2022 Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee

2022 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2022 Jeep Compass
2022 Jeep Cherokee


2022 Jeep Compass
$33,995 MSRP

Starting Price

$26,390 MSRP

Trim Levels

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen

Entertainment System

Uconnect® with 7-inch touchscreen
9-speed automatic

Standard Transmission

9-speed automatic
4,500 pounds

Maximum Towing

2,000 pounds with 4x4 (Towing not recommended with FWD)

Jeep currently has two efficient small crossovers: the Compass and the Cherokee. They offer massively versatile technology and comfort features, and both vehicles achieve excellent gas mileage on Ventura roads. When comparing the Compass vs. Cherokee, you will see that the Cherokee is generally the higher-end model, offering more amenities and engine power. Our Jeep Cherokee vs. Compass comparison covers what you need to know, including what they have in common:

  • Available in Trailhawk® configurations, perfect for off-roading
  • Wield performance capability worth of the exclusive Jeep Trail Rated® badge

Consult our CDJR Fiat page for more information on the different models.

Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee: Performance and Engines

The biggest difference between the Jeep Compass vs. Jeep Cherokee SUVs is the engines:

  • 2022 Jeep Compass: The standard 2.4 inline-4 engine offers a maximum of 2,000 pounds of towing power when properly equipped. 
  • 2022 Jeep Cherokee: The Cherokee’s 3.2L Pentastar® V6 is dramatically more powerful, with a maximum towing capacity of 4,500 pounds. 

Compass vs. Cherokee: Interior Features and Amenities

The Jeep Compass Trailhawk vs. Cherokee Trailhawk matchup is much closer inside the cabin, with both models providing Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, Uconnect® 4 with a 7-inch display, and a 3.5-inch black/white driver Info display. Other highlights include:

Jeep Cherokee Interior:

  • 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 vs.M System (cuts fuel flow and shuts off the engine when at a full stop)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

Jeep Compass Interior:

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

Experience the Jeep Compact Crossovers at Santa Barbara Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram FIAT®

Here at Santa Barbara Chrysler Dodge Jeep® Ram FIAT®, we offer drivers in the Goleta area great Jeep SUV options perfect for many different scenarios. Whether you taking your kids on a family trip to the Santa Barbara Zoo or adventuring in Stearns Wharf, both the Jeep Compass and the Jeep Cherokee are great options. Check out more information on our different models, such as our Jeep Gladiator vs. Toyota Tacoma comparison or the Jeep Wrangler trim levels


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