Cherokee vs Compass

2021 Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee

$27,455 MSRP

Starting Price

$24,495 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 want a crossover SUV that can offer rugged performance in Fremont, you should be considering the 2021 Jeep Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Compass. Compare everything from the impressive Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk® trim levels, to the standard features in each model with Fremont Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Then decide for yourself which of the two will be right for you.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Engine Performance

You can expect both of these Jeep SUVs to come with a powerful standard 2.4L Inline-4 MultiAir® powertrain rated at 180 hp. However, differences between the performance options and towing capacity that come with it are what separate the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee matchup:

  • 2021 Jeep Compass: This model has only one engine option, which brings a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds when properly equipped. If you are only doing light towing, that’s enough.
  • 2021 Jeep Cherokee: If you want to tow heavier loads, there is an available 3.2L Pentastar® V6 engine for the Jeep Cherokee. It yields a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds.

Compass vs. Cherokee: Features

Both the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass come well-equipped with features to make every ride in Hayward enjoyable. They both have features like the Cluster 3.5-Inch Black/White Driver Info Display, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, and Uconnect® 4 with 7-Inch Display, but look below to see unique features between the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee:

Jeep Cherokee Interior:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®
  • Three 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • Media Center Electronics Storage
  • 1-Touch Up and Down for Front and Rear Windows
  • Stop-Start Multiple VSM System (cuts fuel flow and shuts off the engine when at a full stop)

Jeep Compass Interior:

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

Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

For those San Jose drivers who demand optimum performance off-road, you’ll need the Trailhawk. We’ve given a brief overview of the major differences between the Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk® trims below:

Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk®

  • $36,330 starting MSRP
  • Standard 3.2L Pentastar® V6 Engine

Jeep Compass Trailhawk®

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

Contact us here at Fremont Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to learn more about all your Jeep Compass trim choices vs. Jeep Cherokee trim choices.

Compare the Compass vs. Cherokee Yourself at Fremont Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Come to our dealership in Newark to compare the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee for yourself by taking each for a test drive. Be sure to check our new vehicle specials before you arrive and see if you can get a great deal.

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