2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

March 10th, 2021 by

2021 Jeep Cherokee towing a boat
 
For McKinney drivers who want an SUV that’s comfortable and safe for daily errands and a carpool but rugged enough to take on the trails outside of Sherman, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is sure to win them over. How much can the Cherokee tow? When properly equipped, the max 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is 4,500 pounds—plenty for getting a small camper, boat, or trailer wherever you want to go! Take a look at the 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity by engine, as well as how the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Cherokee towing capacities compare, with Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

How Much Can the 2021 Cherokee Tow by Engine?

The key to getting the top 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is combining the powerful engines with the Trailer-Tow Group Package. How much can the Cherokee tow without the package? 2,000 pounds, which is likely still enough power for many Denison drivers. Here’s how the 2021 Jeep Cherokee engines, as well as their respective towing capacities, compare:

2.0L I4 Zero Evap M-Air Engine w/ESS

  • Cherokee Towing Capacity – 2,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with the Trailer-Tow Group Package – not available
  • Cherokee Payload Capacity – 1,000 pounds
  • Horsepower – 180 hp @ 6,400 rpm
  • Torque – 171 lb-ft of torque @ 4,600 rpm
  • Available on 2021 Jeep Cherokee Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited

2.4L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine w/ESS

  • Cherokee Towing Capacity – 2,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with the Trailer-Tow Group Package – 4,000 pounds
  • Cherokee Payload Capacity – 1,000 pounds
  • Horsepower – 270 hp @ 5,250 rpm
  • Torque – 295 lb-ft of torque @ 3,000-4,500 rpm
  • Available on 2021 Jeep Cherokee Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS

  • Cherokee Towing Capacity – 2,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with the Trailer-Tow Group Package – 4,500 pounds
  • Cherokee Payload Capacity – 1,000 pounds
  • Horsepower – 271 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Torque – 239 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm
  • Available on 2021 Jeep Cherokee Models Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Features

The towing power of the Jeep Cherokee isn’t just due to its remarkable engine power, as the 2021 Cherokee also has many towing features that help it reach its maximum potential on Denison roads:

  • Class III Receiver
  • Trailer-Tow Wiring Harness
  • Jeep Active Drive
  • 4×4 Handling

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Cherokee Towing Capacity

When you compare the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity to that of the 2021 Cherokee, the larger Grand Cherokee towing capacity maxes out at 7,200 pounds, compared to the Cherokee’s 4,500-lb towing capacity. If you need more towing power, shop our new Jeep Grand Cherokee inventory!

Find a New Jeep Cherokee SUV in Bonham

Whether the 4,500-lb Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is sufficient or you need the added power of the larger Jeep Grand Cherokee, you can find your new Jeep SUV at Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! Shop our new Jeep Cherokee inventory online to find the right trim level for you, and contact our Bonham Jeep dealership to set up a test drive today!

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