Jeep Compass vs Compass Trailhawk

12 Jul, 2021

Contents1 Jeep Compass vs Compass Trailhawk1.1 Design1.2 Performance1.3 Safety2 Cost in Nepal Among a Jeep brand with never-ending new and latest updated mid-sized SUVs, it’s hard to go…

Among a Jeep brand with never-ending new and latest updated mid-sized SUVs, it’s hard to go wrong with either the Compass or the Trailhawk. 

A brand that prides itself on its SUVs has perfectly designed the classy Compass and legendary Trailhawk. Both these Jeep models are well known for their off-road capability and convenience.

The adventure in style Compass and the superior by nature Trailhawk looks identical but looks can delude. The head-to-head comparison between them can reveal some astonishing differences.

If buying a Jeep is on your bucket list and you are not sure which one of these two Jeep models will be the best for you, we might help you. Before we start, let’s make it clear that choosing among two of these latest SUVs can be hard.

However, Jeep Nepal, an authorized dealer in Nepal, is here to assist you, so read on.

We will compare the Compass and Trailhawk based on their design, performances, safety, and price in Nepal.

Jeep Compass vs Compass Trailhawk


The New Jeep Compass stands out with an athletic and attractive style that ensures lasting amazement wherever it goes. With dazzling headlamps option, a two-toned dark grey contrast roof, and a striking alloy design, the classy Compass is designed to stand out.

The new Compass is ready to impress with its unique design attributes. It comes with alloy wheels, heightened ground clearance, wheel-arch cladding, and black lower bumpers.  The sporty Compass has Bi-Xenon High-intensity headlights for better visibility.

Trailhawk, on the other hand, hit the market with its sporty version and superb performance. The bold Trailhawk comes with 17 –inch alloy wheels and a black hood decal. The signature black decal at the center makes Trailhawk instantly recognizable. It is equipped with a BS6-compliant engine which offers better efficiency, superior off-road ability, multiple terrain modes, and lower emissions.  The iconic Trailhawk is the most capable compass so far due to its Rock mode on the Selec-Terrain system.

The ground clearance of Compass of the front-wheel-drive models is 7.8 inches and all-wheel-drive models are 8.2 inches whereas the ground clearance of Trailhawk is 8.4 inches.

The classy Compass comes with a premium interior, modern styling which ensures optimal comfort even on the lengthy drive. Its dual-pane panoramic sunroof makes every trip an adventurous one as you can enjoy a clear and unobstructed outdoor view. The adjustable and ventilated leather seats keep you cool and relaxed throughout your journey.

The Trailhawk interior comes in a fully black theme with striking red finishes. The plush seats covered in leather give absolute comfort during your ride. Panoramic sunroof and 8.4inch Uconnect touchscreen infotainment system offers adequate comfort making every ride feel legendary.

Jeep Compass is available in seven different colors – Brilliant Black, Galaxy Blue, Minimal Grey, Bright White, Grigo Magnesio Grey, and Techno Metallic Green whereas  Trailhawk is available in five different color options: Vocal White, Magnesio Grey, Brilliant Black, Exotica Red, and Minimal Grey.


The new Jeep compass with its legendary 4×4 capability will give you an impressive ride. It is available in both petrol and diesel variants. The efficiency of Compass is heightened with the MultiAir® 2 value train system on the 2.4L Tigershark® engine with 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. The Jeep Compass’s 2.0L Multijet diesel engine is an excellent performer.

On the other hand, the Jeep Compass Trailhawk comes with a 4×4 AT engine equipped with a BSVI-compliant 2.0 litre of Turbo-Diesel engine. It can generate a peak power of 170bhp and 3750rpm that puts in charge of an impressive max torque of 350Nm and 170HP.  This friction will lower emissions, enhance fuel efficiency and performance.

Jeep Compass has a standard six-speed and nine-speed automatic transmission. However, both these transmissions are a bit slow in finding the right gear. Trailhawk has a 9-speed automatic transmission and optional manual mode. The automatic transmission gives good performance on-road and road-gripping is outstanding too.

The diesel variants of Jeep Compass delivers a mileage of 17.10kmpl and its 4×4 variant offers a mileage of 16.30kmpl whereas the Trailhawk offers a mileage up to 16.3kmpl. 


The classy Jeep Compass comes with 70 standard features that keep you and your loved ones protected during any ride. It comes with high-tech safety features to protect you from any spotting dangers including a safety airbag, a blind spot monitoring system, automatic emergency braking system, a rearview camera, and adaptive cruise control.

It comes with all-season tires that are reliable and durable to meet the needs of any weather.

The legendary Trailhawk comes with over 50 safety and security features like full-function Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control, Anti-lock Brakes, Panic Brake Assist, Electronic Roll Mitigation, etc. besides these they too have  6 airbags (Driver, passenger, rear and side front), ABS and EBD to protect you with safety and confidence on every adventure.

All-season tires will protect you on every adventure despite any weather conditions.

Cost in Nepal

In Nepal, the price of Jeep Compass starts at NPR 8,490,000 whereas the Jeep Compass Trailhawk priced at NPR 12,880,000 is a few lakhs costlier than Jeep Compass.

The Bottom Line

Though both Jeep Compass and Trailhawk come from the same manufacturer, they share some differences.

2021 Jeep Compass and Trailhawk are great off-road warriors and best performers on road. They are reliable and offer plenty of space for any rare passengers and extra cargo space for your belongings.

However, choosing between these two completely depends upon the SUV features you need on daily basis. We have shown you the comparison between these two. Now, the ball is in your court to make a choice.

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