2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options

January 12th, 2021 by

An Overview of all Available Engines in the Redesigned 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
When you look for power and off-road performance in a vehicle, the Jeep brand has plenty of options for you. Especially with its latest models – such as the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee – the brand has brought an impressive array of powertrains. But what options are there inside one of the brand’s most well-known midsize SUVs? At Redlands CDJR, we look into the available options:

Engine Options in the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Options 3.6L V6 Pentastar® 5.7L V8 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8 6.4L V8 SRT® HEMI® MDS
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs. 7,200 lbs. 7,200 lbs. 7,200 lbs.
Horsepower 290 360 707 475
Torque 257 ft-lbs. 390 ft-lbs 645 ft-lbs 470 ft-lbs
Estimated Fuel Economy 19 City / 26 Highway MPG 14 City / 22 Highway MPG 11 City / 17 Highway MPG 13 City / 19 Highway MPG
At its core, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee has four total engine options, but only two are available to multiple trim levels. Standard to most trim levels is the 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine. While the lowest in terms of power (seen on the above chart), it offers the most fuel economy with an Estimated Combined 23 MPG. A second available engine is the 5.7-liter V8 option that’s known more for outright power. It offers a best-in-class 7,200 lbs of Towing Capacity while maintaining upwards of 390 ft-lbs of torque.

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The side and rear view of a gray 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Six-Liter Engine Options in the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Beyond the smaller engines, the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee also provides two six-liter engines at specific trim levels. To find the 6.2L Supercharged Hemi® V8 powertrain, customers would need to purchase a Trackhawk special edition model. This engine is the quickest option available, providing a shocking 0-60 time in just 3.5 seconds. Meanwhile, the 6.4L V8 SRT® HEMI® powertrain is available in the SRT trim level. This option provides Fuel Saver Technology to improve on other powerful engine options when it comes to fuel economy while matching the whopping 7,200 lbs of towing capacity.

Find a 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee at Redlands CDJR near San Bernardino, CA
Built with a rugged four-wheel drive system and plenty of power and capabilities, the 2021 Jeep grand Cherokee offers brute strength and off-road abilities not otherwise seen in a midsize SUV. Stop into Redlands CDJR to find select models available now in our inventory!

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