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2019 Jeep Cherokee Latitude FWD

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Compass Sport FWD

2019 Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2019 Jeep Compass
$25,490 MSRP


$21,845 MSRP

Trim Levels

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Entertainment System

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Engine Options

9-speed automatic


6-speed automatic
4,500 pounds

Maximum Towing

2,000 pounds

Have you been hunting for the perfect new Jeep SUV for your family? Whether you’re ferrying your family to school or you’re just looking for a personal vehicle with plenty of utility, you can’t go wrong with a  new Jeep! Today, we’re be comparing two of our most popular models: the 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass. Which one is ideal for your adventures throughout Gretna? Explore their interiors, performance specs, and more with Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram below to find out!

2019 Compass vs. Cherokee: Configurations and Pricing

  • 2019 Jeep Compass: Starts at only $21,845 MSRP and is available in seven trim levels: Sport, Latitude, Upland, Altitude, Limited, Trailhawk®, and High Altitude.
  • 2019 Jeep Cherokee: Starts at only $25,490 MSRP and also offers seven trims: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Altitude, Trailhawk®, Limited, High Altitude, and Overland.

While FWD comes as the standard drivetrain for both models, you can always upgrade to one of many Jeep 4×4 systems if you’d like to have added capabilities to help traverse inclement weather on New Orleans roads.

2019 Compass taking a turn

2019 Compass vs. Cherokee: Towing and Engines

If you plan on towing even somewhat regularly, this is where you’ll see the biggest difference between the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee. Explore the capability for each Jeep SUV below:

  • 2019 Cherokee: You’ll receive a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds when you choose a new Jeep Cherokee. Engine options include the base level 2.4L I4 MultiAir® or the optional 2.0L I4 DOHC DI Turbo and 3.2L V6 24-Valve VVT engine.
  • 2019 Compass: The Jeep Compass provides a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, and it is not recommended to tow when equipped FWD. The 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine is your one and only option as far as performance is concerned.
2019 Cherokee from the front

2019 Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features

Both of these Jeep SUVs are equipped with the advanced tech you need to make your Belle Chasse commutes just a bit more serene. Key features include a Cluster 3.5-inch information display, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, and Uconnect® 4 with 7-inch touchscreen. Take a look at the unique features offered by each vehicle below:

2019 Compass:

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

2019 Cherokee:

  • Android Auto® and Apple CarPlay®
  • Three 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • 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
  • Media Center Electronics Storage
  • 1-Touch Up and Down for Front & Rear Windows

2019 Jeep Compass Trailhawk® vs. Cherokee Trailhawk®

The Trailhawk® trim is available on many Jeep models and if famous for offering incredible off-road performance. If you’re looking for Trail Rated® performance from your Cherokee or Compass, this trim level is right for you. Compare power and price below:

  • 2019 Compass Trailhawk®: 180-hp 2.4L I-4 engine, starting MSRP of $29,195
  • 2019 Cherokee Trailhawk®: 270-hp 2.0L I-4 or 271-hp 3.2L V6 engine, starting MSRP of $33,945
2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

Our New Cherokee Inventory

Our New Compass Inventory

Drive the 2019 Compass and Cherokee at Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Today!

Now that you’ve weighed the differences and similarities between the Jeep Compass and Jeep Cherokee, it’s time to stop by our Harvey dealership to test drive both! If you’re looking for overall performance, then the Cherokee may be your best bet. If you’d like to save money on gas and MSRP, the Compass is a great option to consider. If you’d like further information on either SUV, or want to check out the 2020 Jeep Cherokee interior, too, feel free to contact us so we can help you find the perfect Jeep for you.

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