrains. It comes packed with features such as the rock mode useful in rocky off-road terrains.
- Forget the bumper worries
In off-roading, due to the tilt angle of the vehicle, you always have to worry about the bumper coming off while ascending steep locations. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk has taken care of these worries. It comes with an approach angle of 30.3 degrees as well as a departure angle of 33.6 degrees to provide you with a hassle free and decent off-roading experience.
- Ground clearance that can overcome any obstacle
As compared to any other SUV, The Jeep Trailhawk has a ground clearance of 188 mm, which is excellent as compared to any other SUVs available in the Indian market. This high ground clearance makes it overcome any obstacle, be it any speed breaker or other. The vehicle also has a break over angle of 24.4 degrees, which in combination with the higher ground clearance makes it easy to tackle the toughest of uneven roads.
- Race faster with excellent control
The one good thing about Jeep cars in India is that while focussing more on the speed they have not compromised an inch on better control for drivers and Jeep trial hawk is no exception. This vehicle has a final drive ratio of 4.334, which is better as compared to most SUVs. In addition to Hill-hold, which is available in almost all vehicles, it also comes equipped with hill descent control feature.
- Specially designed for off-road
The vehicle comes with off-road centric tyres, suspensions, protective skid plates, fuel tank, transfer case, tow hooks both at front and back, among others. All in all, the SUV is a complete package for hard-core SUV lovers.
The Jeep cars in India are known for their off-road prowess, and Trailhawk is banking on this perception. Looking at its features and specifications, it can be safely assumed that it would not disappoint hard-core SUV lovers in the country.