Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee

Granite Pearl Coat
VS
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$20,051 - $22,234
$18,918 - $21,965

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
184 - 271 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L I4 MultiAir
2.4L I4 ZERO EVAP M
2.4L I4 MultiAir FlexFuel
2.4L I4 MULTIAIR
2.4L I4 ZERO EVAP M
3.2L V6 24V VVT W/ESS

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
41.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
39.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.3 in.
40.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.3 ft.
37.6 - 37.7 ft.

Width

Width
73.8 in.
73.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3184 - 3327 .lbs
3655 - 4046 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
184 - 271 hp

Torque

Torque
175 ft. lbs.
171 - 239 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1000 .lbs
2000 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
200 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.5 gal.
15.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 31 mpg
21 - 29 mpg

City

City
22 - 23 mpg
20 - 21 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 32 mpg
27 - 30 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jeep Compass
Jeep Cherokee

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
99.6 ft³.
104.4 - 105.4 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3184 - 3327 lbs.
3655 - 4046 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 - 26 mpg.
23 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 - 23 mpg.
20 - 21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 - 32 mpg.
27 - 30 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
200 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ED6 - EDE
ED6, ED6-1, ED6-B, ED8, EHK

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
2.4 L/144 - 3.2 L/198

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DE1, DF5, DF7
DFH

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 9
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15, 4.46, 4.70
4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12, 2.51, 2.84
2.84

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36, 1.56, 1.91
1.91

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98, 1.14, 1.38
1.38

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76, 0.85, 1.00
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62, 0.67, 0.81
0.81

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 - 4.00
3.81

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.83
3.25 - 3.73

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500
600 - 700

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8, 7.0, 7.1
7.1, 7.3, 7.7

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
160

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TM9
TRA, TRF, TWL, TWS

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TM9
TRA, TRF, TWL, TWS

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBC
TBB - TBC

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/65HR16
P225/55TR18, P225/60, P225/60TR17, P225/65TR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR16
P225/55TR18, P225/60, P225/60TR17, P225/65TR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact - Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
17 X 7 - 18 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
17 X 7 - 18 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact - Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Styled Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.3 ft.
37.6 - 37.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
13 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
11 - 12.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.5 gal.
15.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.2 in.
39.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 in.
41.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
57.6 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.1 in.
53.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.3 in.
40.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
55.1 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
49.2 in.
49.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.8 in.
106.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.8 in.
73.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
64.6 in.
65.7 - 66.2 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.7 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.3 in.
61.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 - 8.2 in.
5.7 - 8.2 in.

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
42.1 in.
41.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
38.1 in.
36.1 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
27.2 in.
Not Available

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
29.7 in.
30.9 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.8 ft³.
54.9 - 58.9 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.2 ft³.
24.6 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.2 ft³.
24.6 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
0.70

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
0.58

Model Group

Model Group
Compass
Cherokee

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
Compact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4
2.4 - 3.2

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC - SOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4 - 6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4