The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee maximum towing capacity is 7,200 pounds, when properly equipped, which is plenty of might for your next adventure around Edgewood, Bel Air, or Aberdeen, MD.

Keep reading to learn how much this capable SUV can tow, then contact the team at Thompson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram (CJDR) of Harford County to try it out for yourself!

How Much Can the Grand Cherokee Tow?

The engine plays a major part in how much you can tow with your 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee. This SUV has four engines to choose from, so take a look at those specs in the table below…

3.6L Pentastar® V6

5.7L HEMI® V8

6.4L SRT® V8

Supercharged 6.2L V8

295 horsepower

360 horsepower

475 horsepower

707 horsepower

260 lb-ft of torque

390 lb-ft of torque

470 lb-ft of torque

645 lb-ft of torque

Tows 6,200 pounds

Tows 7,200 pounds

Tows 7,200 pounds

Tows 7,200 pounds

As you can see, the 2020 Grand Cherokee doesn't skimp on power. It lets you choose between the standard V6 engine that produces up to 295 horsepower, or three available V8 engines that generate 360, 475, and 707 horsepower, respectively.

All three powertrains can easily tow small RVs or boats, as well as small horse trailers.

With the V6 engine, you can tow up to 6,200 pounds, when properly equipped. This powertrain also comes with either front-wheel drive or one of the Jeep 4-wheel drive (4x4) systems. Your potential towing capacity will be the same with either drivetrain option.

The three V8 engines can each tow up to 7,200 pounds. These powertrains come standard with a Jeep 4x4 system. They also include a Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System, which lets you choose between five drive modes to further optimize off-road performance. The modes you can select from are: 

  • Snow Mode
  • Sand Mode
  • Auto Mode
  • Mud Mode
  • Rock Mode

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Equipment

As we've mentioned, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds, when properly equipped with the right engine and the right equipment.

In order to safely and capably tow that 7,200 pounds, you'll want to be sure to equip your SUV with the Trailer Tow Group IV, which comes with:

  • Heavy-duty engine cooling
  • Class IV hitch receiver
  • Four- and seven-pin wiring harness
  • Rear load-leveling suspension
  • Full-size spare tire

When you visit your local dealership, let the team know that you plan to tow, and they'll make sure to set you up with the equipment you need.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Features

The Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with a variety of available tools that can help you make the most of your next towing venture, including:

  • Selec-Track® with Launch Control
  • Parkview® Rear Back-Up Camera with Trailer View
  • Trailer Sway Control

Available Selec-Track® with Launch Control optimizes your suspension and acceleration for maximum comfort and performance. You'll get five performance settings, including Tow mode, to level out your suspension to accommodate the extra weight. Meanwhile, Launch Control helps you accelerate cleanly so that you get moving without burning rubber, even while towing.

The Parkview® Rear Back-Up Camera also helps you keep an eye on anything you're towing while you're on the move.

Test the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

Are you ready to put the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity to the test? Then, come to Thompson CJDR of Harford County, and we'll put you behind the wheel.

Maryland drivers near Bel Air, Aberdeen, and Edgewood can contact us to schedule a test drive today!

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