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4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
JEEP® ACTIVE DRIVE I 4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system features a rear axle disconnect feature that only engages when necessary for improved fuel efficiency. A Selec-Terrain® traction management system gives you all-weather capability in four modes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud. A standard Brake Lock Differential works with the advanced 4x4 system to provide outstanding capability for anything Mother Nature sends your way.
HOW THE JEEP®ACTIVE DRIVE I 4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
It's good to have a Jeep® 4x4 system—just in case. Life's unpredictable, so when you come upon unexpected obstacles, the full-time Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system will help to see you through. Whether raging rain, slippery mud, heavy snow or squirrelly gravel roads, this sophisticated system actively monitors wheel slip and automatically applies torque when needed. Simple, smart and supremely effective.
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Available on these Cherokee models:
Sport
Limited
JEEP® ACTIVE DRIVE II 4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive II 4x4 system includes all the features of the Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system and adds a low range for added capability. The 4WD Low mode is great for extra-low-speed traction and has a neutral mode for flat towing behind an RV. A remarkable 56:1 crawl ratio allows a more controlled throttle response at lower speeds. The Selec-Terrain® traction management system includes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud modes for added all-weather capability.
HOW THE JEEP®ACTIVE DRIVE II 4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
The full-time, active Jeep® Active Drive II 4x4 system has superb all-weather capability, especially when combined with the Selec-Terrain® traction system. The two-speed Jeep® Active Drive II 4x4 system with torque management and low range automatically disconnects the rear axle when not needed for increased efficiency.
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Low range:
Conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g. pulling a boat trailer out of water).
Available on these Cherokee models:
Limited
JEEP® ACTIVE DRIVE LOCK 4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive Lock 4x4 system is standard equipment on the Cherokee Trailhawk®. It has all the features of the Jeep® Active Drive II 4x4 system but also includes a mechanical rear axle lock and is Trail Rated® so you can drive off-road. A remarkable 56:1 crawl ratio allows a more controlled throttle response when driving off-road. The Selec-Terrain® traction management system includes Auto, Snow, Sport, Sand/Mud and Rock modes for all-weather and off-road capability.
HOW THE JEEP® ACTIVE DRIVE LOCK 4x4 SYSTEM WORKS Active Drive Lock 4x4 Video
The full-time, active Jeep® Active Drive Lock 4x4 system has the capability to take Cherokee Trailhawk® on amazing adventures. The system features a disconnecting rear 4WD axle that automatically engages when more traction is needed. The two-speed system features low range and a locking rear axle for true off-road capability.
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Low range:
Conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving, and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g. pulling a boat trailer out of water).
Available on these Cherokee models:
Trailhawk
4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
QUADRA-DRIVE® II 4X4 WITH REAR ELSD
The definitive capability statement, the Quadra-Drive®II 4x4 system with rear Electronic Limited Slip Differential delivers superior all-weather traction and legendary Jeep® vehicle off-road capability. Choose the Auto mode in the standard Selec-Terrain® traction control system for everyday driving or quickly dial in Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud or Rock for specific driving conditions. Adding another dimension is the Quadra-Lift® air suspension system—it can raise the vehicle for better off-road capability and lower it on-road for better handling and fuel efficiency. +
HOW THE QUADRA-DRIVE® II 4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
The Quadra-Drive®II active, full-time 4x4 system is the ultimate for virtually any driving situation. This system uses the Quadra-Trac II® transfer case with an Electronic Limited Slip Differential in the rear axle, offering excellent tractive performance. Quadra-Drive II also features a 2.72 low range and neutral.
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When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Low range:
Conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g. pulling a boat trailer out of water).
