Are Jeeps Safe?

November 25th, 2018 by

2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk forest drive

Looking for a new Jeep, but wondering “are Jeeps safe” for a day or night of Summer Fun? Jeep has pioneered the off-road safety market thanks to advanced 4×4 safety systems. In addition, a new Jeep model comes with everyday security features Martinsville drivers have come to expect. Read on to learn more about the latest Jeep safety systems, then stop by Gunter CDJR Martinsville to see them in person!

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Highlighted Jeep Safety Features

There are several advanced Jeep safety features, including:

  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera: Combined with the Uconnect® touchscreen, this backup camera makes hitching a trailer or snagging parking spaces on Reidsville, NC 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.
  • 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.

4×4 Systems

New Jeep vehicles come with 4×4 systems which provide Martinsville drivers with plenty of safety features. It’s available on models such as:

Whether on mud, sand, or snow, Jeep 4×4 systems can handle it all.

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

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)

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

Learn More at Gunter CDJR Martinsville

For more information on Jeep safety features, stop by Gunter CDJR Martinsville! You’ll find that the Jeep Compass offers better safety scores in key areas than the Ford Escape. Our team of experts is here to guide you through any questions you may have. Contact us for more information!

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