2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Towing Capacity

October 24th, 2018 by


When looking for a comfortable family vehicle with a luxurious interior that can still offer some heavy lifting in the towing department, the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee makes the cut. Pulling up to 7,200 pounds and a complete range of towing assistance features, it proves a great fit for Mokena residence. Learn more about the towing capabilities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee at Bettenhausen CDJR.


How Much Can the Grand Cherokee Tow?

Four athletic engine choices deliver the power needed for notable towing specs:

  • 6.4L HEMI® SRT® V8 Engine: Delivers a monumental 7,200 pounds towing capacity along with 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 Engine: Pulls up to 7,200 pounds with a monstrous 707 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine: Hauls up to 6,200 pounds towing capacity due to the 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE: Packs in a 7,200 pounds towing capacity with 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque


Jeep Grand Cherokee Technology For Easy Towing

The Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with additional technology to improve your towing experience in Mokena, like:

  • Trailer Sway Control: Trailer Sway Control works by adjusting engine throttle while applying brake pressure to alternating wheels simultaneously. These combined adjustments help maintain vehicle and trailer stability.
  • Hill Start Assist: With this system, you won’t have to worry about rolling back downhill when parked on an incline. While you move your foot from the brake to the accelerator the Hill Start Assist will hold the brakes for you.
  • Hill Descent Control: Navigate hills with ease thanks to this system that automatically applies the brakes when a decline is detected.
  • High-performance Brembo Brake Systems: Experience two-piece vented rotors and six-piston front Brembo calipers on the Trailkhawk® and 15-inch front rotors and six-piston calipers on the SRT®.

Get Towing Ready at Bettenhausen CDJR Today

Whether you have your eye on a new or used Jeep Grand Cherokee, you will find both deliver powerful performance. Test drive one today at Bettenhausen CDJR near New Lenox to experience it for yourself. While you’re here, compare the Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity with the 2020 Jeep Gladiator towing capacity to see which vehicle will best suit your towing needs.

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