The Jeep Grand Wagoneer was reintroduced into Jeep’s lineup as a full-size SUV in 2022 and remains available through today. The Grand Wagoneer is known for its unique styling and for having the features consumers expect from SUVs, including towing. But what is the towing capacity of a 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer?
The 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer has a towing capacity of up to 9,450 pounds depending on the engine size, wheelbase, if it is a Grand Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer L model, and if it has a towing package installed.
There’s a bit more to know about 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer towing capabilities which we’ll cover in today’s guide.
2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Towing Capacity
The 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer can tow between 8,260 lbs and 9,450 lbs depending on the engine size, wheelbase length, and whether it has a towing package.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Base Model can pull 8,260 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L Base Model can pull 9,450 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Series II can pull 8,260 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L Series II can pull 9,450 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Obsidian can pull 8,260 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L Obsidian can pull 9,450 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Series III can pull 8,260 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Series III can pull 9,450 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Series III Obsidian can pull 8,260 pounds.
A 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Series III Obsidian can pull 9,450 pounds.
Refer to the chart below to find how much your 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer can tow.
|2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trim Level||Towing Capacity|
|Grand Wagoneer Base||8,260 lbs / 3,746 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer L Base||9,450 lbs / 4,286 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer Series II||8,260 lbs / 3,746 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer L Series II||9,450 lbs / 4,286 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer Obsidian||8,260 lbs / 3,746 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer L Obsidian||9,450 lbs / 4,286 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer Series III||8,260 lbs / 3,746 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer L Series III||9,450 lbs / 4,286 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer Series III Obsidian||8,260 lbs / 3,746 kg|
|Grand Wagoneer L Series III Obsidian||9,450 lbs / 4,286 kg|
The figures in the above chart are from the manufacturer’s website, however the official 2023 Grand Wagoneer Owner’s Manual lists some slightly different numbers based on if the vehicle has a towing package installed, the engine type, and whether it is a Grand Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer L.
See the chart below for more information.
You can also read our guide on what makes a vehicle towing capacity to learn all the aspects that go into it.
Here’s a video showing the Jeep Grand Wagoneer being put to a real-world towing test:
2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Braked Vs. Unbraked Towing Capacity
All vehicles have different towing capacities based on whether or not you’re towing a trailer that has trailer brakes installed.
Trailer brakes allow the trailer to stop faster than if only the vehicle is using its brakes, allowing the vehicle to tow more weight, so braked towing capacity will always be higher than unbraked towing capacity.
Jeep Grand Wagoneer Braked Towing Capacity: up to 9,450 lbs
Jeep Grand Wagoneer Unbraked Towing Capacity: 1,500 lbs
2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Towing Capacity Factors
There are a few factors that affect the Jeep Grand Wagoneer tow capacity.
In the owner’s manuals, the engine type has an affect on towing capacity too.
In general, models with the 6.4 Liter engine can pull more than those with the
Grand Wagoneer models with a longer wheelbase can typically tow more than those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of Passengers
A big factor in calculating your vehicle’s towing capacity is how many passengers you’re carrying, which directly calculates into the vehicle’s GCWR.
This is true of all vehicles, not just the Jeep Grand Wagoneer, so always take into consideration the total load of your passengers and gear in addition to what you’re towing.
2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Tow Package Info
Does The 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Have A Tow Package?
Jeep offers a Grand Wagoneer Heavy-Duty Trailer-Tow Package which includes the following:
- Trailer Brake Control
- Trailer Hitch Line-Up Assist
- Trailer Hitch Zoom
- Removable Rear Tow-Hook
- Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling
- Chrome Tow Hooks
- Locking In-Vehicle Safe
You’ll need the Grand Wagoneer Heavy-Duty Trailer-Tow Package to get the maximum towing capability from your vehicle.
Can You Install A Trailer Hitch On a 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer?
If you plan on towing anything with your Jeep Grand Wagoneer, you’ll need a tow hitch and wiring harness.
Depending on what you’re towing, you’re going to need a ball mount (aka a trailer ball hitch) so you can attach items for towing.
Make sure to get the right trailer ball size that matches your hitch and trailer.
2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Tow Hitch
Trailer hitches come in different hitch classes, which are rated for different vehicle sizes and weight limits.
The Jeep Grand Wagoneer uses a Class IV or a Class V hitch.
Here’s a great ball mount option so you can hook up different types of trailers for towing with your Grand Wagoneer:
- DEPENDABLE STRENGTH. Rated to tow 3,500 pounds gross trailer weight and 350 pounds tongue weight, this ball hitch offers dependability for your towing setup (weight capacity may change if trailer ball is removed).Fit Type: Universal Fit
- VERSATILE USE. This trailer hitch ball mount comes with a 1-1/4-inch shank to fit virtually any industry-standard 1-1/4-inch receiver. The ball mount has a 3-1/4-inch drop, 2-inch diameter ball, 1/2-inch hitch pin hole and 7-1/4-inch overall length
- READY TO TOW. Hitching up your trailer is easy with this ready-to-use trailer hitch ball mount. It comes with a pre-attached tow ball for ready coupling and a trailer hitch pin to securely mount onto your hitch receiver
- CORROSION-RESISTANT. For long-lasting use, this ball hitch is protected with a durable black powder coat finish, and the trailer ball has a polished chrome plating. These finishes resist damage from rain, dirt, road salt and other corrosive threats
- EASY TO INSTALL. To install the trailer hitch ball mount on your vehicle, simply insert the shank into your vehicle's 1-1/4-inch hitch receiver. The rounded shank makes installation easy
2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trailer Hitch Installation
Always follow the manufacturer’s directions and use proper safety precautions.
Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trailer Hitch Installation Cost
If you’re considering having a tow hitch added to your Grand Wagoneer, expect to pay between $100 and $200 to have a tow package professionally installed (excluding the cost of the tow hitch and wiring harness).
If you’re handy and looking to save money, you can install the trailer hitch and wiring harness yourself.
Hitch Receiver Vs Rear Step Bumper Towing
Some vehicles allow for bumper towing, which means you can mount a tow hitch ball directly on the bumper instead of installing a tow hitch to the vehicle’s frame.
Can I Bumper Tow With a Jeep Grand Wagoneer?
The Jeep Grand Wagoneer stock bumper is not rated for bumper towing, so you’ll need to install a frame-mounted hitch like the one we listed earlier in this guide or an aftermarket bumper with a hitch ball on it.
How Do I Know If My 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Has A Tow Package?
You can start by looking under the rear bumper of your 2024 Grand Wagoneer to see if you notice a trailer hitch or trailer ball.
That will give you a good indication of if you have a tow hitch already installed on your Grand Wagoneer.
Another way to research this is by checking the paperwork that came with your vehicle or taking it to a local dealer to see what’s installed.
Make sure to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) handy if you call the dealer so they can look up the exact specs and whether or not your vehicle has any towing packages or features installed on it.
We’ve gathered all data represented here from the official 2024 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Owner’s Manual on Jeep’s website and have checked all data thoroughly for accuracy.
Having said that, we still recommend you refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual yourself before towing with your Jeep Grand Wagoneer.