Jeep Meridian Launched In India At Rs 29.90 Lakh - 3 Row Off-Roading Beast

American SUV manufacturer Jeep has launched the Meridian in India. Introductory prices for the Jeep Meridian 3-row SUV start at Rs 29.9 lakh. Deliveries of the new Jeep Meridian will start next month.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

Jeep Meridian Price List & Variants

The Jeep Meridian is offered in five trim levels in India. The base Meridian Limited (Manual & FWD) is priced at Rs 29.90 lakhs. The Jeep Meridian Limited (O) with the same manual gearbox and front-wheel drive setup is next on the list and carries a price tag of Rs 32.40 lakhs.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

The three versions with 9-speed automatic gearbox start with the FWD Meridian Limited 9AT which is priced at Rs 31,.80 lakh. The Meridian Limited (O) with the same gearbox and driven wheels combo is priced at Rs 34.30 lakhs while the all-wheel drive version of the SUV commands a price of Rs 36.95 lakh.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh
Meridian Price
Limited MT FWD ₹29,90,000
Limited (O) MT FWD ₹32,40,000
Limited 9AT FWD ₹31,80,000
Limited (O) 9AT FWD ₹34,30,000
Limited (O) 9AT 4X4 ₹36,95,000

*All Prices mentioned are ex-showroom (India)

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

Speaking at the launch of the new Jeep Meridian, Nipun J. Mahajan, Head of Jeep Brand India, said, "Brand Jeep believes it is time for Indian customers to kick-start a new adventure in the refined and capable Jeep Meridian. Our pricing reflects our intent to disrupt the segment and offer unmatched value for customers seeking a powerful, spacious, and sophisticated SUV."

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

Jeep Meridian Engine Specs & Dimensions

The Jeep Meridian is powered by the Stellantis Group's 2.0-litre turbocharged Multiair diesel engine that produces 168bhp at 3,750rpm and 350Nm of peak torque between 1,750 and 2,500rpm. The engine on the Jeep Meridian returns an ARAI certified mileage of up to 16.2km/l.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

The Jeep Meridian's engine is paired with either a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 9-speed automatic gearbox that sends power to either the front or all four wheels (only with the auto box).

The new Jeep Meridian is 4,769mm long, 1,859mm wide and 1,682mm tall and the SUV's wheelbase measures in at 2,636m long.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

Jeep Meridian Design & Features

The Jeep Meridian's design is quite similar to that of the smaller Compass SUV. Up at the front, the sleek LED projector headlamps flank either side of the iconic Jeep 7-slatted grille. The front bumper features a chrome bar running across its entire width along with a large air intake.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

The lower sections of the front bumper, wheel arches, side sills and rear bumper sport black cladding to give the Meridian a more tougher look. The Jeep Meridian rides on new 18-inch alloy wheels. The Meridian sports sleek LED taillights at the rear that are inspired by those on the larger Grand Cherokee SUV.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

Step inside the Jeep Meridian and you're greeted by an interior draped in Emperador Brown upholstery. The Dash is a multi-layered unit and holds up the 10.25-inch driver's display and the 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The infotainment unit is connected to an Alpine Audio system.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

The Jeep Meridian comes packed with 60 plus safety features including traction control, hill hold assist, electronic stability control, ABS with EBD and a 360-degree camera.

Jeep Meridian Launched At Rs 29.90 Lakh

Thoughts On the Jeep Meridian SUV

Jeep has been aggressive with the pricing of the new Meridian SUV. The new 3-row SUV comes packed with a boatload of features and brilliant off-roading ability that will ensure that Jeep will sell quite a few Meridians in the future.

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Article Published On: Thursday, May 19, 2022, 19:09 [IST]
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