Black 2020 Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee

Black 2019 Jeep Compass

2020 Jeep Compass
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2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Compass


Starting MSRP


Trim Levels

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Standard Infotainment System

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Engine Options

9-speed automatic


6-speed automatic
4,500 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

2,000 pounds

Shopping for a new SUV? Whether you need a family-friendly vehicle in downtown Old Saybrook or an off-road overachiever — or both! — there’s a Jeep to fit your lifestyle. Every vehicle in the 2020 Jeep lineup is engineered to deliver dependable performance, no matter the driving conditions. Jeep SUVs across the lineup come with a range of performance-enhancing options and available features, so it’s easy to find the perfect fit for your lifestyle and budget. Today we’ll look at the 2020 Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee! These two affordable and practical 5-seat compact SUVs are a great choice for families in Middletown and New London.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Configurations & Pricing

The 2020 Jeep Compass starting MSRP ranges from $22,105 to $29,905. It’s available in 4 Trims: Sport, Latitude, Limited, and Trailhawk®. The Sport, Latitude, and Limited come with standard FWD and are available in 4WD configurations. The Trail Rated® Trailhawk® comes standard with 4WD. The 2020 Jeep Cherokee price ranges from $25,740 to $34,595, and it’s available in 5 trims: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®, and Overland. The Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, and Overland trims come with standard FWD and available 4WD. The Cherokee Trailhawk® trim comes standard with 4WD.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Towing & Engines

If you need your Jeep to do double-duty with everyday driving as well as major towing jobs, you’ll note the biggest difference between the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass. While both come in an off-roading Trailhawk® trim and are well-equipped with convenience and infotainment technology, the Cherokee’s 3 engine options can handle bigger towing tasks in Madison. Compare Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass performance specs below:

2020 Jeep Compass Performance

  • Standard 180-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • Available 4-wheel drive

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

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Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

When you look at the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee infotainment features and comfort amenities, you’ll see both can deliver a comfortable ride all the way to Madison. Key features on both models include a 3.5-inch driver info display, integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, and Uconnect® 4 with 7-Inch Display. Additional features on each model include:

2020 Jeep Compass Key Interior Features

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

2020 Jeep Cherokee Key Interior Features

  • 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)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
  • Android Auto® and Apple CarPlay®

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

You’ll note that both the Compass and the Cherokee offer an off-roading Trailhawk® trim. Both deliver classic Jeep off-road performance, but what are the differences in the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass Trailhawk® trims? Take a look below:

  • Jeep Compass Trailhawk® — 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine, starting MSRP of $29,195
  • Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk® — 270-hp 2.0L I-4 or 271-hp 3.2L V6 engine, starting MSRP of $33,945

Compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass at Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM!

Now that you have a broad sense of the Compass and Cherokee differences, visit our dealership in Old Saybrook to compare them in person. If you have more questions on Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee towing and engines, or Jeep Compass Trailhawk vs. Cherokee Trailhawk specs, our expert team is happy to help you out. Trading in your current car? Value your trade to save money on your new Jeep vehicle! Contact us today to get started.

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