Are Jeeps Safe?

2020 Jeep Wrangler



If you have been eyeing an exciting new Jeep SUV, you may be wondering, “Are Jeeps safe?” As a pioneer of the off-road vehicle movement, Jeep has built all of its models with advanced features for safe navigation on and off the beaten path. With dynamic 4×4 systems and the latest safety tech, Jeep safety ratings are better than ever. If you want a rugged SUV ready for any Anderson adventures, explore the Jeep safety specs below for greater peace of mind on every drive!

Highlighted Jeep Safety Features

With the advanced engineering that goes into every Jeep model, you can take on tough terrain safely and without breaking a sweat. One of the greatest benefits of bringing a Jeep home to Chico is knowing you will be able to enjoy comfortable weekday commutes and safe weekend adventures every time. A sampling of the latest Jeep safety features include:

  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera: Paired with the Uconnect® touchscreen, this backup camera makes trailering and parking easier and safer than ever. Confidently haul cargo across Red Bluff knowing your Jeep is watching your back.
  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System: While you park, this advanced feature uses sensors to alert you when potential hazards are near.
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist: If you start to drift out of your lane without your indicator on, this system will alert you and can help to center you in your intended lane.
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking: With Forward Collision Warning, your daily travels will be safer as you will be notified if you begin to approach a vehicle directly ahead of you too quickly. If you don’t have time to react, the brakes will engage automatically.
  • Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection: With this system, your Jeep is able to monitor those zones you can see for safer lane changes. RCPD will alert you if you begin to approach a vehicle while you are in reverse.
  • SOS Call and Assist Buttons: Jeep drivers love to blaze a new trail. No matter where your journey takes you, you can stay connected to emergency services thanks to the SOS Call button located on the rearview mirror. The Assist button will allow you to request roadside assistance should you experience a breakdown.

Range of Sophisticated 4×4 Systems

Every Jeep offered with a 4×4 system has been put through extreme tests to prove the capability and safety of your vehicle. A number of Jeep models including the Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Gladiator, Jeep Renegade, Jeep Compass, Jeep Cherokee, and Jeep Grand Cherokee proudly sport the Trail Rated® badge. These models represent the pinnacle of off-road safety thanks to supreme handling, traction, water fording, ground clearance, and more. In a Jeep equipped with Command-Trac® or Jeep Active Drive Lock, you can take on the following conditions with ease:

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

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

If you have ever wondered, “Are Jeeps safe?” You likely want to hear the ruling of automotive experts. With that in mind, we have assembled the latest available IIHS Jeep safety ratings based on crash test results for your convenience.

2020 Jeep Cherokee

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Head Restraints & Seats: Good

2020 Jeep Compass

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Front Crash Prevention – Vehicle to Vehicle: Superior (with optional equipment)

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Roof strength: Good

2020 Jeep Renegade

  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side Impact: Good
  • Front Crash Prevention – Vehicle to Vehicle: Superior (with optional equipment)

2017 Jeep Wrangler (Latest Available)

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

Test Drive a New Jeep at SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep FIAT in Redding!

Now that you know all about the Jeep safety specs and features, the only thing left to do is pick out your favorite model! Browse our new inventory and then consult our car buying tips to shop like a pro! Contact us today if you have any Jeep safety questions!

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