• Cherokee and Compass Compared

2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Compass

2019 Jeep Cherokee


2018 Jeep Compass
22 mpg

Max City MPG

23 mpg
31 mpg

Max Highway MPG

32 mpg
271 hp

Max Horsepower

180 hp
295 lb-ft

Max Torque

175 lb-ft
54.9 Cubic Feet

Max Cargo Space

59.8 Cubic Feet

Comparing 2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2018 Jeep Compass is no walk in the park. Both Jeep SUVs effortlessly transition between weekday practicality and weekend adventure, but they do differ a little in terms of:

  • Power and Efficiency

  • Size and Space

  • Features

Since that’s the case, we’ve taken the time to crunch the numbers and provide a handy guide to help you choose.

Jeep SUVs: Power and Efficiency

The 2018 Jeep Compass keeps it simple with a single 2.4L four-cylinder engine. Making 180 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque, and up to 23 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway, it offers a solid blend of performance and efficiency that’s perfect for most drivers.

2019 Jeep Cherokee engines are a little more diverse, with options including:

  • 2.4L Four-Cylinder: Up to 180 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque.

  • 3.2L V6: Up to 271 hp and 239 lb-ft of torque.

  • 2.0L Turbo Four-Cylinder: Up to 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee can make up to 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

2019 Jeep Cherokee Driving

Jeep SUVs: Size and Space

2019 Jeep Cherokee

2018 Jeep Compass
24.6 Cubic Feet

Standard Cargo Space

27.2 Cubic Feet
54.9 Cubic Feet

Expanded Cargo Space

59.8 Cubic Feet
4,400 pounds

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

5,500 pounds
182 inches

Overall Length

173 inches

Whether you want to take camping equipment out around Rice Lake or help someone move from Hayward to Cumberland, both Jeep SUVs offer plenty of cargo space. The Cherokee takes only a touch less, and its greater length adds appeal for many SUV drivers.

Jeep SUVs: Features

You’ll find the 2018 Jeep Compass offers a few safety features unavailable with the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, including:

  • ParkSense Rear Park Assist System: Uses sonar technology to let you know how close you are to rear obstructions while reversing.

That said, the Cherokee delivers superior standard features, including:

  • 7-Inch Touchscreen Display

  • HD Radio

  • Audio Jack Input for Mobile Devices

  • 6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjust

2018 Jeep Compass Silver

Find Your Next Jeep Cherokee or Jeep Compass from Don Johnson Motors

Whether you’d like to find out more about the recent 2019 Cherokee redesign or arrange a test drive in either Jeep SUV, simply contact Don Johnson Motors today.

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