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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Engines

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Engines

This year, the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers four different engine options to choose from. The standard engine is a 3.6-litre V6 engine that delivers 293 horsepower with a single exhaust and up to 295 horsepower with dual exhaust. It also has a max torque of 260 lb.-ft. With this engine, the Grand Cherokee can tow up to 2,812 kg (6,200 lbs.). While this engine is impressive, there are three other V8 engines that are available as well. To help you decide which engine would be best for you, here is a detailed look at the three different V8 engines that are offered on the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

 

5.7-litre Hemi V8 Engine

5.7-litre Hemi V8 Engine

 

The 5.7-liter Hemi V8 is one of Jeep's most popular engines. This iconic motor can deliver up to 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft of torque. It also has a max towing capacity of 3,265 kg (7,200 lb.).

 

This engine comes with a high-strength cast-iron block with aluminum cylinder heads as well as pushrod-operated overhead valves. Another thing that makes this engine impressive is its ability to consume fuel. Its powertrain control module (PCM) will shut down four out of the eight cylinders when the vehicle is cruising down the road or doing any other light-duty driving. However, whenever you are climbing steep hills or doing other heavy-duty driving that requires a lot of torque, the other four cylinders come back to life to give you the power that you need.

 

 

6.4-litre Hemi V8 Engine

6.4-litre Hemi V8 Engine

 

If you are looking for an engine that is off-road ready, then the 6.4-litre Hemi V8 may be the perfect engine for you. This engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and can deliver up to 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft of torque. With this much power, the Grand Cherokee is able to tow up to 3,265 kg (7,200 lbs.).

 

When you combine this engine with the available Quadra-Trac II system and the drive mode selector, you get one of the most capable off-road vehicles on the market. Drivers can choose between sand/mud, snow, sport, and auto mode. The Quadra-Trac II is an innovative 4x4 system that uses the vehicle's brake system to ensure that the tires do not slip when crawling up rough and slippery terrain.

 

 

6.2-litre Supercharged V8 Engine

6.2-litre Supercharged V8 Engine

 

The 6.2-litre Supercharged V8 engine is also paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission and delivers up to 707 horsepower and an impressive 645 lb.-ft of torque. With this amount of power, the Grand Cherokee is able to tow up to 3,265 kg (7,200 lbs.). this engine comes standard on the Trailhawk trim and is combined with a Torque Reserve and Launch Control system to deliver impressive acceleration rates.

 

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the most capable off-road SUVs on the market. No matter what you plan to use the Jeep Grand Cherokee for, its four available engines can give you the power that you need to get the job done. If you have any questions about any of the available engines, please feel free to contact us today.

Categories: V8 Engines, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2021