How much can the 2021 Jeep Cherokee tow?

2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

The 2021 Jeep Cherokee is a formidable machine that brings many strengths to the automotive table. Of course, being a Jeep, its biggest strengths lie in unique off-roading capability and beastly raw strength. This machine is ideal for those who want a compact SUV that boasts maximum power.

Towing capacity certainly falls into the strength category. How much can the 2021 Jeep Cherokee tow?

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The 2021 Jeep Cherokee boasts a maximum towing capacity of up to 4,500 pounds when equipped with the available 3.2-liter Pentastar® V6 engine. This figure is nothing less than the best in the compact SUV class.

The 4,500-pound towing capability comes with one of three engine options available for the 2021 Cherokee. In comparison, incarnations equipped with the 2.0-liter turbocharged powerplant will enjoy a capacity of up to 4,000 pounds, while models fitted with the 2.4-liter TigerShark® MulitAir® 2 engine can tow up to 2,000 pounds.

How much can the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow?

When considering capabilities of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee, be sure not to confuse it with the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee; the latter vehicle is a midsize SUV and comes with a tow limit ranging from 3,500 to 7,200 pounds depending on how it’s outfitted.

How does one maximize the towing capabilities of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee?

To unlock the top towing capabilities of the 2021 Jeep Cherokee, the model must be equipped with the Trailer Tow package and the 3.2-liter Pentastar® V6 engine.  

In addition, a variety of tasty features are available to enhance towing capabilities further on the 2021 Jeep Cherokee. These include Jeep® Brand 4×4 systems, which help the model maximize its all-weather performance. Such systems help the 2021 Cherokee to handle all weather conditions and road surfaces; they also bestow on the model even greater capability.