Jeep Cherokee Safety Rating

2021 Jeep Cherokee Red Silver Stream

The Jeep Cherokee is a versatile SUV option that’s perfect for daily commutes, weekend adventures, and family trips, due in part to its long list of safety features and exceptional safety ratings.

Drivers in Worcester, Auburn, and Shrewsbury can find out more about the Jeep Cherokee safety rating and features with this comprehensive review from Harr Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Cherokee Safety Ratings

2021 Jeep Cherokee Red Silver StreamVehicles are tested for safety from two organizations: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The NHTSA gave the Jeep Cherokee a 4-Star Overall Safety Rating, with 5 stars in the side crash test and 4 stars in the frontal crash and rollover tests.

The IIHS gave the Cherokee the highest rating of Good for all six of its tests, which include frontal crash tests, side pole crash tests, and side barrier crash tests. The headlights of several trim levels achieved excellent scores for forward visibility. The collision avoidance technology for the Cherokee is scored separately with the IIHS, and the Cherokee earned the highest rating of Superior for its frontal collision systems.

 

Cherokee Standard Safety Features

2021 Jeep Cherokee SilverThe Cherokee is well equipped with safety features that protect you from the front, rear, and sides. Forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking is standard, which alerts you to possible frontal collisions and applies the brakes automatically if you don’t react quickly enough. Lane-departure warning with lane-keep assist is also standard, which alerts you if you drift out of your lane and applies steering corrections to gently guide you back.

Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert rounds out the standard advanced safety features. This feature alerts you if there’s a vehicle approaching your blind spots from the sides or rear when changing lanes or backing up. Other standard features include a rearview camera and rain-sensing windshield wipers.

 

Cherokee Optional Safety Features

2021 Jeep CherokeeSeveral safety features are available as options for the Cherokee. You can add automatic high-beam headlights, which turn on automatically in low-light situations. Having automatic high-beam headlights also minimizes the chances of distracting another oncoming driver with glaring lights. Automatic park assist, a feature that provides steering adjustments and alerts to guide you into a parking spot, and front and rear parking sensors are also available.

Another available feature is adaptive cruise control. Unlike conventional cruise control, which allows you to set a speed that you have to adjust as traffic patterns change, adaptive cruise control lets you set a distance from the vehicle ahead. The system automatically adjusts your traveling speed to maintain a safe distance and stay with the flow of traffic.

 

Test Drive the Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee is one of the most popular SUV options in the compact class and includes a long list of features to keep you safer and more protected in a variety of driving situations.

Drivers in Worcester, Auburn, and Shrewsbury can experience the Jeep Cherokee in person by visiting Harr CDJR. Call or stop into our showroom today to schedule your test drive!

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