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Help with options 2020 Cherokee Trailhawk Elite

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I'm ordering a 2020 Cherokee Trailhawk Elite within the next 2 weeks. I want lots of options, ventelated/heated seats, sunroof, rock rails, tech group and tow package. On the fence about what engine to get and the stereo. Hoping to get some feedback from you guys.

V6 or turbo 4? Trailhawk will be a daily with some playtime off road maybe a few times a year. Will tow a small camper/dump trailer sometimes but nothing over 4k lbs. Is the V6 a little sluggish, can the more peppy 4cyl handle off road fun and towing?

Standard radio or Nav? Mainly stream music but occasionally might use navigation. Is voice command cool is the Nav radio a must have? Have kids so i guess I might pay for the moble hotspot like once a year, but not necessary. Just want them to think I'm cool! Haha jk.

I live in Arizona so going to pass on the engine block heater.

Going to test drive a few jeeps next week but all they have in my area are base model trailhawks. I have been out of the jeep game since high school (85 CJ7). I miss that jeep! Thanks in advance.
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As @Flybynightcru said, can you still order a 2020? They are taking orders on 2021 models now, and that usually means 2020 production is already stopped. Sad to say, there doesn't appear to be a 2021 Trailhawk Elite.

I have the 2019 2.0T in my TH/E. Never regretted it.
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I won't spoil it for you now, but wait for it... wait...wait... OK - look at post #47.

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I can't wait! Here's the punchline:

If you notice, no more Trailhawk Elite, and no more 2.0 Turbo option for the Trailhawk!!
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As far as you’re towing requirements I think took need the 3.2. Unless I misread the 2.0t is only rated for 2000 lbs.
You are absolutely right! The 2.0T is only rated for 2,000 lbs - just like the 3.2 is rated for 2,000 lbs if they don't have the tow package.

If they have the tow package, it's 4,000 for the 2.0T and 4,500 for the 3.2.

Let's just compare apples to apples.
I have a 2.0T 2019 Limited that is loaded. I usually use my iPhone for GPS (Waze) but on a two week road trip this summer (four national parks, three state parks, numerous national forests, etc.) there were some areas (especially Grand Canyon) where there was absolutely no cell service. The Cherokee’s nav was a a lifesaver!
You know you can download offline maps for both Waze and Google Maps, right? I download maps for my route and never worry about cell service.
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