Jeep Compass Gets A Price Hike After GST Revision

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The automobile industry has begun revising the rates of their vehicles post the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council decided to hike the GST Cess for SUVs by 7 percent. Toyota Kirloskar Motor and Honda Cars India have already announced a hike in their car prices. Now, Jeep India has announced the price hike on the recently launched Compass SUV.

Jeep Compass Prices Increased By Rs 72,000 Post-GST In India

The Jeep Compass receives an increase in price between Rs 21,000 to Rs 72,000 based on the variants and engine option. The Jeep Compass base model will now be priced at Rs 15.16 lakh ex-showroom (India), while the top-end Compass Limited (O) 4x4 is now priced at Rs 21.37 lakh.

Also Read: First Drive Review Of The Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass Prices Increased By Rs 72,000 Post-GST In India

Both the petrol and the diesel models received a price increase as the new GST Cess on SUVs changed from the initial 43 percent to 50 percent. The new prices of the Jeep Compass are applicable from September 15, 2017.

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Jeep Compass Prices Increased By Rs 72,000 Post-GST In India

Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi)

Jeep Compass 1.4-litre Petrol

Variant Old Price New Price Difference
Sport Rs 14.95 lakh Rs 15.16 lakh Rs 21,000
Limited Rs 18.70 lakh Rs 18.96 lakh Rs 26,000
Limited (O) Rs 19.40 lakh Rs 19.67 lakh Rs 27,000

Jeep Compass 2.0-litre Diesel

Variant Old Price New Price Difference
Sport Rs 15.45 lakh Rs 15.99 lakh Rs 54,000
Longitude Rs 16.45 lakh Rs 17.03 lakh Rs 58,000
Longitude (O) Rs 17.25 lakh Rs 17.85 lakh Rs 60,000
Limited 4x2 Rs 18.05 lakh Rs 18.68 lakh Rs 63,000
Limited (O) 4x2 Rs 18.75 lakh Rs 19.41 lakh Rs 66,000
Limited 4x4 Rs 19.95 lakh Rs 20.65 lakh Rs 70,000
Limited (O) 4x4 Rs 20.65 lakh Rs 21.37 lakh Rs 72,000
Jeep Compass Prices Increased By Rs 72,000 Post-GST In India

Jeep India builds the Compass in India and is extensively localized to keep the prices low; however, models brought to India through the Completely Built-up (CBU) route are quite expensive. Jeep's CBU models like the Grand Cherokee and Wrangler unlimited receives a price hike in the range of Rs 2.75 lakh to Rs 6.4 lakh.

Jeep Compass Prices Increased By Rs 72,000 Post-GST In India

Jeep's parent company Fiat Crysler Automobiles which sells the Fiat Punto, Fiat Avventura, Abarth Punto, Abarth Avventura and Fiat Linea along with the range-topping Abarth 595 in India. Only the Fiat Linea and Avventura received rate increase ranging between Rs 9,000 to Rs 14,000.

Jeep Compass Prices Increased By Rs 72,000 Post-GST In India

DriveSpark Thinks!

While the base model of the Jeep Compass received a minimal hike of Rs 21,000, the top variant Limited (O) 4x4 is now pricier by Rs 72,000. The Jeep Compass is still a good buy as it's a stylish and a capable SUV.

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