2019 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Compass

$25,740 MSRP

Starting Price

$22,095 MSRP

Trim Levels

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Entertainment System

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen
3 engines

Engine Options

1 engine
9-speed automatic


6-speed automatic
4,500 lbs

Maximum Towing

2,000 lbs with 4x4, Towing not recommended with FWD

Are you browsing the internet for a new Jeep SUV? Whether you’re doing daily school drop-offs or you want to enhance our Georgetown commute, you can’t go wrong with a Jeep. There are many excellent vehicles from the brand, but Nyle Maxwell CDJR of Taylor is comparing the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass to see which vehicle deserves the coveted spot in your garage. Which will become your trusted Cameron companion? Explore their performance specs, interiors, and more below.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Configurations & Pricing

The 2019 Jeep Compass starts at $22,095 MSRP and is available in seven trims: Sport, Latitude, Upland, Altitude, Limited, Trailhawk®, and High Altitude.

The 2019 Cherokee starts at $25,740 MSRP and also has seven trim levels: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Altitude, Trailhawk®, Limited, High Altitude, and Overland.

Your standard drivetrain for both models will be FWD, but if you are looking for more capabilities to assist driving during severe weather on College Station roads, you can consider upgrading to a Jeep 4×4 system. The Jeep Active Drive I is available with the Cherokee and Select-Terrain® – and it’s available with the new Compass.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Towing & Engines

If towing capabilities are essential in your next SUV, there is a major difference between the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee. Explore the differences below:

Jeep Cherokee: With a new Jeep Cherokee, you will get a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds. Your engine options include the base level 2.4L I4 MultiAir®, or the available 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo and 3.2L V6 24-Valve VVT engine.

Jeep Compass: The Jeep Compass has a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, and it is not recommended to tow when equipped with a FWD system. The 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine is available across each of the seven configurations.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

Both Jeep SUVs come equipped with incredible technology features that will instantly enhance your daily drives around Taylor, including a Cluster 3.5-Inch Black/White Driver Info Display, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, and Uconnect® 4 with 7-Inch Display. There are additional features unique to each vehicle. Take a look at each vehicle’s noteworthy features below:

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 & 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®

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

Are you interested in the Trailhawk® configuration that’s available on many Jeep models? Nyle Maxwell CDJR of Taylor has compared their engines and MSRP below:

Jeep Compass Trailhawk®: 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine, starting MSRP of $29,445

Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk®: 270-hp 2.0L I-4 engine, starting MSRP of $34,195

Compare the Compass vs. Cherokee at Nyle Maxwell CDJR of Taylor Today!

Now that we have compared the Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass, it’s time to make your way to our friendly dealership near Cameron to test drive you chosen Jeep SUV. If you need more towing and engine options, the Cherokee could be the SUV for you. However, if you want to save money, the Jeep Compass is an excellent choice.

For additional information on these popular vehicles, give us a call! Get an estimate on your monthly payments using our car payment calculator.

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