The Impressive Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

November 30th, 2020 by
2021 Jeep Cherokee towing a boat

 

If you’re like a lot of our The Dalles customers, you need a vehicle that works as hard as you do. Maybe you like to take your boat or camper out on the weekends, or you need a tough vehicle that can pull your work trailer around. We get it. So does Jeep. That’s why the maximum 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is a massive 4,500 pounds when properly equipped. That’s enough to pull that camper or small boat wherever you want to go. The Cherokee payload capacity isn’t too shabby, either. Let’s break out these capacities by engine and equipment.

2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing and Payload Capacities by Engine

To get the maximum towing capacity, you will need to opt for the Towing-Trailer Group feature package. This package is available with the 2.4L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine w/ESS or the 3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS. Here’s how the specs break out:

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 (popular with Hood River customers)

  • 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 (popular with Goldendale, WA customers)

  • 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®

Check Out the New Cherokee at CH Urness Motor Company of The Dalles

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Portland, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! While you are here, also check out the Jeep Cherokee trims! Drop by or contact us today!

 

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