2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

January 21st, 2021 by

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Trailer
Exactly how much can a properly equipped 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow? The maximum towing capacity for the Grand Cherokee is 7,200 pounds! How do you get a Grand Cherokee to tow that much? This maximum towing capacity is dependent upon the Grand Cherokee engine (and thus, trim level) you choose. Luckily, there are four Grand Cherokee engines for SUV shoppers of all strokes. Learn more about the new Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity, engine specs, and more below with Sacramento Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Then, feel free to contact us if you still have lingering questions afterward.

How Much Can the Grand Cherokee Tow?

The absolute maximum a 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee can tow is 7,200 pounds, but the maximum towing capacity by engine varies from 6,200 pounds to 7,200 pounds. Here’s a quick look at all your Grand Cherokee engines and their respective max. towing capacities:

Grand Cheorkee 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 ENGINE

  • 6,200-pound towing capacity
  • 295 hp / 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Grand Cherokee 5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

  • 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • 360 hp / 390 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Grand Cherokee 6.4L HEMI® SRT V8 ENGINE

  • 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • 75 hp / 470 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission


  • 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • 707 hp / 645 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Towing-Enhancing Grand Cherokee features

Your choice of Jeep Grand Cherokee engine is, without a doubt, the biggest influencing factor on how much the Grand Cherokee can tow. But these other towing-enhancing features certainly don’t hurt the Grand Cherokee’s capability:

  • Hill Descent Control —This technologyapplies stopping pressure to the brakes when you’re on a steep incline to make towing heavy cargo easier and steadier in Folsom and Elk Grove.
  • Hill Start Assist — When you disengage the brakes in anticipation of moving while parked on an uphill incline, this technology helps you get going safely and smoothly.
  • Trailer Sway Control —this system helps enhance your Grand Cherokee’s grip on the roads in challenging conditions in Sacramento.
  • High-Performance Brembo Brakes — Choose the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk® or SRT® configuration as your SUV-of-choice in Roseville and you’ll get Brembo brakes, too as an option.

Choose Your Tow-Ready Grand Cherokee Today!

Ready to find and finance the new Jeep Grand Cherokee of your dreams in Sacramento? We here at Sacramento Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram want to help! To that end, we’re happy to assist you in comparing the Grand Cherokee vs. Cherokee or other Jeep models. We’ll also be here to help when it’s time to buy.


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