The Impressive Jeep Cherokee Towing Capacity

2020 Jeep Cherokee models

If you’re like a lot of our Peoria customers, you need a vehicle that works as hard as you do. Maybe you like to take your boat or camper out on the weekends, or you need a tough vehicle that can pull your work trailer around. We get it. So does Jeep. That’s why the maximum 2020Jeep Cherokee towing capacity is a massive 4,500 pounds when properly equipped. That’s enough to pull that camper or small boat wherever you want to go. The Cherokee payload capacity isn’t too shabby, either. Let’s break out these capacities by engine and equipment.


2020 Jeep Cherokee Towing and Payload Capacities by Engine

To get the maximum towing capacity, you will need to opt for the Towing-Trailer Group feature package. 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. Here’s how the specs break out:

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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited

2.4L I4 DOHC DI Turbo Engine w/ESS (popular with Dunlap customers)

  • 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

3.2L V6 24V VVT Engine w/ESS (popular with Bartonville customers)

  • 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 Jeep Cherokee Models – Latitude, Latitude Plus, Limited, Trailhawk®

Check Out the New Cherokee at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria of Peoria

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Galesburg, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home and compare the differences in towing and performance between the Cherokee and the Grand Cherokee! So, drop by or contact us today!

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