Variants and Price
Jeep India has launched its Jeep Meridian 7-seater SUV at a starting price of Rs 29.90 lakh. This car has been introduced in a total of two variants Limited and Limited (O). While its Limited variant costs Rs 29.90 lakh, its Limited (O) is priced at Rs 36.95 lakh (ex-showroom).
Engine and gearbox
The Jeep Meridian uses a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that churns out 170 Bhp of power at 3,750 rpm and a maximum torque of 350 Nm between 1,750-2,500 rpm. 4×2 front-wheel drive option is available in both the Limited and Limited (O) variants.
There is a choice of 6-speed manual transmission and nine-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand, a nine-speed automatic transmission is also available with the Limited (O) trim with 4×4 all-wheel drive. The company claims that the Jeep Meridian is the most fuel-efficient SUV in the D-segment with a fuel economy of 16.2 kmpl (ARAI certified).
Exterior & Interior
The Jeep Meridian gets many exciting features like Emperador Brown leather seats, third-row cooling with controls, automatic headlamps, diamond cut dual-tone 18-inch alloy wheels and many more. The new Jeep Meridian is equipped with the Uconnect 5 which offers a host of connectivity and class leading infotainment features.
The Jeep Meridian Limited (O) trim additionally gets a two-tone roof, dual-pan sunroof, 10.2-inch digital instrument cluster, 360-degree camera, and a powered lift-gate with programmable height, obstruction detection etc. The Jeep Meridian is a large sized three row seater SUV.
It offers a boot space of 481-litres with five riders and 170-litres of boot space with all seven riders. Apart from its spacious interior, features like one-touch fold-and-tumble seat in the second row and 80-degree door opening angle to help passengers move in and out with ease.
To ensure complete comfort for the riders of the car, the SUV gets 840 mm of space between the first and second row and 780 mm between the second and third row, making the Jeep Meridian the most spacious SUV in the segment.