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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
MSRP
$30,290
Invoice
$29,680
Average Price Paid
$28,705
1,237 listings nationwide

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2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD
MSRP
$28,545
Invoice
$27,865
Average Price Paid
$27,371
561 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Fair Price
$29,270
Good Price
$28,192
Great Price
$27,575
2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD
Fair Price
$28,002
Good Price
$26,728
Great Price
$25,999

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,253
8 listings nationwide

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2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,961
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Jeep Cherokee straddles the line between a compact and midsize crossover, similar to the Volkswagen Tiguan and Mitsubishi Outlander. It arrived in 2014, then received a facelift in...

2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Compass is one of the more affordable models in Jeep's lineup, offering a comfortable and practical ride on pavement as well as off road. This compact SUV competes alongside the Je...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
10
Jean writes:
Bought this one because the ride was wonderful, quieter cabin, handling is awesome! The interior felt very pl...
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Jeep Compass Limited 4WD worse.
"Softer, plusher seats. Felt like they were custom for me!"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Jeep Compass Limited 4WD worse.
"More headroom an cargo space."
2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD
60
GuruY4L3H writes:
Has good looks, quiet with no road noise, smooth ride, comfy seats and whoever came up with underpowered in so...
Handling Ranked 2020 Nissan Rogue worse.
"its smaller and nimble it will handle I can take a hair pin onramp that goes from east to west at 60 mph no problem"
Value Ranked 2020 Nissan Rogue worse.
"ride, interior comfort and no road noise"
10
Jean writes:
While this did have very nice handling and better styling and looks, it was not nearly as comfortable a ride a...
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"Softer, plusher seats. Felt like they were custom for me!"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"More headroom an cargo space."

Specs

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD
2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 13.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
271 hp @ 6,500 RPM
270 hp @ 5,250 RPM
180 hp @ 6,250 RPM
180 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
239 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
171 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
175 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
10:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,200 cc
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.58 in x 3.27 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.46 in x 3.82 in
3.46 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 40.3 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 25.8 cu ft 27.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,000 lbs 1,273 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 4,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 182 in 173 in
Width 73.2 in 80 in
Height 66.2 in 64.8 in
Wheelbase 106.6 in 103.8 in

Available Options

2020 Jeep Cherokee
Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Blue Shade Pearlcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Hydro Blue Pearlcoat
  • Light Brownstone Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Sangria Metallic Clearcoat
  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Sting-Gray Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.0L I4 DOHC Di Turbo W/ESS
  • Engine: 3.2L V6 24V VVT W/ESS
  • Advanced Safety Group
  • Cold Weather Group
  • Comfort/Convenience Group
  • Premium Alpine Speaker System
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Quick Order Package 26N Altitude
  • Quick Order Package 2BN Altitude
  • Quick Order Package 2YN Altitude
  • Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
2020 Jeep Compass
Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Detonator Yellow Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Jazz Blue Pearlcoat
  • Laser Blue Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Redline Pearlcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat
  • White Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Power Liftgate
  • Advanced Safety Group
  • Cold Weather Group
  • Mopar Rock Rails
  • Popular Equipment Group
  • Premium Alpine Speaker System
  • Premium Lighting Group
  • Safety & Security Group
  • Trailer Tow Group
  • Tu-Tone Paint Group
  • Quick Order Package 2GB Altitude
  • Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
  • Transmission: 9-Speed 948TE Automatic

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