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Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

 
 
   


The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a force to be reckoned with on and off the roads in the Rockwall, Terrell, Rowlett, and Wylie area. Its superior design allows you to stand out while the interior features are sure to elevate your drives no matter where you’re headed. What does it offer in terms of capability, though?

To shine some light on this aspect, the pros at Rockwall CDJR have created this 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity guide. Discover more about this robust vehicle when you continue reading below.


Jeep Grand Cherokee Performance

2020 Grand Cherokee Performance

To learn about how much this Jeep can tow, we must first discuss what makes it all happen—the engine under the hood. The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a lineup of four available engines, all designed to take on the road ahead with ease and vigor.


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    Standard 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine

    Standardly, you have the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine. This gives you a great amount of power with 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, as well as a solid estimated fuel economy thanks to its Electronic Stop/Start Technology.

    While this engine is saving you money at the pump, it’s also saving you money in terms of rentals. Instead of renting water skis or a pop-up camping trailer for your next weekend in the wilderness, bring the one you own along thanks to this engine’s 6,200-pound maximum towing capacity when the vehicle is properly equipped.

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    Available 5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

    Next, you have the upgraded 5.7L V8 engine, which is available for select 4×4 models. With this engine under the hood, you’ll have 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque to work with, a significant boost from the standard engine.

    With this kind of power coming from under the hood, you’ll have even more towing capability than the Grand Cherokee’s standard engine. When properly equipped with this engine and other necessary equipment, the Grand Cherokee can tow up to 7,200 pounds.

    When you’re not towing at full capacity, this engine is actively looking out for your fuel economy ratings. Its built-in fuel-saving tech automatically deactivates four cylinders of the engine when it detects that all eight aren’t necessary in order to save you fuel and money.

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    Available 6.4L SRT® V8 Engine

    Next up comes the available 6.4L SRT® V8 engine, a powerful option for those looking for an adrenaline rush. When working at peak performance, this engine can pump out an impressive 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. This kind of power upholds the 7,200-pound towing capacity of the Grand Cherokee without any problems.

    In order to properly distribute this power to meet your needs, this engine comes paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission with five selectable Drive Modes. Switch between Auto, Sport, Track, Snow, and Tow depending on your current needs.

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    Available Supercharged 6.2L V8 Engine

    Last, but certainly not least, in the Grand Cherokee engine lineup is the available supercharged 6.2L V8 engine. As its name implies, this engine pulls out all the stops when it comes to power, manufacturing an insane 707 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque.

    This engine gives the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk® the capability to not only tow up to 7,200 pounds of trailer weight but also go from 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. Whether you’re towing or not, this engine ensures there will be fun to be had.


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What Can You Tow with the Jeep Grand Cherokee?

With a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee can move all kinds of things. With this model and a flatbed trailer, your backyard is your oyster. Load up on home improvement project supplies like bricks and stone, and get the job done yourself.

Rather spend the weekend playing than working? Hitch your snowmobiles or water skis to the back of the Grand Cherokee, and head out for a weekend of exploring. Plan to stay for a while? The Grand Cherokee can handle your small hard-side camper trailer, too.


Equipment for Extra Towing Convenience

To make hauling even easier, Jeep has included a variety of handy available additions and accessories for the 2020 Grand Cherokee. These features assist greatly in your towing adventures, allowing you to focus on the road ahead, not what’s behind:

Tow Hooks – Newly added tow hooks in a bright red color provide optimal functionality and even add to the appearance of your Grand Cherokee.

Launch Control System – This system, which comes standard on the SRT® and Trackhawk® trim levels, optimizes performance with a launch-like lurch and unwavering power as you accelerate.

Towing Packages – No matter which trim you choose, you’ll be able to find a towing package that suits your transporting needs.

In true Jeep tradition, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee also offers not one but several available 4×4 systems to choose from like the Quadra-Trac® II system with Rear Electronic Limited-Slip Differential and Quadra-Trac Active On-Demand. Each system offers specialized capability but all offer exceptional grip.

Speaking of grip, maximize your confidence on and off the pavement with the available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System. This system gives you several selectable drive modes so you can adjust power distribution based on your driving conditions. Maximize your traction in snow, mud, and sand while you’re towing.

The Grand Cherokee still doesn’t stop there, though. This model also offers high-performance Brembo brakes with 15.75-inch slotted rotors in the Trackhawk® and 15-inch vented front rotors in SRT®. With great power comes a great braking system to keep you in good shape while you’re completing high-performance jobs.


Learn More at Rockwall CDJR Today!

As you can see, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee lives up to its name as a grand choice for those who need a vehicle that can keep up with your many adventures. Now that you know about the Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity, it’s time to get behind the wheel and experience the strength for yourself.

Drivers near Rockwall, Terrell, Rowlett, and Wylie can schedule a test drive in the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee by giving us a call or using our online scheduling tool!


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