Jeep® India promises to revolutionise the premium SUV segment with its latest model, the Jeep Meridian, a three-row SUV that is “Made in India” and “Made for India.” The Jeep Meridian is the most sophisticated and capable offering in the segment, introduces a premium dimension to the brand in the country and enhances the Jeep’s brand portfolio even further. The Jeep Meridian is engineered to deliver a sophisticated experience while also delivering exhilaration and enthusiasm, comes loaded with innovative architecture, design, and technical specifications that are ideal for the Indian market and its automotive aficionados.
The Jeep Meridian has been designed and engineered to deliver more of what has made the Jeep brand a truly global icon in the premium SUV segment. The terrain proven unibody architecture for the Meridian was developed with global and local experts for India, with a focus on reflecting the Jeep brand’s DNA while also addressing the expectations of the customers in the segment to combine sophistication with capability.
The first-ever three-row Jeep in India accommodates up to seven passengers — theatre-style “stadium” seating with a panoramic sunroof. The Jeep Meridian offers Best-in-class off-road capabilities with precise and responsive on-road dynamics through a 2.0L Turbo Diesel 9 speed automatic/6 speed manual powertrain. The Meridian will be available in 4X4 all-wheel drive as well as a 4X2 variant.
Deliveries of the all-new Jeep Meridian will start by June 2022 and will arrive in Jeep brand dealerships across India by mid-May.
Introducing the Jeep Meridian, Roland Bouchara, CEO & Managing Director, Stellantis India said,
“The Indian market has unique demands. With the Meridian, our engineering and design teams have delivered a striking product; with three rows while retaining the authentic Jeep DNA of adventure and capability. We are delighted with the outcome and firmly believe that the Jeep Meridian will set new benchmarks for the segment.”
Emphasizing the inspiration behind the design of the Jeep Meridian, Ralph Gilles, Chief Design Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Stellantis N.V. said,
“The Jeep brand has been an icon for decades because it pushes the boundaries of capability, comfort and design. The Meridian with its distinctive demeanour, features a fresh yet iconic design, with thoroughly crafted details inside and out. A brand new member of the Jeep lineage that is emboldened by its confident stance and timeless road presence, the Jeep Meridian heralds an era of functional elegancy.”
Jeep Meridian Highlights
- The Jeep Meridian has segment-first features including a Unibody architecture, Front and Rear Independent Suspension, 9 Speed AT powertrain & the Most Spacious Cabin in the Segment
- The Jeep Meridian is the company’s first three-row SUV designed and engineered specifically for India, demonstrating Jeep’s commitment to the market.
- The Jeep Meridian offers Unmatched Capability, Composed Driving Dynamics, 60+ Safety & Security Systems
- The Jeep Meridian carries the authentic Jeep DNA, striking a balance between an adventurous persona and sophistication. It also features the distinct seven slot grille, trapezoidal wheel arches reinforcing the breadth and imposing stance of the Jeep Meridian’s personality
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