2021 Jeep Cherokee Towing and Payload Specs

November 30th, 2020 by

2021 Jeep Cherokee towing a boat
What’s the 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity? How about the Jeep Cherokee payload capacity? If you’re anything like many of our Manitowoc SUV shoppers, you’re itching to know. Whether you need to take your boat or your ATV out on the weekends frequently, or you’re just looking for a new SUV that offers top-tier capabilities, the Jeep Cherokee delivers. In fact, the 2021 Jeep Cherokee‘s towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 4,500 pounds when properly equipped. The Cherokee payload capacity, at 1,000 pounds, is equally impressive for an SUV of this class. Need more towing power? See how the 2021 Cherokee and Grand Cherokee compare.

2021 Cherokee Towing and Payload Capacities by Engine

The Towing-Trailer Group package is required to achieve the maximum towing capacity for the Jeep Cherokee. 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. But there’s more to learn. In fact, the Cherokee offers three engine choices, each of which offers you different maximum towing capacities. Here’s what to know about all that when you’re considering buying or leasing a Cherokee near Green Bay:

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 Latitude, Latitude Plus, and Limited models

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 Latitude Plus, Limited, and Trailhawk® models

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 Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, and Trailhawk® models

Find Your 2021 Cherokee at Vande Hey Brantmeier Near Appleton

Now that you know more about the 2021 Jeep Cherokee towing capacity, not to mention the Cherokee payload specs, if you’re ready to step up to a new Cherokee for sale here at Vande Hey Brantmeier, we wouldn’t blame you. In fact, we’d like to make your SUV purchasing process easy, with tools like our online payment calculator, online finance application, and trade-in valuation form.

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