08 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Info Needed

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    jonkquil Active Member

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    Hi All

    I am shopping for a NTM TV, I have my eye on a 08 Jeep Grand Cherokee. But I can't find a definate tow rate table, I have read that the V6 can tow up to 3500lbs & the V8 up to 5000lbs. However, I can't find this information from an official site. Can anyone confirm the towing rates or send me a link where I can find this info out. Thanks !
     
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    Thanks Twisty, that was exactly what I was looking for........you're a star :)
     
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    Aw shucks [:I]
     
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    If you want the true tow rating for the Grand, take the vin # into a Chrysler dealer and have them check it... From the vin they can tell you if it has the factory towing package or not. They can also tell you other specific things for that jeep ..
     
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    The Grand Cherokees should be close to or the same as my Durango.

    Around 3500 lb for V6 (strongly discouraged as these V6s are GUTLESS), and 6000 to 9000 lbs for V8 models, depending on which options it comes with.

    The Durangos all have the same hardware (trans cooler, etc), and the tow option yes/no only determined if it came with the hitch and wiring or not. I personally have had ZERO problems towing my pup with either Durango (previous 04 with 4.7L V8, and current 04 with 5.7L Hemi), and should be the same with the Grand Cherokees since they shared a platform at the factory.
     

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