What is the 2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity?

2021 Jeep Cherokee towing a boat

You’ve explored the spacious 2021 Jeep Cherokee interior and determined it’s the perfect new SUV for your Kansas City commutes and weekend adventures. But if you own a trailer or camper, is the Jeep Cherokee towing capacity strong enough to support it? Depending on how you equip your new Cherokee, towing maxes out at an impressive 4,500 pounds. There are three engines available for the 2021 Cherokee, each of which provides a different towing capacity based on whether you opt for the Trailer-Tow Group Package. Read on to explore Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram’s complete 2021 Cherokee towing guide to determine which configuration best suits your needs!

2021 Cherokee Towing Specs by Engine

There are numerous Cherokee trim levels available for Blue Springs drivers. Among the trims, you’ll have your pick of three engine options. On its own, each engine can tow up to 2,000 pounds. However, two of the three engines can be paired with the Trailer-Tow Group Package to boost towing power to 4,000 or 4,500 pounds.

Find the right configuration for your Independence towing and general driving needs, below:

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 Jeep Cherokee Models – 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

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