2016 Jeep Cherokee vs 2016 Jeep Compass

Capability and versatility come standard on both the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and the 2016 Jeep Compass. Both of these exciting members of the 2016 Jeep lineup are great options for small families and adventurous drivers looking to handle tough road conditions. The potential for off-roading capability makes Jeep vehicles different from other options on the market. Today we'll be comparing the 2016 Jeep Cherokee vs 2016 Jeep Compass to help you decide which Jeep vehicle is the best fit for you.
Looking at the exterior, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee has a more unique and modern design than the 2016 Jeep Compass. The Compass' grille and headlights have a more traditional Jeep design and the body has a more boxy overall shape. The more streamlined shape of the 2016 Cherokee offers eye-catching slim headlights and a more teardrop body design overall. Under the hood, the Cherokee and Compass both come with a standard four-cylinder engine. With over 150 horsepower on both, you really can't go wrong with either the Jeep Compass or the Jeep Cherokee.
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Base Engine Performance

The 2016 Jeep Cherokee and 2016 Jeep Compass both come with a four-cylinder base engine with higher trims offering a V6 with more horsepower. However, both the four-cylinder engines in the Cherokee and Compass put down over 150 horsepower and get up to and over 30 miles per gallon on the highway.

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Interior Space

Both of these crossover SUVs offer over 50 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down for maximum versatility. The 2016 Jeep Cherokee does offer slightly more cargo and passenger space inside the cabin, giving it the slight advantage in this comparison.

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Modern Technology

Inside both the 2016 Jeep Cherokee and the 2016 Jeep Compass drivers can enjoy a first-row LCD screen, Bluetooth compatibility, and high quality speakers. Speed sensitive volume and optional steering wheel controls can make any trip more convenient.

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Check Out the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass in Racine WI

Looking to the interior, it's easy to see why so many people love these Jeep vehicles. The designers clearly had Jeep drivers in mind when they chose to include such great options for modern technology. A first-row LCD screen and Bluetooth connectivity come standard on both vehicles, while other available options include a voice-activated navigation system, and high-quality speakers for great sounding music while on the road. Inside, the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass both offer over 50 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded.

The Cherokee offers more space for those looking to hit the road with everything packed for adventure. If you are interested in taking the 2016 Jeep Cherokee or the 2016 Jeep Compass for a test drive, contact us here at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine. Our experienced sales team is here to answer any questions you have about our inventory or your financing options. We can't wait to help get you into the car you've been dreaming of, here at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine.

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