2020 Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Compass

2020 Jeep Compass*

2020 Jeep Cherokee


2020 Jeep Compass

Starting MSRP


Trim Levels


Engine Options

9-speed automatic


6-speed automatic
4,500 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

2,000 pounds
59.8 cubic feet

Base Maximum Cargo Volume

54.7 cubic feet

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Compass

Looking for a rough road-ready crossover for your East Hill adventures? So many drivers turn to the new Jeep lineup for their unique blend of style and power, capable on city streets and long off-roading treks. Thanks to performance-enhancing standard and available equipment, a certain flair for rugged chic styling, and interior technology designed for safety and convenience, the entire Jeep family is renowned around Manhattan

For those who love the Jeep capabilities but prefer a slightly larger vehicle for more, power, cargo space, and passenger seating, we advise taking a look at the 2020 Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee. These both bring an exceptional brand of moxie to any travel. Read on with our experts as we compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass pricing, configurations, performance and more!

Compass vs. Cherokee: Pricing and Trim Levels

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee begins at $24,740 and ranges up to $37,895 MSRP through its nine trim levels.The Sport, Latitude, and Limited come standard with FWD and have available 4WD upgrade options, while the Trail Rated® Trailhawk® and Trailhawk® Elite comes standard with 4WD. While there isn’t enough space here to explore the full configurations available, you can explore each trim level in our in-depth 2020 Jeep Cherokee guide.

As for the 2020 Jeep Compass, it starts at $22,105 MSRP. Through its seven trim levels, the price caps at $30,895 in its Trailhawk® configuration. Comparing the Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk® in terms of MSRP puts the Jeep Cherokee at just over $3,000 more. While comparing the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee, it’s important to consider which trim level offers you the right amenities and features for your %%target_city_3%-area travels, as they may differ significantly.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Performance and Capacity

The biggest difference between the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass comes in towing capacity and engine specs. The Cherokee’s 3 engine options can handle bigger towing tasks, while the Compass wields a better base fuel economy due its smaller size and lower weight. Compare Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee performance specs below:

2020 Jeep Compass Performance

  • Standard 180-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • 2,000-lb max towing capacity

2020 Jeep Cherokee Performance

  • 4,500-lb max towing capacity
  • Available 4-wheel drive
  • Standard 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • Available 3.2L V6 engine
  • Available 270-hp, turbo 4-cylinder engine

Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

Key features in the Jeep Compass vs. Cherokee comparison reveal that both models include a 3.5-inch driver info display, Uconnect® 4 with 7-Inch Display, and integrated voice command with Bluetooth®. Additional features on each model include:

2020 Jeep Compass Key Interior Features

  • Rear Seat Heat Ducts
  • Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
  • 115-Volt Auxiliary Power Outlet
  • Two 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • 1-Touch Up and Down Front Windows

2020 Jeep Cherokee Key Interior Features

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
  • Android Auto® and Apple CarPlay®
  • Three 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • Media Center Electronics Storage
  • 1-Touch Up and Down for Front & Rear Windows
  • Stop-Star Multiple VSM System (cuts fuel flow and shuts off the engine when at a full stop)

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

Both the Compass and Cherokee deliver classic Jeep off-road performance, but between the Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk® there are some significant differences. See below how these two shape up against one another:

  • Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk®:  270-hp 2.0L I-4 or 271-hp 3.2L V6 engine, starting MSRP of $33,945
  • Jeep Compass Trailhawk®: 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine, starting MSRP of $29,675

Compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass at Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

With a few of the major differences between the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee out of the way, the best way to experience their unique style and options is to visit Long Island City and take a test drive! Explore the 2020 Jeep Compass interior, or compare it to the Honda CR-V! You can also look at the rest of our vast inventory to find your next crossover, or take a look at more of our model comparisons to get a true sense of singular Jeep quality. Looking for a more compact Jeep? Read about the interior of the 2020 Jeep RenegadeContact us at Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to get started on your next adventure!

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