2021 Jeep Compass vs. 2021 Jeep Cherokee

2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2021 Jeep Compass
2021 Jeep Cherokee


2021 Jeep Compass
$28,135 MSRP

Starting Price

$25,240 MSRP

Trim Levels

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Entertainment System

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen
2 engines

Engine Options

1 engine
9-speed automatic

Standard Transmission

6-speed automatic
4,500 pounds

Maximum Towing

2,000 pounds with 4x4 (Towing not recommended with FWD)

If you’re searching for a feature-packed SUV that doesn’t sacrifice incredible off-road capability, the Jeep SUV lineup is a great place to start. Both the midsize Jeep Cherpokee and the compact Jeep Compass offer specialized performance features as well as a full suite of comfort and convenience features to enhance your commute. Find out which model can best meet your needs in Joliet with this Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee comparison from Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, and then find your fit in our new vehicle inventory!



Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee: Performance

Before we compare the Compass vs. Cherokee, let’s take a look at what they have in common. Both come standard with a 180-hp 2.4L Inline-4 MultiAir® 4-cylinder engine, are available in Trailhawk® configurations, and have received the industry-standard Trail-Rated® badge.

So, how do they differ in terms of performance and capability? The larger Jeep Cherokee offers more powerful engine upgrades and a higher max towing capacity:

2021 Jeep Compass Performance Specs

  • No engine upgrade option
  • 2,000-pound max towing capacity

2021 Jeep Cherokee Performance Specs

  • Available 3.2L Pentastar® V6 engine upgrade
  • 4,500-pound max towing capacity

Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee: Interior

Comparing the Compass vs. Cherokee cabins, you’ll see that the two SUVs are equipped with many of the same amenities — including the Uconnect® 4 infotainment system, a 7-inch infotainment display screen, integrated voice command, Bluetooth®, and a 3.5-inch driver info display. Below, we’ll take a closer look at the standard features offered by each model:

Jeep Cherokee Interior Features

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

Jeep Compass Interior Features

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

In addition, both SUVs can be upgraded and customized with a wide variety of OEM accessories, features packages, and higher trim levels. Contact our parts center to learn more, or order MOPAR® parts online.

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

If you’re serious about off-roading around Naperville, you’ll be pleased with the trail-ready features of either Jeep SUV. Both are available in Trailhawk configurations, but what’s the difference between the Jeep Compass Trailhawk vs. the Cherokee Trailhawk?

Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk® 4×4

  • $36,745 starting MSRP
  • Standard 3.2L Pentastar® V6 Engine

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® 4×4

  • $31,640 starting MSRP
  • Standard 2.4L Inline-4 MultiAir® Engine

Compare the Compass vs. Cherokee With a Test Drive in Shorewood!

If you have further questions about the Compass vs. Cherokee interior features or the Jeep Compass Trailhawk vs. Cherokee Trailhawk trims, our team is happy to assist. Contact us or stop by our dealership near Yorkville to compare these powerful Jeep SUVs with a test drive — and be sure to check out our new vehicle specials for some fantastic savings!

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