Are Jeeps Safe Cars?

November 19th, 2018 by

2018 Jeep Wrangler Driving In Nature

Considering a Jeep Wrangler or Jeep Cherokee for your Grand Island family? Safety is a primary concern, and you’re probably wondering, “Are Jeeps safe?” Put simply, Jeeps are safe, and Jeep has reviewers backing its safety claims. New Jeep cars come with passive safety features that’ll give your next Kearney restaurant outing an added peace of mind. But new Jeeps are also safe vehicles with respect to their off-road safety with advanced 4×4 systems. Learn more about how Jeeps are safe cars at Midway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

What are Some Famous Jeep Safety Features?

Below, find some of Jeep’s best safety and security systems.

  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System: While you’re parking on Lexington streets, ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System employs advanced sensors to let you know if there are any obstacles behind your Grand Cherokee or Renegade.
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist: If you start to drift from Nebraska Highway 44 without signaling, LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning will let you know!
  • Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection: Blind Spot Monitoring will let you know when another vehicle enters your blind spot. Rear Cross Path Detection will alert you of vehicles approaching your Jeep as you set your car in reverse.
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking: This system will alert you if you’re approaching a vehicle too quickly. No need to worry: brakes will automatically engage in case of an imminent collision.
  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera: Combined with the Uconnect® touchscreen, this backup camera makes hitching a trailer or snagging parking spaces on Lexington streets less stressful.
  • SOS Call and Assist Buttons: Located on the rearview mirror of your favorite Jeep model, the SOS Call button lets you request emergency assistance.

Jeep Safety: IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Don’t take our word for it. Jeep cars have succeeded IIHS Crash Test ratings with flying colors, thus proving their safety. Take a look below.

2018 Jeep Cherokee

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

2018 Jeep Compass

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

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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

2018 Jeep Renegade

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

2017 Jeep Wrangler

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

4×4 Systems and Safety: Off-Roading Safety

Jeep vehicles come with 4×4 systems. These 4×4 systems have been subjected to a series of rigorous tests that prove their safety. Many Jeep vehicles – including the Compass, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Renegade, and Wrangler – don a Trail Rated® mark.

Trail Rated® Jeep 4×4 vehicles offer excellent off-road safety. With a Jeep 4×4 system, such as Command-Trac® or Jeep Active Drive Lock, you can safely drive on these Hastings surfaces with aplomb:

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

Test Drive a New Jeep at Midway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Kearney!

Explore the full lineup of Jeep vehicles at Midway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram near North Platte, from the visually stunning Renegade to the rugged Wrangler. Schedule a test drive today! We can pair you with a new Jeep SUV that will satisfy your safety needs. And if you’re looking for more brawn in your Jeep vehicle, stay tuned: we’re offering the Jeep Gladiator!


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