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2016 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2016 Jeep Compass Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Cherokee offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Jeep Compass, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Compass.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Jeep Cherokee, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Compass.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Jeep Cherokee will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Jeep Compass, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Compass have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Cherokee is much wider than the Jeep Compass, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Cherokee, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Compass.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Cherokee transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Compass.

Handling
The Jeep Cherokee has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Compass, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Jeep Cherokee will do just as well as the Jeep Compass, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Cherokee greatly out-muscles the Jeep Compass.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Compass. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Jeep Cherokee as you will in the Jeep Compass.

Warranty
The Jeep Cherokee comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Compass.

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2016 Jeep
Cherokee

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MSRP*: $23,495 - $38,395

2016 Jeep
Compass

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MSRP*: $19,695 - $25,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.12% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 19 - 22 20 - 23
Highway MPG: 25 - 31 26 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $23,360 - $37,207 $19,587 - $25,411

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.