Are Jeeps Safe?

January 31st, 2019 by

Jeep Wranglers on a hill

Are you interested in getting a Jeep, but are wondering, “Are Jeeps safe?” You’ll be happy to know that in addition to offering superior 4×4 systems, new Jeep vehicles also include advanced safety and driver assist technologies to provide extra peace-of-mind when driving on the streets of Redding or conquering the trails at Chappie-Shasta. Learn more about the Jeep safety features, ratings, and 4×4 systems, then contact SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram to schedule a test drive.

Highlighted Jeep Safety Features

There’s a wide array of Jeep safety systems available. We’ve chosen a few here that we feel will be of particular interest to Redbluff area drivers:

  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera: Whether you’re hitching a trailer or negotiating a tight parking space in Yreka, this backup camera displays a clear image on the Uconnect® touchscreen to make it easy.
  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System: Features sensors that alert you to obstacles behind the vehicle when you are backing up.
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist: If your Jeep drifts from out of its lane without the turn signal having been activated, the system instantly sends an alert you so that you can take action to correct the situation.
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking: Warns you if you’re approaching the vehicle in front of you too quickly, and will automatically engage the brakes if needed.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Path Detection: The BSM system alerts you if a vehicle enters your blind zone. The RCPD system will alert you of vehicles approaching behind you when backing up.
  • SOS Call and Assist Buttons: Press the SOS Call button to request emergency service assistance, or the Assist button to get roadside assistance. Both buttons are located on the rearview mirror.

Sophisticated 4×4 Systems

Jeep 4×4 systems undergo thorough testing to ensure their responsiveness and safety. Trail Rated® models such as the Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Compass, and Renegade deliver superior traction and ground clearance to enhance off-road safety. All Jeep 4×4 systems include the Jeep® Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System which provides driving modes for:

  • Sand/Mud
  • Auto
  • Snow
  • Sport
  • Rock
  • Low Range

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

2019 Jeep Cherokee

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

2019 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

Test Drive a New Jeep at SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Mount Shasta!

Stop by our Jeep showroom near Chico to learn more about the safety features of these capable SUVs. We carry the full line-up of Jeep models, and with our new vehicle specials, we’re certain you’ll find the great deal you’ve been searching for. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to call us at 530-926-4817. In the meantime, see how Jeep models like the Wrangler stack up to the competition, or learn more about available Chrysler Pacifica configurations and proper oil change intervals.

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