The 2022 Jeep Meridian bookings will commence from May 2022. Additionally, it has been confirmed that a 6-seat version of the Jeep Meridian with captain seats in the middle row is also under consideration, and could be introduced at a later date. The Jeep Meridian has a localization level of 82%.
2022 Jeep Meridian: Interior
Inside the cabin, the Jeep Meridian seven-seater SUV gets a two-tone interior, with ‘Emperador’ brown seats, coupled with the black dashboard, steering wheel and door panels. Other features include a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, Alpine 9-speaker sound system, wireless charging, electrically adjustable and ventilated front seats, a 360-degree camera and automatic climate control. The second row can be reclined by 29 degrees, while the third row can be reclined by 32 degrees.
2022 Jeep Meridian: Exterior
The 2022 Jeep Meridian front facia is similar to the Compass whereas the rear-end features sleeker LED tail-lamps. It gets a powered liftgate that can be opened with the key fob too, and gets obstacle detection, anti-pinch sensing and customized tailgate opening height. The Meridian SUV sits on 18-inch diamond-cut dual-tone alloy wheels.
2022 Jeep Meridian: Engine
Similar to the Compass, the new Jeep Meridian is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine delivering a max power of 172 PS and a peak torque of 350 Nm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 9-speed automatic. Jeep Meridian has a top speed of 198 kmph and accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 10.8 seconds.
2022 Jeep Meridian: Safety features
The 2022 Jeep Meridian 7-seater SUV safety suite will consist of 7 airbags, traction control, electronic stability control, ABS with EBD, adaptive cruise control, lane assist, blind-spot detection and ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System).
2022 Jeep Meridian: Rivals
When launched, the 2022 Jeep Meridian will rival premium SUVs such as MG Gloster, Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu MU-X and Skoda Kodiaq in the Indian market.