2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity & Payload

March 24th, 2021 by
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Rice Lake favors the 2021 Jeep Cherokee, WI area SUV shoppers for its fantastic blend of capability, efficiency, and features, all for an affordable price. But what exactly can you do with a Cherokee? If you’re looking to do any towing or hauling, there’s a lot you can do! That’s because the 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity maxes out at 4,500 pounds and the Cherokee payload reaches 1,000 pounds. Read on below to learn more or contact us anytime for additional information!

2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing and Payload Capacities by Engine

How do you access the maximum Jeep Cherokee towing capacity? You’ll have to opt for the Jeep Cherokee tow package. Formally called the “Towing-Trailer Group feature package,” this package is available as an option when you choose these Cherokee engines, but each engine offers different capabilities:

  • 2.4L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine w/ESS
  • 3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS

Curious what each of these Cherokee engines will offer you in terms of towing and hauling specs? Here’s what you need to know about allthree Cherokee engines and their specs:

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®

Drive a 2021 Cherokee at Don Johnson Motors

Now that you’ve had a chance to explore the 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity and Cherokee payload specs, not to mention the Cherokee engines in greater detail, we invite you to shop our new Jeep inventory online to find what you’re looking for. Then, once you do, feel free to apply for financing online so you can secure a great rate on your next Jeep loan or lease in Cumberland or Hayward!

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