2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

May 28th, 2020 by

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When you properly equip it, the new 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is more than capable of towing up to 7,200 pounds. The amount your Grand Cherokee will tow depends largely on the trim and options you choose, though. Learn more about the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity, engine choices, and more below! Then, if you still have questions about Grand Cherokee performance or capability, simply contact us at Ryan CDJR!

How Much Can the 2020 Grand Cherokee Really Tow?

Because Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity varies by engine, you probably want to know how much the Grand Cherokee you like can really tow before you make an SUV buying decision. Here’s a quick overview of how the Grand Cherokee engine you choose affects max towing capacity.

3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 Engine Towing Specs

  • Equips Grand Cherokee with a 6,200-pound towing capacity
  • Provides 295 hp / 260 lb-ft of torque
  • Mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine Towing Specs

  • Equips Grand Cherokee with a 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • Provides 360 hp / 390 lb-ft of torque
  • Mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission

6.4L HEMI® SRT V8 Engine Towing Specs

  • Equips Grand Cherokee with a 7,200-pound towing capacity
  • Provides 475 hp / 470 lb-ft of torque
  • Mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission

Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 Engine Towing Specs

  • Equips Grand Cherokee with a 7,200 pound-towing capacity
  • Provides 707 hp / 645 lb-ft of torque
  • Mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission

Features for Safer Towing near Stanley

While not every new Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV (and not every other Jeep model for that matter) is best known for its towing capacity, there are so many different reasons to choose one Grand Cherokee model over the other and just as many reasons to choose the Grand Cherokee over the competition. Among these reasons are the below towing assistive technologies:

  • Hill Descent Control — applies your Grand Cherokee’s brakes as needed, based on whether you’re on a steep hill or a flat surface; makes it easier to tow heavy cargo while traveling at a steady pace.
  • Hill Start Assist — keeps your Grand Cherokee from rolling backward if you disengage the brakes while you’re parked on an uphill include. When you release the brake pedal and press the gas, this system offers enough force to help you move forward up the hill easily and effortlessly.
  • Trailer Sway Control — improves your SUV’s grip and traction over challenging road or weather conditions, which helps make conquering Watford City roadways easier and safer.
  • High-Performance Brembo Brakes — these are available on select Grand Cherokee models, including the Trackhawk® and SRT® trim configurations. These advanced systems use two-piece vented rotors, six-piston calipers, and 15-inch front rotors respectively.

Grand Cherokee Makes Towing near Dickinson Easy

The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is much more than the fair-to-middling midsize SUV. It’s a dynamic, high-performing, rugged five-passenger SUV that’s just as comfortable transporting around the whole family as it is towing heavy loads. That’s made even more clear when you study its trims, engine choices, towing capacity information, and other specs. Still have questions about how the Grand Cherokee sizes up to other SUVs with regard to towing, luxury, efficiency, space, or anything else? Contact us to learn more and we’ll be happy to provide you the information you need. When you’re ready, apply for financing online to make paying for your next Grand Cherokee a snap.

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