Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

2019 Jeep Cherokee Red

Jeep vehicles are known first and foremost for their unparalleled adventuring capabilities, which includes towing your toys to and from. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee offers an incredible towing capacity that will give you the ability to pull what you want with ease.

In this Jeep Cherokee towing capacity guide, we’ll show you just how much this model can tow and what kind of equipment it has to offer. Shoppers in Rockwall, Terrell, Rowlett, and Wylie should read ahead to see what the Cherokee can do!

Jeep Cherokee Tow Ratings

When properly equipped, the 2019 Jeep Cherokee can tow up to 4,500 pounds of trailer weight. No matter which of its three engines you choose, though, you’ll be able to tow an impressive amount of weight. See what each configuration of the Jeep Cherokee’s powertrain equipment is capable of below:




Tow Capacity

2.4L TigersharkÒ MultiAirÒ 2 Engine


170 lb-ft

2,000 pounds1

3.2L PentastarÒ V6 Engine


239 lb-ft

2,000 pounds1

2.0L Turbo Engine


295 lb-ft

4,000 pounds1

3.2L PentastarÒ V6 Engine with Trailer Tow Group or Trailer Tow Prep Group


239 lb-ft

4,500 pounds2

The Equipment that Makes It Possible

As you can see, all three of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee’s engines offer some impressive power and towing capability. However, these engines don’t work alone. Each of these engines standardly pairs with a 9-speed automatic transmission, which helps to maximize both power and efficiency even when you’re towing the maximum amount of weight.

2019 Jeep Cherokee Red In order to tow the maximum amount of weight that you can in the Jeep Cherokee, you’ll also need to opt for the Trailer Tow equipment group. This option group includes…

  • 7- and 4-pin wiring harness
  • Auxiliary transmission oil cooler
  • Class III receiver-hitch
  • Full-size spare tire
  • Trailer-tow wiring harness
  • 3.517 final drive ratio
  • Heavy-duty engine cooling

These features are essential for proper towing, especially the two pieces of cooling equipment. The transmission oil cooler and the engine cooler pull excess heat from these hard-working parts so that they can continue to perform without getting overheated.

Jeep Cherokee Hauling Capabilities

On top of what you’ll be able to tow behind the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, you’ll also be able to haul quite a bit of cargo inside this model. With all five of its seats upright and in place, the Cherokee offers 24.6 cubic feet of cargo space for you to take advantage of.

Still, need more space for bigger or longer cargo items? Use the 60/40-split-folding capabilities of the second row of seats to fold down one, two, or all three of the rear seats to make the most of the interior of the Cherokee. With all three rear seats folded down, you’ll have a whopping 54.9 cubic feet of cargo space to take advantage of.

Test Drive the 2019 Jeep Cherokee!

See what the 2019 Jeep Cherokee can do in person by taking it for a test drive at Rockwall CDJR. Shoppers in the areas of Rockwall, Terrell, Rowlett, and Wylie should give us a call today to schedule a test drive!


1 When properly equipped. See dealer for details.

2 When equipped with Trailer Tow Group or Trailer Tow Prep Group. See dealer for details.

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