Available on these Grand Cherokee models:
Summit
QUADRA-TRAC II®  4X4
Capability breeds confidence. The Quadra-Trac II®4x4 system features a two-speed transfer case that uses input from a variety of sensors in order to determine tire slip at the earliest possible moment and take corrective action. When tire slippage is detected, as much as 100% of available torque is instantly routed to the axle with the most traction. Choose the Auto mode in the standard Selec-Terrain® traction control system for everyday driving or quickly dial in Sport, Snow, Sand/Mud or Rock for specific driving conditions. Go boldly.
HOW THE QUADRA-TRAC II®4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
Quadra-Trac II®is an active, full-time 4x4 system that functions in 4WD until additional traction is needed. It then reacts by electronically engaging the clutch pack to transfer up to 100% of the torque to either axle. The system works with the Brake Lock Differential and Four-Wheel Brake Traction Control systems to deliver confident all-weather traction. The Quadra-Trac II 4x4 system also features a 2.72:1 low range and neutral for flat towing.
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When to use:
Virtually any driving situation.
Available on these Grand Cherokee models:
Summit
Limited
Overland
4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
QUADRA-TRAC®  SRT®  4X4
The Grand Cherokee SRT® uses a full-time SRT 4x4 system for superior driving performance in any condition. The strongest t-case ever designed by the Jeep® brand handles the massive amounts of horsepower and torque produced by the mighty 6.4L V8 engine. The 4x4 system features a massive mechanical "wet" clutch and Electronic Limited Slip Differential in the rear, which allows 100% of the available torque to be sent to one rear wheel. Managing of torque split and suspension damping is accomplished with a dial on the five-mode Selec-Trac® system.
HOW THE QUADRA-TRAC® SRT®4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
Quadra-Trac®SRT® is an active, full-time 4x4 system designed by SRT engineers to offer extreme traction on the street and track. This single-speed, electronic proportioning system is always active—automatically sending the optimum amount of torque to the front and rear axles based on conditions. Drivers can choose between five dynamic modes for specific driving conditions with the Selec-Trac® system: Auto, Snow, Tow, Sport and Track.
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Available on these Grand Cherokee SRT models:
SRT®
4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
ACTIVE DRIVE 4x4
The Jeep® Active Drive 4x4 system features a Class-Exclusive rear axle disconnect feature that only engages when necessary for improved fuel efficiency. A Selec-Terrain® traction management system gives you all-weather capability in four modes: Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud. A standard Brake Lock Differential works with the advanced 4x4 system to provide outstanding capability for anything Mother Nature sends your way.
HOW JEEP® ACTIVE DRIVE 4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
Backed by over 70 years of off-road adventure, the Jeep® Active Drive 4x4 system can confidently take you to your next freedom adventure. Made for all-weather confidence, this system excels when rain, snow and slick conditions come your way. The sophisticated system actively monitors wheel slip and automatically applies torque when needed. Simple, smart, and amazingly effective.
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Available on these Renegade models:
Limited
Longitude
4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
Jeep® Active Drive 4x4 System
The Jeep® Active Drive 4x4 system features a Class-Exclusive rear axle disconnect feature that only engages when necessary for improved fuel efficiency. A Selec-Terrain® traction management system gives you all-weather capability in four modes: Auto, Snow, Sand and Mud. A standard Brake Lock Differential works with the advanced 4x4 system to provide outstanding capability for anything Mother Nature sends your way.
HOW JEEP® ACTIVE DRIVE 4x4 SYSTEM WORKS
Get 4x4 capability when needed without sacrificing efficiency. The available Jeep® Active Drive 4x4 System features a rear axle disconnect that seamlessly switches between two- and four-wheel drive to help increase efficiency when 4x4 capability isn’t needed. The Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System manages traction to give you all-weather capability in four modes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud.
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Available on these All-New Compass models:
Longitude
4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
COMMAND-TRAC®  4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system features a rear axle disconnect feature that only engages when necessary for improved fuel efficiency. A Selec-Terrain® traction management system gives you all-weather capability in four modes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud. A standard Brake Lock Differential works with the advanced 4x4 system to provide outstanding capability for anything Mother Nature sends your way.
