What is the 2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity?

December 30th, 2020 by

2021 Jeep Cherokee towing a boat
 

Our Waconia customers work hard and play hard. Sometimes that means towing the boat or jet skis out to the lake on the weekend. Can the new Jeep Cherokee towing capacity handle that? You bet it can! This SUV is capable of towing up to 4,500 pounds when properly equipped with the Jeep Cherokee tow package. The Cherokee payload capacity is pretty impressive, as well. Let’s delve into the details.

Cherokee Towing and Payload by Engine

The Jeep Cherokee tow package (known as the Towing-Trailer Group feature package) fully optimizes the Cherokee towing capabilities. The Jeep Cherokee towing capacity differs by the engine. We break out the Cherokee payload and towing capacities by engine below:

2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing and Payload Capacities

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

  • Cherokee Towing Capacity – 2,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with the Jeep Cherokee Tow 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited

2.4L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine w/ESS (popular with Minneapolis customers)

  • Cherokee Towing Capacity – 2,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with the Jeep Cherokee Tow 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS (popular with Chaska customers)

  • Cherokee Towing Capacity – 2,000 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with the Jeep Cherokee Tow 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

See the 2021 Jeep Cherokee Now at Waconia CDJR

Come check out the new Cherokee at Waconia Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. We’ll be happy to walk you through this impressive SUV’s payload and towing capacities. And buying a vehicle from us is painless. You can even apply for financing online. We’re just a short drive away from Chanhassen, so drop by or contact us today!

 

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