When you’re on the hunt for a highly capable SUV for all your adventures around the Wilsonville, Woodburn, and Portland, Oregon, area, there’s a good chance you’re considering a Jeep Grand Cherokee. After all, they do have a reputation for delivering advanced performance and powertrain features and systems.

Here at Wilsonville CDJR, we’re dedicated to providing our drivers with a highly informative car-buying experience so they can confidently drive off the lot in their new purchase. That’s why we created this breakdown of the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity. Now, let’s see if this is the right choice for you!

Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine & Powertrain Specs

Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity Wilsonville OR To get started, we’ll head to the heart of the new Grand Cherokee, the engine, to check out what powers this beast. You’ll have four different options to choose from, and how much you’ll be able to tow is going to ultimately depend on which engine you decide on.




Max. Towing Capacity


3.6L Pentastar® V6

295 HP

260 lb-ft

6,200 lbs.


5.7L HEMI® V8

360 HP

390 lb-ft

7,200 lbs.


6.4L SRT® V8

475 HP

470 lb-ft

7,200 lbs.


Supercharged 6.2L V8

707 HP

645 lb-ft

7,200 lbs.

With the standard engine, you’ll get a maximum towing capacity of 6,200 pounds when properly equipped, while the three available engines offer a 7,200-pound maximum towing capacity when properly equipped.

This means you’ll be able to easily haul your boat down to the lake, your snowmobiles up to the mountains, or simply hitch up a trailer for your next move.

Safety & Stability Control

With all that power, you’re also going to need advanced safety and traction control systems to help you tow with confidence and ease. There are a few different all-wheel drive systems for you to choose from.

The available Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System adjusts how the 4×4 power is distributed to the front and rear wheels, which enhances handling to maintain traction on snow, mud, and sand.

The available Quadra-Drive® II system has a rear electronic limited-slip differential that’ll give you optimal traction in a variety of conditions.

Towing Accessories

Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity Wilsonville OR

The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a plethora of towing accessories as well.

  • Available Red Tow Hooks
  • Available All-Terrain Tires
  • Available High-Strength Steel Plates

The available red tow hooks don’t just provide superb functionality, but also add a striking touch to the exterior. The Trailhawk trim level comes equipped with all-terrain Kevlar reinforced tires, as well as high-strength steel plates to protect your underbelly when traveling over rough terrain.

Test Drive the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee!

The best way to decide if this SUV is the right choice for your drives around the Wilsonville, Woodburn, and Portland, OR, area, is to come on down to our showroom and get behind the wheel of one for yourself.

Here at Wilsonville CDJR, we’re dedicated to helping our drivers every step of the way through their car- buying journeys. For more information or to schedule your next new Jeep Grand Cherokee test drive, call or stop by today!

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