2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

November 23rd, 2020 by

2021 Jeep Cherokee towing a boat
A longtime favorite on San Diego job sites, trails, and highways alike, the Jeep Cherokee delivers a practical balance of tech features, interior amenities, and capability. So, what can you expect from the 2021 Jeep Cherokee’s towing capacity? For a start, the 2021 Cherokee can tow as much as 4,500 pounds when properly equipped. Keep reading to learn about the Cherokee’s towing features that ensure safe and powerful performance every time you tow.

2021 Cherokee Towing Capability and Engines

How much can a Jeep Cherokee tow with each available engine? Equipped with the base 2.4L I4 Tigershark®, the Cherokee can tackle as much as 2,000 pounds, plenty for sports equipment like jet skis, or most pop-up campers. The Jeep Cherokee towing increases to 4,000 pounds with the available 2.0L Turbo engine and tops out at 4,500 pounds with the available 3.2L V6.

2.4L I4 Tigershark® Zero Evap MultiAir® Engine

  • Jeep Cherokee towing capacity: 2,000 pounds
  • Cherokee payload: 1,000 pounds
  • 180 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque
  • 9-Speed automatic transmission
  • Stop/Start Technology

2.0L Turbo Engine

  • Jeep Cherokee towing capacity of 4,000 pounds
  • Cherokee payload: 1,000 pounds
  • 270 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque
  • 9-Speed automatic transmission
  • Stop/Start Technology

3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS

  • Jeep Cherokee towing capacity of 4,500 pounds
  • Cherokee payload: 1,000 pounds
  • 271 hp and 239 lb-ft of torque
  • 9-Speed automatic transmission

Towing Features

So, how much can a Jeep Cherokee tow when you opt for available towing features? Jeep Cherokee performance towing features are designed to keep you in control, no matter what challenges you face on the road ahead. That means you can rest assured that your passengers and your cargo stay safe, even when you load up to the maximum Jeep Cherokee towing and payload capacity. Standard and available features include:

  • Standard Advanced Brake Assist, Full Speed Forward Collision Warning, Active Braking, and Rear Cross Path Detection
  • Standard Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist to help you and your trailer stay in the right place
  • Front and Rear Red Tow Hooks
  • Available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System
  • Available Hill Descent Control
2021 Jeep Cherokee Driving

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Looking to learn more about the Jeep Cherokee towing capability and performance features? Our team is standing by to help you decide which Cherokee trim and engine can offer the performance you need in San Marcos. Contact us to set up your Cherokee test drive today!

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