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Dark Green 2020 Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Cherokee

Blue 2020 Jeep Compass

2020 Jeep Compass

2020 Jeep Cherokee


2020 Jeep Compass
$25,740 MSRP

Starting Price

$22,105 MSRP


Uconnect® w/7-inch touchscreen

Infotainment System

Uconnect® w/7-inch touchscreen

Engine Options

9-speed automatic

Standard Transmission

6-speed manual
4,500 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

2,000 pounds w/4x4 (towing not recommended w/FWD)

2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Jeep Compass

Browsing the Jeep SUV lineup and having trouble picking the right model for your Columbus, GA driving demands? It’s highly likely that you’re specifically comparing the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Compass as you attempt to make a decision. Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram understands how difficult it is to choose between the two, especially considering that they:

  • Offer the Uconnect® infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen
  • Have Trailhawk® models in their lineups, which are ideal for off-road adventures around Opelika
  • Boast the exclusive Jeep Trail Rated® badge
  • Come backed by three years or 36,000 miles of basic warranty coverage, as well as five years or 60,000 miles of powertrain warranty coverage and roadside assistance

Of course, there are differences between the new Jeep Cherokee and the new Jeep Compass that Auburn-area drivers need to keep in mind. Compare the two in more detail with Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram below!

Compass vs. Cherokee: Towing & Engines

One main distinction between these Jeep SUVs is their performance capabilities. They start off with the same engine, a 2.4L Inline-4 MultiAir® powertrain rated at 180 hp, but that’s where the similarities end.

  • Jeep Cherokee: In addition to the inline-4 engine, the new Cherokee also offers a 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo engine rated at 270 hp and a 3.2L Pentastar® V6, which boasts a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.
  • Jeep Compass:The new Compass only has the aforementioned inline-4 engine available, which allows for a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.
Silver 2020 Jeep Cherokee Towing Boat

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

As previously mentioned, each of these Jeep SUVs has a Trailhawk® configuration, which provides Salem-area drivers with the necessary setup and equipment to venture off the beaten path. Check out their prices and engines:

  • Jeep Compass Trailhawk®
    • MSRP starting at $29,675
    • 2.4L Inline-4 MultiAir®
  • Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk®
2020 Jeep Compass Trailhawk in Water

Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

Performance is certainly an important aspect of your Jeep SUV, but just as important are the amenities in the cabin. The Jeep Compass and Jeep Cherokee enhance your Smiths Station commutes with a Cluster 3.5-Inch Black/White Driver Info Display, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, and Uconnect® 4 with 7-Inch Display.

Each model has unique features to offer, as well. Take a look at their feature highlights:

Jeep Compass:

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

Jeep Cherokee:

  • Three 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • Media Center Electronics Storage
  • 1-Touch Up and Down for Front and Rear Windows
  • Stop-Start 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®
2020 Jeep Cherokee Front Interior and Dash

Compare the Compass vs. Cherokee at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Today!

The best way to complete the comparison of the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee is to test drive both models at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! Get in touch to plan your visit, and make sure to check out our new vehicle specials to find out how you can save on your new Jeep SUV!

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