Are Jeeps Safe?

December 18th, 2018 by

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Back up camera

If you’re considering a Jeep, you may be wondering, “Are Jeeps safe?” Jeep is a pioneer of not only 4×4 systems but off-road safety features to keep you safe and secure during your adventures. Additionally, drivers can find everyday security features for safer travels through Del Rio and Eagle Pass. Learn more about the latest Jeep safety systems, ratings, and 4×4 systems below!

Highlighted Jeep Safety Features

Here’s a selection of just a few of the safety and security features you can find on a new Jeep:

  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera: This backup camera pairs with the Uconnect® touchscreen to make hitching a trailer or snagging parking spaces on Crystal City streets less stressful.
  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System: When parking, this system uses sensors to alert you of obstacles behind your Jeep.
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist: This system will notify you if you drift from your lane without signaling and can correct steering to re-center the vehicle if necessary.
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking: If you’re approaching a straight-ahead vehicle too quickly this system will alert you apply the brakes automatically if you don’t react in time.
  • 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: The SOS Call button is located on the rearview mirror and connects you to a Public Safety Answering point to request emergency assistance. You request roadside assistance in the event of a breakdown with the Assist button.

A Range of Sophisticated 4×4 Systems

Jeep vehicles are offered with 4×4 systems that have passed a series of intense testing to prove both their superiority and safety. The Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Compass, and Renegade sport the iconic Trail Rated® badge. Trail Rated® Jeep 4×4 vehicles represent a pinnacle of off-road safety and deliver excellent traction, maneuverability, water fording, and more for excellent off-roading capabilities. With a Jeep 4×4 system, such as Command-Trac® or Jeep Active Drive Lock, you can safely conquer the following terrains around Camp Wood:

  • Mud
  • On-Road
  • Gravel
  • Snow
  • Rock
  • Sand

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

Test Drive a New Jeep at Cecil Atkission Motors Uvalde in Uvalde!

Explore the full lineup of new Jeep vehicles at Cecil Atkission Motors Uvalde near Crystal City. Schedule a test drive today to get matched with new SUV that exceeds your safety expectations. While you’re here, ask about Jeep accessories for added safety, such as spare tires and roll cages. Also be sure to learn about oil change frequency to ensure you take care of your new Jeep.

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