2020 Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass

At Hugh White Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Athens, OH, we want to make sure you select the best Jeep SUV for your desires. We compared the 2020 Jeep Compass and the 2020 Jeep Cherokee in the following review. Our new inventory houses a vast selection of Cherokee and Compass models for you to choose from. If you have any questions about either model, feel free to give us a call at (740) 594-3528 or contact us online.


While the 2020 Jeep Compass offers one engine choice and the 2020 Jeep Cherokee provides three, you'll love the powertrain variety you have to choose from with both of these SUVs. You can consider which engine fits your needs best by browsing through the following table.


Engine Options & Specs

2020 Jeep Cherokee

2.4L Tigershark® MultiAir® 2

  • 180 HP
  • 171 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 22 city/31 hwy MPG

3.2L Pentastar® V6

  • 271 HP
  • 239 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 20 city/29 hwy MPG

2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder

  • 270 HP
  • 295 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 23 city/31 hwy MPG

2020 Jeep Compass

2.4L MultiAir® I4

  • 180 HP
  • 175 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 23 city/32 hwy MPG

Interior Features

Offering the perfect amount of comfort, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and Compass ensure a relaxing drive, no matter the distance. These interior cabins are unparalleled and you can discover amenities inside each in the following list.

  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • 60/40 split-folding seats
  • Refined fabric and leather-trimmed seating choices
  • Available heated and ventilated front seats
  • Available leather-wrapped heated steering wheel

Cargo Space

Cargo space is plentiful in the 2020 Jeep Compass and Cherokee. You can expect a maximum cargo capacity of 54.7 cubic feet inside the Cherokee and a maximum cargo capacity of 59.8 cubic feet inside the Compass.

Exterior Features

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee and the 2020 Jeep Compass offer a number of similar features, but also there are a few differences. The Cherokee features a seven-slot grille and LED headlamps, daytime running lamps, and taillamps. The Compass provides high-intensity discharge headlamps and up to five wheel designs. Key features you can find in both the Cherokee and the Compass include:

  • Power liftgate
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Dual-pane panoramic sunroof

2020 Jeep Cherokee exterior

Jeep Cherokee

2020 Jeep Compass exterior

Jeep Compass

Available Tech

Technology is a priority for both the 2020 Jeep Compass and the 2020 Jeep Cheroekee. Each offers a suite of features that are sure to entertain you and your passengers. These include:

  • Uconnect® 4C NAV
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • SiriusXM Guardian™
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration

Safety Features

When it comes to the safety of you and your passengers, rest assured that the 2020 Jeep Compass and the 2020 Jeep Cherokee have your back. There are a plethora of safety features built for the protection of you and your vehicle. Delve deeper into the safety features of the Cherokee and Compass below.

  • Blind spot monitoring with rear cross path detention
  • ParkSense® rear park assist
  • LaneSense® lane departure warning with lane keep assist
  • Full speed forward collision warning
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers

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