Are Jeeps Safe?

November 24th, 2018 by

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Looking for a new Jeep, but not sure of the answer to the question “are Jeeps safe”? The answer is yes! Jeep is a pioneer in off-road safety, sporting features like advanced 4×4 systems. New Jeep vehicles also come with advanced security features, making your drive around Abingdon safer than ever. Take the trip from Bristol to Blue Ridge CDJR of Lebanon to learn more!

Highlights of Jeep Safety Features

Jeep models come with a variety of safety features, including:

  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking: This system will warn you if you’re approaching a straight-ahead vehicle too quickly. If you don’t react in time, the brakes will automatically engage.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection: BSM will notify you when a vehicle enters your blind zone, while RCPD will alert you to approaching vehicles as you’re reversing.
  • SOS Call and Assist Buttons: Located on the rearview mirror, the SOS Call button connects you to a Public Safety Answering point, so you can request emergency assistance. The Assist button lets you request roadside assistance.
  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera: Combined with the Uconnect® touchscreen, this backup camera makes hitching a trailer or snagging parking spaces on Johnson City streets less stressful.
  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System: During parking, this system uses sensors to alert you to obstacles behind your Jeep.
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist: If you begin to drift from your lane without signaling, this system will notify you and can correct steering to re-center the vehicle.

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Jeep models not only boast great safety features but are also highly rated:

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Crash Avoidance & Mitigation: Superior (with optional equipment)

2018 Jeep Renegade

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Crash Avoidance & Mitigation: Advanced (with optional equipment)

2017 Jeep Wrangler

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Marginal
  • Front Crash Avoidance & Mitigation: Not Available

2018 Jeep Cherokee

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Crash Avoidance & Mitigation: Superior (with optional equipment)

2018 Jeep Compass

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Crash Avoidance & Mitigation: Superior (with optional equipment)

4×4 Safety Systems

Jeep models come with 4×4 systems, and each and every one has been tested time and time again to ensure their safety. Models include:

Trail Rated® Jeep 4×4 vehicles represent a pinnacle of off-road safety and offer excellent traction, water fording, ground clearance, and more. With a Jeep 4×4 system, such as Command-Trac® or Jeep Active Drive Lock, you can safely traverse the following surfaces around Wytheville, whether you are traveling on mud, gravel, snow, or even off-road!

Learn More at Blue Ridge CDJR of Lebanon

For more information, stop by Blue Ridge CDJR of Lebanon! While you are here, be sure to explore the variety of Jeep models. Be sure to contact us for help with any questions!

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