HOW COMMAND-TRAC® 4X4 SYSTEM WORKS
The Command-Trac® transfer case is smooth and quiet, yet tough and beefy, so you can tackle challenging terrain with confidence. Whether your quest for adventure takes you up and over the red rocks of Moab or sends you out onto roads buried in fresh snow, your Trail Rated® Wrangler is up for the challenge. Get in, grab on and go.
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When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Available on these All-New Wrangler models:
Rubicon
Sport
ROCK-TRAC® 4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive II 4x4 system includes all the features of the Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system and adds a low range for added capability. The 4WD Low mode is great for extra-low-speed traction and has a neutral mode for flat towing behind an RV. A remarkable 56:1 crawl ratio allows a more controlled throttle response at lower speeds. The Selec-Terrain® traction management system includes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud modes for added all-weather capability.
HOW ROCK-TRAC® 4X4 SYSTEM WORKS
The Rock-Trac® 4x4 system comes standard on the mighty Rubicon model. Rubicon is the vehicle others are measured against for off-road capability; it was named “4x4 of the Decade” by Four Wheeler magazine. The Rock-Trac 4x4 System gives you more control and more torque, offering superior off-road performance with a 4:1 low-gear ratio that lets you crawl at a lower speed with a greater increase in torque at the wheels.
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When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Low range:
Conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g. pulling a boat trailer out of water).
Available on these All-New Wrangler models:
Rubicon
Sport
4X4 SYSTEMS
The Jeep® brand has always been about choosing your own path. Our incomparable range of sophisticated 4x4 systems lets you find your own way up, down, through or around almost anything. Jeep® 4x4 vehicles are champions in all-weather capability so you'll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way.
COMMAND-TRAC®  4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system features a rear axle disconnect feature that only engages when necessary for improved fuel efficiency. A Selec-Terrain® traction management system gives you all-weather capability in four modes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud. A standard Brake Lock Differential works with the advanced 4x4 system to provide outstanding capability for anything Mother Nature sends your way.
HOW COMMAND-TRAC® 4X4 SYSTEM WORKS
The Command-Trac® transfer case is smooth and quiet, yet tough and beefy, so you can tackle challenging terrain with confidence. Whether your quest for adventure takes you up and over the red rocks of Moab or sends you out onto roads buried in fresh snow, your Trail Rated® Wrangler is up for the challenge. Get in, grab on and go.
command-trac-capability_910x600
When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Available on these All-New Wrangler Unlimited models:
Rubicon
Sport
Sahara
ROCK-TRAC® 4X4 SYSTEM
The Jeep® Active Drive II 4x4 system includes all the features of the Jeep® Active Drive I 4x4 system and adds a low range for added capability. The 4WD Low mode is great for extra-low-speed traction and has a neutral mode for flat towing behind an RV. A remarkable 56:1 crawl ratio allows a more controlled throttle response at lower speeds. The Selec-Terrain® traction management system includes: Auto, Snow, Sport and Sand/Mud modes for added all-weather capability.
HOW ROCK-TRAC® 4X4 SYSTEM WORKS
The Rock-Trac® 4x4 system comes standard on the mighty Rubicon model. Rubicon is the vehicle others are measured against for off-road capability; it was named “4x4 of the Decade” by Four Wheeler magazine. The Rock-Trac 4x4 System gives you more control and more torque, offering superior off-road performance with a 4:1 low-gear ratio that lets you crawl at a lower speed with a greater increase in torque at the wheels.
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When to use:
High range:
All road surfaces, including wet or snow-covered pavement, sand or gravel.
Low range:
Conditions requiring added low-speed power, technical driving and situations when added torque is helpful (e.g. pulling a boat trailer out of water).
Available on these All-New Wrangler Unlimited models:
Rubicon
Sport
Sahara

Specifications shown here may differ from markets. Please check with your local dealers.