2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

September 29th, 2021 by
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Trailer

How much can the Grand Cherokee tow? The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds if properly equipped. The Grand Cherokee is available with four different engine options depending on the needs of Joliet drivers. Whether you are looking for a more economical daily-use SUV or if you are looking for something with more power, the Jeep Cherokee has everything you could need! Learn more about the Jeep Cherokee towing capacity and more with Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram below!

How Much Can the Grand Cherokee Tow?

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity depends on which engine you choose, but the maximum towing capacity ranges from about 6,200 pounds to 7,200 pounds. Here’s a quick look at the different engine options and specs:

With the 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 ENGINE

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

With the 5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

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

With the 6.4L HEMI® SRT V8 ENGINE

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

With the SUPERCHARGED 6.2L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

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

Features for Easier Towing Around Naperville

In order to understand the full power of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, one needs to understand how the features and accessories enhance the towing experience. The following features are either standard or optional:

  • Trailer Sway Control —Make handling on Naperville roadways easier and safer by improving your SUV’s grip no matter the conditions.
  • Hill Descent Control —Makes it easier to tow heavy cargo on steep hills by automatically applying brakes accordingly while traveling at a steady pace.
  • Hill Start Assist — This system provides enough force to help you move up the hill with ease and keeps your Grand Cherokee from rolling backward while parked on an uphill incline.
  • High-Performance Brembo Brakes — These systems use two-piece vented rotors, six-piston calipers, and 15-inch front rotors respectively, and are available for Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk® and SRT® configurations.

Tow Confidently Around Yorkville!

By now it should be clear that the Jeep Grand Cherokee isn’t your average SUV, a fact made clear if you look at the towing capacity, engine specs, and system features. Now that you know more about the Grand Cherokee, contact us at Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram to learn more and schedule a test drive to see a new or used Grand Cherokee in action!

 

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