Here’s everything you need to know about the Jeep Meridian Upland special edition
In April, Jeep India launched two special editions to the Meridian SUV- Upland and X, highlighting two different personas of it. The Upland highlights its adventure persona and gets a few off-road-specific accessories. This article will give you more details on the Meridian Upland edition- its design highlights, accessories and extra fittings offered, features, specifications, and price.
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Jeep Meridian Upland: What Is It?
The Meridian Upland, like the Meridian X, is never a new or tweaked product. It is just a tastefully accessorised version of the regular Meridian. In other words, you could say both the ‘Upland’ and ‘X’ are names of curated accessory packages. The accessorisation happens at the dealer level and not at the plant.
Jeep Meridian Upland Details Explained
The special edition Meridian Upland is available in a stunning new shade of Galaxy Blue. It gets a dual-tone paint scheme, with Blacked-out roof and pillars. A catchy hood decal is another key visual highlight. Other than these, the Upland edition packs a bunch of tastefully picked accessories that facilitate easier and more convenient adventure drives.
The functional exterior accessories offered on the Meridian Upland Edition include splash guards and a stylish side step. The cabin gets a bunch of useful additions like sunshades for all windows, easy-to-clean cabin and cargo mats, and a boot organizer. Additionally, Jeep India is also offering an electric tyre inflator on the Upland Edition. This can be an extremely useful accessory on adventure runs.
The Upland edition also lets the customers have an 11.6-inch WiFi-enabled rear seat entertainment package for half the selling price. In other cases, Jeep sells this screen for Rs 34,233 as an official accessory.
Jeep Meridian Upland Specifications And Features
In specifications, the Upland edition remains unchanged from the standard Meridian. It continues to be powered by the 2.0L Multijet turbocharged diesel engine, churning out 170 hp and 350Nm. The Meridian Upland edition can be had with both a 6-speed manual and a 9-speed automatic transmission, and in 4×2 and 4×4 layouts. Of the two special editions, it is the Upland that offers transmission choices. We have talked in detail about this (4WD, 9AT) powertrain and its driveability in our in-depth Jeep Meridian review. Do give it a read! Further, the Upland special edition is based (primarily) on the top-spec Limited (O) timeline of Meridian and retains all features offered on the regular Limited (O).
Jeep Meridian Upland Price And Booking
The Upland edition obviously demands a price premium over the standard vehicle. You ought to pay Rs 1,01,833 over the standard SUV’s on-road price, to take home the Meridian Upland. The on-road prices of Meridian Upland in Kochi are 42.95 lakh for the manual, 46.37 lakh for the Limited (O) FWD AT, and 49.71 lakh for the fully loaded 4WD AT trim.
|Variant||On-Road Price In Kerala|
|Limited (O) MT||42.95 lakh|
|Limited (O) FWD 9AT||46.37 lakh|
|Limited (O) 4WD 9AT||49.71 lakh|
Jeep Meridian Upland Accessories Package Contents
To sum it up, the Upland accessories package for 2023 Jeep Meridian includes the following:
- Hood decals
- Splash guards
- Boot organiser
- Tyre inflator
- Cabin and cargo mats
- Optional rear entertainment system for half its price