2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

February 25th, 2021 by

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A popular choice for car-buyers across Stamford, the versatile Jeep Cherokee excels on crowded streets and lonely trails alike. And with up to 4,500 pounds of towing power, it’s also ready to take on family vacations, fishing trips, and more! Keep reading for a breakdown of the Jeep Cherokee towing capacity across the entire trim lineup, and advanced Cherokee towing features designed to protect you and your cargo.


Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity & Engines

Engine options have the biggest impact on the Jeep Cherokee towing capacity. Even so, the base 2.4L I4 Tigershark® delivers respectable Cherokee payload and towing capacities: 1,000 and 2,000 pounds, respectively. That’s plenty to handle equipment like jet skis or a pop-up teardrop camper, plus lots of gear loaded in the cabin or on roof rails. To access the max 4,500-pound Jeep Cherokee towing capacity, you’ll need to select a trim that’s available with the 3.2L V6 engine. Take a look at the capability specs for each engine:

2.4L I4 Tigershark® Zero Evap MultiAir® Engine

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

2.0L Turbo Engine

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

3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS

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

Jeep Cherokee Tow Package

The Jeep Cherokee Tow Package is a suite of driver-assistive and intelligent traction features, designed to help you to make the most of your Cherokee towing capacity. So no matter what challenges arise on the road in Greenwich traffic, you can rest assured that your Cherokee is working to keep you in control. Key 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
  • Available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System
  • Available Hill Descent Control

Experience the Cherokee Towing Power at Garavel CJDR 

To learn more about the Jeep Cherokee tow package features and trim levels, get in touch with our team at Garavel CJDR. We can also help you compare the Cherokee vs. Nissan Rogue or other competitors. Whether you buy online or visit is in Norwalk, our goal is to find you a Jeep SUV you love at a price that fits your budget! Bridgeport-area drivers can save on the Jeep Cherokee price with our rotating selection of monthly new vehicle specials.

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