2020 Jeep Compass vs 2020 Jeep Cherokee
2020 Jeep Compass 2020 Jeep Cherokee

  Starting MSRP

$22,280 * $26,085 *


2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4


180 180

  MPG (City/Highway)

23/32 ** 22/31 **

  Cargo Space

59.8 cu. ft. 54.7 cu. ft.

2020 Jeep Compass vs 2020 Jeep Cherokee

Serving Gillette, WY

The 2020 Compass and the 2020 Cherokee are both compact crossover SUVs in the Jeep line. These impressive vehicles sit next to each other in the lineup are similar in many ways on the surface. However, the Cherokee is the higher-level model that comes with a few extra features and a higher base MSRP. A deeper look at the many other differences between the Compass and the Cherokee will guide you as you pick out your next vehicle.


The Compass and the Cherokee both carry Jeep's trail-rated certification. They are outfitted with solid mechanical features to excel in maneuverability, articulation, water fording, traction, and ground clearance. The Compass comes with a 2.4-liter Tigershark engine that produces 180 horsepower. The Cherokee is available with this same engine or with your choice of two other powertrains. One of these is a 2.0-liter turbo engine that produces 270 horsepower. The other engine is a Pentastar 3.2-liter, V6 engine that generates 271 horsepower.


You can find Jeep family traits across the Compass and the Cherokee. These include vertical bars running through a stretched grille and raised roof rails. These compact crossovers have black body molding, chrome accents, and striking definition over the hood and sides. The Compass has a black grille with a straight angle that edges toward the hood. The Cherokee's grille has a smooth bend through the horizontal center. Its small foglamps and lower-front fascia have metallic accents. This model also has standard features like LED headlights and brake lights.


There are substantial differences between the Compass's equipment and the Cherokee's features on a trim-by-trim basis. Overall, however, these two Jeep models have many of the same features. These could include an auto climate management system powered seats, wireless phone connectivity, speed-sensing volume control, a sound system, power windows, a heated steering wheel, and numerous other features.

The White's Energy Motors sales associates are eager to show off these two popular Jeep models' differences. Make plans for a test drive comparison by calling our Jeep team today.

* MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.
** EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.