2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

March 26th, 2019 by

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing a boat

When you choose the Jeep Grand Cherokee, you can customize the performance of your SUV with four available high-performance engines. Because of these powerful engine options, the Grand Cherokee can tow up to 7,200 pounds. Learn more about engine specs and towing capacity, then peruse our inventory to find a new Jeep Grand Cherokee for sale that best meets your needs and budget.

How Much Can the Grand Cherokee Tow?


  • 6,200 pounds towing capacity
  • 295 hp / 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

With the 5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

  • 7,200 pounds towing capacity
  • 360 hp / 390 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

With the 6.4L HEMI® SRT V8 ENGINE

  • 7,200 pounds towing capacity
  • 475 hp / 470 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission


  • 7,200 pounds towing capacity
  • 707 hp / 645 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Selec-Terrain

Jeep Grand Cherokee Technology Makes Towing a Breeze

Trailer Sway Control – This feature minimizes trailer sway so towing in even tough conditions is not a challenge. How does it work? This system applies brake pressure on alternating wheels and adjusting engine throttle if necessary to help maintain vehicle stability.

Hill Descent Control – This feature applies the brakes automatically when a steep incline is detected. Hill Descent Control helps you safely conquer hills even when towing heavy items.

Hill Start Assist – When you park on an uphill incline, this feature prevents roll back by holding the brakes from the time that you release your foot from the brake pedal until the time when you press the accelerator with enough force to move forward.

High-performance Brembo brake systems – This feature is an option for Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and SRT® models. It’s ideal for towing because of its two-piece vented rotors and six-piston front Brembo calipers for the Trackhawk and 15-inch front rotors and six-piston calipers on the SRT®.

Start Towing with the Jeep Grand Cherokee

To see what the Jeep Grand Cherokee can do for you, check out our in-depth look at its interior features and then set up your test drive with Garavel CJDR. Additionally, we offer a variety of Jeep accessories to outfit your new Grand Cherokee interior and exterior. Contact us today for more information, and take a look at more Jeep features, like this one highlighting the 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s trim levels.

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