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2019 Jeep Cherokee

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2019 Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Compass

$24,195 MSRP


$21,845 MSRP

Trim Levels

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Entertainment System

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen
9-speed automatic


6-speed automatic
4,500 pounds

Maximum Towing

2,000 pounds

Jeep SUVs offer an advanced blend of capability, convenience, and comfort to suit both adventurous spirits and growing families alike. Jeep offers a wide range of models, so comparing two similar SUVs will help you decide which one you want to take home the most! Compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass to help you decide which one will become your trusted guide through New Haven.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Configurations & Pricing

The 2019 Jeep Compass starts at $21,845 MSRP and is offered in seven trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Upland, Altitude, Limited, Trailhawk®, and High Altitude.

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee has a starting MSRP of $24,195 and comes in seven trims levels: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Altitude, Trailhawk®, Limited, High Altitude, and Overland.

Both the Compass and Cherokee come with FWD as standard, but those who need additional capability on Milford roads can always upgrade to a Jeep 4×4 system. Certain trim levels, such as the Trailhawk®, comes with AWD as standard, so be sure you know trim level differences as well!

Compass vs. Cherokee: Towing & Engines

If you plan on towing frequently, then the differences between the Compass and Cherokee might be a dealbreaker. Make sure the Jeep SUV you choose offers the capability you need by browsing the following specs.

Jeep Cherokee: New Jeep Cherokee models can achieve a maximum towing capacity of up to 4,500 pounds when properly equipped. Engine options include the base level 2.4L I4 MultiAir®, available 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo, or 3.2L V6 24-Valve VVT engine.

Jeep Compass: The Jeep Compass models provide towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped. There is one engine available across all seven available configurations – a 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

Both of these Jeep SUVs offer tech features that are sure to make your East Haven commutes that much easier, including a 3.5-Inch Driver Info Display, Integrated Voice Command, Bluetooth® smartphone connectivity, and Uconnect® 4 infotainment with 7-Inch Display. There are additional features that are unique to each model as well. Take a look at the key features that come on each Jeep SUV:

Jeep Compass:

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

Jeep Cherokee:

  • Android Auto® and Apple CarPlay®
  • Three 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • Media Center Electronics Storage
  • 1-Touch Up and Down for Front & Rear Windows
  • Stop/Start Multiple VSM System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

Those who demand legendary Jeep Trail-Rated® performance will naturally gravitate towards the Trailhawk® trim levels. If you want class-leading off-road capability, then there’s no doubt you’ll love the Compass Trailhawk® and Cherokee Trailhawk®.

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 Compass vs. Cherokee at Executive Jeep Today!

Now that you know more about the key differences between the Jeep Compass and Jeep Cherokee, it’s time to find the one you want to take home the most from our North Haven Jeep dealership! If you’d like to know more about each SUV or would like to schedule a test drive, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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