Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

Jeep Cherokee towing capacity worcester ma

Jeep makes SUVs that serve as hardy, reliable travelers, no matter where you’re going around Worcester, Auburn, and Shrewsbury. Whether taking a long weekend camping trip or trying to transport some heavy cargo, options like the Jeep Cherokee will serve as a valuable partner. In fact, the Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is one of the model’s traits that oftentimes goes over-looked, despite the immense capability the SUV offers.

To shed light on the towing capabilities of the Cherokee, our team at Harr Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram (CDJR) created this overview highlighting towing and other key performance traits of the 2021 Cherokee!

2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacities Per Engine

Jeep Cherokee engine The towing capacity of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee is going to differ, depending on the engine you select. There are three engines available, a pair of 4-cylinder options plus a V6 arrangement. Because of the discrepancy in horsepower and torque output for each motor, the maximum towing capacity is going to differ, also.

Here’s the maximum towing you can expect for each engine:

  • 2.0L turbo engine reaches 4,000 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • 2.4L engine reaches 2,000 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • 3.2L V6 engine reaches 4,500 pounds of maximum towing capacity

Performance Ratings for 2021 Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee performance ratings So, you may be asking yourself, what else do these engines bring to the table for the Jeep Cherokee? Beyond just the immense towing capacity, you can look forward to an appealing balance of power and efficiency.

If we start with the little 2.0L turbo, you can expect your Cherokee to generate 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, while receiving an EPA-estimated 23 city/31 highway MPG.

Take a look at the 2.4L Tigershark® 2 engine and output results of 180 horsepower, 171 lb-ft of torque, and an EPA-estimated 22 city/31 highway MPG.

The strongest option is the V6. The 3.2L arrangement allows the V6 to generate 271 horsepower, 239 lb-ft of torque, while still maintaining an EPA-estimated 20 city/29 highway MPG.

Other Towing Perks

2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity

Traction is a must for any vehicle, yet it becomes even more prevalent when you attach a trailer to the rear of your SUV. Well, the 2021 Cherokee has a trio of 4X4 systems to select from, each delivering esteemed levels of control, no matter the surface you find yourself on.


Standard is the Jeep® Active Drive 4X4 System which automatically engages the 4-wheel-drive mode if conditions warrant it. From there, you have the Jeep® Active Drive II 4X4 System, an arrangement boasting a 2-speed power transfer unit and 4-Low mode for enhanced ability.

Finally, there’s the Jeep® Active Drive Lock 4X4 System, the most refined option sporting Selec-Terrain® Management and a host of other goodies!

Trust the Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

The Jeep Cherokee will quickly prove its worth if you test it out around Worcester, Auburn, and Shrewsbury. So, contact Harr CDJR to see the strong, tow-ready SUV for yourself!


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