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2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Compass

A new Jeep SUV is just as capable of moving your family from Point A to Point B as it is providing space to move yourself and your life from St Joseph to Clarinda. Take the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2019 Jeep Compass, for example, both designed for their utility and flexibility. Considering either model? Find out where their major differences lie with respect to interior, performance, and more when you compare the Jeep Cherokee vs. Jeep Compass with Tri State Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM.

2019 Jeep Cherokee


2019 Jeep Compass
$24,195 MSRP


$21,845 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 pounds

Maximum Towing

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

Compass vs. Cherokee: Configurations & Pricing

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

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

FWD is the standard drivetrain for both models, but the Jeep 4×4 system is available for either to help you navigate inclement weather in Bedford, along with features like Jeep Active Drive I with the Cherokee, and Selec-Terrain® with the Compass. Either way, both vehicles have what you need.

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk forest drive


Compass vs. Cherokee: Towing & Engines

Concerned about each vehicle’s towing performance? That’s where the most significant difference lies between Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee. Take a look:

Jeep Cherokee: The new Jeep Cherokee offers a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds with 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 delivers a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, and is not recommended to tow when equipped with a FWD system. One engine is available across all seven trim levels – a 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine.

2019 Jeep Compass parked with city in background

Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

The comforts and convenience of your home’s technology are found in both Cherokee and Compass, making Savannah drives feel that much shorter. Some of these include a Cluster 3.5-inch Black/White Driver Info Display, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, and Uconnect® 4 with 7-Inch Display. Additional features also come unique to each model:

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-Star 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®
2019 Jeep Compass interior seating

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

Many Jeep shoppers ask about the Trailhawk® trim level that’s available on many of the make’s models, so let’s briefly compare engines and MSRP for you:

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 Tri State Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Today!

We’ve examined the differences between the new Jeep Compass and new Jeep Cherokee to give you a better idea of which model might fit your unique needs before you stop by our Maryville dealership for a test drive. Looking for more towing and engine options? Cherokee is your best bet. Looking to save? The Compass is the better option. Looking for more information on either vehicle? Contact us. Our knowledgeable salespeople, friendly finance team, and experienced service personnel can help you look over our available Jeep incentives, deals, and offers, find a vehicle you’ll love today, and review stats on other vehicles like the Dodge Journey towing capacity.

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