Production of the Jeep Meridian seven-seater SUV has started in India. Pre-bookings for the same are now open and it will rival the Toyota Fortuner, MG Gloster, etc.
Jeep recently unveiled its all-new seven-seat full-size SUV for the Indian market, Meridian. The new Jeep Meridian is a three-row derivative of the Compass, but with added benefits. The company has started production of this SUV at its factory in Ranjangaon near Pune in Maharashtra. In addition, pre-bookings for Le Méridien are now officially open.
One can book the Jeep Meridian online through the company’s official website or by visiting the nearest Jeep dealership by paying a token amount of Rs 50,000. conduct by the middle of this month. It is expected to launch in June this year and deliveries will also start around the same time.
The Jeep Meridian will be powered by the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder multi-jet diesel engine that also does its duty in the Compass. It develops 167 hp of power and 350 Nm of maximum torque. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 9-speed automatic transmission with FWD and AWD transmissions. Jeep claims the Meridian will have a top speed of 198 km/h while it can do 0-100 km/h in 10.8 seconds.
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Speaking at the production launch of the Jeep Meridian, Roland Bouchara, CEO and Managing Director of Stellantis India, said: “The Jeep Meridian is the third new model manufactured in India since 2021 under the product offensive of Jeep. Demonstrating the company’s commitment to the domestic market, the Jeep Meridian will feature up to 82% localization and has been specifically engineered, engineered and tuned for Indian road conditions with the refinement expected by drivers in mind. segment customers.
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